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Christmas at Crazy Horse Article

December 01, 2015

A special chance to enjoy the music, holiday decorations, and the Christmas spirit and to give food for those in need.

Crazy Horse, SD - The Christmas and New Year’s seasons have always been special for the Crazy Horse Memorial family. In addition to the music and special lighting on the mountain, thousands of special Holiday displays, inside and outside the complex, will delight visitors. Crews have been busy this week preparing the Holiday wonderland. 

In celebration of Christmas and the New Year, Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce that it will waive admission to the Memorial every weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) beginning Friday, December 4th and extending through Sunday, January 3rd with a donation of three cans of food per person for the Care and Share Food Drive.

The sound of music by Manheim Steamroller combined with special choreographed lighting on the Crazy Horse Mountain will welcome holiday guests nightly at 5:00 PM starting December 18th.
Visitors to the Memorial can enjoy free coffee while they explore magical holiday displays, museums, the gift shop, restaurant and snack shop. 

Crazy Horse Memorial hours of operation, open every day: 
December 1 - December 17: 8 AM - 4 PM
December 18- January 3: 8 AM - 7 PM
(Christmas Day 8 AM - 4 PM)

Plan a Holiday weekend at Crazy Horse Memorial with a donation of 3 cans of food per person for the Care and Share Food Drive.

Christmas at Crazy Horse