BHSU Swarm Days

Get ready for 2017 Swarm Days! The celebration will take place Sept. 5-9

Swarmin' in Paradise: Swarm Days 2017

Get ready for 2017 Swarm Days! The celebration will take place Sept. 5 - 9.

Black Hills State University's annual Swarm Days will kick off Tuesday, September 5 and run through Saturday, September 9. Events will be held throughout the week.

The parade theme is "Swarmin' in Paradise". We encourage you to design your parade entry that includes this theme. Submit your parade entry form today!

After the parade, be sure to join the Tailgate Social held on the Joy Center Patio.

Then following the parade and tailgate, come and cheer on the BHSU football team!


Tiki Hut
Student Union Atrium | 11 - 1 p.m.


Tuesday, September 5th

Campus Green | 5 - 7 p.m. | Dinner will be served

Pyrotechniq Fire Performers co-sponsor CAB
Campus Green | 7 p.m.

Wednesday, September 6th

*Voting for King and Queen*- 8am-7pm Student Union & 8am-  1pm | Library

Kiddie Carnival
 Underneath Jonas Skywalk | 4-6pm

Night Yoga co-sponsor Rec Sports
 Campus Green | 6:00pm

Late Night Movie showing Moana sponsor RHA
 Schallenkamp Amphitheater | 8:00pm


Thursday, September 7th

Rec Sports Field Day
Campus Green | 1 - 3 p.m.

Meier Hall | 7 p.m.

Burning of the BH
Meier Circle | Directly following Coronation

Club Buzz | 8 - 11 p.m.

Friday, September 8th
Alumni Awards Luncheon - SOLD OUT
  12:00 p.m. | Joy Center

Hike to the H co-sponsor COLP
Meet in Student Union Atrium | 3 p.m.

Float Prep
Young Center Field House | 5 - 9 p.m.

Giant Slip N Slide co-sponsor BHSU Connection
 Hill by the Young Center | 5:30pm-7:30pm

Hall of Fame Banquet - SOLD OUT
 6:00 p.m. | Jacket Legacy Room

 Crow Peak Recreation Area | 9:00pm

Saturday, September 9th
  10:00am | Jackson Blvd. and Main Street

Tailgate Social
  11:15am | Joy Center Patio

BHSU Football Game
  1:00pm | Lyle Hare Stadium

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Helpful Links

Are you coming to BHSU Swarm Days and need a place to stay? This website offers a list of hotels in the surrounding area.