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SIOUX CITY FALL FEST 2019

Friday – Sunday, October 11-13

October 11 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm

Fall Fest returns to Sioux City October 11-13, 2019! With so much to do, you can now enjoy THREE days of fun this fall season! Spend time with friends and family and experience activities at dozens of local attractions around the community!

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11

Palmer’s Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe
9:00am-4:00pm; 405 Wesley Pkwy
Come spin the Jelly Belly Beanboozled wheel and register to win door prizes! We will also be sampling some of our Fall favorites from our specialty food shop. FREE!
https://palmercandy.com or 712-258-7790

Sioux City Public Library
9:00am – 5:00pm; Aalfs Downtown Library, 529 Pierce Street
10:00am – 5:00pm; Morningside Branch Library, 4005 Morningside Ave.
10:30am – 5:30pm; Perry Creek Branch Library, 2912 Hamilton Blvd.
Pick a good book or movie from the Library’s abundant collection and add to your weekend fun! Visit with staff to get personalized reading recommendations, to learn how to make a playlist of your favorite songs using Freegal Music, or to discover OverDrive’s award-winning Libby app for eBooks and audiobooks. During Fall Fest, color a postcard at our Perry Creek, Morningside, and Aalfs Downtown locations to send to friends and family. FREE! Learn more at www.siouxcitylibrary.org.

Mid America Museum of Aviation & Transportation Museum
10:00am – 4:00pm; 2600 Expedition Court, 712-252-5300
Half-Price Admission
Self-guided walking tours, scheduled Hangar Talks and activities with guest aviators.
www.midamericaairmuseum.org/

Scarecrow Farm
12:00pm-7:00 pm; 1592 Charles Avenue, Lawton, IA (4 miles east of Menards on Hwy 20)
Pumpkin patch, hayrack rides, zip line, spider play zone, mini-train, corn maze, jumping pillow, farm animals and many more activities.
www.scarecrowfarm.com

Nature’s Fall Fest
4:00pm – 7:00pm, Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, 4500 Sioux River Road (1 mile south of Stone State Park on Hwy 12)
Come decorate a pumpkin, meet some creepy critters, and go on a self-guided Jack-o-Lantern scavenger hunt on our trails. Participants can also view the exhibits or play at the Nature Playscape. Pumpkin supplies will be limited. FREE! For more information contact Theresa Kruid at tkruid@woodburyparks.org, call the Nature Center 712-258-0838 or check our website at www.woodburyparks.org

Long Lines Family Rec Center Climbing Wall
4:00pm-6:00pm or 6:00pm-8:00pm; Long Lines Family Rec Center, 401 Gordon Drive
$10.00 per person, 2-hour session which includes shoe rental
Walk-ins accepted, but recommend reservations as we can only accommodate 25 climbers for each session. Everyone who enters the climbing area must complete a waiver. Waivers must be completed by a parent or legally appointed guardian if the individual is under 18 years of age. Must be at least 5 years old to climb. Interested parties can call 712-224-5124 for information and reservations!

Center for Siouxland’s Homeless to Home Sweet Home Fundraiser
6:00pm-10:00pm; Sioux City Country Club, 4001 Jackson Street
Slider Burger Bar, Whiskey, wine and brew tastings, Live/Silent Auction
Entertainment by Lil Red & the Medicated Moose Band
Tickets available by calling 252-1861 or stop by 715 Douglas Street
Tickets $50/Group of 8: $360

Nightmare on 4th Street & The Fear Factory
6:30pm – Midnight; Floyd Boulevard and Historic 4th Street
Two haunted houses in one location. A walk-thru attraction with animatronics and live actors lurking around. www.scarecentral.com

Public Ice Skating
7:00pm-9:00pm; ibp Ice Center, 3808 Stadium Drive
Admission: 19 and older $6, Ages 6-18 $5, Child 5 and under $2, skate rentals $3.
https://www.sioux-city.org/ibp-ice-center or 279-4880

The Haunted Forest at Scarecrow Farm
7:00pm – 11:00pm; 1592 Charles Avenue, Lawton, IA
An outdoor walk-thru haunted attraction.
https://scarecrowfarm.com/hauntedforest

