Rapid City / Black Hills KOA Holiday Events
Local Area Events
Buffalo Roundup Arts Festival
Watch cowboys and cowgirls as they roundup and drive the herd of approximately 1,300 buffalo. Not only is the roundup a spectacular sight to see, it is also a critical management tool in maintaining a strong and healthy herd.The Buffalo Roundup will begin at 9:30 a.m. MT with the parking lots opening at 6:15 a.m. Be sure to get there early if you want to pick your spot. Guests must stay in the viewing areas until the herd is safely in the corrals, generally around noon. PBreakfast is available at 6:15 a.m. in both viewing areas. Lunch is served at the corrals once the buffalo are rounded up. There is a fee for both meals. Testing, branding and sorting of the buffalo begins at 1 p.m. and lasts until approximately 3 p.m. Crews will work the remainder of the herd in October
Great Downtown Pumpkin Festival
Celebrate harvest season in Downtown Rapid City at the 13th annual Great Downtown Pumpkin Festival, 10 am - 4 pm on Saturday September 25. Visit Main Street Square, venture down Sixth Street and into Memorial Park for a day full of fall fun, including a pumpkin catapult, giant pumpkin weigh-off, Dontown chef competition, the Kidz Zone, pony rides, vendors, and more. For more event details, visit out website. Admission: Fee.
Great times are brewing in Downtown Rapid City for Main Street Square's annual Bierborse, 1-5 pm on Saturday, October 9th. Fill your stein with seasonal craft beer samples, watch homebrews demonstrations, dance to polka music, and participate in a suspenseful beer stock exchange. The event is open to all ages. ID's are required to consume alcohol. For more event details, visit our website.