The South Dakota Department of Tourism has released the numbers related to the upcoming 4th of July fireworks celebration at Mt. Rushmore. According to the department’s figures, 25,179 applications were entered representing 125,787 people. Of those applicants, 7,500 were selected via a lottery system. 30.8 percent of those who applied live in South Dakota, while 42.3 percent came from 11 other states. Behind South Dakota, California had the second most applicants followed by Colorado, Minnesota and Texas rounding off the top five.