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The beginning of Schmeckfest in 1959 is quite the story.  Click here to learn about how it all started and what has happened the last 60 years.

Tickets for Matilda the Musical and the for the buffet meal for 2020 are on sale now.



If you wish to complete your order by postal mail, please use our printable order form.

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If you have questions about tickets, contact us at (605) 925-4542 or at schmeckfest@gmail.com

Have interest in participating in the Schmeckfest machine? Contact: Debra Schmeichel 605-648-3430 (leave a message)

For other questions, you can call (605) 925-4237

Our mailing address is:


PO Box S

Freeman, SD 57029

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Tickets for the 2020 Schmeckfest meal and musical are on sale now.

  All proceeds benefit

Freeman Academy

The Schmeckfest experience includes many facets - dining, musical production, food and craft demonstrations, the arts, and more food!  Click here to learn more!

March 20-21, 27-28, 2020

Schmeckfest is an annual celebration of community and heritage in Freeman, SD.  In 2020 we will host our 62nd season featuring the musical "Matilda the Musical" as well as the the traditional buffet meal.