Free Events

June 17 - July 16, 2019

Monday, June 17

Movies Under The Stars

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This summer our movie series will show every Monday night around 8:15 pm from June 3, 2019, to August 19, 2019. Pre-movie activities will start at 7 pm....

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Tuesday, June 18

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Wednesday, June 19

Bands and Brews: Vintage Blue

Local favorites Vintage Blue bring their blend of country, blues and classic rock to the Firehouse Brewing Co. patio stage. Grab a beer and dance under the...

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Thursday, June 20

Summer Nights: Jagertown

“Line ‘em up, shoot ‘em down. There’s a party going on in Jägertown” – are the opening lyrics of “Jägertown,” self-titled first album and the title track...

Thursdays on the Square

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Thursdays on the Square is a weekly, summer entertainment series featuring a robust lineup, family-friendly activities, and a vibrant crowd. Meet in the...

Bands and Brews: Nik Harr

Local singer-songwriter Nik Harr brings his blend of indie, folk and pop to the Firehouse Brewing Co. patio stage. Grab a beer and dance under the stars at...

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Friday, June 21

Black Hills Mountain Fest

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The Black Hills of South Dakota is home to world-class trail running, mountain biking, rock climbing, fly fishing and outdoor sports of all kinds. We felt it...

Make Music Black Hills

Make Music Black Hills is a live, free musical celebration on June 21, the longest day of the year, with concerts on streets, sidewalks, and venues across...

SmokeJumper Music: Nik Harr

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Enjoy a variety of locally crafted wine, beer and free acoustic pop and folk from Nik Harr.

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Orion & Stacey Potter

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Orion and Stacey Potter will be entertaining with Vocals that span across many genres at the Tinder Box.

Saturday, June 22

Black Hills Mountain Fest

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The Black Hills of South Dakota is home to world-class trail running, mountain biking, rock climbing, fly fishing and outdoor sports of all kinds. We felt it...

BACKPACKER Magazine 'Get Out More' Tour

Calling all outdoor enthusiasts! The renowned outdoor adventure road show, the Get Out More Tour is coming back to Rapid City this summer! Backpacker...

SmokeJumper Music: Nik Harr

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Enjoy a variety of locally crafted wine, beer and free acoustic pop and folk from Nik Harr.

Cellar Sessions: Andreia Mraz

Enjoy a variety of locally crafted wines along with free acoustic rock and pop from Andreia Mraz.

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Orion & Stacey Potter

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Orion and Stacey Potter will be entertaining with Vocals that span across many genres at the Tinder Box.

Sunday, June 23

Black Hills Mountain Fest

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The Black Hills of South Dakota is home to world-class trail running, mountain biking, rock climbing, fly fishing and outdoor sports of all kinds. We felt it...

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Monday, June 24

Movies Under The Stars

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This summer our movie series will show every Monday night around 8:15 pm from June 3, 2019, to August 19, 2019. Pre-movie activities will start at 7 pm....

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Tuesday, June 25

Bands and Brews: Paul Cataldo

Singer/songwriter Paul Cataldo brings his distinct brand of backwoods wilderness inspired Americana to the Firehouse Brewing Co. patio stage. Grab a beer and...

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Wednesday, June 26

Bands and Brews: Mike Lemay

Local artist Mike Lemay brings his style of rock, folk and blues to the Firehouse Brewing Co. patio stage. Grab a beer and dance under the stars at this free...

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Thursday, June 27

Summer Nights: October Road

October Road has been racking up the miles since 2004, doing their best to play the most current, and classic, country, pop, and rock cover tunes, while also...

Thursdays on the Square

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Thursdays on the Square is a weekly, summer entertainment series featuring a robust lineup, family-friendly activities, and a vibrant crowd. Meet in the...

Bands and Brews: Barrett Hemmings

Local singer-songwriter Barrett Hemmings showcases his eclectic indie style on the Firehouse Brewing Co. patio stage. Grab a beer and dance under the stars...

