Local Area Attractions
Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum of Natural History
The 45-acre Great Plains Zoo features over 600 animals from around the world including the Asian Cat Habitat, Bear Canyon, and the new African Savannah. Also, see the popular Children's Zoo, which gives visitors a chance to interact with the animals. The Delbridge Museum of Natural History features an impressive collection of mounted animals from five continents displayed in simulated natural environments.
Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science
This is the region's premier cultural, educational and entertainment center located in the historic former Washington High School in down Sioux Falls. The Washington Pavilion includes the Kirby Science Discovery Center, Wells Fargo CineDome Theater, Husby Performing Arts Center, Visual Arts Center, Leonardo's Café and gift shops.
Old Courthouse Museum
This grand 1800s quartzite courthouse has three floors of regional history exhibits. Events include live music in the plaza, historic walking tours, and fun activities for kids. Free admission; free parking. Visit the Old Courthouse Museum online for more information.
Local Area EventsListing Calendar
Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the Annual Germanfest! This annual event draws an estimated 15,000 people every year. Falls Park, West. 1 pm - 10 pm.
Sidewalk Arts Festival
The Sidewalk Arts Festival is the Sioux Falls region's largest one-day outdoor festival. Held each year in historic downtown Sioux Falls, the festival is situated along the streets surrounding the Washington Pavilion, including Main Avenue, Dakota Avenue, and 11 th Street. The festival draws 40,000 visitors and showcases over 225 fine art, folk art, and craft booths from more than 10 states. Downtown Sioux Falls, 9 am.