Pavilion Christmas Market

Pavilion Christmas Market

Experience Happy Holidays at Your Washington Pavilion

The Washington Pavilion is excited to announce a new holiday tradition – its first annual Pavilion Christmas Market. Experience an active schedule of fun and festive events for children and adults throughout the season. The Pavilion will host of wide variety of fun and safe indoor and outdoor programs including Saturday holiday festivals, Santa visits, performing arts entertainment, a well-known holiday movie and awe-inspiring outdoor displays including a four-story Christmas tree and nightly light show.

Face Masks Required per City of Sioux Falls Ordinance.

Holiday Festivals and Events

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Join us for free cookies and hot cocoa as special guests flip the switch to light up Sioux Falls’ largest Christmas Tree.

Nov 27
7:00 PM

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Festival of Trees and Lights

Join us for the Festival of Trees and Lights featuring themed activities, winter treats and more!

Nov 28
11:00 AM

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Meet Santa - December 5

Tell Santa your wish list and take photos. Write a letter to the North Pole at our Santa’s Workshop. 

Dec 5
12:00 PM

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Snowflake Festival

Join us for the Snowflake Festival featuring themed activities, winter treats and more!

Dec 5
11:00 AM

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Festival of Holiday Traditions

Join us for the Festival of Holiday Traditions featuring themed activities, winter treats and more!

Dec 12
11:00 AM

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Santa Festival

Join us for the Santa Festival featuring themed activities, winter treats and more!

Dec 19
11:00 AM

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Meet Santa - December 19

Tell Santa your wish list and take photos. Write a letter to the North Pole at our Santa’s Workshop. 

Dec 19
12:00 PM

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New Year's Festival

Join us for the New Year's Festival featuring themed activities, winter treats and more!

Dec 31
11:00 AM

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Holiday Entertainment

In-person and virtual opportunities include holiday favorite concerts, musicals, movies and more!

Youth In-Person Performance

ELF THE MUSICAL JR.

Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity at the Orpheum Theater Center.

Dec 16 - Dec 20

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Holiday Movies

The Polar Express

In the Wells Fargo CineDome on Saturdays, Sundays and select dates in December!

Dec 5 - Dec 31

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Holiday Streaming Shows

"I'll Be Home for Christmas" A Virtual Event

The Emmy® Award-Winning vocal group, Tonic Sol-fa, and Top 5 Billboard artist, Shaun Johnson & the Big Band Experience, will combine for a series of personalized performances on their first ever, brand new, very shiny "I'll Be Home For Christmas" Virtual TOUR (Cuz, let's face it, we'll probably all be home for Christmas).

Dec 11
7:30 PM

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Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker: Christmas Stream

See Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker from the best seat in the house; your living room!

Dec 19 - Jan 2

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The Good Night Theatre Collective Presents: A Gift-Wrapped Cabaret

From the classics you know and love to modern holiday hits to some tinsel-clad surprises—it's A Gift-Wrapped Cabaret!

Dec 8 - Dec 31

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Holiday In-Person Performances

It’s a Wonderful Life - A Live Radio Play

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.

Dec 3 - Dec 13

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Sacred Sounds of Christmas

The holiday season begins with this beauteous performance with your South Dakota Symphony Orchestra.

Dec 3
7:30 PM

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A Prairie Christmas - On Stage!

Featuring stories by Jeff Gould and music by Dan Schwartz, A Prairie Christmas - On Stage! is a funny, poignant and memorable way to get the whole family into the holiday spirit, guaranteed!

Dec 6
3:00 PM

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The Browns - Joy to the World Christmas Show

The Browns return to Sioux Falls for their 2020 Christmas Show "Joy to the World."

Dec 6
4:00 PM

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Christmas with the Symphony: ‘Tis the Season!

Celebrate the magic of the season with the music of the holidays!

Dec 13
2:30 PM

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Christmas with Lorie Line

Join Lorie Line for her first solo piano Christmas tour.

Dec 18
7:00 PM

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Holiday Jam with the Hegg Brothers

Holiday Jam returns for another great season featuring music from the Hegg Brothers and Friends!

Dec 19
7:30 PM

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Give the Gift of a Washington Pavilion Experience

Give the Gift of a Washington Pavilion Experience

Give the Gift of a Washington Pavilion Experience

Give the gift of the Washington Pavilion to your loved ones and take advantage of our holiday specials!