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 Welcome to Downtown Rapid City

Escape for the weekend to Downtown Rapid City and experience numerous art galleries, fashionable boutiques, a variety of fine cuisine, the City of President statues and great entertainment from music to theatre and various events.

Explore the fountains at Main Street Square, a place to make fun-filled memories for the whole family. With plenty of hotel rooms, over 70 shops and 33 restaurants, head Downtown, year round.

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STRIDER World Championship

September 19, Fri
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Friday, Sept. 19 to Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

The STRIDER World Championship is an annual racing event that brings together STRIDER riders and their families from all over the globe for the culmination of all world STRIDER racing events.

Friday, Sept. 19 Schedule of Events

• 1 to 3 p.m. Race Registration Open
• 3:30 p.m. Opening Ceremonies & Group Photo
• 4:15 to 8 p.m. Fun Kids Activities, live Music, Food Vendors
• 4:15 to 4:45 p.m. Special Needs Races
• 4:45 to 8 p.m. Strider Clinic/Practice & Qualifying Races by Age Group

Click here to pre-register your child!

Main Street Square | 526 Main St. | Rapid City, SD

STRIDER World Championship

September 19, Fri
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Paddy O'Neill's Live Entertainment

September 19, Fri
9:00 PM - 11:59 PM

Every Thursday through Saturday | 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. Paddy O'Neills features live evening entertainment every Thursday - Saturday. Join us for music and fun while you relax and enjoy.

Paddy O'Neill's Irish Pub | 523 Sixth St. | Rapid City, SD

Paddy O'Neill's Live Entertainment

September 19, Fri
9:00 PM - 11:59 PM
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Strider World Championship

September 20, Sat
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday, Sept. 19 and Saturday, Sept. 20 | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The STRIDER World Championship is an annual racing event that brings together STRIDER riders and their families from all over the globe for the culmination of all world STRIDER racing events.

Saturday, Sept. 20 Schedule of Events

8 a.m. Main Street Square Track Opens
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Strider Festival
9 a.m. 2 year old Race
10:30 a.m. 3 year old Race
Noon Lunch Break and Native American Cultural Exhibition
1 p.m. Kids Charity Race (ages 6-12)
1:30 p.m. 4 year old Race
2:30 p.m. 5 year old Race
3:15 p.m. Freestyle session- Parade Break
4 p.m. World Champions Introductions/Photos
4 p.m. Adult Strider Charity Race
5 p.m. Track at MSS Closes

Click here to pre-register your child!

Main Street Square | 526 Main Street | Rapid City, SD

Strider World Championship

September 20, Sat
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Alzheimer's Walk

September 20, Sat
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 9 to 11 a.m.

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Held annually in more than 650 communities nationwide, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions. Together, we can end Alzheimer's disease, the nation's sixth-leading cause of death.

Memorial Park Bandshell | Rapid City

Alzheimer's Walk

September 20, Sat
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Art on the Wing 2014

September 20, Sat
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 | 2 to 6 p.m.

Watch artists of various media create original works in 90 minutes, using avian ambassadors from the Black Hills Raptor Center as their models. Enjoy a silent auction and a live auction and take home your favorite piece of art! Vote for People's Choice, using dollar bills as your ballot. Visit with artists and the volunteers of the Raptor Center. Learn about these amazing birds of prey. Attendees will be eligible to enter a drawing for a door prize - an original piece of art created by a noted South Dakota artist! Proceeds benefit the capital campaign for a permanent facility for the Raptor Center.

Dahl Fine Arts Center | 713 Seventh St. | Rapid City, SD

Art on the Wing 2014

September 20, Sat
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Downtown Magazine

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What's going on in Downtown Rapid City? Pick up the latest Downtown Magazine around town. The magazine is a product of the Rapid City Downtown Association to promote Downtown, its galleries, restaurants and shops. Click here for details.