The 2,600 residents of Rock Rapids enjoy the benefits of small town living with easy access to the larger communities of Sioux Falls, the Twin Cities, and Omaha.
Rock Rapids is proud to host many events and promotions. The Farm and Home Show each March gets everyone out of the house for some free food and a chance to see what's new with the merchants. Our Farmers Market runs from June to October & features fresh local produce & baked goods. Our city celebration, Heritage Days is held the 3rd weekend of every June. The Lyon County Fair is held in July & is the "best four days of summer." We round out the year with some great Christmas promotions. Our retailers host crazy days & many open houses throughout the year.
There are many recreational opportunities for all ages in the area. Fishing, swimming, soccer, dirt track racing, skate park, little league, camping, museum, snowmobiling, ice skating and more are all available in Rock Rapids.