You'll find many ways to enjoy the Christmas season right here. Concerts, festivals, volunteer opportunities and much more. Merry Christmas !

Sioux Falls Cares

The annual Sioux Falls Cares deliveries will take place Wednesday and Thursday, December 11th & 12th.

Two nights for you and your family or coworkers to volunteer to distribute much needed clothing, food, everyday staples and toys to Sioux Falls families.

What a great way to share the Christmas Spirit with your family and others who need it most.

Visit their website for details or call Joan at 605-332-9146 for Sioux Falls Cares.

Santa will make an appearance at Christmas At The Western Mall Sunday, December 15 and 22 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Pictures with Santa will be available for a free-will donation to Make-A-Wish.

December 15 is also Make-A-Wish kids and family night. Several wish kids and their families will be attending.

The Christmas At The Western Mall light show, now in its 8th year, runs through New Year’s Day nightly from 5:30-9:30 in the center court area.

Free-will donations support Make-A-Wish South Dakota.

For more information, please call 605.335.8000.


The 17th Annual Christmas at the Cathedral from St. Joseph Cathedral will present six inspiring performances December 19-22.

Returning this year world renowned tenor Scott Piper. Along with Broadway star Marni Raab and Dan Goeller conducting the Christmas at the Cathedral orchestra.

Visit their website for details or to purchase tickets.

McCrossan Boys Ranch

Each year McCrossan Boys Ranch tries to make Christmas a little merrier for the boys by collecting a new outfit and gift for each of them. This year's Tree of Hope will be located at Dakota Sports and Scheels All Sports, HyVee on Minnesota Avenue, HyVee on E. 10th and Sunshine Foods in Brandon. Our Tree of Hope gives you a chance to help make this a Christmas the boys will never forget. Approximately half have no families or homes to go to over the holidays. