Family Events

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Annual Oglala Nation Powwow & Rodeo

Lakota dancers spin, swirl, and tap their way through the powwow–or wacipi in Lakota–to win prizes, honor their culture, and show off their colorful, heavily de...
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Movies Under the Stars

From June 5 through August 21, every Monday night at 8 p.m., Main Street Square in downtown Rapid City hosts Movies Under the Stars. Families bring chairs and b...
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Enjoy Summer Nights in Rapid City

From the beginning of June to the end of August, every Thursday night from 6-9 p.m., downtown Rapid City hosts Summer Nights. Three blocks downtown are blocked ...
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Get Ready for the Black Hills Stock Show

For 10 days every winter, the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City suspends all other activities to host, in partnership with the Central States Fair, Inc....
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The Cowboy Legend: Casey Tibbs

According to the ProRodeo Hall of Fame, Casey Tibbs is to the sport of rodeo what Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig are to baseball; what Jack Dempsey and Muhammad Ali a...