Parks & Recreation

Independence Day Celebration

Join us for the Sioux Falls Independence Day Celebration on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. The event will feature a walk/run, parade, a free lunch for the first 5,000 attendees followed by live music and entertainment.

Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald ash borer, an exotic insect responsible for the loss of more than 100 million ash trees in the United States over the past two decades, has now been discovered in Sioux Falls. This is the first confirmed infestation in South Dakota.

80 Parks in 2018

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Bring Your Family to Kids’ Nite in the Park Parks & Recreation
Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation will host free summer fun for the entire family at Kids’ Nite in the Park on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, from 6–8 p.m. at McKennan Park, located at 1400 South Third
Enter Your Float in the Independence Day Celebration Parade! Parks & Recreation
The City of Sioux Falls is seeking entrants for the Independence Day Celebration Parade to help celebrate our nation’s birthday
Register Online Today for the Independence Day Celebration 5K Fun Run/Walk Parks & Recreation
Show your Independence Day spirit by registering for the Independence Day Celebration 5K Fun Run/Walk
Volunteers Needed for the Sioux Falls Independence Day Celebration Parks & Recreation
Help us celebrate our nation’s birthday and show your patriotic spirit by volunteering at the Independence Day Celebration 5K Fun Run/Walk, Parade, and Picnic on Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Lawn Watering Schedule Reminder Parks & Recreation
With warm temperatures comes lawn watering season. In an effort to utilize our water resources in an efficient manner, the City of Sioux Falls Public Works Water Division has established a year-round
Playground Replacements Underway for Whittier, Menlo, and Kenny Anderson Parks!! Parks & Recreation
This summer, Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation will replace the playground equipment