Calendar of Events

Downtown Rapid City's events calendar is chock full, leaving tough decisions for visitors and locals alike. Click on the events below to get details about what's happening in our great city! When you're fininshed reading, click anywhere on the page to close the event details box. 

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Wednesdays | 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Library story time will entertain children with story telling, flannel boards, puppetry and engaging music! Story time for children of all ages. Upstairs in Meeting Room B.

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May 1 to Sept. 30, 2017 | 1:15 to 2:15 p.m.

Journey Into Space Everyday this Summer from May 1 to September 30. Take a real-time trip through space using our NASA supported Uniview Digital Universe Program. See the constellations and more. Session closes with a 15 minute audience led tour of the universe. Free with Regular Museum Admission or Museum Membership.

*All program schedules are subject to change. Please see Visitor Services for questions.

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Thursdays from June 1 to Aug. 31, 2017 | 5:30 to 10 p.m.

The fountains at Main Street Square will be closed from 5:30 to 10 p.m. each Thursday from June 1 to Aug. 31 for the Main Street Square Concert Series. Please call the Main Street Square office at (605) 716-7979 with further questions. For more information on the fountains at Main Street Square, visit mainstreetsquarerc.com/fountains

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Thursday, June 1 to Aug. 31, 2016 | 6 to 9 p.m.

Summer Nights is a FREE event for all ages, every Thursday in Downtown Rapid City. Theres no better way to experience the vibrant nightlife of Downtown Rapid City than with great music, food, and fun for the entire family. For more details, visit www.RapidCitySummerNights.com.

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Thursdays, June 1 to Aug. 31, 2017 | 6 to 9 p.m.

Rock out at the Main Street Square Concert series in Downtown Rapid City, featuring live bands, kids activities, delicious food vendors, and an assortment of refreshments in the Beverage Garden. A wide variety of artists will hit the stage and keep you dancing on Thursday nights from June 1 to August 31. Major event sponsor, Black Hills Federal Credit Union.

Damien Gunn Band, American country rock, will take the Main Street Square stage during Honoring Our Patriots Nights on Thursday, July 27.

This week, Main Street Square will celebrate Honoring our Patriots Night, featuring hero booths and patriot recognition. All active and retired military personnel, law enforcement, firefighters, and paramedics will receive $1 off beverages in the Bud Light Beverage Garden. At 7 p.m. the National Anthem will be performed as well as a Retreat Ceremony.

There is something fun for everyone in the in the Regional Health and Scull Construction Kidz Zone encompassing Sixth St., with inflatables, the Main Street Square Fun Express train, face painting, games, and more.

Concertgoers may purchase an assortment of refreshments at the Bud Light Beverage Garden, including bottled water, soda, beer, and wine.

Weekly entertainment co-sponsors, VA Black Hills Health Care System.

For event details, visit mainstreetsquarerc.com.

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May 1 to Sept. 30, 2017 | 1:15 to 2:15 p.m.

Journey Into Space Everyday this Summer from May 1 to September 30. Take a real-time trip through space using our NASA supported Uniview Digital Universe Program. See the constellations and more. Session closes with a 15 minute audience led tour of the universe. Free with Regular Museum Admission or Museum Membership.

*All program schedules are subject to change. Please see Visitor Services for questions.

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Friday, July 28, 2017 | 5 to 7:30 p.m.

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FREE Every Friday | 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Kick-start your weekend! LIVE MUSIC, FREE admission, cash bar - Every Friday, 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Bruce H. Lien Cultural Café @ the Dahl. Celebrating the talents of Emerging Artists, and providing a nurturing place for them to be seen, to be heard, and to grow. For more information, visit www.thedahl.org/emerging-artists.

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Fridays and Saturdays | 7 to 9 p.m.

Join Firehouse Wine Cellars for free acoustic pop music by Rebel VanLoh.

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Saturday, May 13 to October 28, 2017 | 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Join the Black Hills Farmers Market every Saturday now through October, with potential Saturdays in November (weather permitting). The market is open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday, and features produce, meat, eggs, honey, beauty products, baked and canned goods, breakfast, lunch, snacks, and art from local producers and artisans. For more information, visit blackhillsfarmersmarket.org.

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Tiny Tales Story Time

TonightThursday, July 27, 2017 from 9:30-10:30am
Rapid City Public Library | 610 Quincy Street | Rapid City, SD 57702

Wednesdays | 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Library story time will entertain children with story telling, flannel boards, puppetry and engaging music! Story time for children of all ages. Upstairs in Meeting Room B.

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Journey Into Space - Everyday!

TodayThursday, July 27, 2017 from 1:15-2:15pm
The Journey Museum and Learning Center | 222 New York St. | Rapid City, SD 57701

May 1 to Sept. 30, 2017 | 1:15 to 2:15 p.m.

Journey Into Space Everyday this Summer from May 1 to September 30. Take a real-time trip through space using our NASA supported Uniview Digital Universe Program. See the constellations and more. Session closes with a 15 minute audience led tour of the universe. Free with Regular Museum Admission or Museum Membership.

