Evening Lighting Ceremony

The Evening Lighting Ceremonies are held beginning in late May to September 30th 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, 2019 - late May, 2020

No Evening Lighting Ceremony, but scuplture is illuminated nightly.

All times are Mountain Time.

Last updated: October 1, 2019

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Mailing Address:

13000 Highway 244
Building 31, Suite 1

Keystone, SD 57751


(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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