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12

Fall Fest at the Market
8:00am-1:00pm; Sioux City Farmers Market at corner of TriView Ave. and Pearl Street
FREE Family Event
Children’s (12 and Under) Costume Contest: Judging at 10:00am – $25 1st Prize, $15 2nd Prize, $10 3rd Prize
Pet Costume Contest: Judging at 10:30am – Winner to receive a tasty bag of dog treats from Smoken’ Joes
Pumpkin Painting Booth: Buy a pumpkin at the market and paint it for free in the kid’s activities area
Kids Activity Area with fun games
Kids Trick-or-Treating at vendor stations
Vendor Specials throughout the Market
Live Music by Rick Borg
For more information about the Sioux City Farmers Market visit www.farmersmarketsiouxcity.com and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

Palmer’s Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe
9:00am-4:00pm; 405 Wesley Pkwy
Come spin the Jelly Belly Beanboozled wheel and register to win door prizes! We will also be sampling some of our Fall favorites from our specialty food shop. FREE!
https://palmercandy.com or 712-258-7790

Corn Palace Coloring Contest
10:00am-5:00pm; Sioux City Public Museum, 607 4th Street
Children ages 12 and younger are invited to use their creativity to re-imagine a late 1800s Corn Palace, an iconic Sioux City structure celebrating bountiful agricultural harvests. Coloring pages and supplies will be available at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday for participants to complete their Corn Palace creations.  Those wanting to complete a coloring page at home may print a pdf from siouxcitymuseum.org.  Entries must be received at the Museum by October 13 at 5:00pm to be eligible for the contest.  Prizes ($25 Museum Store gift certificate) will be awarded in the youth categories of 8 and younger and 9-12 years. FREE

Sioux City Public Library
9:00am – 5:00pm; Aalfs Downtown Library, 529 Pierce Street
10:00am – 5:00pm; Morningside Branch Library, 4005 Morningside Ave.
Pick a good book or movie from the Library’s abundant collection and add to your weekend fun! Visit with staff to get personalized reading recommendations, to learn how to make a playlist of your favorite songs using Freegal Music, or to discover OverDrive’s award-winning Libby app for eBooks and audiobooks. During Fall Fest, color a postcard at our Morningside and Aalfs Downtown locations to send to friends and family. FREE! Learn more at www.siouxcitylibrary.org.

The Art of Mask Making
10:30am-12:00pm; Gilchrist Learning Center, 220 Pierce Street
Children are welcome to attend this FREE mixed media workshop. Markers, sequins, gem stones and feathers will be used to enhance a mask of their choice.
www.siouxcityartcenter.org or call 279-6272 ext. 201

Long Lines Family Rec Center Climbing Wall
10:00am-Noon, Noon-2:00pm, 2:00pm-4:00pm, 4:00pm-6:00pm, 6:00pm-8:00pm; 401 Gordon Drive
$10.00 per person, 2-hour session which includes shoe rental
Walk-ins accepted, but recommend reservations as we can only accommodate 25 climbers for each session. Everyone who enters the climbing area must complete a waiver. Waivers must be completed by a parent or legally appointed guardian if the individual is under 18 years of age. Must be at least 5 years old to climb. Interested parties can call 712-224-5124 for information and reservations!

Mid America Museum of Aviation & Transportation Museum
10:00am – 4:00pm; 2600 Expedition Court, 712-252-5300
Half Price Admission
Self-guided walking tours, scheduled Hangar Talks and activities with guest aviators.
www.midamericaairmuseum.org/

Earl May’s Annual Pumpkin Festival
Earl May Nursery & Garden Center
10:00am-4:00pm, 4141 Gordon Drive and 4101 War Eagle Drive
Earl May’s Pumpkin Festival will offer free activities like games, hay rides, photo ops, snacks and more! Purchase a pumpkin and paint it for free! Plus, the Siouxland Humane Society will have a great selection of pets available for adoption from 10am-1pm. Join us for the FUN! Maybe you will find your new best friend!

