Swarm Week


The celebration will take place Sept. 28th - Oct. 3rd

Black Hills State University's annual Swarm Week will kick off Monday, September 28th and run through Saturday, October 3rd. Events will be held throughout the week.

The parade theme is 'The Swarmin' 20s'. 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!

Swarm Days 2020- The Swarmin’ 20’s Sept. 28th – Oct 3rd

Monday, September 28th:

Banner Competition Judging

Department/Office Decorating Competition Judging

Gatsby’s Garden Party | Campus Green @ 5pm-7pm

Tuesday, September 29th:

Pep Rally | Lyle Hare Stadium @ 6:30pm

Outdoor Moving Showing: The Great Gatsby | Lyle Hare Football Field @ 8pm

Wednesday, September 30th:

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

Underground Comedy Club featuring Comedian Anthony Moore | Club Buzz @7pm

Thursday, October 1st:

Coronation with Soulful Jazz Performances by Sophia Beatty | Meier Recital Hall @ 7:00pm

Burning of the BH | Meier Circle- Directly following Coronation

Smores | The Peaks Rec Area @8:30pm

Friday, October 2nd:

Hike to the H co-sponsor COLP | Meet at Lookout Mountain Entrance (1200 N 10th St) @ 3:30pm

Float Prep | Young Center Field House @ 5:00pm-9:00pm

Late Night Mentalist featuring Sean Bott- (Co-sponsored by CAB) | YC Basketball Arena @ 9:30pm


Swarm Days Parade | Jackson Blvd. and Main Street @ 10:00am

Tailgate | Joy Center @ 11:00am

BHSU Football Game | Lyle Hare Stadium @ 1:00pm


20s Throwback Snack Shack | Student Union Atrium @ 11:00am-1:00pm