The fun begins, July 4th at Crazy Horse Memorial, 12151 Avenue of the Chiefs in Crazy Horse. Celebrate Independence Day by viewing a huge American flag displayed on the Mountain. Visit with Native American artisans. Watch Native American dances and participate in a variety of other planned events. And stay around for the Legends In Light® Laser Light Show at Crazy Horse Memorial featuring colorful animations and laser beams choreographed to music. It’s presented at sunset from Memorial Day weekend through October 1.
Or celebrate the 4th with some of America’s greatest presidents at the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in Keystone. The Mount Rushmore Evening Lighting Ceremony takes place from 8 – 10 p.m.
Later in the month, don’t forget to check out Native POP: People Of the Plains – a gathering of arts and culture – July 15, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. at 526 Main Street in Rapid City. It’s a full day of cultural performances and it’s all free!
Then, on July 22 and 23, you can take in the Annual Gem and Mineral Show at Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City. The annual show is celebrating its 37th anniversary with the usual stunning array of rock, mineral and fossil specimens, jewelry, souvenirs and gift items. The show includes informative programs, demonstrations, a silent auction, demonstrations, door prizes…even children’s activities.
Of course, you’ll also want to tour our Wilderness Preservation Community™ properties at Canyon Rim Ranch, Lakota Lake Encampment or The Rim at Red Canyon to plan your vacation home or weekend retreat. Call 1-877-557-5588 to arrange your tour. Check our website for more details.
Every weekend is a good weekend in the Black Hills.