RiverCade 2017: Highlights for Siouxland Kids

Rivercade 2017 Highlights for Siouxland Kids

Rivercade is Sioux City's annual riverfront bash (but has gotten so big many of the events aren't actually very near the river at all!), and the 2017 Rivercade is sure to bring tons of fun to Sioux City families. Here are some of the key events for kids and families at this year's Rivercade:

  • Parade: Weds 7/19 6pm from 5th & Douglas to 10th to  Pierce to Pierce & 4th (see map)
  • Fireworks: Weds 7/19 10pm at 3rd & Pierce and Fri 7/21 10:30pm on the Riverfront near the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center
  • Smile Contest: Fun twist on a pageant for kids 4-12. Preliminaries at Singing Hills Mall on Sat 7/15 1:30pm, finals Weds 7/19 at 4th & Pierce after the Parade 
  • Car shows: Sat 7/15 10am-2pm at Hy-Vee by Southern Hills Mall and 
  • Merriam's Midway Carnival : Weds 7/19-Sun 7/23 in the Tyson Events Center parking lot. One day use wristbands $22
  • Lego Robotics Camp: Tues 7/18 and 7/19 from 9am to 4pm at WIT for students who have completed 5th-7th grade,$25 per kid, call (712)277-4226 for more information about signing up
  • Ice Cream Social: 4th & Pierce after the parade
  • Car and Bike Show: Fri 7/21 and Sat 7/22 at the Icky Nickel (FB event here) including kids events from 11am-12:30pm on Sat 7/22
  • Rivercade Royalty Coronation: Sat 7/22 1pm at the Sioux City Convention Center 
  • Rugby 7's Tournament: 7/22 9am-5pm at Dibble Soccer Fields in South Sioux City

For more information, you can visit the Rivercade website, or check out their Facebook page