Here’s what’s happening in Downtown Sioux Falls for the Summer of 2019. Want to add an event to the Downtown Sioux Falls Events list? Submit an event for consideration right from this page!

🌸 May 2 | City Blossom 2019

Celebrate the purpose and power of philanthropy at the annual City Blossom event. Proceeds from past events benefited causes like Sea of Goodwill, Feeding South Dakota’s Mobile Summer Backpack Program, and Call to Freedom.

Sioux Falls City Blossom 2019

The admission cost for the event provides essential grants to nonprofits and causes to ensure the continued vibrancy of the community. You can RSVP or donate by calling 605-336-7055 extension 14 or email Molly at

🍷 May 3 | May First Friday

  • When: Friday | May 3, 2019
  • Where: Downtown Sioux Falls
  • Hosted By: Various Businesses
Kick summer off with May’s First Friday event! Downtown Sioux Falls will be filled with art receptions, live music, food, and drink specials. It’s like having mini events inside of one big event, and you don’t want to miss a single moment of the fun. For more information, call 605-338-4009.

The May Art & Wine Walk takes place from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM at various locations through the downtown area. View art and meet the artists for free! For a small fee, you can purchase a Sampling Punch Card that allows you to get ten samples. The card is available at any wine-tasting location. Get List of Location Here!

Sioux Falls Downtown Art and Wine Walk

Cursive with The Appleseed Cast LIVE at ICON takes place from 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM with local bands Roman ships and Lost Harbor. This event takes place at 402 N. Main Avenue.

SUGGESTED: Things to Do in Downtown Sioux Falls

Disney’s The Lion King at Washington Pavilion is presented by The Dakota Academy of Performing Arts and through special arrangement with Music Theatre International from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. This event takes place at 301 S. Main Avenue.

πŸ‰ May 4 | Falls Park Farmer’s Market

  • When: Saturday | May 4, 2019 | 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Where: E. Falls Park Drive (Across from Stockyard Ag Experience Barn)
  • Hosted By: Various Vendors

Enjoy a bit of fresh air as you pick up fresh flowers, vegetables, meat, and baked goods at the weekly Falls Park Farmer’s Market. Have a cup of coffee, enjoy a burger, or get a pizza while you’re out shopping for plants, soaps, and other locally made items.

falls park farmers market

Note: Pets are not allowed due to health concerns. This event takes place each Saturday from May 4th through October. For more information, email

🌡 May 11 | Cinco De Mayo Fiesta

  • When: Saturday | May 11, 2019 | 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Where: 131 E. Falls Park Drive, Falls Park
  • Hosted By: Wells Fargo

The Wells Fargo Cinco De Mayo Fiesta is celebrating its 12th year of bringing Sioux Falls residents together to recognize and appreciate the cultural gifts and heritage of the Latino people within the community. Cinco De Mayo is a traditional Mexican holiday that features Latino food, dance, art, music, and more!

All proceeds from this event go to help the Caminando Juntos, an outreach ministry to the newly arrived Latino immigrants in the Sioux Falls area. The Caminando Juntos ministry is sponsored by the Presentation Sisters. This event is free for all ages, and there will be Kid Zone events scheduled.

Entertainers include Sonia Sotomayor Elementary, Salsa del Sol, and Escuadron Musical. Food vendors include Boki Gelato, El Elote, Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, and Taqueria Sanchez. Additional vendors and displays include Las Rosas de Lili, Naty-Voz, Sioux Falls Housing Partnership, and Spanish Club of Sioux Falls.

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Chihuahua Fashion Show

For more information, call 605-360-2457 or email Jen at

πŸ₯³ June 7, July 5, August 2 | Eastbank Block Party

  • When: Friday | June 7, July 5, August 2 | 5:30 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Where: 8th & Railroad Center, 401 E. 8th Street (Parking Lot)
  • Hosted By: Downtown Sioux Falls

The first Friday of each month from June – September, Downtown Sioux Falls hosts an amazing block party in the Eastbank area that is free for everyone. There’s live music, food vendors, shopping, beer, and wine.

