October 23, 2020

Sioux Falls, SD – Most Saturdays through December 26, 2020 the Washington Pavilion offers free festivals for children and families. The events are part of a series of events in Sioux Falls Alive - a partnership with the City of Sioux Falls and Experience Sioux Falls. 

Fall Festivals:

  • Autumn Festival – Saturday October 24
  • Halloween Festival – Saturday, October 31
  • Scarecrow Festival – Saturday, November 7
  • Harvest Festival – Saturday, November 14

Each week from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., the free festivals will include arts, crafts and science activities, a vendor fair, meet and greets with mascot Radley Rex, family photo opportunities and more. Food and beverages are available for purchase.

In addition to fall festivals, the Washington Pavilion plans to offer free holiday festivals from November 28 through December 26, 2020.

Holiday Festivals:

  • Festival of Trees and Lights – November 28
  • Snowflake Festival – December 5
  • Festival of Holiday Traditions – December 12
  • Santa Festival – December 19
  • New Year’s Festival – December 26

“It’s an honor to partner with the City of Sioux Falls and Experience Sioux Falls to offer free family festivals to our community,” said Darrin Smith, President and CEO of the Washington Pavilion. “We are thankful to provide engaging, enjoyable programs and activities to bring people together in a healthy and safe setting.” 

Sponsors of the Sioux Falls Alive festivals include First Premier Bank and Premier Bankcard, Schoeneman’s and SDN Communications. 

In addition to the Saturday festivals, the community can also purchase tickets to upcoming entertainment events including:

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show”
Orpheum Theater Center
Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31

Comedian Preacher Lawson
Washington Pavilion
Saturday, November 14, 2020, 7:30 p.m.

For more information on the festivals and other events, please visit https://www.washingtonpavilion.org/sioux-falls-alive

Face masks are expected at the events.

For more information on the museums, shows and tickets, call the Box Office at 605-367-6000 or visit washingtonpavilion.org.

About the Washington Pavilion 
The Washington Pavilion is the region’s home for the arts, entertainment and science. Located in a beautifully renovated historic building in downtown Sioux Falls, it is one of only a few facilities in the world to bring together under one roof the performing arts, visual arts and interactive science. The vast array of high quality programming and educational activities available through the Husby Performing Arts Center, Kirby Science Discovery Center, Visual Arts Center and Community Education ensures that people of all ages and walks of life can rely upon the Washington Pavilion to inspire, educate, entertain and enrich. There is, indeed, something for everyone here. For information about our programs, please call (605) 367-7397 or visit our website at www.washingtonpavilion.org.