Evening Lighting Ceremony

The Evening Lighting Ceremonies are held from late May to September 30 each year. The times are listed below.

You do not need a reservation for any programs at Mount Rushmore, including the Evening Lighting Ceremony.

October 1, 2021 - May 26, 2022

No ceremony, sculpture is illuminated nightly at sunset.

May 27 - August 13, 2022

9:00 pm

August 14 - September 30, 2022

8:00 pm

October 1, 2022 - late May, 2023

No ceremony, sculpture is illuminated nightly at sunset.

All times are mountain time.

Last updated: May 12, 2022

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13000 Highway 244
Building 31, Suite 1

Keystone , SD 57751

Phone:

605 574-2523
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