Public tours Summit Arena in weekend open house

If you attended the open house or have seen the Summit Arena, what are your thoughts on the new venue?

RAPID CITY, S.D. — This weekend, members of the community made their way out to the Summit Arena to get their view during the venues open house.

The arena – according to officials is event ready but showings like this help the community get acclimated to the new environment.

Newscenter1 spoke to many members of the community – some who have their concerns about the ability to sell tickets in the new arena – while others are excited about what it will bring for the community.

“It’s bigger than I thought it would be insightful if you go to big arenas and other cities, this is what it looks like. Hopefully it does a lot of things for rapid city and events, bigger events bring out more people,” said Rich Taylor from Rapid City.

The first event in the new arena is the all-state chorus and orchestra concerts scheduled for next Saturday, October 30.

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