Sioux City prepares for Fall Fest October 7th-8th

Fall Fest includes events around the community at many different locations

Published 09/27 2016 04:11PM

Updated 09/27 2016 04:11PM

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Dozens of venues around Sioux City will host events celebrating fall on Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8, 2016. The family friendly activities are part of “Fall Fest 2016”, a day of fun designed for residents and visitors to enjoy the fall season, spend time with friends and family, and showcase Sioux City attractions.

Many harvest themed events are planned including pumpkin painting, mask making, haunted houses, games and trick-or-treating events. Additional activities include ice skating, food trucks, drive in movie, Baconfest, indoor rock climbing, hockey, walking tours, live music, and much more.

“We are excited that Fall Fest has grown to two full days this year," said Fall Fest Coordinator, Anne Westra. “There are so many opportunities for people of all ages to participate and each attraction will offer something unique to celebrate the season.”

Organizations involved in Fall Fest 2016 include: Betty Strong Encounter Center, Briar Cliff University, Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, Hard Rock Casino Sioux City, ibp Ice Center, Knoepfler Chevrolet, Lakeport Commons, LaunchPAD Children’s Museum, Long Lines Family Recreation Center Climbing Wall, Mid America Museum of Aviation & Transportation Museum, Morningside College, Nightmare on 4th Street & The Fear Factory, Scarecrow Farm, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City Farmers Market, Sioux City Fire Rescue, Sioux City Musketeers, Sioux City Parks & Recreation, Sioux City Police Department, Sioux City Public Library, Sioux City Public Museum, Sioux City Public Works, Siouxland Habitat for Humanity, Sioux City Railroad Museum, Southern Hills Mall, Startup Sioux City and the Tyson Events Center.

For a complete list of participating organizations, event details and contact information, go to www.VisitSiouxCity.org.

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