60th Annual Sidewalk Arts Festival Brings Together Art, Food and Entertainment Saturday, September 9

August 30, 2023

Sioux Falls, SD — Local artists, food vendors and entertainers will come together next month for the longest running festival in Sioux Falls. The 60th Annual Sidewalk Arts Festival is Saturday, September 9, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This exciting event is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a day of shopping with local vendors while supporting the Washington Pavilion.

Admission is FREE and will take place in the heart of downtown Sioux Falls on the streets surrounding the Washington Pavilion. The event will encompass Main and Dakota Avenue between 10th and 13th Street, as well as 11th Street from Main West to Minnesota Avenue and the parking lots south of the Pavilion.

More than 270 fine art, folk art, craft, nonprofit and food vendors will be in attendance, and engaging activities will be provided for children. In addition, this year’s event will feature a beer garden area, perfect for cooling off or occupying those who tag along while you enjoy the beautiful artwork and fun entertainment.

Additional FREE entertainment will be offered throughout the day in the Paladino Hohm Sculpture Garden located along 11th Street between Dakota and Main. Everyone’s favorite dinosaur Radley Rex will make appearances at 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Sidewalk Arts Festival is one of the largest fundraisers for the Washington Pavilion, helping to support our mission of delivering memorable experiences that entertain, educate and enrich.

For additional information, visit WashingtonPavilion.org/SWAF.

About Washington Pavilion Management, Inc. (WPMI)
Washington Pavilion Management, Inc. is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and the largest arts organization in the state. The management company oversees and programs two historic City of Sioux Falls facilities: the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science and the Orpheum Theater Center. The company also provides professional management services, including administration, arts, science and educational programming; ticketing; event management; marketing; and more to other arts and nonprofit organizations. For information, please visit WashingtonPavilion.org.

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