Holidays Downtown

Shop Small this holiday season in Downtown Rapid City. Revel in the unique shopping possibilities from sporting goods to culinary gifts, spa days, boutique clothing, home decor and more! Make a day of it and grab a cup of coffee, check out lunch specials or make a reservation for a nice dinner. Keep going into the evening by exploring the great night scene, then relax in one of Downtown's great hotels.

You'll find that when you shop Downtown, you can slow down and enjoy yourself. Downtown is affordable, and best of all, the customer service is next to none. Oftentimes, the attendant helping you may even be the owner of the business. Join us this holiday season in Downtown Rapid City.

Enjoy the magic of Downtown during these Holiday Happenings
Small Business Saturday
Come #ShopSmall with us to show your love for local Downtown Rapid City businesses on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses nationwide. Visit the Downtown Business Group’s booth at the corner of Sixth and Main streets for free hot coffee, Small Business Saturday swag, and a guide to Small Business Saturday specials at participating businesses. 

#shopsmall for a chance to win a $50 Downtown Gift Card. To enter, simply present your receipt for a purchase of $20 or more at any Downtown small business dated Saturday, Nov. 25. Submit your entry at the Main Street Square Skate Shack from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 25. The winner of the $50 Downtown Gift Card will be selected at random and notified on Monday, Nov. 27.

Get your guide to Small Business Saturday specials at participating businesses HERE.

Holiday Celebration & Winter Market
Usher in the holiday season at Main Street Square with a festive celebration, including shopping a collection of local vendors, a tree lighting ceremony, ice skating, holiday music and a visit from Santa Claus from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 25. For more information, click here.

20th Annual Festival of Lights Parade
The Festival of Lights Parade is a favorite holiday tradition for many families within the community. Each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, more than 75 lighted floats and entries wind their way through Downtown Rapid City. Don't miss the brightest night of the Season on Saturday, Nov. 25. For more information, click here.

On-street parking on Main and St. Joseph streets, from Fifth to Seventh streets, and Seventh St. between Main and St. Joseph streets will be closed for the Festival of Lights Parade at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 25. Vehicles left on the street past 5 p.m. will be towed.

Downtown Countdown
Visit the ice skating rink at Main Street Square on New Year's Eve for Downtown Countdown, from 5 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 31. For more information, click here.

For a full list of events in Downtown Rapid City, click here.

Give the gift of Downtown
The Downtown Rapid City Gift Card is perfect for everyone on your gift-giving list. Give teachers and coaches, friends and family, co-workers and employees all that Downtown has to offer. Accepted at more than 60 Downtown businesses and may be purchased at the Main Street Square Information Center (526 Main St.) and the Destination Rapid City Office (512 Main St., Ste. 980). For more information, click here.

Free Parking in Downtown Rapid City
Enjoy free parking all day in all Downtown public spaces on the street with an hourly time limit or meter, including the metered spaces in the parking ramp near Main Street Square on the following dates. The permit does not include free parking in any leased parking spaces downtown.
         •Saturday, Nov. 25
         •Saturday, Dec. 2
         •Saturday, Dec. 9
         •Saturday, Dec. 16
         •Saturday, Dec. 23

#ShopSmall Downtown during the holidays at:
AJ's Wicked Salon & Spa
Alternative Fuel Coffee House
BES Lighting
Black Hills Flooring
Black Hills Playhouse
Chalk It Up Vintage Market
Dark Canyon Coffee Co.
Firehouse Brewing Company
Firehouse Wine Cellars
Furniture Mart
Great Harvest Bread Co.
Hotel Alex Johnson
Howard Johnson Inn & Suites
Independent Ale House
Jacket Zone-Rapid City
Karma Boutique
Kicks & Giggles Baby Boutique
Mitzi's Books
Murphy's Pub & Grill
Mystique Edge
Neugebauer's Fine Jewelry
Oasis Lounge
Paddy O'Neill's
Perfect Hanging Gallery
Philly Ted's
Prairie Edge
Presidential Pawn
Press Start
¿Que Pasa?
Quilt Connections, Etc.
Roam'n Around
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
Santa's Memory Lane at Shirt Shack
Seeley Clothing
Sōl Yoga Collective
SoleMate Shoes & Uniform Center
St. Joe Antiques Mall
Storyteller Entertainment
The Market
The Silver Lining Creamery
Tinder Box
Untamed Accessories & Clothing
Vanbachs Boutique
Victoria's Garden
Who's Game House
Who's Hobby House
Who's Toy House
Wobbly Bobby British Pub
Zoom Soda & Candy