Family Friendly Fun in Siouxland June 2019



Each month we will bring you info on family friendly events and activities in the Siouxland Area. If you know of one we have missed, please leave us a comment or send us an email. We will update our lists throughout the month as we hear of new things to do in Sioux City and our surrounding communities, so check back often for the latest scoop! We also recommend checking out our Event Lists tab to find our lists for other months.

Free Events


  • Sat 6/1
    • 8am-1pm: Sioux City Farmer's Market
    • 9am: Yoga in the Park hosted by Evolve Yoga
    • 9am to noon: Home Depot Kids Workshop: Putting Green, register online
    • 10am: Family movie at the South Sioux City Library
  • Sun 6/2
    • 10am-2pm: Pioneer Farmer's Market in Sergeant Bluff
    • 2-4pm: Backyard Discovery Craft: Toad Houses at Michael's Crafts
    • 7:30pm: Sioux City Municipal Band Concert at the Grandview Park Bandshell
  • Mon 6/3
    • Morningside Branch of the Sioux City Public Library scheduled to re-open--check back for more details!
    • 10am, 1:30pm, & 6:30pm: Alien Craft at the South Sioux City Library
    • 4pm: Family Movie at the South Sioux City Library
    • 4-6pm: Backyard Discovery Craft: Sparkling Dragonflies at Michael's Crafts
  • Tues 6/4
    • 11am-noon: Duke Otherwise Concert at the Perry Creek Branch of the Sioux City Public Library
    • 11am, 2pm, & 6pm: Painting Planets at the South Sioux City Library
    • 4-6pm: Backyard Discovery Craft: Woven Turtles at Michael's Crafts
  • Weds 6/5
    • 8am-1pm: Sioux City Farmer's Market
    • 10am: Campfire Stories: Wobbly Wagons & Adventures at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, for kids in 1st grade or younger
    • 11am: Junior Explorers: Games on the Trail at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, for kids in 2nd grade or older
    • 11am, 3pm, & 6pm: Moon Sand at the South Sioux City Library
    • 4-6pm: Backyard Discovery Craft: Butterfly Puppet Garden at Michael's Crafts
  • Thurs 6/6
    • 10am: Pat-a-Cake Pals at the South Sioux City Library
    • 2-4pm: Jedi Training Academy at the downtown branch of the Sioux City Public Library
    • 2pm & 6pm: Straw Rockets at the South Sioux City Library
    • 4-6pm: Backyard Discovery Craft: Bug Catcher Jars at Michael's Crafts
    • 4:30pm: Live Animal Lunchtime at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
  • Fri 6/7
    • 10am: Toddler Time at the South Sioux City Library
    • 3:30pm: Moon Craters at the South Sioux City Library
    • 4-6pm: Backyard Discovery Craft: Painted Bug Rocks at Michael's Crafts
    • 6-8pm: Free Friday Night Swim at Lewis Pool
    • 7pm: Evening Campfire with live music and free s'mores at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
  • Sat 6/8
    • 8am-1pm: Sioux City Farmer's Market
    • 9am: Yoga in the Park hosted by Be Yoga at the Missouri River, near the Sergeant Floyd Welcome Center
    • 11am: Family Storytime at the South Sioux City Library

  • Sun 6/9
    • 10am-2pm: Pioneer Farmer's Market in Sergeant Bluff
    • 2pm: One Smart Cookie: patriotic cookie decorating event at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center
    • 7:30pm: Sioux City Municipal Band Concert at the Grandview Park Bandshell
  • Mon 6/10
    • 11am-noon: Imagination Builders activities at the downtown branch of the Sioux City Public Library for 1st through 3rd graders
    • 11am, 2pm, & 5:30pm: Galaxy Rock Painting at the South Sioux City Library
    • 4pm: Family Movie at the South Sioux City Library
  • Tues 6/11
    • 10am & 1:30pm: Comet Tin Can Game at the South Sioux City Library
    • 11am: Nature Tales at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, for preschoolers with an adult caregiver, free, but registration required. Call (712)258-0838 or e-mail TKruid@WoodburyParks.org to sign up or with questions.
    • 6pm: Night of FUN at the South Sioux City Library
  • Weds 6/12
    • 8am-1pm: Sioux City Farmer's Market
    • 9:30-10:30am: Mommy and Me Morning storytime and craft for preschoolers with an adult caregiver, at Chick-fil-A on Sergeant Road
    • 10am: Campfire Stories: Frontier Cooking at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, for kids in 1st grade or younger
    • 11am: Junior Explorers: Captains Cook-Off at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, for kids in 2nd grade or older
  • Thurs 6/13
  • Fri 6/14
    • 5-8pm: Canoeing and Kayaking on the Lake at Little Sioux Park near Correctionville, IA with Woodbury County Conservation, called (712)258-0838 or e-mail TFlammang@WoodburyParks.org for more information or to sign up.
    • 6-8pm: Free Friday Night Swim at Lief Erickson Pool
  • Sat 6/15
    • 8am-1pm: Sioux City Farmer's Market
    • 9am: Yoga in the Park hosted by Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA
    • 9pm: Movie in the Park: Ralph Breaks the Internet (PG) at the Grandview Park Bandshell

