Frühlingsfest and Spring Market

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Beer enthusiasts, celebrate beer at Main Street Square's fourth annual Frühlingsfest on Saturday, May 6. Sample a selection of beers, including craft beers from local breweries, from noon to 3 p.m. Shop the Spring Market from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., which features local food vendors, handmade artwork, jewelry and other specialty goods. Enjoy live music from singer/songwriter Elliott Graber throughout the event.

The event is free and open to all ages. IDs are required to consume alcohol. The Beverage Garden will be open to the public beginning at 11 a.m. and available to those who do not wish to purchase a tasting ticket. Tastings begin at noon.

Vendor applications are now available. General vendors, including handmade artwork, jewelry, specialty goods, local food vendors, and select independent businesses, are eligible vendors for the Spring Market. Please review the Vendor Rules & Regulations form below for vendor requirements.

Applications are due Thursday, Apr. 13. For the Vendor Application and Vendor Rules & Regulations, CLICK HERE. For the Vendor Equipment Rental Form, CLICK HERE. For more information call 605-716-7979 or e-mail

Tasting Ticket
Purchase your $25 unlimited tasting ticket online beginning Monday, Apr. 3, 2017or the day of the event. Tickets are only for those 21 and older. Each ticket holder will receive a wrist band for unlimited beer tastings and a souvenir pilsner glass, and all pre-purchased tasting ticket holders will receive a free pretzel necklace.

Pre-order your tasting ticket to Frühlingsfest for a chance to win two free tasting tickets to Bierbörse at Main Street Square on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. The first 100 people to pre-order a tasting ticket will be entered in a drawing. One name will be drawn after the pre-sale closes at noon on Friday, May 5. The winner will be notified between noon and 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 5. 

Pre-ordered tasting tickets will be available for pick up on the day of the event at Will Call in the Visitor Information Center, located on the north side of Main Street Square. Tasting tickets and additional pretzel necklaces ($2) and souvenir pilsner glasses ($3) may also be purchased at this location on the day of the event. 

To see photos from the 2016 Frühlingsfest & Spring Market, click here.

Free Parking in Downtown Rapid City
Enjoy free parking in all Downtown public lots, metered spaces on the streets, and in the parking ramp near Main Street Square ALL DAY on Saturday, May 6.

Main Street Square promotes responsible drinking and the use of designated drivers.