Events in Downtown Rapid City

Welcome to the historic Hotel Alex Johnson and the beautiful Black Hills!


Towering over Downtown Rapid City, certain entertainment and local enrichment awaits you around every corner of the City of Presidents. Keep reading to learn more about the latest and greatest events and opportunities you won’t want to miss in Downtown Rapid City!


Summer Nights

Free musical entertainment awaits you on 7th Street every Thursday during the summer during Rapid City Summer Nights,.

Held Every Thursday, 6PM-9PM


June 20: Flannel

June 27: Jessie G

July 4: Zeona Road

July 11: Slamabama

July 18: Rowan Grace

July 25: The Rathco

Aug 1: Arcana Kings

Aug 8; Stereotrip

Aug 15: SGT Rock

Aug 22: Tripwire

Aug 29: Garage Boys



2024 Splash Patio Concert Series

Sip on sunshine and sparkling wine when you make your way to Main Street Square on Thursdays in the Summer! Here, you’ll find live music, cold drinks, and fun for the whole family, in tandem with 7th Street’s Summer Nights.

Held Every Thursday, 6PM-8:30PM


June 20: Wilt Brothers Band

June 27: Neon City

July 11: Jonathan Jacky

July 18: Bodhi Linde

July 25: Granite Sun

Aug 1: Lucas Olson Trio

Aug 8: Noise in the Barn

Aug 15: Abbey Leach & Casey Sheldon


Live Music at the Hotel Alex Johnson

Looking For Live Music at the Hotel Alex Johnson? Check out these links below to stay updated:

Musical Mondays 

Hotel Events