  • Sun 6/16
    • 10am-2pm: Pioneer Farmer's Market in Sergeant Bluff
    • 2pm: Danish American Folk Music at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center
    • 7:30pm: Sioux City Municipal Band Concert at the Grandview Park Bandshell
  • Mon 6/17
    • 11am-noon: Imagination Builders activities at the downtown branch of the Sioux City Public Library for 1st through 3rd graders
    • 1:30pm: Super Cold Science at the downtown branch of the Sioux City Public Library, tickets are free but required, available 6/3
    • 3pm: Super Cold Science at the downtown branch of the Sioux City Public Library, tickets are free but required, available 6/3
  • Tues 6/18
    • 5-7pm: Special Needs Night at LaunchPad Children's Museum, registration required.
  • Weds 6/19
    • 8am-1pm: Sioux City Farmer's Market
    • 10am: Campfire Stories: Who Were Sacajawea & Pomp? at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, for kids in 1st grade or younger
    • 11am: Junior Adventurers: Petticoats & Work Boots at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, for kids in 2nd grade or older
  • Thurs 6/20
  • Fri 6/21
    • 6:30-8:30pm: Teen After-Hours Mystery: A Library Space Odyssey, for 6th-12th graders
    • 7-9pm: Free Friday Night Swim at Riverside Pool
  • Sat 6/22
    • 8am-1pm: Sioux City Farmer's Market
    • 9am: Yoga in the Park hosted by Underground Yoga
    • 10am: Turtle learning event and Kindness Rocks Painting event at Brown's Lake in Salix with Woodbury County Conservation
    • 9pm: Movie in the Park: Beauty and the Beast (PG) at the Grandview Park Bandshell

  • Sun 6/23
    • 10am-2pm: Pioneer Farmer's Market in Sergeant Bluff
    • 2pm: Crabgrass music performance at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center
    • 7:30pm: Sioux City Municipal Band Concert at the Grandview Park Bandshell
  • Mon 6/24
    • 11am-noon: Imagination Builders activities at the downtown branch of the Sioux City Public Library for 1st through 3rd graders
  • Tues 6/25
  • Weds 6/26
    • 8am-1pm: Sioux City Farmer's Market
    • 10am: Campfire Stories: Hurdles on the Trail at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, for kids in 1st grade or younger
    • 11am: Junior Adventurers: Keeping Up With the Captains at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, for kids in 2nd grade or older
  • Thurs 6/27
  • Fri 6/28
    • 9:30am-noon: Starlab at the downtown branch of the Sioux City Public library, in 30 minute sessions, must register with the library online or by calling (712)255-2933
    • 6-8pm: Free Friday Night Swim at Lewis Pool
  • Sat 6/29
    • 8am-1pm: Sioux City Farmer's Market
    • 9am: Yoga in the Park hosted by Evolve Yoga
    • 7pm: Fire Building workshop with Woodbury County Conservation at Snyder's Bend Park near Salix, kids under 15 must be accompanied by an adult
    • 7:30pm: Independence Day Salute at Morningside College's Buhler Outdoor Performance Center (indoor location Eppley Auditorium)
    • 9:30pm: Free Fireworks show by Zort's at CNOS Fieldhouse/United Sports Academy in North Sioux City

  • Sun 6/30
    • 10am-2pm: Pioneer Farmer's Market in Sergeant Bluff
    • 2pm: Americana: patriotic music concert from the New Horizons Band of Siouxland at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center
    • 7:30pm: Sioux City Municipal Band Concert at the Grandview Park Bandshell


Paid Events


  • Sat 6/1
    • 10am-noon: Kid's Club Crafts: Fruit Canvas at Michael's Crafts, $3
    • 11am: STEM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
    • 1-2:30pm: Painting in the Studio: Eiffel Tower in Silhouette at the Sioux City Art Center, ages 8+ (younger kids may participate but must have a parent or other adult helper attend with them), $10 per child
    • 1-3pm: MAKEbreak: summer fruit mason jars at Michael's Crafts, decorating supplies free with purchase of jars
    • 7pm: 7pm: Sioux City Stampede Football vs Pioneers at Memorial Field

  • Sun 6/2
    • 1pm: STEM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
  • Mon 6/3
  • Tues 6/4
    • 10 & 10:30am: Toddler Adventures at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
  • Weds 6/5
    • 9:30am: Baby Braniacs at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
  • Thurs 6/6
    • 5:30-6:30pm: Storybook Adventures at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
  • Fri 6/7
    • 3:30pm: Kinder Kickstarters at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
    • 7:12pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Sat 6/8
    • 10am-noon: Kids Club Craft: Beaded Suncatchers at Michael's, $3, ages 3+
    • 10:30am: Reading by the Rails at the Sioux City Railroad Museum (included with membership or daily admission)
    • 11am: STEM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
    • 1-3pm: MAKEbreak: Clay Pot Fairy Houses, decorating supplies and instruction free with purchases of clay pot and saucer
    • 6:05pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks at Lewis & Clark Park
    • 7pm: Sioux City Stampede Football vs Invaders at Memorial Field

