Lean Into Fun at the Hotel Alex Johnson

From costume parties to wine tastings at Vertex Sky Bar, we know how to have a ball. Our historic hotel in the Black Hills of South Dakota features a robust calendar of events, perfect for your next vacation.


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Room 812 Halloween Party

Saturday, October 28

Legendary stays & scares await you at the Historic Hotel Alex Johnson, this October.

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Vertex Phone a Friend For $50

September 2023

As the old saying goes “It’s not about what you know. It’s about WHO you know,” and that sentiment couldn’t be any truer than it is during Vertex Sky Bar’s fabulous Phone a Friend For $50 Membership Sale, ALL SEPTEMBER LONG!

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Paddy O’Neill’s Daily Deals & Discounts

Explore Paddy’s Daily Drink Discounts & More Pub Fun!

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Rapid City & Black Hills Event Guide

The historic Hotel Alex Johnson is delighted to welcome you to the beautiful Black Hills and Downtown Rapid City. Home to bountiful dining, shopping, drinking, and entertainment, the region is filled to the brim with inviting adventures of all shapes and kinds. Keep on reading to get the lowdown on the latest seasonal events that you won’t want to miss in and around the hotel.

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Musical Mondays

Select Mondays

Join us for a night of local live music at Vertex Sky Bar!

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Pep It Up at Paddy’s

All Game Days

Pre-game for your favorite local sports event or watch your team on one of our big screens at Paddy O'Neill's!

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Trivia & Taco Tuesdays

Tuesdays at 7 PM

Test your trivia knowledge and get your grub on with us every Tuesday at Paddy O'Neill's! Winning team will receive 1 round of drinks.

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Vinyl Night

Tuesdays-Thursdays | 4PM

Join us for a night filled with Vinyl Classics at Vertex Sky Bar.

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Sturgis Rally

August 2-11, 2024

Plan your stay and enjoy the ride during the 2024 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, August 2-11, at the Hotel Alex Johnson in Rapid City, SD.

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