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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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Swimming in the Black Hills

The Black Hills are full of hidden swimming holes, scenic streams, and well-used lakes and reservoirs. When the summer heat is in full swing, take a day off and...
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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...
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Crazy Horse Memorial

Almost 70 years ago Lakota (Sioux) Chief Henry Standing Bear asked Korczak Ziolkowski to create a monument of Crazy Horse in the sacred Black Hills. Today, you ...
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Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary

“You will feel them before you hear them…You will hear them before you see them.” The greater Black Hills area is wonderfully abundant in wildlife, and even mo...
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All Signs Point to Wall Drug

Driving through South Dakota, visitors see hundreds of signs pointing to Wall Drug. There are signs all over the world leading to this drug store in the small t...