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.
At Falls Park, visitors can see the city's namesake as well as some of the first buildings built in Sioux Falls. The park is home to the free, historic Wells Fargo Park Sound and Light Show (Memorial Day-Labor Day), which is shown each evening one-half hour after sunset, weather permitting.
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.
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Siouxland Renaissance Festival
Thrilling armored jousting, spectacular jugglers, dancers and performers. Roam the streets with people from the past. Vendors offer goods and food for every taste. W. H. Lyons Fairgrounds.
Festival of Cultures
Enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes from around the world as we bring all cultures together for a fun day of celebration! The festival will be open from 10 am-6 pm. There is NO admission or parking charge!
The entertainment stage will host a variety of cultures - singing, dancing, fashions, plus much more! Wander through the park and into the Informational and sales booths. The food booths are the most popular of all so you can taste a variety of foods. Kids World will feature soccer plus a ton of other fun activities.
4th of July Celebration
W. H. Lyon Fairgrounds, 7 pm
Hot Harley Nights
Harleys EVERYWHERE! Do we need to say any more? Hot Harley Nights involves a casino run, motorcycle parade, live music, raffles, bike show, silent auction, great food and an outdoor party at Falls Park West. As always, our goal is to expand the event, draw more people, raise more money, grant more wishes and have more fun. We hope to see you there!
Hot Summers Nights 'Vettes & Harleys
An all-American celebration in the streets with hot Corvettes, cool Harleys and classic rock n roll. You can dance under the stars to great bands and check out hundreds of Corvettes showcased along Main and Phillips Avenue in downtown Sioux Falls. 6 pm - 10:30 pm.