1333 North Elk Vale Road
Rapid City, SD 57703
Phone: (605) 791-2345
Fax: (605) 791-5075
Centrally located, the Central States Fairground is sprawled over forty-five acres. One of the prominent venues for fairs and trade shows, this fairground offers several spaces on its premises that can be rented for purposes like meetings, exhibitions and conventions. Among the facilities, there are the Pennington County Event Center, with an area of 118,000 square feet (10,962.6 square meters), and the Soule Building, with an area of 12,000 square feet (1114.9 square meters). Also, the fairgrounds placement by the Rapid Creek, means visitors can enjoy a scenic view while attending an event. Call for more information.
Johnny's Billiards opened its doors in 2009 to a people hungry for a place that is just dedicated to pools, darts and arcade games. They even have a vast selection of beer and offer happy hours on certain days. A great place to hang out with friends over a drink and games, Johnny's Billiards has added a sparkle in Rapid City's entertainment zone.
This civic center is a hub of activities, such as theatre performances, musical concerts, business meetings and conferences, exhibitions and trade fairs, and also sporting events such as rodeos. While the well-equipped theatre lets you enjoy plays in a quality atmosphere, the convention center with a sprawling space of over 12,000 square feet gives you the biggest exhibitions and fairs of the year. The catering facility makes sure every occasion you celebrate here is a sure success. In addition, tickets to a rock show held in the arena are your doorway to an exciting and unforgettable evening!
Located across Rushmore Road is the multi-sports center Don Barnett Arena. Home to the Rapid City Flying Aces, a football team, it can accommodate nearly 10000 spectators. Apart from sports matches, it hosts variety of cultural and local events. While you are in town, do drop-in at this arena to watch an exciting game or a show.
The Dahl Arts Center has enthused a new lease of life into the visual arts scene of Grand Rapids city. Exhibiting works by renowned artists in its 3 galleries, the center also organizes some exciting demonstrations, family -related activities, clay & cartoon classes and tours. Check the website for a list of ongoing and upcoming exhibitions.
Buffalo Chip Campground is a center for much activity, music and great fun. The place hosts to concerts by some of the biggest names in the music industry. Ozzy Osburne, Kid Rock, Scorpions are few of the renowned bands and artistes who have performed here. Other events include rodeo shows, community celebrations, comedy acts, motorcycle rallies, bike shows and so on. So keep check on this place for great concerts and other entertainment programs.