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 p.m.

August 14 - September 30, 2022

8:00 p.m.


All times are Mountain Time.

Last updated: October 3, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

13000 Highway 244
Building 31, Suite 1

Keystone, SD 57751

Phone:

(605) 574-2523
Park information. Phones are answered from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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