Event Date Range
Sunday, Apr. 30, 2017 | 11 a.m. to noon
Enjoy the SD Mines Master Chorale’s acapella renditions of familiar pop tunes at Main Street Square.
Thursday, May 4, 2017 | noon to 1 p.m.
Join the Black Hills area National Day of Prayer task force for the 66th annual national observance of the National Day of Prayer, Thursday, May 4th over the noon hour at Main Street Square. There will be live worship music courtesy of the Fountain Springs worship team and local pastors will lead us in prayers for family, business, government, military, and several other areas of our community. Bring a lawn chair and a friend! Let’s pray for our community!
Friday, May 5, 2017 | 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
RDO Equipment Co. Drive Green Demo Days are here. Test drive all the latest equipment and get hands on training from our tractor, turf, and utility experts. Attendees who register and are 18 or older will receive coupons for hundreds of dollars in savings. Keep it Green with maintenance tips from the pros, along with demos of the latest attachments and accessories available for your Gator, riding lawn equipment and compact utility tractor. RDO Equipment Co. will also have special limited-time offers on parts and attachments that you won’t want to miss. Drive Green. Keep it Green. Don’t miss it.
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | All day
Enjoy FREE PARKING all day in all Downtown public lots and metered spaces on the streets, and in the parking ramp near Main Street Square on Saturday, May 6, 2017.
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sample a wide selection of craft beer from local and national breweries, while browsing dozens of local artisan booths and taking in live music at Main Street Squares fourth annual Frühlingsfest & Spring Market. The event is free and open to all ages. IDs are required to consume alcohol. For event details, visit www.mainstreetsquarerc.com.
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 1 to 3 p.m.
The Wildfire Awareness Month Kick-Off is being held from 1 to 3 p.m. on May 7, at Main Street Square in Downtown Rapid City. This annual event combines firefighters from the local area, SD Wildland Fire Division, and the U.S. Forest Service - Black Hills National Forest. Come be a wildland firefighter for a few hours and join their inter-agency family. You can build your own air tanker, see fire trucks, watch a matchstick forest burn, and practice deploying fire shelters. Best of all, you can meet Smokey Bear and help him by spreading the message of “Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires!”
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 4 to 6 p.m.
Saturday, May 13, 2017 | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Stevens art students are strutting their stuff at Main Street Square. Paintings, drawings, printmaking, clay, crafts, sculpture, photography, and native art will be on display. The students work hard all year and are excited to share their talents with the community. Please stop by the Square and support our young artists.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 | 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
‘Mind Your Health’ offers a chance to learn about mental health resources available in the community while enjoying entertainment, speakers, free food and other activities. Knowing that ‘Healthy Communities Need Healthy Minds,’ more than a dozen local programs and agencies that provide services aimed at helping people find mental wellness, treatment for addictions and support to prevent suicide will take part. The public is welcome and the event is free. Other activities include a balloon release and a free movie, “Inside Out.” Come share your own experience or message of hope on a community banner! For more information, visit facebook.com/events.
Saturday, May 20, 2017 | Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., walk starts at 9:30 a.m.
REGISTER NOW: Please join us for the 5th Annual Black Hills Walk For Wishes® to support granting wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions in South Dakota. Make-A-Wish® South Dakota will honor our wish kids and their families and will share stories of how wishes have made dreams become reality for the kids who need it most.
The event will begin and end at Main Street Square, 512 Main Street in Rapid City. We will start with an inspirational program, a brief walk and then return to the square for food, drinks and music!
Visit walkblackhills.org for all the tools you will need to register, join a team, send emails or sponsor a walker or team!