Independence Day Events 2012
Numerous activities are available on July 3rd and 4th, 2012. The daytime activities for July 3rd are listed below.
Click here to view the evening activities for July 3rd.
Click here to view the daytime activities for July 4th.
Click here to download the complete schedule (60k PDF).
Our regular Evening Lighting Ceremony will be held July 4th at 9:00 p.m.
July 3rd Daytime Events
Sequoia Crosswhite (Flute Player)
Carl Closs (as George Washington)
Tom Pitz (as Thomas Jefferson)
Fritz Klein (as Abraham Lincoln)
Gib Young (as Theodore Roosevelt)
Did You Know?
A committee of the Rapid City Women's Club headed by Mrs. C.C. Warren and Mrs. Gutzon Borglum created this 39ft by 67ft flag for the dedication of the Washington figure on July 4, 1930. This flag was later used by Gutzon Borglum to dedicate each of the other presidents.