Sioux City Railroad Museum
3400 Sioux River Road
10:30am – “Reading by the Rails” children’s book reading
2:00pm – Steam locomotive presentation with Dr. Rudy Daniels
Steam locomotive will be outdoors on display.
Free Will Donation Admission Day with tickets for a free motorcar ride. Miniature train ride ticket discount of $2.00 per ride/person. Concessions will be available for purchase.
www.SiouxCityRailroadMuseum.org

The Great Halloween Festival
11:00am – 2:00pm, Cook Park, 505 Market Street
A FREE fantastic family event for the entire community! The 2nd Annual Great Halloween Festival is coordinated by Girls Inc. and will offer spooktacular entertainment, gobs of ghoulish games, and fearfully filling food trucks offering tasty treats. With bounce houses, pumpkin races, train rides, face painting, pumpkin bowling, spider toss and so much more! New this year – axe throw, milk a cow, and adult trikes!
https://girlsincofsiouxcity.org  

Lakeport Commons Free Fall Festival
11:00am – 2:00pm, Lakeport Commons, 5001 Sergeant Road
Free fun for the entire family! This event is completely FREE and includes fall treats, jumpy houses, 1 free pumpkin per family, games, Emergency Services and Military vehicles, Ninja course, rock painting, face painting and more! Weather permitting. Call Support Siouxland Soldiers at 712-541-8020 for information.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1396331363855221/

Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center Kids’ Activity
Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center/Betty Strong Encounter Center, 900 Larsen Park Road
1:00pm – 3:00pm
FREE, kids’ drop-in activity! Visit the Center to design and create a “Captain-o’-Lantern.” A special “frontier” pumpkin treat will be available while supplies last!
www.siouxcitylcic.com

Telco’s Trunk-or-Treat
1:00 – 2:00pm; Telco Triad Community Credit Union, 1420 Tri View Avenue
Come dressed in your best costume for a chance to win our costume contest and get TONS of candy!

Briar Cliff University vs. Morningside College Football
1:00pm; Bishop Heelan Memorial Field, 100 W. 17th Street

Scarecrow Farm
10:00am-7:00pm; 1592 Charles Avenue, Lawton, IA (Just 4 miles East of Menards on Hwy 20)
Pumpkin patch, hayrack rides, zip line, spider play zone, mini-train, corn maze, jumping pillow, farm animals and many more activities.
www.scarecrowfarm.com

Morningside College Baseball
2:00pm; Lewis & Clark Park, 3400 Line Drive vs. Waldorf University

Boo ‘N Brew
3:00pm – 8:00pm; Southern Hills Mall Parking Lot
Costume Contest, Pumpkin Patch, Hay Rides, Vendors, Games, Photo Booth, Entertainment, Food, Beer Garden and Kids Zone.
Free to attend with various paid amenities (food trucks & beer garden & vendors)
Located in the parking lot outside of Iron Hill.
https://southernhillsmall.com/events-news/event/boo-‘n-brew-fall-festival

LaunchPAD Children’s Museum
6:00pm – 10:00pm; 623 Pearl Street
LaunchPAD Lockdown
LaunchPAD is having an adult event that allows you to channel your inner child as you race against time to escape the museum! Adults will have 1 hour to escape LaunchPAD Lockdown, they will use their mad scientist skills, maze wandering, and much more to move from challenge to challenge. While waiting for the anticipated Lockdown adults will also get to play and discover in the Museum. www.launchpadmuseum.com or 712-224-2542

The Haunted Forest at Scarecrow Farm
7:00pm – 11:00pm; 1592 Charles Avenue, Lawton, IA
An outdoor walk-thru haunted attraction.
https://scarecrowfarm.com/hauntedforest

Knoepfler Chevrolet Drive-In Movie Featuring Aladdin (2019)
6:30pm parking begins, movie starts at dusk; Knoepfler Chevrolet, 100 Jackson Street
Get nostalgic with friends and family and take in a free movie, drive-In style. Watch from your vehicle with the radio tuned in or sit outside.
*Please bring your own lawn chairs or blankets.
FREE admission. Freewill cash donations or food items will be collected for the Food Bank of Siouxland. Popcorn, beverages and other snacks will be available for purchase. All concession proceeds to benefit a local Boy Scout Troop.
Find more information on Knoepfler Chevrolet’s Facebook Page or at kchev.com.

