June 24, 2022

City Fireworks Display Set For Independence Day; Holiday Office Closures/Adjustments



Several displays planned in Rapid City, region;

Municipal Band hosting holiday concert

RAPID CITY, SD—Several fireworks displays will be on tap in the Rapid City area July 1-4.

            The City’s Independence Day fireworks celebration will take place Monday, July 4 beginning at approximately 9:30 p.m.  The 20-25 minute show will coincide with patriotic music on radio station 93.9 The Mix.  The fireworks display will be discharged from the Executive Golf Course area.  Rainout date is Tuesday, July 5.

The Rapid City Municipal Band will perform an Independence Day concert prior to the City’s fireworks show. The concert will be held at the Memorial Park Band Shell beginning at 7 p.m. The performance will feature special guests from the Heartland Band. The Heartland Band from Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha will then take the stage for a performance at 8:30 p.m., leading up to the City’s fireworks display. There is excellent viewing of the City fireworks display from the Band Shell area.

Other fireworks displays in Rapid City include Black Hills Speedway after the races on Friday, July 1. The Post 22 Firecracker Baseball Tournament fireworks display at Black Hills Surgical Hospital Ballpark is scheduled for  Saturday, July 2 about a half hour after the final game of the day. The Rapid City Elks Golf Course will host holiday activities including a fishing derby and kids games on July 3 starting at 5 p.m. with the annual fireworks display at dusk. The annual fireworks display at Arrowhead Country Club will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Monday, July 4.

Black Hills and region communities with fireworks displays include Belle Fourche, Custer, Hot Springs, Interior, Lead, Newcastle, Piedmont, Sturgis and Wall.




Monday City Council meeting moved to Tuesday;

Landfill & Library Closed;

Trash Collection Schedule Adjusted;

Rapid Transit Service Not Operating

RAPID CITY, SD--Officials are reminding the public that city offices will be closed and most operations and services not operating next Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Monday’s City Council meeting is moved to Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers.

            The Rapid City Landfill is closed on Sundays and will be closed next Monday for the Independence Day observance.  Trash collection will be adjusted as follows: Monday collection is set for Tuesday, leave out until collected.  Tuesday to Friday (July 5-8) collections will operate on a normal schedule, leave out until collected.

            Rapid Transit Service operations, including RapidRide, Dial-a-Ride and the City View Trolley, do not operate on Sundays and will not be in service next Monday.  Operations will resume on Tuesday.

            The Rapid City Public Library will be open Sunday and closed Independence Day. The Monument will be closed Sunday and Monday.

            The City’s outdoor pools will be open normal operating hours on the holiday weekend, including Independence Day.  noon to 6 p.m. daily, including Independence Day. All pools, including the Roosevelt Swim Center, will close at 6 p.m. July 4.  The Roosevelt Ice Arena is closed on Independence Day.

            Administrative offices at the Rapid City Police Department, Fire Department and Rapid City Regional Airport will be closed on Sunday and Monday.  Police and fire shift services will be on duty supporting local and area activities during this time.  Rapid City Regional Airport will be open.


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