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Friday, June 28

SmokeJumper Music: John Mairose and Rachael Karpo

Enjoy a variety of locally crafted wine, beer and free acoustic rock from duo John Mairose and Rachael Karpo.

Cellar Music Series: Mississippi Jake

Enjoy a glass of locally-crafted wine & free acoustic "folk with teeth" by Ozark musician, Mississippi Jake.

Bands and Brews: James Van Nuys and Bob Fahey

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Local favorites James Van Nuys & Bob Fahey perform rock, folk and blues on the Firehouse Brewing Co. patio stage. Grab a beer and dance under the stars at...

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Nick Linn

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Come on down to Tinder Box and support this awesome local artist. He will be playing the piano and singing some of your favorite tunes. He takes requests and...

Saturday, June 29

SmokeJumper Music: Anna Robins

Enjoy a variety of locally crafted wine, beer and free drivin' Americana from Anna Robins.

Cellar Music Series: Tiffany Johnson

Enjoy a glass of locally-crafted wine and free acoustic music from singer/songwriter, Tiffany Johnson.

Bands and Brews: James Van Nuys and Bob Fahey

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Local favorites James Van Nuys & Bob Fahey perform rock, folk and blues on the Firehouse Brewing Co. patio stage. Grab a beer and dance under the stars at...

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Nick Linn

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Come on down to Tinder Box and support this awesome local artist. He will be playing the piano and singing some of your favorite tunes. He takes requests and...

Sunday, June 30

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Monday, July 1

Movies Under The Stars

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This summer our movie series will show every Monday night around 8:15 pm from June 3, 2019, to August 19, 2019. Pre-movie activities will start at 7 pm....

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Tuesday, July 2

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Wednesday, July 3

Bands and Brews: Deliberate Kin

From Kansas, Deliberate Kin tell their stories through their style of folk and bluegrass on the Firehouse Brewing Co. Patio stage. Grab a beer and dance...

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Thursday, July 4

Independence Day Celebration

Celebrate Independence Day at Main Street Square with an afternoon concert sure to get you in the patriotic spirit. Play yard games and enjoy a cool beverage...

Summer Nights: 32 Below

32 Below takes no breaks, period! Performing over 120 shows a year, barnstorming the country with an infectious, rocking country sound delivered via non-stop...

Thursdays on the Square

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Thursdays on the Square is a weekly, summer entertainment series featuring a robust lineup, family-friendly activities, and a vibrant crowd. Meet in the...

Miner Brewing Music Series Presents: Hank Harris

Enjoy free live music in the Miner Brewing Co. Taproom on Thursday, July 4th, as the Miner Brewing Music Series Presents: Hank Harris. Make plans to join us...

Bands and Brews: Humbletown

Celebrate Independence day with us and with Sioux Falls folk band, Humbletown on the Firehouse Brewing Co. Patio. Grab a beer and indepenDANCE under the...

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Friday, July 5

SmokeJumper Music: Kim and the Cue Balls

Enjoy a variety of locally crafted wine, beer and free old time country from Kim and the Cue Balls.

Cellar Sessions: Hauser-Coop

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Enjoy a glass of locally crafted wine and free country and Americana from Hauser-Coop.

Chapel in the Hills 50th Anniversary Celebration

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Constructed in 1969, the Chapel has served as a place of spiritual peace and renewal for thousands of visitors each year. Join us as we celebrate the 50...

Miner Brewing Music Series Presents: Deliberate Kin

Keep your Independence Day Weekend rockin’ and rollin’ in the Miner Brewing Co. Taproom on Friday, July 5th, as the Miner Brewing Music Series Presents:...

Bands and Brews: Sophia Beatty

Enjoy the acoustic soul & jazz of local singer/songwriter Sophia Beatty on the Firehouse Brewing Co. patio stage. Grab a beer and dance under the stars at...

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Nick Linn

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Come on down to Tinder Box and support this awesome local artist. He will be playing the piano and singing some of your favorite tunes. He takes requests and...

Saturday, July 6

Chapel in the Hills 50th Anniversary Celebration

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Constructed in 1969, the Chapel has served as a place of spiritual peace and renewal for thousands of visitors each year. Join us as we celebrate the 50...