Nightmare on 4th Street & The Fear Factory
6:30pm – Midnight; Floyd Boulevard and Historic 4th Street
Two haunted houses in one location. A walk-thru attraction with animatronics and live actors lurking around. www.scarecentral.com

Public Ice Skating
7:00pm-9:00pm; ibp Ice Center, 3808 Stadium Drive
Admission: 19 and older $6, Ages 6-18 $5, Child 5 and under $2, skate rentals $3.
https://www.sioux-city.org/ibp-ice-center

Sioux City Musketeers Hockey
7:05pm; Tyson Events Center, 401 Gordon Drive vs Madison Capitols
Tickets start at $14 for adults and $10.50 for youth
Visit tysoncenter.com for tickets and additional information

Boy Band Night
7:00pm Doors Open; 8:00-9:30pm Show
Paying homage to many iconic bands we know today, Boy Band Night is America’s only live tribute to pop sensations like The Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC, New Kids on the Block, One Direction and more! These top-tier musicians bring a musical and visual experience with note-for-note representations of all of your favorite songs accompanied by the signature choreography from the music videos we remember.
Tickets start at $12
https://www.hardrockcasinosiouxcity.com/event/boy-band-night-2019/

 SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13

Cone-Acopia Fall Fest
9:00am – 3:00pm; Cone Park, 3800 Line Drive
The newest Fall Fest event! Tons of activities for all ages at Sioux City’s favorite all-season park!
9:00am Monster Dash 5k and 1k fun run
10am-2pm: pumpkin decorating, crafts, painting
10am-12:30pm: coffee tasting
10am-2pm: food trucks
10am-3pm: pumpkin roll
10:30am-11:30am: beer yoga
11am-1pm: 4H salsa bike
Noon-1pm: beer tasting
1:30-2:30pm: wine tasting
All Day Events: bounce houses, scavenger hunt, kids’ games, 21+ area with tailgating games & more!

Scarecrow Farm
10:00am-7:00pm; 1592 Charles Avenue, Lawton, IA (Just 4 miles East of Menards on Hwy 20)
Pumpkin patch, hayrack rides, zip line, spider play zone, mini-train, corn maze, jumping pillow, farm animals and many more activities.
www.scarecrowfarm.com

Mid America Museum of Aviation & Transportation Museum
Noon – 4:00pm; 2600 Expedition Court, 712-252-5300
Half Price Admission
Self-guided walking tours, scheduled Hangar Talks and activities with guest aviators.
www.midamericaairmuseum.org/

Corn Palace Coloring Contest
1:00pm-5:00pm; Sioux City Public Museum, 607 4th Street
Children ages 12 and younger are invited to use their creativity to re-imagine a late 1800s Corn Palace, an iconic Sioux City structure celebrating bountiful agricultural harvests. Coloring pages and supplies will be available at the Museum on Saturday and Sunday for participants to complete their Corn Palace creations.  Those wanting to complete a coloring page at home may print a pdf from siouxcitymuseum.org.  Entries must be received at the Museum by October 13 at 5:00pm to be eligible for the contest.  Prizes ($25 Museum Store gift certificate) will be awarded in the youth categories of 8 and younger and 9-12 years.  Free.

Sioux City Public Library
1:00pm – 5:00pm; Aalfs Downtown Library, 529 Pierce Street
Pick a good book or movie from the Library’s abundant collection and add to your weekend fun! Visit with staff to get personalized reading recommendations, to learn how to make a playlist of your favorite songs using Freegal Music, or to discover OverDrive’s award-winning Libby app for eBooks and audiobooks. During Fall Fest, color a postcard at our Aalfs Downtown location to send to friends and family. FREE! Learn more at www.siouxcitylibrary.org.

