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Festivals

Annual Black Hills Quilt Show & Sale

Jun 1, 2018 9:00am - Jun 3, 2018 5:00pm

The 2018 Quilt Show sponsored by the Black Hills Quilters Guild will be held June 1-3 at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in beautiful downtown Rapid City. For our 44th year, we are looking forward to another great show and expect to have more than 400 quilts on display and about 20 vendors with quilt-related products. The show, one of the largest in the Dakotas, is a colorful feast for the eyes. The hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday. Parking is free.

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Kids' Carnival

Jun 2, 2018 11:00am - 3:00pm

Join the fun at Main Street Square! Families can enjoy an afternoon filled with kid-friendly games, crafts, entertainers, train rides, and educational booths. Kids' Carnival is held in conjunction with Regional Health and Kohl's Cares' "Don't Thump Your Melon" program, which provides free helmets to those in need, proper fitting of helmets, and bicycle safety education. Splash-through the interactive fountain for a quick cool down. For event details, visit www.mainstreetsquarerc.com

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Black Hills Playhouse presents: Tokens of Affection

Jun 8, 2018 - Jun 17, 2018

Tokens of Affection, June 8 – 17, 2018
by Topher Payne, Rated PG-13

Regional premiere! Wonderful romantic comedy that explores empty-nest syndrome, complications of long-term romance and the relationship of adult children with their parents as the parents proclaim their intention to divorce after 37 years of marriage. Each partner seeks solace at the homes of their grown children, and hilarity ensues. Topher Payne calls his work “Parent Trap” for grown-ups

Show Times
Tuesday-Saturday at 7:30pm
Wednesday & Sunday at 2:00pm

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Find Your Park Festival

Jun 9, 2018 10:00am - 2:00pm

Sponsored by the Mount Rushmore Society, this free event will consist of over 20 booths that will educate the public about parks in the Black Hills. Booths will spotlights national parks, state parks, local parks and outdoor-related organizations.
Activities, ranger talks, park educational information, park products, giveaways and discounts will be provided. 

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Wild Bill Days

Jun 15, 2018 - Jun 16, 2018

Celebrate the life and times of one of Deadwood’s most famous gunslinger—Wild Bill Hickok. See big name artists and your favorite bands perform live concerts on Main Street all weekend long. Headline concerts are Friday and Saturday night. Along with the awesome free concerts, you can also check out the National Dock Dogs Competition, learn the tricks of gold panning and sluicing from Black Hills pros, right on Main Street! Book Your Room Today! Call 1-800-999-1876 for more information.

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Make Music Black Hills

Jun 21, 2018 11:00am - 10:00pm

Allied Arts Fund’s Make Music Black Hills is featured in Rolling Stone and Billboard Magazines! 
Rapid City, S.D. – 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 parks across the city.

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Black Hills Bluegrass Festival

Jun 22, 2018 5:00pm - Jun 24, 2018 12:00pm

Come help us celebrate the 38th Annual Bluegrass Festival. Book camping through Kickstands. 

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Black Hills Playhouse presents: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Jun 22, 2018 - Jul 8, 2018

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, June 22 - July 8, 2018 Music & Lyrics by William Finn, Book by Rachel Sheinkin, Conceived by Rebecca Feldman Quirky Musical, Rated PG-13

Hilariously F-U-N-N-Y (enjoyment or lighthearted pleasure) and delightfully Q-U-I-R-K-Y (characterized by peculiar or unexpected traits) show where six unusual adolescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime, run by three equally unusual grown-ups.

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Sol Crafters Festival

Jul 7, 2018 10:00am - 6:00pm

The organization that proceeds will be donated to will be the Humane Society of the Black Hills! We are so excited to partner with them, and help all the local animals! There will be door prizes and 50/50 drawings to win money!
Time: 10am-6pm
Admission: $5 or $3 if you bring non-perishable food items.

There are still plenty of spots available! If you make your own products, we want to help showcase your work! Variety of vendor spots available!

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Black Hills Playhouse presents: Oklahoma!

Jul 13, 2018 - Jul 28, 2018

Oklahoma! July 13-28, 2018
Music by Richard Rogers, book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Romantic Musical, rated PG

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