Fireworks shows planned throughout Black Hills

RAPID CITY, S. D. –  There’s no shortage of firework shows in the Black Hills this holiday weekend. Black Hills Speedway will shoot off fireworks after the races this Friday night.

6 27 July 4th Shows Sotvo00 00 21 02still001Also in Rapid City, on Saturday night, the Post 22 Firecracker Tournament fireworks will be presented about a half hour after the final game.

Two golf courses will host fireworks shows; the Elks will fire theirs Sunday at dusk and Arrowhead County Club will have theirs on Monday the Fourth at around 9:30.

Rapid City’s celebration will also take place Monday at about 9:30 with the pyrotechnics launched from the Executive Golf Course. And that’s not all, you can also take in a patriotic concert while securing an early spot for the city’s fireworks.

Rapid City Communications Coordinator Darrell Shoemaker says, “Our Rapid City Municipal Band will be holding an Independence Day concert at 7:00 at the Memorial Park Band Shell. They’ll have members of the Heartland Band from Offutt Air Force Base will join them for that 7:00 performance. And then the entire band will take the stage at about 8:30.”

Other Black Hills communities are also hosting fireworks displays including;


  • Belle Fourche: At the Black Hills Roundup after rodeo


  • Belle Fourche: At the Black Hills Roundup after rodeo
  • Sturgis: At the Fairgrounds 9:30 p.m.
  • Wall: At Community Golf Course at dusk


  • Lead: Over Open Cut at dusk
  • Piedmont: At The Barn at dusk
  • Hot Springs: At the City Shop at dusk
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