First Friday fun continues with an array of live music and art in store for you during December First Friday! The holiday season is in full swing in Downtown Sioux Falls. Make holiday memories and traditions in downtown with beautiful lights Winter Wonderland at Falls Park nightly until January and the jolly Santa Visits every Saturday in December. Shop small and support downtown businesses this holiday season. You also have to option to give the gift of downtown with the new Downtown Sioux Falls Gift Card! Let your family, friends, co-workers, employees or that difficult person on list discover over 50 dining, drinking and shopping options.
A Christmas Carol at the Orpheum Theater: Sioux Empire Community Theatre presents A Christmas Carol on the Orpheum Theater main stage. This fast-paced adaptation shares one of the greatest ghost stories of all time, and is a holiday classic your family will love. 7:00pm, 315 North Phillips Avenue.
Cookie Jar Caramel rolls: The Cookie Jar Eatery Caramel Rolls: Caramel rolls $5.00 off per dozen. MUST PRE-ORDER 48 Hours in advance to receive special pricing! 7:30am – 3PM, 230 South Phillips Avenue #101.
Danielle Clouse Gast Reception at Rug & Relic: Join Rug & Relic for an evening of art and fun, welcoming new feature artist Danielle Clouse Gast to the Rug & Relic Family! 5:00pm – 8:00pm, 401 East 8th Street.
First Friday with Holly VandenBerg at Myer’s Deli: Playing a variety of live music for your dining pleasure on this special evening! 6:00pm – 9:00pm, 221 South Phillips Avenue.
First Friday – The Goonies at Parker’s: Hey you guuyyyyys!! The December monthly First Friday celebration is inspired by The Goonies! Parker’s talented team is already working on designing cocktails, small plates, desserts, outfits, and decor to theme Parkers perfectly! 6:00pm – 11:00pm, 210 South Main Avenue.
Free admission at Washington Pavilion: Featuring free admission to the Kirby Science Discovery Center, free admission to the Visual Arts Center, various science activities including Stage Science and fascinating demonstrations with the KSDC Interactors. Discounted Wells Fargo CineDome tickets to education or mission films also available. 5:00pm – 9:00pm, 301 South Main Avenue.
Guitarist Jesse Christen at the Paramount: Get your live music fix at the Paramount Cocktails lounge. 8:00pm – 11:00pm, 301 South Phillips Avenue.
Holiday Open House at Rehfeld’s Art & Framing: Join Rehfeld’s Art and Framing for a Holiday Open House and customer appreciation night. Enjoy live music, holiday treats, and create your very own Christmas card using the printmaking process with the help of artist Chad Nelson. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, 210 South Phillips Avenue.
Holiday Open House at Great Outdoor Store: Warm-up with the Great Outdoor Store hot chocolate bar while you shop for yourself or loved ones for the holidays. LOLE gift with LOLE purchase. Create a wish list that we can send on your behalf to take the guessing out of giving. 5:00pm – 8:00pm, 201 East 10th Street.
JAM Community and Artist Open House at Jam Art & Supplies: Just in time for the holidays, JAM invite all our friends, patrons and supporters to come meet some of our artists, volunteers and board members. 5:30pm – 8:00pm, 401 North Phillips Avenue Studio B.
Singing Boys of Sioux Falls & Heartland Handbells presented by First Congregational Church: Enjoy an evening of holiday music! Music includes Jingle Bell Rock, the 12 Days of Christmas, I Wonder as I Wander and O Come! All Ye Faithful! 7:00pm, 300 Minnesota Avenue.
The Naughty List – A Holiday Art Mart & Happing at Vishnu Bunny: It’s back…tis the season for The Naughty List., our affordable art mart and happening just in time for seasonal gift giving. Also featuring live DJs, beer with ID and lots of friends. All ages welcome. 7:00pm – 11:00pm, 202 Phillips Avenue.
Saundra Messinger Trunk Show at Sticks and Steel: This First Friday weekend see Saundra Messinger’s latest diamond and satin finished designs in-store! Call Sticks and Steel and schedule a digital meet-and-greet with Saundra, Sticks and Steel’s good friend, and acclaimed jewelry designer. Say ‘hi’, learn about the inspiration for her latest collections, chat holiday traditions, whatever! You won’t wanna miss this event! 10:00am – 8:00pm, 401 East 8th Street Suite 118.
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