Snowflake Festival

Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 at 11:00am

Washington Pavilion
301 S Main Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Please call before attending any community events. It is likely that they will be postponed or canceled as a result of the coronavirus. You can find CDC coronavirus information at; AARP has additional resources at

Join us for the Snowflake Festival, part of a series of events in Sioux Falls Alive - a partnership with the City of Sioux Falls and Experience Sioux Falls. Enjoy wonderful opportunities like:

Fun Activities

  • Saltwater Color Snowflake
  • Cut Your Own Snowflake
  • Snowflake Symmetry
  • Write a letter to the North Pole in Santa's Workshop located in the Raven Children's Studio
  • Expand Your Experience at 1 and 3:30 p.m. with Erupting Snow and Make Your Own Snow Crystals in the Jack's Imagination Lab of our Kirby Science Discovery Center and Catching Snowflakes Painting in the Raven Children's Studio of our Visual Arts Center with paid museum admission/free with membership.
  • Watch the movie "The Polar Express" in the Wells Fargo CineDome! Get tickets here or at the Box Office. 

Special Appearances

  • Meet and Greets with Radley Rex
  • Visit with Santa
  • Come meet the Ice Queen and Ice Princess characters and get a photo with them
  • Listen to holiday music from carolers

Delicious Food

  • Holiday treats and beverages including delicious Cocoa Bombs available for purchase
  • Members receive free hot chocolate

Enjoy a little weekend shopping and visit our vendor booths in the 1st and 2nd floor lobbies like art, beauty and wellness products and more!

Face Masks Required.

Unless otherwise noted, activities in the First Floor Lobby are FREE. Activities and events are subject to change. View our COVID-19 safety protocols here.

Experience more fun and entertaining activities in our museums - view rates for admission here (free with membership). Children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

This event listing provided for the Sioux Falls community events calendar. Community events are not associated with or sponsored by AARP, but may be of interest to you. If you have an event to share, let us know!

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