Your Guide To The Best Fireworks

Once a year, the clear skies of South Dakota fill with vibrant explosions of color and celebration. South Dakotans take their fireworks seriously, spending all year planning the perfect aerial displays for Independence Day. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most impressive spots to take in the explosive fruits of their labor. Prepare to “ooh” and “ahh” as fireworks light up the sky at one of these beautiful South Dakota locations. You’re going to see a lot of smiles glowing under the rockets’ red glare.

(This list is only a sample from throughout South Dakota. For a complete list of Fourth of July and other events check out our Calendar of Events.)

rodeo fireworks
1. Wylie Park 4th of July Celebration, Aberdeen
Fireworks in South Dakota
2. Uncle Sam Jam, Brookings
Fireworks in South Dakota
3. Fireworks Over Lake Herman, Madison
mitchell fireworks
4. Independence Day Celebration, Lake Mitchell
mobridge fireworks
5. Sitting Bull Stampede Rodeo, Mobridge
belle fourche
6. Annual Black Hills Roundup, Belle Fourche
Fireworks, Yankton
7. 4th of July Fireworks, Yankton
lake norden
8. Independence Day Celebration, Lake Norden
Custer fireworks
9. Custer’s Old Time Country Fourth of July, Custer
Freedom Festival, Mina Lake
10. 3rd of July Freedom Festival, Mina Lake
Gold Camp Jubilee Days, Lead
11. Gold Camp Jubilee, Lead
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