Chamber Update-So Much to Do in Siouxland


Because we are coming up on a busy holiday weekend , I thought I would post just some of the many things going on in the area. Anyone who says there is “nothing to do” in the Sioux City Metro Area should check out just some of the things going on in Siouxland..they might be surprised to find out what many of us already know. We live in a vibrant and happenin’ community.

-Beth Trejo, Director of Investor Relations, Siouxland Chamber

Krewe de Charlie Sioux Mardi Gras Festivale
July 2, 2009

Mardi Gras party at the Sioux City Convention Center featuring astounding costumes – some 14 feet high -and a processional. The “Taste of Louisiana” authentic Cajun food prepared fresh by Louisiana chefs and available beginning at 5:00pm, prior to the 7:30pm show. FREE general admission seating; reserved table seating available by calling 712-279-4850.


The Big Parade
July 3, 2009

FREE Mardi Gras parade in Sioux City running down Fourth Street, and ending at the Sioux City Convention Center beginning at 7:00 pm with beads, bands, floats, and bouncey inflateables for kids for only $5.00 admission.Live entertainment following the Parade, and fireworks at dusk.

Pancake Breakfast for Benefit of Latham Memorial Park
July 4, 2009
Latham Park (between Cedar and Lemon Streets, half a block north of Morningside Ave), 7:30 – 11 am
Saturday in the Park
July 4, 2009
19th Annual at Grandview Park

FREE annual 4th of July weekend music festival with kids area, concessions and more. Shuttle service from Tyson Events Center parking lot.Over 20 food vendors and multiple craft vendors will be in Arts Alley, plus fun for kids in the Kid’s Zone.

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