Festival of Holiday Traditions

Festival of Holiday Traditions

December 12, 2020 | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
Washington Pavilion First Floor Lobby

Join us for the Festival of Holiday Traditions, part of a series of events in Sioux Falls Alive - a partnership with the City of Sioux Falls and Experience Sioux Falls. Enjoy wonderful opportunities like:

Fun Activities

  • Gingerbread Decorating
  • Hot Cocoa Craft
  • Build a Snowman
  • Write a letter to the North Pole in Santa's Workshop located in the Raven Children's Studio
  • Expand Your Experience at 1 and 3:30 p.m. with a winter STEM class in the Jack's Imagination Lab of our Kirby Science Discovery Center, Deck the Halls Decoration Making in the Raven Children's Studio of our Visual Arts Center with paid museum admission/free with membership.
  • Enjoy storytime with Mother Goose at 1 p.m. in the Raven Children's Studio with paid museum admission/free with membership.
  • Watch the movie "The Polar Express" in the Wells Fargo CineDome! Get tickets here or at the Box Office. 

Special Appearances

  • Meet and Greet with Radley Rex
  • Come meet the Latina Princess character and get a photo with her

Delicious Food

  • Holiday treats and beverages for purchase
  • Members receive free hot chocolate

Enjoy a little weekend shopping and visit our vendor booths in the 1st and 2nd floor lobbies like art, beauty and wellness products and more!

Face Masks Required per City of Sioux Falls Ordinance.

Unless otherwise noted, activities in the First Floor Lobby are FREE. Activities and events are subject to change. View our COVID-19 safety protocols here.

Experience more fun and entertaining activities in our museums - view rates for admission here (free with membership). Children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. 

In addition to these fun festivals, check out these holiday performances:

Sioux Empire Community Theatre presents It's a Wonderful Life - A Live Radio Play
December 1-6 & 8-12, 2020 | 7 p.m.
December 5, 6, 12 & 13, 2020 | 2 p.m.
Orpheum Theater Center

Get Tickets

SD Symphony: Christmas with the Symphony: ‘Tis the Season!
December 12, 2020 | 7:30 p.m.
December 13, 2020 | 2:30 p.m.
Washington Pavilion | Mary W. Sommervold Hall

Get Tickets

Dakota Academy of Performing Arts presents: ELF THE MUSICAL JR.
December 16-19, 2020 | 7 p.m.
December 19 & 20, 2020 | 2 p.m.
Orpheum Theater Center

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Christmas with Lorie Line
December 18, 2020 | 7 p.m. 
Washington Pavilion | Mary W. Sommervold Hall

Get Tickets

 In partnership with:

Sioux Falls Alive

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