Explore Downtown Rapid City during Downtown Spring Fling

Thursday, April 29, 2015

RAPID CITY, SD – Gather your friends and treat yourself to a much deserved day out in Downtown Rapid City on Saturday, May 9, taking in all the shopping, dining and entertainment that Downtown Rapid City has to offer. The Rapid City Downtown Association will partner with the 28th Force Support Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, to host Girls’ Day Out in Downtown Rapid City from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Participants may check in at Main Street Square on the corner of Sixth and Main streets, starting at 11 a.m. to receive event passports for day of shopping and socializing in Downtown Rapid City.

Participating businesses will feature quotes to find and specials for passport holders. Completed passports may be entered at Main Street Square by 3 p.m. for a chance to win door prizes from Downtown businesses. Participants need not be present to win door prizes.

"The Rapid City Downtown Association is proud to partner with the 28th Force Support Squadron from Ellsworth AFB for a second year,” Rapid City Downtown Association membership coordinator Suzette Cuny said. “Participants will not only be able to see what Downtown Rapid City has to offer, but they have the chance to win great door prizes, too."

“This year a shuttle will be provided to pick participants up at Ellsworth Air Force Base, drop them off at Main Street Square, then take them back when they have finished shopping,” said Cuny.

The shuttle pick up times will be at 10:30 a.m. and noon at Bandit Lanes at Ellsworth Air Force Base. The shuttle will drop patrons off at Main Street Square. Transportation from Main Street Square back to Bandit Lanes will be provided at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

Downtown businesses participating in Downtown Spring Fling include: Alex Johnson Mercantile, 608 St. Joseph St.; At Home Design, 410 Fifth St.; Bag Ladies Antique Mall, 524 Sixth St.; Bella Boutique, 609 St. Joseph St.; Celtic Connection, 517 Sixth St.; The Connection Army Navy Store, 817 Main St.; Cranky Jeff’s Bicycle Shop, 519 Sixth St.; Dunn Bros Coffee, 719 Omaha St.; Firehouse Wine Cellars, 620 Main St.; Furniture Mart, 403 Main St.; Great Harvest Bread, 721 Omaha St.; Holiday Inn Rushmore Plaza, 505 N. Fifth St.; Johnson Creek Antiques, 627 Main St.; Karma Boutique, 529 Main St.; Lasting Memories Studio, 724 St. Joseph St.; The Marketplace on 7th, 320 Seventh St.; Mona Lisa’s on Main, 615 Main St.; The Quilt Connection, Etc., 522 St. Joseph St.; Reflections of South Dakota, 605 Main St.; Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, 507 Sixth St.; Serendipity Street Boutique, 505 Seventh St.; Shangri La Boutique, 607 Main St.; Shaviq Designs, 626 St. Joseph St.; Shirt Shack, 517 Main St.; SoleMate Shoes, 618 St. Joseph St.; Suzie Cappa Art Center, 722 St. Joseph St.; Tinder Box, 520 Seventh St.; Untamed Accessories & Clothing, 617 Main St.; and Zoom Soda & Candy, 515 Main St.

A list of businesses and corresponding specials may be picked up at Main Street Square upon check-in, at participating businesses, and is listed on DowntownRapidCity.com, along with shuttle pick up and drop off times.

Downtown Spring Fling is held in conjunction with Main Street Square’s Frühlingfest, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

To learn more, visit DowntownRapidCity.com, e-mail info@downtownrapidcity.com, or call (605) 716-7979.

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