Special Events

Skates & A Movie

Feb 16, 2019 5:00pm - 7:30pm

Saturday, Feb. 16 | 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Come watch the movie "Dirty Dancing" on the Main Street Square big screen. Cozy up next to the fire pit or skate to your favorite scenes. This film is rated PG-13.

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President's Day Weekend at the State Game Lodge

Feb 16, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm

It doesn't get much better than when two holidays work together. Valentine's Day is mid-week this year; so we will be opening the restaurant for dinner on Saturday, February 16 from 5pm - 8pm. And lucky for us all, President's Day is the following Monday...so make a long weekend of it, and enjoy our stay specials!

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1920/30s Night

Feb 16, 2019 7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Roaring Twenties, The Jazz Age, The Dirty Thirties, The Postman Rings Twice, The Maltese Falcon. Whatever it is you think of when you hear 1920/30s we are going to celebrate! Get those Flappers and Mobster outfits dusted off and ready to party! Or will you find something else from those eras?

Colt45 Entertainment will be here to provide music!

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Talk - "Black Holes"

Feb 18, 2019 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Arjun Avyangar, NASA Solar System Ambassador, will present on the formation of black holes, their variable size range, and the evidence of their existence.   Also, how understanding black holes will give more insights into understanding the universe.

This is a regular meeting of the Black Hills Astronomical Society.  All programs are free and open to the public. Following the program there will be a short break then a business meeting is held, at which interested members of the public are welcome.

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Karaoke with Colt45 Entertainment

Feb 19, 2019 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Join us for karaoke with Colt45 Entertainment at Black Hills Contraband

Tuesday, February 12 at 7:00 pm 

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Science Fair - Free Film Screening

Feb 20, 2019 7:00pm - 8:45pm

Celebrate National Engineers Week with Youth in Science Rapid City by seeing Science Fair at the Elks Theatre! The screening is FREE and open to the public. Seating is first-come-first-serve and doors open at 7:00 PM.

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The Annual Nemo 500 Outhouse Races

Feb 23, 2019 10:00am - 4:00pm


Fun Outdoor Family event that features a crazy race of outhouses and a chili feed competition.  Free event except for chili feed.  Fundraiser for Naja Shriners Transportation Fund. Raffle tickets for cash prizes, live auction, fun for the entire family.

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Last Day to Skate Beach Party

Feb 23, 2019 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Saturday, Feb. 23 | 1 to 5 p.m. 

Don’t miss the last day of ice skating at Main Street Square. Skate in paradise at this beach-themed party. The date of the last day of skating and the party may change depending on the weather.

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Pajama Jam Pub Crawl

Feb 23, 2019 3:00pm - 7:00pm

Have some funsie in your onesie. Wear your favorite pajamas and join the Pajama Jam Downtown Rapid City Pub Crawl. It's FREE to participate and FREE t-shirts will be given to the first 200 to complete the crawl. Other great prizes will be given to raffle winners + enjoy live music!

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Rodney Carrington

Feb 23, 2019 8:00pm

Rodney Carrington is a multi-talented comedian, actor, singer and writer who recorded eight major record label comedy albums, which have sold millions of copies. Rodney then released three new albums on his own record label called Laughter’s Good Records. An album of new songs and material entitled Laughter’s Good debuted at Number One on the Overall Comedy Charts. The same week, the re-release of Rodney Carrington Live, C’mon Laugh You Bastards debuted at Number Two on the Overall Comedy Charts.

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