general info

FOOD 

Food Vendors are located on the west side of the park. You will find a large selection of great food, from meals to snacks, at the Food Vendor Row. 

WATER & COKE PRODUCTS 

There are two Beverage booths exclusively selling pop and water, one located near the Food Vendors and one located near the 1st Class Realty of Gillette Main Stage area. Bags of ice may be purchased at the Beverage Booth closest to the Main Stage. There is also a water bottle filling station. 

ARTIST AUTOGRAPHS 

Hills Alive is delighted to provide the opportunity for you to meet and get the autographs of our featured artists. Some artists have agreed to be available after their performance in the Autograph Tent, located at the corner of the Civic Center behind the 1st Class Realty of Gillette Main Stage. 

FIRST AID 

For your safety, professional First Aid services are provided in the First Aid trailer. Heat stroke is one of the most frequent problems we see. Please drink plenty of water, use sunscreen and find shade if you are experiencing symptoms of heat exhaustion. Ear plugs are also available at First Aid. Hills Alive and it’s sponsors are not responsible for any personal injury that occurs on the festival grounds. 

LOST & FOUND 

The Lost & Found is located at the Information Booth. Hills Alive and its sponsors are not responsible for lost or stolen items. 

LOST CHILDREN 

Should you get separated from your child, or should you find a lost child, please go to the Information Booth located behind the bandshell. We are not able to stop the music to announce lost children or party members, so should you be separated please notify a staff member immediately, and then proceed to the Information Booth. 

NEED PRAYER? 

Hills Alive is here to help you with your spiritual needs. We have trained prayer ministers available during Hills Alive in the Prayer Tent, which is identified on the festival map located in this booklet. Whether you wish to pray individually or with a group, we welcome you! 


Festival Guidelines

BLANKETS & TARPS

Out of respect for the Rapid City Parks Department, tarps will NOT be allowed in Memorial Park. We welcome blankets but tarps burn the grass. Thank you for your cooperation in this.

Blankets may not be put down in the viewing area any earlier than 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Absolutely no tent stakes are permitted in this viewing area. All items left at the end of the final concert each night will be taken to Lost & Found, located at the Information Booth.

COOLERS

Coolers are permitted, and water bottles are encouraged as well. However, no glass bottles are allowed in the concert area, only plastic bottles.

FRONT SECTION

No chairs or coolers are allowed in the front section of the main viewing area. The area will be marked with spray paint on the grass to indicate where the front section of the main viewing area is.

NO PETS, SMOKING OR ALCOHOL

No pets, smoking or alcohol allowed in the concert area. This is for the comfort of all attendees. If you would like to smoke, please do so in the parking lot area.

CANOPIES & UMBRELLAS

Canopies, umbrellas or any other device that will block the view of others must be kept in the very back of the Main Stage viewing area. Please see the map for the dashed line.

FRISBEES, FOOTBALLS & OUTDOOR GAMES

Frisbees, footballs and other outdoor games should only be played in open areas. Hills Alive suggests south of the Kid Zone.

SOLICITING, FLIERS OR LITERATURE

Soliciting or distribution of fliers or literature of any kind is prohibited.

SWIMMING

Swimming in the lake is discouraged due to broken glass and

other hazards. There are no lifeguards on duty.