Morningside College Soccer
Women’s game vs. Presentation College – 1:00pm, Elwood Olsen Stadium, 3201 Peters Ave.
Men’s game vs. Presentation College – 3:30pm, Elwood Olsen Stadium, 3201 Peters Ave.

Morningside College Baseball
1:00pm; Lewis & Clark Park, 3400 Line Drive vs. Waldorf University

Nightmare on 4th Street & The Fear Factory
6:30 pm – 10:00pm; Floyd Boulevard and Historic 4th Street
Two haunted houses in one location. A walk-thru attraction with animatronics and live actors lurking around. www.scarecentral.com

Details

Date:
October 11 @ 8:00 am October 13 @ 5:00 pm
Anderson Dance Pavillion

Larsen Park Rd. on the riverfront. Reservations Call 712-279-6111. The Pavilion has a covered dance floor and raised bank area. The site of many summer events including Artsplash and The Big Parade. Enjoyed year-round, it is part of the extensive trail system running throughout the city.

Briar Cliff University

Offering a liberal arts education with solid career preparation, over 40 acres of study including pre-professional programs set in a beautiful, secure, hilltop campus.

Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center

Take I-29 Exit 151, 4 miles north on IA Hwy 12. or visit www.woodburyparks.com. This award-winning facility showcases the Loess Hills and provides opportunity for public recreation, education and stewardship. Classes, special events and meetings are held in the two 60-seat classrooms. The facility is handicap accessible. Three miles of hiking trails offer spectacular views and connect with other park trails. An outdoor amphitheater and 1/4 mile accessible trail also available. Open Tue-Sat 9-5; Sun 1-5. Closed Mondays.

Flight 232 Memorial

On the riverfront, near the Anderson Dance Pavilion. Commemorating the heroic rescue efforts shown by the Sioux City community after the crash of United Flight 232 in 1989, the statue depicts Colonel Dennis Nielson carrying a child to safety.

Fourth Street, Historic District

Historic 4th contains a concentration of late 19th century commercial buildings. Most of the larger buildings are notable for their distinctive Richardsonian Romanesque style of architecture popular to the late 1800’s. The area features antique and specialty shops, pubs and restaurants.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City is a fully integrated gaming resort offering over 835 slot machines and a wide variety of table games. The property also includes a 54-room Hard Rock Hotel, the world-famous Rock Shop, a live-entertainment venue, an outdoor event park, the World Tour Buffet, Main + Abbey restaurant, and multiple other food and beverage options. This one-of-a-kind site located in the historic downtown district delivers full throttle entertainment in every form!

IBP Ice Center

This 38,000sq.ft. facility features an 85′ x 200′ ice rink and 900 person seating capacity. It is open year-round for youth hockey programs, public ice skating, tournaments, figure skating and off-season inline skating and indoor soccer.

Call 712-279-4880 or 800-593-2228 for more information.

Public Ice Times:

Friday:       7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Saturday:  7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Admission:

$4 Adult  –  $1 Children 5 & Under

Skate Rental: $2

Skate Sharpening: $3

*Days and times subject to change

Lakeport Commons Shopping Center

Lakeport Commons offers convenient shops all in one location! Featuring retailers and restaurants such as Kohl’s, Old Navy, Olive Garden, Red Robin, Gap Outlet, PetSmart, and Michael’s Arts & Crafts.

Lamb Productions Theatre

For over 20 years LAMB productions have provided the highest-quality live theatre presentations including dramas, comedy and musicals, Running Sept – May. LAMB School of Theatre and Music offers a wide range of courses of babies through adults.

Latham Park

Located in a traditional, residential area of the Morningside section of Sioux City, Latham Park occupies almost a full acre of ground. Home to an endless variety of flowering plants and songbirds, and featuring a wonderful fountain and quiet sitting areas, Latham Park is used frequently for weddings, photo shoots, and bridal or baby showers.

LaunchPad Children's Museum

Opening in February 2016 in downtown, LaunchPad is an immersive learning environment for children ages
6 months to 10 years. Hands-on exhibits emphasize STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
principles and reflect the history and heritage of the Sioux City region.

Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center & the Betty Strong Encounter Center

Take exit 149 off I-29, Hamilton Blvd. Free admission. The center focuses on a day in the life of the explorers as they traveled through what is now the Sioux City area. History comes to life in exhibits that use dozens of interactive devices. A bookstore offers books and gifts for all ages. The grounds feature a 30×50 ft. U.S. flag, a 14ft. sculpture of Lewis, Clark and their dog, Seaman. Summer hrs: 9am-6pm daily. Winter hrs: 9-5 Tues- Sat., 1-5 pm Sum. Closed Mondays.

MidAmerica Museum of Aviation and Transportation

The museum opened in mid-2010 near the Sioux City Airport and Colonel Bud Day Field. The museum’s mission is to collect, preserve, interpret and exhibit aviation and transportation history. The museum hours are as follows: Monday – Saturday 10 – 4 (closed on Wednesdays) and Sunday are 12 – 4 (April to September).  Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday only 10 – 4 (October to March). Click Here For Website

Morningside College

The mission of Morningside College, est. in 1894 by the Methodist Episcopal Church, is to cultivate a passion for life-long learning and dedication to ethical leadership and civic responsibility. Morningside sponsors numerous events, including concerts, lecture series, art exhibits and more- virtually open to the public. The 41 acre campus is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Municipal Band

The Municipal Band performs at the Grandview Park Bandshell, 24th and Grandview Sts.. The Band presents summer Sunday night concerts, and performs at various engagements throughout the year.

Orpheum Theatre

The spectacular renovated Orpheum Theatre is host to live theatre and symphony performances, movies, and national touring concerts and shows.

Promenade Cinema

On 4th Street, adjacent to Historic 4th Street and the Convention Center. The cinema features 14 screens, stadium seating and state of the art projection and sound. Concessions include more than the usual soda and popcorn.

Sergeant Floyd River Museum & Welcome Center

On the riverfront . Exit 149 from I-29, Hamilton Blvd. Board the M.V. Sergeant Floyd and begin a journey into the region’s maritime history. Built in 1932 as an inspection boat by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, the Sergeant Floyd River Museum & Welcome Center chronicles the Missouri River’s development as a major shipping route and the key to Sioux City’s success in the early years of its founding. Discover exhibitions in the Lewis & Clark Expedition, the fur trade, Sioux City’s, evolution as a transportation hub and those rivercraft which still ply the waters of the Missouri river. The center provides travel planning for the tri-state region. The Galley Gift Shop features Sioux City souvenirs. Open daily 9am – 5pm.

Sioux City Art Center

Named “2002 Tourism Attraction of the Year” by the Iowa Division of Tourism and Travel, the Sioux City Art Center houses a three- story glass atrium and five galleries to showcase traveling and permanent collection exhibitions.

Sioux City Community Theater

Siouxland’s community theater with 8 main stage productions per season. Outstanding youth programming. Hours: Mon-Fri 1-5.

Sioux City Convention Center

The Sioux City Convention Center is the site of many events throughout the year from large conventions, to small meetings, to banquets and wedding receptions. It is also the site of popular public shows; sport and home shows, craft fairs and more.

Sioux City Explorers Baseball

Take I-29 to Singing Hills Blvd., exit , turn left onto Stadium Dr. Sioux City Explorers baseball has become a summertime tradition. In ten years, the Explorers have posted seven winning seasons, made three playoff trips and owned the best overall record in the league. They play 45 home games at the beautiful Lewis and Clark Park. Discounts for groups of 20 or more. , or visit

Sioux City Farmers Market

The Sioux City Farmers Market is available for 6 months out of the year, normally from May – October.  In 2015, the dates are May 6 – October 31.  The Farmers Market is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 8 am until 1 pm in the west parking lots of the Tyson Events Center, located at 401 Gordon Drive.  Off of I-29, take exits 148 or 149.

All products are grown, made, bred or manufactured by small businesses within a 100 mile radius of Sioux City. Products include locally raised fruits, vegetables, meats, eggs, bedding plants, fresh and dried flowers along with locally made breads, baked goods, pies, frozen and canned foods, roasted coffee, crafts, jewelry, clothing, wine and other surprises. Join us for a fresh-made breakfast, great entertainment, and friends.