*All program schedules are subject to change. Please see Visitor Services for questions.

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Fountains Closed

TodayThursday, July 27, 2017 from 5:30-10pm
Main Street Square | 526 Main St. | Rapid City, SD 57701

Thursdays from June 1 to Aug. 31, 2017 | 5:30 to 10 p.m.

The fountains at Main Street Square will be closed from 5:30 to 10 p.m. each Thursday from June 1 to Aug. 31 for the Main Street Square Concert Series. Please call the Main Street Square office at (605) 716-7979 with further questions. For more information on the fountains at Main Street Square, visit mainstreetsquarerc.com/fountains

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Summer Nights ft. Ryan Chrys and the Rough Cuts

TonightThursday, July 27, 2017 from 6-9pm
Downtown Rapid City | Seventh and St. Joseph streets | Rapid City, SD 57701

Thursday, June 1 to Aug. 31, 2016 | 6 to 9 p.m.

Summer Nights is a FREE event for all ages, every Thursday in Downtown Rapid City. Theres no better way to experience the vibrant nightlife of Downtown Rapid City than with great music, food, and fun for the entire family. For more details, visit www.RapidCitySummerNights.com.

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Main Street Square Concert Series ft. Damien Gunn Band | Honoring Our Patriots Night

TonightThursday, July 27, 2017 from 6-9pm
Main Street Square | 526 Main St. | Rapid City, SD 57701

Thursdays, June 1 to Aug. 31, 2017 | 6 to 9 p.m.

Rock out at the Main Street Square Concert series in Downtown Rapid City, featuring live bands, kids activities, delicious food vendors, and an assortment of refreshments in the Beverage Garden. A wide variety of artists will hit the stage and keep you dancing on Thursday nights from June 1 to August 31. Major event sponsor, Black Hills Federal Credit Union.

Damien Gunn Band, American country rock, will take the Main Street Square stage during Honoring Our Patriots Nights on Thursday, July 27.

This week, Main Street Square will celebrate Honoring our Patriots Night, featuring hero booths and patriot recognition. All active and retired military personnel, law enforcement, firefighters, and paramedics will receive $1 off beverages in the Bud Light Beverage Garden. At 7 p.m. the National Anthem will be performed as well as a Retreat Ceremony.

There is something fun for everyone in the in the Regional Health and Scull Construction Kidz Zone encompassing Sixth St., with inflatables, the Main Street Square Fun Express train, face painting, games, and more.

Concertgoers may purchase an assortment of refreshments at the Bud Light Beverage Garden, including bottled water, soda, beer, and wine.

Weekly entertainment co-sponsors, VA Black Hills Health Care System.

For event details, visit mainstreetsquarerc.com.

+ See More

Journey Into Space - Everyday!

TomorrowFriday, July 28, 2017 from 1:15-2:15pm
The Journey Museum and Learning Center | 222 New York St. | Rapid City, SD 57701

May 1 to Sept. 30, 2017 | 1:15 to 2:15 p.m.

Journey Into Space Everyday this Summer from May 1 to September 30. Take a real-time trip through space using our NASA supported Uniview Digital Universe Program. See the constellations and more. Session closes with a 15 minute audience led tour of the universe. Free with Regular Museum Admission or Museum Membership.

*All program schedules are subject to change. Please see Visitor Services for questions.

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Private Event

TomorrowFriday, July 28, 2017 from 5-7:30pm
Main Street Square | 512 Main St. | Rapid City, SD 57701

Friday, July 28, 2017 | 5 to 7:30 p.m.

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Emerging Artists @ the Lien Cultural Cafe

TomorrowFriday, July 28, 2017 from 5:30-7pm
Dahl Arts Center | 713 Seventh St. | Rapid City, SD 57701

FREE Every Friday | 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Kick-start your weekend! LIVE MUSIC, FREE admission, cash bar - Every Friday, 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Bruce H. Lien Cultural Café @ the Dahl. Celebrating the talents of Emerging Artists, and providing a nurturing place for them to be seen, to be heard, and to grow. For more information, visit www.thedahl.org/emerging-artists.

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Vinote Sessions: Rebel VanLoh

TomorrowFriday, July 28, 2017 from 7-9pm
Firehouse Wine Cellars | 620 Main St. | Rapid City, SD 57701

Fridays and Saturdays | 7 to 9 p.m.

Join Firehouse Wine Cellars for free acoustic pop music by Rebel VanLoh.

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Black Hills Farmers Market

Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 8am - 2pm
Black Hills Farmers Market | 145 E. Omaha St. | Rapid City, SD 57701

Saturday, May 13 to October 28, 2017 | 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Join the Black Hills Farmers Market every Saturday now through October, with potential Saturdays in November (weather permitting). The market is open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday, and features produce, meat, eggs, honey, beauty products, baked and canned goods, breakfast, lunch, snacks, and art from local producers and artisans. For more information, visit blackhillsfarmersmarket.org.

+ See More