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Special Events

Firkin Friday at Hay Camp

Mar 2, 2018 4:00pm - Jul 6, 2018 8:00pm

Simple: Real Ale. Hand drawn through a beer engine, real ale is served at cellar temperature with a lower carbonation. This pays respect to Cellarmen of old, where the finishing touches for each beer were the responsibility of the Cellarman. 

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Crazy Horse Memorial Day Weekend Open House

May 25, 2018 8:00am - May 28, 2018 5:00pm

American Indian artists featured throughout the Welcome Center. Waived admission to Memorial with 3 cans of food per person

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Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

May 25, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018

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 faces of Mount Rushmore National Memorial after the sunset and listen to a park ranger speak about the monument’s storied history. Plan your stop to see this national monument in a whole new light.

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Legends in Light Laser Light Show

May 25, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018

Crazy Horse Memorial is dedicated to honoring the historic heritage and living cultures of the North American Indian people and to telling their epic story - day and night. Legends in Light, the laser-light program project on the Mountain Carving, illuminates our cultural diversities, celebrates our similarities and encourages harmony among people.

For the 2018 season, the show will be played nightly starting on May 25 - September 30.

 

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2018 Thursdays on the Square: May 31

May 31, 2018 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Main Street Square Fountain Celebration! Splash into summer with a celebration of the Main Street Square fountains on the opening Thursday of the series. The fountains will officially open on Thursday, May 24.

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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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Deadwood Mickelson Trail Marathon

Jun 2, 2018 9:00am - Jun 3, 2018 3:30pm

Discover absolute Black Hills beauty during the annual Mickelson Trail Marathon, Half Marathon and 5 Person Marathon Relay that starts and finishes in Historic Deadwood. Race weekend starts with a Kid’s Wonderful 1K and the Mickelson Fast 5K, as well as welcome mixers and pasta buffets at various Deadwood properties. Competitors who stay in Deadwood hotels can take the Trolley to the starting line free of charge. There is also free parking available at the Days of ‘76 event complex. Don’t miss the post race party sponsored by local businesses.

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Fashion Show

Jun 2, 2018 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Purchase a glass of wine and enjoy a free Fashion Show featuring the latest fashions from Chicos, Doc & Alice, and Main St. Menswear.

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Cinderella

Jun 2, 2018 8:00pm

Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA is the Tony Award®-winning musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music that's delighting audiences with its surprisingly contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists!

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Cinderella

Jun 3, 2018 1:00pm

Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA is the Tony Award®-winning musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music that's delighting audiences with its surprisingly contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists!

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