The Monument

444 Mt. Rushmore Rd., North | 605-394-4115 |

The Monument, formerly known as the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, is Rapid City's premier full-service convention, exhibition, multi-sport performance complex. With the major expansion of the Summit Arena completed in the fall of 2021, this event center now offers nearly 500,000 square-feet of flexible space right downtown. Whether you are holding a convention or a sporting event, The Monument can cater to many different types of groups.

Meetings & Conventions

When it comes to planning a convention, The Monument offers a variety of meeting spaces to meet your attendees needs. Not only will you find spacious exhibit halls and expansive banquet rooms, you'll also find 4,000 free parking spaces and complete support for food services, staging, sound and lighting to make your meeting a success.

Summit Arena 262'x121'   75'
Barnett Arena204'x118'10,0001,0001,00058'
Barnett Arena - Red Room31'x40'5025489'6"
Barnett Arena - Red Room19'x47'4028489'6"
Barnett Arena - Gold Room37'x49'10084729'6'
Ice Arena230'x120'7,450  50'
Theatre 1,752   
Rushmore Hall127'x318'4,7002,1001,60020'
Rushmore North108'x127'1,20060054020'
Rushmore A-D (each)54'x127'50026026020'
LaCroix Hall    106'144'1,20070070020'
LaCroix A59'x71'40022016020'
LaCroix B    47'x71'35016014820'
LaCroix C59'x71'40022016020'
LaCroix D47'x72'35016014820'
Rushmore E&H (each)53'x124'42023223211'6"
Rushmore F&G (each)52'x105'36020020011'6"
Room 101 & 102 (each)24'x36'5032489'6"
Room 20528'x30'502848slanted
Room 20628'x28'502448slanted

Sporting events

As an indoor multi-sport complex, sporting events can thrive at The Monument. This event center offers three multi-purpose arenas - ample seating for fans, a food service and complete staging, sound, and lights.

  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Wrestling
  • Volleyball
  • Equestrian & Rodeo
  • Boxing & Martial
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Archery
  • Arm Wrestling
  • Billiards
  • Cheerleading
  • Climbing
  • Fencing
  • Figure Skating
  • Fitness & Weightlifting
  • Football
  • Motorsports
  • Multi-Sports
  • Rifle
  • Roller Skating
  • Shooting
  • Soccer
  • Trampoline & Tumbling