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January 2021 Siouxland Family Events



Looking for things to do in Sioux City? Every month I list family-friendly events in Siouxland, from storytimes to craft events and concerts, along with a few holidays from serious to silly! I'll update throughout the month as new events and details are released. You might also be interested in my posts about Snow Sports in Siouxland and First Day Hikes in Siouxland!


  • Friday 1/1
    • New Years Day
    • Enter the Iowa DNR First Day Hike giveaway!
  • Sat 1/2
    • 11am: First Family Storytime: Cozy themed virtual storytime event hosted by the Sioux City Public Library, sign up through the library website to get the streaming link, and stop by the Morningside branch of the Sioux City Public library to pick up a free activity kit anytime the library is open between 12/16 and 12/31!
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers hockey vs. Omaha at the Tyson Events Center

  • Sun 1/3
  • Mon 1/4
    • National Trivia Day
  • Tues 1/5
  • Weds 1/6
    • 10:30am: Library Storytime hosted by the Sioux City Public Library on Facebook
  • Thurs 1/7
  • Fri 1/8
    • National Bubble Bath Day
  • Sat 1/9
    • All Day: Pick up Triceratops building kits at Lowe's. Online registration required. 
    • 10am-noon: Kids Day: Pioneer Life activities at the Sioux City Public Museum
    • 2pm: Crossing the Rockies: Kids Virtual Learning Event hosted by the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center on Facebook and YouTube. More info in their FB event post.
  • Sun 1/10
    • All Day: Pick up Triceratops building kits at Lowe's. Online registration required. 
    • 2pm: Captain James Cook and the Search for Antarctica, historical presentation streamed live on the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center on Facebook
    • 3:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers Hockey vs. Fargo Force at the Tyson Events Center
  • Mon 1/11
  • Tues 1/12
    • 6:30pm: Virtual Closing Reception for the Magnetic West exhibit at the Sioux City Art Center
  • Weds 1/13
    • National Sticker Day
    • 10:30am: Library Storytime hosted by the Sioux City Public Library on Facebook
  • Thurs 1/14
    • 10am: Storytime at the Woodbury County Library in Moville, IA
  • Fri 1/15
  • Sat 1/16
    • 3:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers Hockey vs. Sioux Falls Stampede at the Tyson Events Center

  • Sun 1/17
    • 2pm: Live streamed music from Bill "Chopper" Pelchat and Jon Moravec, hosted by the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center and Betty Strong Encounter Center on their Facebook page
  • Mon 1/18
    • MLK Jr. Day
  • Tues 1/19
    • National Popcorn Day
  • Weds 1/20
    • 10:30am: Library Storytime hosted by the Sioux City Public Library on Facebook
  • Thurs 1/21
    • 10am: Storytime at the Woodbury County Library in Moville, IA
  • Fri 1/22
  • Sat 1/23
    • *Virtual swearing-in ceremony for new Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, for members only, so sign up ASAP if your kids would like to participate!*
    • 2pm: Critters on the Trail, online exploration event for kids hosted on FB and YouTube by the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center


  • Sun 1/24
    • 2pm: "Coming to the Coast," live streamed harp music from Mary Watts, hosted by the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center and Betty Strong Encounter Center on their Facebook page
  • Mon 1/25
  • Tues 1/26
  • Weds 1/27
    • National Chocolate Cake Day
    • 10:30am: Library Storytime hosted by the Sioux City Public Library on Facebook
  • Thurs 1/28
    • 10am: Storytime at the Woodbury County Library in Moville, IA
  • Fri 1/29
    • National Puzzle Day
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers hockey vs Fargo Force 
  • Sat 1/30
    • 7:05pm: Sioux City Museketeers hockey vs. Sioux Falls Stampede
    • 8-10pm: Teen Night at Drop Zone Family Fun Center, $20 per person which includes pizza, pop, jumping, and laser tag. 


  • Sun 1/31
    • National Hot Chocolate Day
    • 3:05pm: Sioux City Musketeers hockey vs. Sioux Falls Stampede

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