Tuesday, July 4, 2017, is the Sioux Falls 4th of July Family Parade and Picnic at Falls Park. In addition tot he parade, there will be the free lunch for the first 5,000 attendees at Falls Park, live music and entertainment.

The parade will begin at 10:00 AM near 13th Street and Phillips Avenue and travel down Phillips Avenue past Falls Park.

Several blocks of Main Avenue, 11th Street, and 13th Street in Sioux Falls will close at 8:00 AM on Tuesday for the Parade.

  • Phillips Avenue will close starting at 9:40 AM
  • All east/west streets from 13th Street to Falls Park also will be closed at Phillips Avenue during this time
  • Between 10:15 and 11:00 AM parking lots at Falls Park will not be accessible, as the parade route will force the closure of Falls Park Drive at Weber Avenue.

Streets will reopen as soon as the parade is finished around 11:00 AM. If you need to travel through downtown on July 4 use 14th Street.

If you want to view the parade from Falls park, you're encouraged to get there before 10:00 AM.

Source: City of Sioux Falls