Fourth of July in the Black Hills | Black Hills & Badlands - South Dakota

Fourth of July in the Black Hills

  • Fourth of July in the Black Hills
  • Fourth of July in the Black Hills
Event Date: 
Sunday, July 4, 2021 (All day)

American pride. There’s no shortage of that commodity here in the Black Hills and Badlands of western South Dakota. We celebrate Independence Day in an epic way every year—and this year is no different.

Almost every town has a parade, and most of them have fireworks, too. Our small towns are proud to display their love of our country, each in its distinctive way. Old West shootouts, cook-offs, car show ‘n shines, great music, picnics, ice cream socials, farmers markets, re-enactors, arts and crafts vendors. They fit perfectly with the endless beauty, six national parks and monuments, and world-class access to the abundant wildlife that the Black Hills and Badlands boasts year-round and that make the region beloved by so many. 

We throw some of the best Fourth of July celebrations found anywhere in America. From the shrine of democracy, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, to the City of Presidents sculptures on every downtown corner in Rapid City, and western celebrations at the famed Black Hills Roundup rodeo in Belle Fourche and Custer’s Old Time Country 4th Celebration.

The Black Hills love hosting an American birthday party, and everyone is invited!

Scroll down to view the Fourth of July events throughout the Black Hills and Badlands region.


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