Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony

2021 Exact event dates coming soon.

Watch one of America’s most treasured monuments light up after dark. Beginning the Friday before Memorial Day each year, visitors can see the illuminated faces of Mount Rushmore National Memorial after the sunset and listen to a park ranger speak about the monument’s storied history. Plan your stop to see this national monument in a whole new light.

Ticket Information: There is no entrance fee for Mount Rushmore National Memorial. However, fees are required to park at the memorial.

Cars, Motorcycles, and RVs - $10 per vehicle | Commercial Tour Bus - $50* | Verified, nonprofit Educational Bus - $25* | *Parking passes for buses are valid for 24 hours from the entrance.

Saturday, May 1

Mount Rushmore National Memorial
13000 Hwy 244, Keystone, SD 57751

Event Type

Arts & Culture

Target Audience

Family-Friendly, 18+, 21+, Young Adult, Kids


Free, $





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