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June 2017

Tourist In Your Own Town 2017 presented by Palmer Candy

June 1, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Sioux City,
IA United States

The Tourist In Your Own Town program returns for its ninth year in 2017! Just pick up a passport, collect 8 stamps and you’re eligible to win prizes!  This year, the program kicks off on June 1st, and concludes on July 31st.  It’s FREE and fun for the entire family! Passports can be picked up at any of the participating locations, listed below. Once participants receive 8 stamps, they can turn in the contact information page inside the passport booklets…

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Riverside Bluffs Hike

June 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center,
4500 Sioux Point Road
Sioux City, IA 51109 United States

Tuesday, June 27: Riverside Bluffs Hike, 6:30 p.m., Riverside Bluffs Prairie. Meet at the last parking lot on top of the hill in Kirk Hansen Park, along West 19th Street in Sioux City. Join the Woodbury County Conservation Foundation board members on this hike through this native prairie. We will search the hillsides for blooming prairie plants. Wear sturdy walking shoes. A rain date of June 28 at 6:30 p.m. is scheduled if the hike is canceled due to severe…

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Sioux City Farmer’s Market

June 28, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 25, 2017
Tyson Center,
401 Gordon Drive
Sioux City, IA 51101 United States

The Sioux City Farmers Market brings together all the people of the surrounding area to enjoy the bounty of the locally grown produce, delicious baked goods and beautifully hand crafted items. Everything that is for sale is grown or produced by the person selling it. That makes this market unique. There are plenty of opportunities for people to discuss how the product was grown or made. Nearly 20 area farmers sell home grown produce, but the market is more than…

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Pirates & Princesses Pool Party

June 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Riverside Pool,
1301 Riverside Blvd.
Sioux City, 51109 United States
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Sioux City Parks and Recreation will host the first annual Pirates & Princesses Pool Party at Riverside Pool. The event will be held on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Enjoy a night of swimming, ice cream, crafts, and picture taking with pirates and princesses. Bring a camera and take as many pictures as you want with one of the Pirates or Princesses. The age for the event is 3 years and older (9 and under…

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The Big Parade and Mardi Gras Festivale 2017

June 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Downtown Sioux City,
United States

Mardi Gras returns to Sioux City on Thursday, June 29th, 2017, as the Big Parade and the Mardi Gras Festivale take place in Sioux City! Join the FREE fun when the Big Parade kicks off at 6pm! The Parade starts at the Tyson Events Center parking lot, heads north on Pierce St., then east on 4th St., and ends at Iowa St. Tens of thousands of beads will be thrown into the crowds that line the streets – get your…

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Make a Paracord Dog Leash—Part One

June 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center,
4500 Sioux Point Road
Sioux City, IA 51109 United States

Thursday, June 29: Make a Paracord Dog Leash—Part One. 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center. Create a handmade leash for your best four-legged friend! This is Part One of the two-part course. Cost is $15.00/leash and all supplies will be provided. Pre-registration is required. Limit of 10 participants. Contact Resource Naturalist Tyler Flammang with any questions at 712-258-0838 or Open until 7pm on Thursdays in June and July.

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Sioux City Explorers vs. Kansas City T-Bones

June 30, 2017 @ 7:05 pm
Mercy Field at Lewis and Clark Park,
Laurel Ave
Sioux City, IA 51106 United States

The Kansas City T-Bones will play the Sioux City Explorers on June 30, 2017 at Mercy Field at Lewis and Clark Park!

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Journey with Special Guest Asia

June 30, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City,
111 3rd Street
Sioux City, IA 51101 United States

JOURNEY is one of the most popular American rock bands of all time, creating some of the best-known songs in modern music, with iconic hits such as  “Faithfully,” “Any Way You Want It,” “Wheel In The Sky,” “Separate Ways,” “Only the Young,” “”Open Arms,” “Lovin, Touchin’, Squeezin’,” “Who’s Crying Now,” and the seminal “Don’t Stop Believin’,” which is the top-selling digital catalog track in history. Since its formation in 1973 in San Francisco, Journey has sold more than 80 million albums…

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July 2017

Saturday in the Park 2017

July 1, 2017
Grandview Park,
Sioux City, IA United States

This year’s Saturday in the Park Festival, presented by the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City, will be held at Grandview Park on Saturday, July 1st! Headliners include: British singer-songwriter Joss Stone New Orleans jazz/blues/funk all-star Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue New Orleans rock hybrid The Revivalists The free music festival is set for July 1 in Grandview Park from noon to 10:30 p.m.  This music festival draws tens of thousands of people each year to enjoy food, art and a…

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Tourist In Your Own Town 2017 presented by Palmer Candy

July 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017
Sioux City,
IA United States

The Tourist In Your Own Town program returns for its ninth year in 2017! Just pick up a passport, collect 8 stamps and you’re eligible to win prizes!  This year, the program kicks off on June 1st, and concludes on July 31st.  It’s FREE and fun for the entire family! Passports can be picked up at any of the participating locations, listed below. Once participants receive 8 stamps, they can turn in the contact information page inside the passport booklets…

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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 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


$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).

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


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,

The Railroad Museum

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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.