4 things to do in the Rapid City area this weekend


Blue Man Group at the Monument:

Blue Man GroupThe Blue Man Group is making a stop in Rapid City. 

Over 35 million people worldwide have experienced this smash hit phenomenon. Blue Man Group will be performing Friday, September 30 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Oct 1 at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theater. 

While the production is family friendly, it does feature loud music, bright lighting, strobe lights, haze, and other atmospheric effects. Attendees should also be aware that there are moments of audience participation and certain elements of the show including paint and other non-toxic materials may reach the audience.

You can purchase tickets and learn more here. Tickets start at $66.50.

Golden Hour Live Ft. Nappy Roots – 

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Photo Courtesy of Main Street Square website

For live music that’s a little more free, there’s no better week to go to Rapid City’s Golden Hour Live Concert series, which is featuring Grammy-nominated Nappy Roots.

Nappy Roots was originally scheduled to come to Rapid City in August but were postponed until this Friday after one of the band’s members was kidnapped and shot in Atlanta.

Golden Hour Live is Friday 6-9 p.m, and Nappy Roots is scheduled to start playing around 7:15 p.m.

You can find more information about Golden Hour Live here.



2022 Cruiser Car Show 

Cruiser Car Show

Photo courtesy of the Main Street Square website

This Saturday is Downtown Rapid City’s Cruiser Car Show. Classic cars will line the streets downtown around a street fair with local vendors. Anyone who wants to show off their car can pay a $20 registration fee to be viewed by a panel of judges and compete for various awards. Attendees also get to each cast a vote for their favorite car.

The show starts at 2 p.m.

If you’re looking for an opportunity to see some of the coolest vehicles that western South Dakota has to offer gathered in one place, then this is for you. If you want to enter your own vehicle, you can register here.

29th Annual Buffalo Roundup Arts Festival

Many have heard of South Dakota’s Buffalo Roundup, but not everyone knows about the three-day arts festival that accompanies it. With over 100 vendors, Western and Native American cultural performances, and education on South Dakota, it’s an event of its own. 

You can learn more about the arts festival and find a detailed schedule here.

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