December 16, 2021

Sioux Falls, SD – The Washington Pavilion has an active schedule of programs for families to enjoy during holiday break. The Kirby Science Discovery Center (KSDC), Visual Arts Center (VAC) and Wells Fargo CineDome offer a variety of fun and engaging activities from movies to science to art.

“We have an experience for you – no matter your age or interest,” said Darrin Smith, President & CEO. “Engaging and interactive science exhibits and demonstrations, a classic holiday movie, inspiring art shows and even an on-site café for a bite to eat. There’s something for everyone.”

Kirby Science Discovery Center
Enjoy three floors of interactive exhibits at the KSDC – the kids will never want to go home! Experience our touring exhibition “Bug Squad” and imagine what life is like as a bug as you crawl, fly and jump through this high-energy exhibit. 

“The Polar Express” Movie
The Wells Fargo CineDome features holiday favorite “The Polar Express” playing select dates through December 31. Guests can enjoy a special treat with the movie; cocoa and cookies are available to purchase at the Radley Rex Snack Shack concessions counter.

Visual Arts Center
The Visual Arts Center offers eight galleries of inspiring local and regional art exhibitions. Kids love the creative space located in the Raven Children’s Studio where they can write a letter to Santa, draw a fun holiday picture and much more.

Leonardo’s Café
This on-site café is a convenient restaurant with food fare to please all ages and appetites. Open for lunch Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Outdoor Holiday Décor and Nightly Light Show 
Visit Sioux Falls’ largest Christmas tree and enjoy a nightly outdoor light show synced to favorite holiday songs. 

Noon Year’s Eve
On Friday, December 31, celebrate New Year’s Eve early with mascot Radley Rex and a delightful balloon drop. What a great way to say farewell to 2021!

For more information on times, dates, hours, admission rates and additional activities, please visit www.washingtonpavilion.org/happyholidays. 

Give the Gift of a Washington Pavilion Experience 
Looking for that special gift of an experience your loved ones will remember for years to come? Now is a great time to become a member or purchase a Pavilion Bucks gift card. 

Membership Specials – Become a member at holiday savings. 
Pavilion Bucks – Give the gift of a Washington Pavilion experience. 

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 call 605-367-6000 or visit www.washingtonpavilion.org