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Freeman Academy



Schmeckfest is an annual celebration of community and heritage in Freeman, SD.  The 60th Schmeckfest will take place on March 16, 17 and March 23, 24 of 2018.

Mark your calendars!

Tickets are on sale now!

"Godspell" Announced as 2018 Musical

The Schmeckfest Program Committee is pleased to announce that "Godspell" will be the musical for the 2018 Schmeckfest March 16, 17, 23 and 24. A fifth performance will be given Thursday, March 22. The musical will be under the direction of Jeremy Waltner.

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March 16, 17 &
March 23, 24 2018

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Tickets for the 2018 Schmeckfest meal and musical are on sale starting November 14, 2017.

They can be purchased through a mail-in form or directly from this website using the button below.

Our History


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


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.

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

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PO Box S

Freeman, SD 57029

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