The atmosphere is casual and suitable for all ages. Bring a lawn chair or use one of the picnic tables provided, and be ready to enjoy music from talented live musicians.

For more information, call 605-338-4009 or email

🏍 July 11 – 13 | Hot Harley Nights

  • When: Thursday – Saturday | July 11 – 13
  • Where: W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds, Sioux Falls
  • Hosted By: J.L Harley-Davidson

For twenty-three years, Hot Harley Nights has brought thousands of people together to raise money for and support children with life-threatening medical conditions. They help fund Make-A-Wish South Dakota with this favorite Sioux Falls event.

Hot Harley Nights

Each year, there’s a 5-mile long motorcycle parade, family fun night, live music, casino run, raffle, bike show, silent auction, and many more fun events. The 2019 Hot Harley Night’s concert on Saturday night is with the well-known rock band, Night Ranger. After the concert, DJ Chris Hintz with Pinnacle Productions will keep the party going.

Make a Wish Check Hot Harley Nights

Click here to get a registration packet for Hot Harley Nights. Early registration ends on May 31st and pre-registration ends on June 21st. For more information, call 605-334-2721. Click here to RSVP.

🏎 July 17 | Hot Summer Nights

  • When: Wednesday | July 17
  • Where: W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds, Sioux Falls
  • Hosted By: Sioux Falls Corvette Club

The caravan will begin their adventure in Beresford, South Dakota and make their way to Sioux Falls to enjoy spending time with friends and having fun. Hot Summer Nights is part of the Black Hills Corvette Classic that takes place each year to bring people together for what they call the Corvette Experience.

Black Hills Corvette Classic Hot Summer Nights Sioux Falls

Scheduled events include a concert, quick 60 races, a kids corral, and more. The caravan moves on towards Spearfish, South Dakota on July 18th with a stop for breakfast at Al’s Oasis.

Black Hills Corvettes

Click here to register for this event or call 605-759-4530 for more information. Registration options include 1 car with 2 people, 1 car with 1 person, and Wednesday only cars.

πŸ› July 20 – 21 | Downtown Crazy Days

  • When: Saturday & Sunday | July 20 – 21
  • Where: Downtown, Sioux Falls
  • Hosted By: DTSF Events

Set aside a weekend to enjoy some of the best shopping in the downtown Sioux Falls area during the Downtown Crazy Days event. There will be plenty of deals, sales, and fun to be had as local business owners are highlighted.

Woman Holding Shopping Bags

605 Running Co. will have a major shoe sale and swag bags for the first 20 shoppers. Game Chest is letting customers roll for savings. Oh My Word Paperie is having a buy 3 gets 1 free sale on LePens and Kate Spade Planners are 20% off! Click here to see more Crazy Days events.

🚘 July 27 – Nyberg’s Ace Hot Classics Night

  • When: Friday | July 27, 2019 | 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Where: 200 E. 12th Street
  • Hosted By: Great Plains Street Rodders & Nyberg’s Ace

Join Nyberg’s Ace in downtown Sioux Falls at the Nyberg’s Ace 2nd Annual Hot Classics Night! The event takes place on 1st Avenue between 11th Street and 14th Street and showcases classic cars and trucks that are sponsored by Great Plains Street Rodders.

There will be plenty of delicious food options at the variety of food trucks present, and beverage sales by El Riad Classic Autos benefit local kids. Live music by DNR is scheduled for 6:30 PM at the stage in the parking lot of the downtown Nyberg’s Ace store.

Last year’s event was attended by more than 5,000 people, and there were over 200 cars, so you don’t want to miss this year’s event. For more information, call 605-336-6474.

πŸŽ† August 17 | 7th Annual Riverfest

Get ready for this downtown party at the 7th Annual Riverfest that features live music on two stages, activities for kids, vendors, canoe rides, art, and more. There will be a fireworks finale that you don’t want to miss!

Interested in being a food vendor? Click here. Interested in being a display vendor? Click here. Need additional information? Call 605-338-4009.

Check out this video from last year’s event!

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