Festival of Lights Parade

5550 Solitaire Drive
Rapid City, SD 57701

605-381-4204

Every  year, there comes a magical evening when crowds gather and children’s  eyes glow with wonder. In downtown Rapid City, floats strung with thousands of lights sparkle and  dazzle more than 30,000 spectators.
Main Street Square comes to life with holiday skaters and steaming  cups of cocoa. Anticipation grows… surely the 22nd Annual Festival of  Lights Parade on Saturday, November 30, 2019.

This spectacular event, which has earned its reputation as the  premier winter event in the Black Hills, is made possible by businesses  and organizations throughout the city. The parade provides a terrific  opportunity to show your holiday spirit and leadership in our community.  The Festival of Lights parade began as a project of the Rapid City  Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Rapid City Class of 1996, and is still  hosted by LRC alumni as well as other volunteers. We look forward to  seeing you at the Season’s Brightest Event.

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