Let’s Drink About It

Open Sunday-Thursday: 4p.m. – 12a.m.
Open Friday-Saturday: 4p.m. – 2a.m.

Guests staying at the Hotel Alex Johnson receive complimentary access to our Vertex Rapid City Sky Bar, located on the rooftop of the hotel. Your senses will be delighted with stunning panoramic views of Rapid City and a delectable menu of craft cocktails, appetizers, salads, savory entrees, and exquisite desserts. Whether you come up for happy hour, a private party, or simply dining with a view, Vertex Sky Bar takes service and splendor to new heights.


Live Vinyl DJ

Spinning your favorite hits on vinyl every Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday.


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Become A Member

Become a member of the private club atop the tallest building in downtown Rapid City — Hotel Alex Johnson. An annual membership to Vertex provides exclusive access to the club and the exquisite view of the Black Hills. Members are allowed to bring as many guests as they would like, but must be accompanied by the club member.

Individual Membership

$250 per year plus tax

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Corporate Membership

Discount includes five individual memberships for the price of four | $1,000 per year plus tax

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Membership Rewards

  • Complimentary valet parking for members on Fridays & Saturdays
  • 10% off Starbucks Coffee purchase*
  • 10% off all products & services at Wicked Salon & Spa
  • Complimentary cocktail at Paddy O’Neill’s Irish Pub & Grill with one entree purchase* 16oz domestic draft beer, house wine, or well.

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Flavors of Fall

Toasty Lucy Mocktail | $8

Ginger Beer / Orange Juice / Pineapple Juice / Bitters with Orange Slice / Roasted Rosemary Garnish

Spiced Apple Mimosa | $12

Brut / Apple Juice / Cinnamon Sugar Rim

Monkey Business Martini | $14

Bumbu Rum / Cinnamon Simple Syrup / Orange Juice / Dried Banana Chip / Cinnamon Garnish

La Caldera | $15

Mezcal/ Aperol / Apple Cider / Lemon Juice / Cinnamon Simple Syrup / Cinnamon Stick Garnish / Served Hot

Smoked Carmel Apple Old Fashioned | $19

Elijah Craig Rye / Apple Bitters / Cinnamon Simple Syrup / Smoked with Applewood Wood Chips / Apple Slice Garnish

*Vertex Sky Bar uses eco-friendly straws

Happy Hour

Monday – Friday: 4p.m. – 6p.m. & All Day Sunday

  • $1 Off Bottled Beer
  • $2 Off Draft Beer
  • $3 Off Well Liquor
  • $4 Off Glass of Wine

Vertex Member Happy Hour

  • 1/2 Off Specialty Cocktails

Wine Wednesday

4p.m. – 12a.m.

  • $4 Off Wine by the Glass

Allocated Wine Selection

  • Check in nightly to see what special wine bottles are available

Lucas Olson

Join us for a night of local live music on Monday, October 17 at Vertex Sky Bar . Our featured artist is Lucas Olson, a local Black Hills guitarist playing a unique blend of R&B, funk, and jazz music.

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Military Mondays

To celebrate military personnel, we are offering free day passes every Monday! Military personnel may bring one guest to accompany them to Vertex Sky Bar.

*Must have military ID to qualify. Management reserves all rights.

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Club Rules

  • All members and guests must be 21 years of age when consuming alcoholic beverages
  • Payment is due immediately upon signing the contract. We accept cash, check, or credit card
  • Management retains the exclusive right to revoke membership if it is deemed the relationship is not beneficial to either or both parties, if the membership is abused in any way, or if actions by a member are deemed inappropriate or distasteful to other members, staff, or management
  • You may bring as many guests as you like to Vertex, but the member must always accompany the guests
  • Memberships are not transferable
  • A photo ID will be required in addition to your Vertex Membership Card for all discounts


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