What To Do In Black Hills South Dakota: Entertainment

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No matter what type of adventure you desire, you’ll find there’s fun to be had in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

The Black Hills have every type of fun you can imagine – nightlife and restaurants, museums and a rich history to explore, an active Arts scene, gaming casinos and more. Check out some of the highlights listed below to learn more about your entertainment opportunities in the Black Hills.


With Rapid City’s Community Theatre; the long-standing Black Hills Symphony Orchestra; the top-notch, touring Black Hills Playhouse; and the renowned Spearfish Arts Center, you’ll have no shortage of fine concerts, art shows and plays to enjoy while in the Black Hills.


With a plethora of family-style dining options, finding a place to dine with the whole family is never an issue while you’re touring and exploring the Black Hills.


The Black Hills’ long, rich history is evident in the number of museums that found throughout the area. Whether you visit the Wades Gold Mill Museum and learn about the early days of gold mining, drive to the Pioneer Auto Museum to view the historic automobiles and engines, pay your respects at the Presidential Wax Museum or delve into the natural history of the Black Hills at the Journey Museum, you’ll come away with knowledge and experiences you never expected.

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No matter the time of year, the Black Hills are alive with rodeos, parades, music festivals, races and more. Check out the special events that are happening while you’re in town, or plan your visit to take advantage of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, the Crazy Horse Volksmarch, the Black Hills Bluegrass Festival and more.


The Wild West was known for outlaws and gunmen who spent their time playing cards in saloons. Taste some of the fun and excitement that they lived at one of the Black Hills’ numerous casinos.


After a day of exploring Needles, panning for gold and hanging out at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, cut loose and enjoy the nightlife of the Black Hills. You’ll find plenty of places to go dancing, gaming, dining, partying and more.

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