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Winter is here and there sure are plenty of big events upcoming to keep the fun going. Mark your calendars to explore all that Sioux Falls has to offer!

Downtown East Bank Block Party

The summer East Bank Block Party returns to downtown Sioux Falls on July 3rd at 8th & Railroad Center! Enjoy all of Sioux Falls' downtown offerings and then cap off your night by grabbing a bite to eat from one of the food trucks and listening to live music.


Plan your 4th of July trip to Sioux Falls and catch a fireworks display! The annual fireworks display in Sioux Falls is typically held at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds where spectators can sit and enjoy the show. However, with the on-going COVID-19 pandemic there have been some changes to this year's event. The display will now be taking place at Elmwood Golf Course, allowing spectators to enjoy the show from the comforts of their own car while parked anywhere with a good view of the display.

3rd Annual Hot Classics Night

Nyberg's Ace will once again be holding its Hot Classics Night near their downtown location on July 25th. This is your chance to see some great classic cars up close in person. Enjoy live music along with food and beverages as you check out the cars and mingle with the owners.

81st Annual Sioux Empire Fair

The Sioux Empire Fair is back again July 31st - August 8th with rides, games, great food and much more! Attending the Sioux Empire Fair has become a yearly tradition for many families in the area, and it's easy to see why.

Summer Porch Series

Wine. Live music. What more could you ask for?! Strawbale Winery holds their Summer Porch Series every Thursday during the summer months. Spend your evening at the winery as you sip on your favorite glass of wine while enjoying the sounds of talented artists.

605 Summer Classic

The annual 605 Summer Classic will also take place on August 8th. This year's event will have a focus more on beer tasting from local breweries. Sample a wide variety of brews from the area ranging from IPAs to sours to stouts. Enjoy some tunes from bands who will be playing on stage throughout the day.

8th Annual Riverfest

The annual downtown Riverfest on August 15th will include live music, vendors, and much more. Taking place along the Big Sioux River downtown, this event brings out families from all over for a day of fun.