Kick off summer in downtown Sioux Falls with some of the best events in the area. The first weekend of May is filled to the brim with exciting opportunities to experience DTSF like never before. Here are our Top 7!
It’s all in the name folks. Stroll through your favorite downtown shops while viewing art, meeting local artists, shopping, and sipping on a variety of wine. Find a full list of locations and artists here.
Get ready for the first First Friday of summer! Downtown businesses come together on the First Friday of every month to plan art receptions, live music, food & drink specials, and shopping deals. Check out all May First Friday promotions here.
May the 4th be with you! We’re kicking Eastbank Block Parties off a month early, and on a Saturday. Enjoy live music from local hip-hop/R&B artist Denham and retro rock n roll from Des Moines, IA, with The Maytags!
Enjoy food trucks and product vendors, cold beverages, and some of the most unique shops in the area along the boardwalk of 8th & RR Center. Stop by the Vern Eide booth and kick the tires on a 2019 Honda Passport!
Drink craft beer at downtown breweries, help raise money for Almost Home Canine Rescue, and enter a chance to win a 2-year 2019 Honda Passport lease during the Hops & Honda Tour, presented by Vern Eide Honda! Get the schedule here.
5. Explore Downtown Walking Tours
Inspired by Jane’s Walk, explore downtown Sioux Falls on foot Saturday, May 4, with interactive walking tours of Architectural History, Theaters, and Breweries to learn more about the downtown community and promote walkability!
Sioux Falls SculptureWalk celebrates 16 years of gifting artwork to downtown as part of one of the largest free outdoor art exhibits in the country with 59 brand new sculptures installed early morning on Saturday, May 4th! Later in the evening, stop by the May Eastbank Block Party and visit the SculptureWalk Tent for a chance to chat with the artists themselves.
Local farmers, pizzaioli, coffee roasters, and floriculturists are back for the season with their locally crafted and grown flowers, fresh greens, baked goods, coffee, wood fired pizza, and so much more.
BONUS: 8. Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
There’s more to look forward to the weekend of May 11th with the annual Cinco de Mayo celebration! Head to Falls Park for live music, local food vendors, a Kid’s Zone with piñatas and inflatables, and most importantly – a Chihuahua Fashion Show! Learn more here.