Family Gras

Family Gras

February 20, 2021 | 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
Washington Pavilion Lobbies

Join us for a free, fun and family-friendly Mardi Gras extravaganza with an array of entertaining games and activities. 

  • Mask decorating, noise makers and Mardi Gras slime among other art and science activities
  • Themed Mardi Gras events including a Children's Parade
  • Meet and interact with our mascot Radley Rex and princesses like Little Mermaid, Ice Queen, Ice Princess and Tinker Fairy
  • Live entertainment including musician Phil Baker, balloon enthusiast Mr. Twister and magician Travis Nye
    • Phil Baker will lead a Children's Parade at 12 p.m., 1 & 2 p.m. in the third floor lobby
  • Slime in the Jack's Imagination Lab from 1:30-2:30 p.m.(Second floor near the entrance to the Kirby Science Discovery Center)
  • Buy delicious food, treats and beverages at Concessions and Leonardo’s Café
  • And more!

Expand Your Experience in our museums and Wells Fargo CineDome with paid museum admission/free with membership:

  • Special Visual Arts Center Activities
    • Spin Art in the Raven Children's Studio from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Special Kirby Science Discovery Center Activities
    • Second floor: Balloon Drop at 12:30 p.m.
  • Special Wells Fargo CineDome Movie

Face masks required per City of Sioux Falls Ordinance.

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

Part of a series of events in Sioux Falls Alive - a partnership with the City of Sioux Falls and Experience Sioux Falls. 

Sioux Falls Alive

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