Sioux City Fall Festival 2017

Sioux City fall festival 2017

On Saturday October 14th, 2017 the city of Sioux City will be celebrating Fall Festival with fun events for all ages at a variety of locations. My family and I have been in past years to several of the Sioux City Fall Festival events and they were all so fun! Here are some of the fun things happening that day:

Downtown and Riverfront

  • Food Truck Bonus Event
    • 11am-1:30pm on 7th between Pearl and Douglas
  • Hard Rock Casino Bacon Fest
    • 11am-6pm, $5 for ages 5+, benefiting Siouxland Habitat for Humanity
    • Live music
    • Raffles
    • Tons of delicious bacon!
  • Launchpad Children's Museum
    • Half Priced admission
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
    • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow storytime and Monster Mystery Box activity, 1pm (free)
    • Frankenstein Takes the Cake storytime and Monster Mystery Box activity, 2pm (free)
  • Sioux City Art Center:
    • Mask Making Workshop from 10:30am-noon (free)
mask made at Sioux City Art Center Fall Festival
Awesome mask we made at this event a few years ago!

  • Sioux City Farmer's Market
    • Free pony rides
    • Costume contest for kids 12 & under at 10am with cash prizes (1st place=$25, 2nd place=$15, and 3rd place=$10)
    • Costume contest for pets at 10:30am
    • Trick-or-treating for kids at the stalls
    • Pumpkin painting booth
    • Live pumpkin sculpting
    • Live music
    • Vendor specials
  • Sioux City Public Library
    • Fill their decorative tree with leaves recommending your favorite fall reads
    • Bookmark craft
  • Sioux City Public Museum:
    • Downtown walking tour 10am

Northside and beyond

  • Briar Cliff
    • Football game vs Morningside at Memorial Field, 1pm
  • Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
    • Free fall craft
  • Hillview Recreational Area in Hinton
    • Friends Fall Festival 2-8pm
    • Fall Market 2pm
    • Kids activities and games 4pm
    • Trick or Treating 6pm
    • Haunted Hike 8pm

Morningside and beyond

  • Lakeport Commons
    • Bounce house
    • Face painting
    • Harvest games and prizes
    • Free pumpkins while supplies last
    • Trunk or Treat with Sioux City Fire Rescue, Police Department, and Public Works Department vehicles
    • Crafts
    • Pastries
    • Apple cider
  • MidAmerican Air Museum
    • Half Priced admission
  • Scarecrow Farm in Lawton
    • Open 10am-7pm
For more information, visit the Facebook pages for the individual participating locations. We will also try to share information in the Siouxland Families Facebook group as we find it!

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