  • Sun 6/9
    • 1pm: STEM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
    • 4:02pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Mon 6/10
    • 10am-noon: Camp Creativity: Whimsical Craft Tube Unicorn at Michael's Crafts, sessions every half hour, ages 3+, $3
    • 7:12pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs Lincoln Saltdogs at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Tues 6/11
    • 10 & 10:30am: Toddler Adventures at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
    • 10:30am: Dragons and Tacos storytime and activities at the Sioux City Public Museum, ages 4-6, $5 for members/ $6 for non-members
    • 7:12pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs Lincoln Saltdogs at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Weds 6/12
    • 9:30am: Baby Braniacs at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
    • 10am-noon: Camp Creativity: Fire-Breathing Dragon at Michael's Crafts, sessions every half hour, ages 3+, $3
    • 7:12pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs Lincoln Saltdogs at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Thurs 6/13
    • 10am: Kid Thursdays: Treasure Hunt at the Sioux City Public Museum, $1 per child
    • 5:30-6:30pm: Family Fun Night at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership) 
    • 7:12pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs Lincoln Saltdogs at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Fri 6/14
    • 10am-noon: Camp Creativity: Magical Unicorn Slime at Michael's Crafts, sessions every half hour, ages 3+, $3
    • 3:30pm: Kinder Kickstarters at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
    • 6-8pm: Downtown Live: live music on the greenspace in front of the Sioux City Public Museum, $3 per person
  • Sat 6/15
    • 10am-noon: Father's Day Puzzle Card craft at Michael's, $3, ages 3+
    • 11am: STEM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)

  • Sun 6/16
    • 1pm: STEM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
  • Mon 6/17
    • 10am-noon: Camp Creativity: Clay Pot Lion at Michael's Crafts, sessions every half hour, ages 3+, $3
  • Tues 6/18
    • 10 & 10:30am: Toddler Adventures at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
  • Weds 6/19
    • 9:30am: Baby Braniacs at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
    • 10am-noon: Camp Creativity: Clothespin Alligator at Michael's Crafts, sessions every half hour, ages 3+, $3
  • Thurs 6/20
    • 5:30-6:30pm: Smart Art at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
  • Fri 6/21
    • 10am-noon: Camp Creativity: Safari Slime at Michael's Crafts, sessions every half hour, ages 3+, $3
    • 3:30pm: Kinder Kickstarters at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
    • 6-8pm: Downtown Live: live music on the greenspace in front of the Sioux City Public Museum, $3 per person
    • 7:12pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs Sioux Falls Canaries at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Sat 6/22
    • 11am: STEM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
    • 6:05pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs Sioux Falls Canaries at Lewis & Clark Park

  • Sun 6/23
    • 1pm: STEM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
    • 4:02pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs Sioux Falls Canaries at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Mon 6/24
    • 10am-noon: Camp Creativity: Colorful Birds at Michael's Crafts, sessions every half hour, ages 3+, $3
  • Tues 6/25
    • 10 & 10:30am: Toddler Adventures at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
    • 10:30am: I'm T-Rex storytime and activities at the Sioux City Public Museum, ages 4-6, $5 for members/ $6 for non-members
    • 7:12pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs Wnnipeg Goldeyes at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Weds 6/26
    • 9:30am: Baby Braniacs at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
    • 10am-noon: Victorian Tea Party with parlor games and crafts, at the historic Pierce Mansion hosted by the Sioux City Public Museum, ages 7-10, $8 for museum members/ $10 for non-members
    • 10am-noon: Camp Creativity: Hangin' With Mr. Sloth at Michael's Crafts, sessions every half hour, ages 3+, $3
    • 7:12pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs Winnipeg Goldeyes at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Thurs 6/27
    • 10am: Kid Thursdays: Wild, Wild West at the Sioux City Public Museum, $1 per child
    • 5:30-6:30pm: STEM with a Scientist at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
    • 6:30-8:30pm: Pirates and Princesses Pool Party at Lewis Park Pool, $5 per person
    • 7:12pm: Sioux City Explorers Baseball vs Winnipeg Goldeyes at Lewis & Clark Park
  • Fri 6/28
    • 10am-noon: Camp Creativity: Jungle Slime at Michael's Crafts, sessions every half hour, ages 3+, $3
    • 3:30pm: Kinder Kickstarters at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)
    • 6-8pm: Downtown Live: live music on the greenspace in front of the Sioux City Public Museum, $3 per person
  • Sat 6/29
    • 11am: STEM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)

  • Sun 6/30
    • 1pm: STEM Explorers at LaunchPad Children's Museum (activity included with daily admission or membership)

We do not run any of these events and encourage you to call or visit the websites of the hosting locations, organizations, or stores with any questions and to confirm details. Many paid events and some free events require tickets or registration in advance and some may sell out or fill up quickly or very far in advance. Age and other recommendations are general guidelines provided by the event or activity organizer and should not be considered legal or medical advice and may not apply well to all children.

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