Fall Fest returns to Sioux City October 14-15, 2023!

Get ready to celebrate the season with Fall Fest 2023! The popular family-friendly festival brings plenty of fun for everyone on Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15, 2023. Held each year on the second weekend of October, Fall Fest offers a weekend designed for residents and visitors to enjoy the fall season, spend time with friends and family, and showcase Sioux City attractions.

Many fall-themed events are planned, including pumpkin decorating, haunted houses, live music, hayrack rides, games, scavenger hunts, tasty fall treats, hikes, costume contests, and crafts. Several attractions are free or offering reduced admission along with special fall programming.

Organizations involved in Fall Fest 2023 include: Betty Strong Encounter Center, Briar Cliff University, Cone Park, Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, ibp Ice Center, LaunchPAD Children’s Museum, Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, Climb Long Lines, LaunchPAD Children’s Museum, Mid America Museum of Aviation & Transportation, Miracle League of Sioux City, Morningside University, Nightmare on 4th Street & The Fear Factory, Orpheum Theatre, Scarecrow Farm, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City Farmers Market, Sioux City Public Library, Sioux City Public Museum, Sioux City Railroad Museum, Tyson Events Center, and Western Iowa Tech.

For a complete list of participating organizations, event details, and contact information, find Fall Fest events listed under the Events tab.