Private Events at Vertex Sky Bar

Envisioning the elevation you seek for your private event is as easy as ever with Private Event Rentals atop the historic Hotel Alex Johnson’s Vertex Sky Bar.

Whether you’re looking to bring elegant edge to the office Christmas party, or simply want to celebrate life’s precious moments with spectacular views, vibes, food, & drink, to boot, Vertex Sky Bar’s Private Cove & 11th Floor may be tailor-fit for you. Keep reading to learn more about how our expert Event Planners can take your vision from the ground floor to the sky!


We specialize in:

Intimate Wedding Receptions – Work Events – Private Dinners – Social Gatherings & Everything in-between

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See Vertex’s 11th Floor

The Vertex Cove

At the peak of excellence, you’ll find Vertex Sky Bar’s Private Cove towering over Downtown Rapid City, with pristine views of the surrounding area as the perfect complement to your private event of 15 or less. Embrace the boujee as fine dining and drink dot a night to remember with your closest friends, family members, coworkers – whoever!

More About This Space

  • Comfortably seats up to 15 people
  • Ideal for work dinners, intimate birthday parties, & unforgettable dates
  • Private Access to “The Window”
  • 2-Hour Maximum Event Rental
  • $1,000 Food & Beverage Minimum
  • $100 per person

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Vertex's Private 11th Floor & Upper Patio

Beneath the glow of red neon awaits a space boasting panoramic views of the beautiful Black Hills & Rapid City fit for life’s most extravagant, intimate occasions. Vertex Sky Bar’s Private 11th Floor & Upper Patio is the maraschino cherry on top of The Alex, a space unlike any other in the surrounding area. Wine and dine your closest confidants with an entire floor to yourself – and even a private upper patio when weather permits! Fit for events of 30 or less, Vertex’s Private 11th Floor is undoubtedly the most picturesque place to celebrate in the region.

More About This Space

  • Comfortably seats up to 25 inside, & events of up to 30 with private patio access when weather permits
  • Private 11th Floor Access, Upper Patio Access
  • 2-Hour Maximum Rental Time
  • $2,000 Food & Beverage Minimum
  • $100 per person

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What Kind of Event Are You Looking to Host?

Host unforgettable experiences in our inimitable spaces. Vertex Sky Bar’s private event rentals enable you to host gatherings of up to 30 people in our most sought-after spaces including the Vertex Cove and Private 11th Floor & Patio. In search of one of our larger spaces on-property? Visit our Meeting Spaces page to learn how we can host your event of up to 400 people!

Key Event Planning Need-to-Knows

  • Our menu selections come from the Banquets Menu and is completely customizable upon request.
  • Vertex Sky Bar’s Private Event Rentals are catered to events of 25 or less.
  • Day-Of Complimentary Access to Vertex Sky Bar for all event attendees
  • 7 Day Minimum Notice for ALL RENTALS
  • All Rental, Food & Beverage charges incurred from your event will be billed on one (1) check

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