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Welcome to the Siouxland Families Blog! 

a woman with long dark hair in a pink shirt eats ice cream with her son, a blonde boy with Down syndrome in a teal shirt

Hi! I'm Lindsay, and I write the Siouxland Families Blog to connect you to fun in Sioux City, Siouxland, and beyond. I do the research so you can skip to the good part of making memories with your loved ones. I believe Siouxland is a great place to live and raise kids and I'm so excited to share that with you all. For more info on me personally, check out my "about me" page but for more info on this website and what to expect here, keep reading. Thanks for stopping by!

On this site you will find:

  • Events happening in Sioux City, like parades, storytimes, crafts, and concerts
  • Local attractions like nature centers, museums, playgrounds, and parks
  • Local food including restaurants plus recipes for local faves and my own personal favorite foods
  • Great destinations for day trips, weekend trips, and other road trips in our area

If you hear about a family friendly event or activity in Sioux City, Iowa; South Sioux City, Nebraska; North Sioux City, South Dakota, or surrounding communities in Northwest Iowa, Southeast South Dakota, or Northwestern Nebraska, please let me know!

You can reach me by leaving a comment on this page, by sending me an e-mail, or by leaving a comment in the Siouxland Family Friendly Events Facebook Group.

You can also connect with me:

Occasionally I receive free admission, free food, or free tickets, or am otherwise compensated for posting. I will always make it very clear when that is the case!

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  1. Great idea to make this for parents and grandparents to be able to quickly look up all the fun children's events in Siouxland on one website! Thank you from a Grama!


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