19 incredible things to do in Sioux Falls

June 12, 2019

This paid piece is sponsored by the Sioux Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau.

School is out, and the weather is heating up. That can only mean one thing – summer is here! Well, technically not yet, but we all know the summer season should start once we hit June. That’s a debate for another time.

So whether you have kids to entertain or you’re wanting to explore the city for yourself, there are plenty of both outdoor and indoor experiences to enjoy this summer. We put together a list of 19 incredible things to do in Sioux Falls. And while there are so many more to mention than just 19, these are a few of our favorites.

Milkshakes at the Diner

Order one of the fantastic milkshakes at the Phillips Avenue Diner, such as the Chocomint Crunch, S’mores or Whatchamaycallit. There’s just something about enjoying a milkshake at a retro diner that gives you a nostalgic feeling.


Admire the amazing works of art that make up SculptureWalk in downtown Sioux Falls. You’ll see sculptures along the sidewalks everywhere you look!

Touch a stingray

Make time to stop at the Butterfly House & Aquarium where you can touch a stingray in the Shark & Stingray Touch Pool. In the Butterfly House, you can walk among hundreds of butterflies in a tranquil atmosphere.

Try something new at The Outdoor Campus

Partake in one of the many free classes offered at The Outdoor Campus such as archery, fishing, paddling, outdoor cooking and much more.

Brewery tour

Make a stop at each of our breweries — Fernson, Hydra, Miner, Monks House of Ale Repute, Remedy, WoodGrain — to enjoy some local craft beer! Each offers something unique for every palate.

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19 incredible things to do in Sioux Falls

Get ready to make the most of summer in Sioux Falls with this list of incredible things to do in the city.

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