Gypsy Days

Catch Maroon and Gold Fever during homecoming week.
When the leaves turn, something magical happens at Northern. A fever overtakes the campus and spreads throughout the community. It’s called Gypsy Days – a weeklong celebration during NSU homecoming.

Some say it’s the highlight of the whole year as a queen and marshal are crowned and all around Aberdeen, people display their pride in the NSU Wolves. It’s a week of football, swimming and soccer games that culminates in the annual Gypsy Day Parade – the largest parade in South Dakota.



Make plans to visit NSU during Gypsy Days.

 

 

Upcoming Gypsy Days

 

Sept. 26, 2020 (tentative)

 

Oct. 2, 2021 (tentative)

2019 Parade Awards

Best Overall Float - Arise Church

 

Gypsy Days 2019
Gypsy Days Past
2019 Gypsy Days Royalty
Harrison Bruns and Alissa Leier

Gypsy Days Marshal Harrison Bruns and Queen Alissa Leier

Gypsy Days royalty

Gypsy Days royalty and candidates, back row, from left: William Ellwanger, Leonardo Fernandez, Harrison Bruns, Paxton Mewes, Gabe King; front row, from left: Annie Walsh, Carly Wheeting, Alissa Leier, Megan Unzen, Zoe Buckstead

Gypsy Days float
Distinguished Alumni

 

Gypsy Days Distinguished Alumni and Hall of Fame

Alumni Award Nomination Forms

Distinguished Alumni Award Nomination Form

Distinguished Alumni GOLD Award Nomination Form

Athletics Hall of Fame Award

 
Distinguished Alumni and Hall of Fame

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2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

Gypsy Day Parade Float Registration

Float registration dates for the 105th annual Northern State University Gypsy Day Parade in 2020 will be announced.

 

Parade Float Registration

 

For more information about the parade and registration process, contact Megan Frewaldt, director of student involvement and leadership, at 605-626-3007 or gypsydays@northern.edu.

Gypsy Day Parade Band Registration

Band registration dates for the 105th annual Northern State University Gypsy Day Parade in 2020 will be announced.

 

Parade Band Registration

 

For information, contact Terry Beckler, professor of percussion, at 605-626-3436 or terry.beckler@northern.edu.