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13 Reasons You Should Spend Valentine’s Day in Downtown Sioux Falls

January 30, 2020

This list is from 2020. Click here for the current 2021 list.

It’s never too early to start planning for a very special day celebrating all kinds of love and we want to help you with yours!  Whether your celebration involves a significant other, a group of best friends, the kids, or yourself; here are 13 reasons to spend your Valentine’s Day in downtown Sioux Falls.

Many of these Valentine’s Day deals and events occur throughout the week of Valentine’s Day.  Enjoy free downtown parking after 5:00pm and weekends.

1. Experience the classic romantic dinner date with your sweetheart. (Please call ahead to make reservations!)


2. Bundle up for an outdoor concert and shopping at Jones421 
3. Valentines Day presents. Need we say more? 
4. Let your inner artist shine
5. Attend the theater
6. Dance the night away 
7. There’s plenty of live music
8. You can let the bubbly flow 
9. Celebrate the day of love with the kids  
10. There’s plenty of places for a special “Stay-cation”
11. Learn a new cooking skill
12. Surprise your loved one with a Singing or Candy Gram while supporting a local non-profit
13. Doing the day solo or not a fan of the holiday?  Downtown is still the place for you!


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Cover photo credit: Heidi Hansen