Evening Lighting Ceremony

The Evening Lighting Ceremonies are held beginning in late May each year. The times are listed below.

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

September 16, 2020 - late May, 2021

No ceremony, sculpture is illuminated nightly at sunset.

late May - mid August, 2021

9:00 p.m.

Mid August - September 30, 2021

8:00 p.m.

All times are Mountain Time.

Last updated: September 16, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

13000 Highway 244
Building 31, Suite 1

Keystone, SD 57751

Phone:

(605) 574-2523
Park information. Phones are answered 7 days a week. Hours are 8:00 - 5:00 October through May, 8:00 - 10:00 June through mid-August and 8:00 - 9:00 mid-August through September. All times are Mountain Time.

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