Santa Festival

Santa Festival

December 19, 2020 | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
Washington Pavilion First Floor Lobby

Join us for the Santa Festival, 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

  • Santa Handprint
  • Yarn Wrapped Christmas Tree
  • Paper Ball Reindeer
  • 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 Santa Sleigh STEM Challenge in the Jack's Imagination Lab of our Kirby Science Discovery Center and Deck the Halls Decoration Making in the Raven Children's Studio of our Visual Arts Center 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
  • Visit with Santa from 12-3 p.m.
  • Come meet the Cowgirl 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 upcoming holiday performances:

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

Get Tickets

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker: Christmas Stream
Streaming Available December 19, 2020 at 7 p.m. until January 2, 2021 at 11 p.m. (Central Time)
From the Comfort of Your Own Home

Get Tickets

Holiday Jam with the Hegg Brothers
December 19, 2020 | 7:30 p.m.
Washington Pavilion | Mary W. Sommervold Hall

Get Tickets

 In partnership with:

Sioux Falls Alive

Sponsored by:

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