SmokeJumper Music: Alternative Wednesday

Enjoy a variety of locally crafted wine, beer and free eclectic rock and folk from duo Alternative Wednesday.

Cellar Sessions: Hauser-Coop

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Enjoy a glass of locally crafted wine and free country and Americana from Hauser-Coop.

Bands and Brews: Dusty Drennen

Idaho local Dusty Drennen brings his brand of outlaw country to the Firehouse Brewing Co. patio stage. Grab a beer and dance under the stars at this free...

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Nick Linn

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Come on down to Tinder Box and support this awesome local artist. He will be playing the piano and singing some of your favorite tunes. He takes requests and...

Sunday, July 7

Chapel in the Hills 50th Anniversary Celebration

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Constructed in 1969, the Chapel has served as a place of spiritual peace and renewal for thousands of visitors each year. Join us as we celebrate the 50...

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Monday, July 8

Movies Under The Stars

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This summer our movie series will show every Monday night around 8:15 pm from June 3, 2019, to August 19, 2019. Pre-movie activities will start at 7 pm....

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Tuesday, July 9

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Wednesday, July 10

Bands and Brews: Hector Segura

Hector Segura brings his brand of indie rock to the Firehouse Brewing Co. patio stage. Grab a beer and dance under the stars at this free public event in...

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Thursday, July 11

Cellar Sessions: The Lark and the Loon

Enjoy a glass of locally-crafted wine & Folk and Blues from Arizona duo, The Lark and the Loon.

Summer Nights: Judd Hoos

Judd Hoos is an American Rock Band based in the Black Hills of South Dakota. One year ago they released their iTunes charting album, Music In The Dark,...

Thursdays on the Square

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Thursdays on the Square is a weekly, summer entertainment series featuring a robust lineup, family-friendly activities, and a vibrant crowd. Meet in the...

Bands and Brews: Lonely Rangers

Local favorites Lonely Rangers bring their high-energy cowboy rock to the Firehouse Brewing Co. patio stage. Grab a beer and dance under the stars at this...

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Friday, July 12

Cellar Sessions: Lonely Rangers

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Enjoy a glass of locally-crafted wine & free cowboy rock from the high-energy duo, Lonely Rangers.

Miner Brewing Music Series Presents: The Lark and The Loon

Enjoy an evening of free music as The Lark and The Loon return to the Miner Brewing Company Taproom on Friday, July 12. Enjoy a pint or two and start your...

Miner Brewing Music Series Presents: The Lark and The Loon

Enjoy an evening of free music as The Lark and The Loon return to the Miner Brewing Company Taproom on Friday, July 12. Enjoy a pint or two and start your...

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Sophia Beatty

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Come in and enjoy Sophia at the Tinder Box as she sings the blues, jazz and other genres.

Saturday, July 13

Cruiser Car Show & Street Fair

Step back in time as you stroll up and down the streets of Downtown Rapid City during Cruiser Car Show & Street Fair, on its new day and time. Classic cars...

Cellar Sessions: Lonely Rangers

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Enjoy a glass of locally-crafted wine & free cowboy rock from the high-energy duo, Lonely Rangers.

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Sophia Beatty

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Come in and enjoy Sophia at the Tinder Box as she sings the blues, jazz and other genres.

Sunday, July 14

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Monday, July 15

Movies Under The Stars

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This summer our movie series will show every Monday night around 8:15 pm from June 3, 2019, to August 19, 2019. Pre-movie activities will start at 7 pm....

Bands and Brews: The Living Street

From Pittsburgh, PA, The Living Street brings their east-coast indie-folk sound to the Firehouse Brewing Co. patio stage. Grab a beer and dance under the...

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

Tuesday, July 16

Bands and Brews: Barrett Hemmings

Local singer-songwriter Barrett Hemmings showcases his eclectic indie style on the Firehouse Brewing Co. patio stage. Grab a beer and dance under the stars...

Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

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Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated...

June 17 - July 16, 2019