 

Sioux City Musketeers Hockey

Mention hockey in siouxland and you’re talking about Sioux City Musketeers, one of the strongest franchises on the United States Hockey League since the developmental junior league was reorganized in 1980. Home games are played at the Tyson Events Center. Season and general ticket info available through the Musketeers office.

Sioux City Public Museum

Visit the spectacular new Sioux City Public Museum! The Museum preserves and shares the heritage of Sioux City through a variety of exhibitions, educational programs, and events. Open 10am-5pm Tuesday through Saturday, and 1pm-5pm on Sundays.

Sioux City Symphony Orchestra

Each year the symphony presents a 7-concert classical and pops series, a 3-concert family series, and a wide variety of educational programming throughout the region. The Sioux City Symphony Orchestra calls the historic Orpheum Theatre its home.

Sioux City Tourism Bureau

The Sioux City Tourism Bureau’s offices are located in the Sioux City Convention Center. Offering free information on Sioux City, area attractions, maps, and things to do, it’s also the location of the “Sioux City Store” which features local products such as Sue Bee Honey and Jolly Time Popcorn.

Southern Hills Mall

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With 110 specialty stores, Southern Hills Mall is anchored by Sears, Barnes & Noble, Younkers and Scheels All Sports. It features a dozen restaurants in the Cafe Court, and a 12-screen movie theater with stadium seating.

Stone State Park

This 1,400-acre state park, named for the Thomas Jefferson Stone family, is located on the western border of Iowa in the Plymouth and Woodbury counties. The rugged topography and panoramic views attract 200,000 people annually. The park is open year-round from 4 am-10:30 pm. The park roads are closed during the winter season. Cabins, camping, and lodge rental information available on the Park’s website, www.iowadnr.gov.

The Railroad Museum

Copy and paste this link http://www.milwaukeerailroadshops.org/

This complex was originally built in 1917 by the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railway Company, more commonly known as The Milwaukee Road. It was the 2nd largest shop complex in the Milwaukee’s system behind their home shops in Milwaukee, WI. The site originally encompassed over 50 acres of land and incorporated over 25 buildings to include a 30 stall roundhouse, machine/blacksmith shop, car/carpenter shop, steam power plant, water softener plant, stores warehouse, sand drying house and two wooden sand towers, a 300 ton capacity wood coal tower and more. The complex also included over 10 miles of track and employed over 500 people. The typical work accomplished at these shops is highlighted by an article from the Sioux City Journal providing a year end production report on the Milwaukee Railroad Shops for 1948.

Trinity Heights

The 33′ stainless steel statue of Jesus is the centerpiece of the Outdoor Cathedral. 53 acres offer a beautiful setting for the 30′ stainless steel statue of Mary, the Trinity gardens and Circle of Life memorial to the Unborn, the St. Joseph Center Museum features a life-size wood carving of the Last Supper. Grounds are open 9 am – 9 pm daily. The St. Joseph Center is open from 10 am until 8 pm Monday thru Saturday and 12 pm  -8 pm on Sunday.

And if you haven’t been to Trinity Heights in a while, the St Joseph Center has undergone a complete renovation in the last year and the life sized wood carving of the Last Supper by Jerry Traufler, has been re-stained and re-varnished and looks like new. It is truly non-denominational and is one of only 4 in the world! Located right here in Sioux City it is a treasure everyone should come to see. We have visitors from all over the United States and various countries around the world that come to see this amazing work of art.

Tyson Events Center / Gateway Arena

401 Gordon Dr. or visit .

The 10,000 seat events center is the home of the Sioux City Musketeers Hockey team, Sioux City Bandits Indoor Football team and also hosts many concerts, family productions and sporting events throughout the year. It hosts the NAIA Women’s Volleyball Championship in December, and the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball Championship in March.

Woodbury County Courthouse

The courthouse, completed in 1917, is an example of Prairie School-style architecture. The building features stone carvings and elaborate windows.