Christmas in Sioux Falls

Spending Christmas in Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls comes alive at Christmas time. Downtown becomes a magical sight and Falls Park is full of families taking in all of the Christmas lights while enjoying a walk along the river.

Whether it’s your first time visiting the area or you’re looking for something new to do, here are a list of our favorite activities and places to visit while spending Christmas in Sioux Falls.


A Christmas Carol

Dec 1 – Dec 9: This is the classic tale of our favorite holiday miser, Scrooge, who is visited by four spirits, including his old business partner Jacob Marley and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future.


Winter Wonderland

Dazzling lights and holiday music. The lights will be on display daily from 5 p.m. to 12 midnight, ending Sunday, January 6, 2019. Winter Wonderland features more than one mile of garland, 400 wreaths, 270 decorated trees, 275 decorated light poles, more than 25 miles of strings of lights, a half mile of rope lights, and multiple animated lighted features.


Ice Skating

The holidays and ice skating go hand in hand. There are plenty of outdoor parks in Sioux Falls that offer ice skating but if you’d like to skate without the threat of wind or snow then check out the Scheels IcePlex.


Seventh Annual Sioux Falls SantaCon

Dec 8th: Must be 21 to enter.

SantaCon 2018 Pub Crawl Schedule:
Start – Blarney Stone Pub – 3pm – 4pm
Stop #2 –  PAve – 4pm – 5pm
Stop #3 – Club David – 5pm – 7pm
Finish – Wiley’s Tavern – 7pm – 8pm

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

Dec 16th: The “most famous reindeer of all” from the longest running and highest rated holiday television special will return live on stage with this critically acclaimed musical. BUY TICKETS


Brulé Silent Star Night

Dec 21st: Brulé has sold over one million CD’s worldwide and is best known for thrilling audiences with a blend of cultural rock and theatrical instrumentation. Their national performances carry the same contagious excitement as Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Celtic Thunder, and Riverdance—but with the emotional impact of the American Indian culture.

Silent Star Night also recounts Brulé’s amazing 25-year journey and behind-the-scenes stories that are sure to touch the heart and bring out the spirit of the holiday season.