Rapid City, South Dakota

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Rapid City, South Dakota, USA

Entertainment & Events in Rapid City, South Dakota

Special Events

  • National Beef Cookoff 605-567-5328
    2111 LaCrosse Street
    Rapid City, SD 57701
    Best Western Ramkota Hotel
    This yearly event takes place in September and includes an orientation, a trade show, a ranch visit, a cook-off and a gala.


  • Carmike Seven 605-341-5888
    230 Knollwood Drive
    Rapid City, SD 57702
    With seven screens, this cinema features the best in new movie releases.  more

Concerts & Performances

  • Black Hills Symphony Orchestra 605-348-4676
    1202 East Saint Francis Street
    Rapid City, SD 57701-5872
    This orchestra presents concerts that feature finely performed Classical music, as well as concerts that highlight more popular genres.  more

  • South Dakota Acoustic Christmas, A 605-394-4111
    444 Mount Rushmore Road North
    Rapid City, SD 57701
    Rushmore Plaza Civic Center
    Each Christmas season is welcomed in by the warmth of acoustic music that celebrates the spirit of the holiday season.  more

Arts & Crafts Shows

  • Country Fair Thanksgiving Show 605-342-3694
    444 Mount Rushmore Road
    Rapid City, SD 57701
    Rushmore Plaza Civic Center
    Held each year in late November, this holiday show features the fine crafts of Country Fairs, including such items as toys, quilts, handmade gifts, Christmas decorations and the finely crafted items that will become the heirlooms of the future.

Festivals & Fairs

  • Central States Fair 605-355-3861
    800 San Francisco Street
    Rapid City, SD 57701
    Central States Fair Grounds
    This fair features cattle auctions, horse sales, musical entertainment, art, a variety of other events, entertainment and attractions, and is held each August.  more

  • Black Hills Autumn Expedition 605-343-1744
    P.O. Box 747
    Rapid City, SD 57709
    Contact the Rapid City Convention and Visitors Bureau for information about this annual event that takes place in September and part of October, and includes a great variety of events and destinations that have to do with the history of this region and reflect the Native American and Western influences that shaped the culture of the Black Hills area.  more

Sporting Events


  • Gray Line of the Black Hills 605-342-4461
    1600 East Saint Patrick Street, P.O. Box 1106
    Rapid City, SD 57709
    Sightseeing tours, package tours and charters are offered by this expert in motor coach touring.  more

  • Stagecoach West Tours 605-343-3113
    P.O. Box 264
    Rapid City, SD 57709
    These tours incorporate such extras as a cowboy breakfast at the Fort Hays Chuckwagon, followed by a nine hour tour of such attractions as the Black Hills, Mount Rushmore, the Crazy Horse Memorial and Museum, Custer State Park, and the Pigtail Bridges, among others, with a stop at the State Game Lodge for lunch, and ending with a Western feast back at the Fort Hays Chuckwagon, which is accompanied by a Western music variety show.  more


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