Rapid City Rushmore Civic Center

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Rushmore Plaza Civic Center

Rapid City Rushmore Civic Center packs an entertainment punch with an ice arena, large entertainment venue, newly remodeled 1745-seat theatre, and convention space featuring separate halls and meeting rooms. Read More

  • The Civic Center hosts sporting events, conventions, and music and theatre performances.
  • Located just south of US I-90, in Rapid City.
  • Catch a hockey game or other sporting event.
  • See your favorite band or watch a Broadway play.
  • Call (605) 394-4111 for a list of current events.


Located in central Rapid City, the Civic Center hosts to a variety of entertainment, sporting and business events thanks to thousands of square-feet of available space to support big-name events and large crowds.

With so much available room, there’s no better regional location to hold a convention than in the Rapid City Civic Center. Numerous meeting rooms and halls provide just the right setting for business gatherings. For bigger trade shows and events, Rushmore Hall is the ideal choice at 41,000 sq ft. LaCroix Hall is ideal for smaller crowds, and meeting rooms can hold anywhere from 10-450 people.

The Ice Arena can seat more than 5,000 spectators for hockey games, more than 7,000 concert audience members, and temporary flooring can be conveniently applied for festivals and trade shows.

The Don Barnett Arena can seat between 9 and 10 thousand people, making it the perfect choice for concerts, and the newly remodeled theatre puts on state-of-the-art performances for its 1745-seat crowds.


The Rushmore Civic Center is located in Rapid City, a few miles south of US I-90 and just east of US-190 (West Blvd N).

Mail: Rushmore Plaza Civic Center
444 N Mount Rushmore Road
Rapid City, SD 57701
Ticket Office Ph: (605) 394-4115 or 1-800-GOTMINE (468-6463)
Administrative Office Ph: (605) 394-4115


Rushmore Plaza Civic Center performances, events and conventions run year-round.

  • Ticket Office Hours 
    Monday – Friday: 10 am – 5 pm
  • Administrative Office Hours
    Monday – Friday: 8 am – 5pm

*Check listings for specific event times.


Attend a Broadway play or music concert, cheer for your favorite team at a basketball or hockey game, or schedule your next regional business meeting in one of the convention areas. Book a stall at a trade or home show, see an Elvis impersonator, comedian, or guest speaker, or attend local festivals, such as the Black Hills Pow Wow.

Additional Information

For a list of current events, call (605) 394-4111 or check the Civic Center website.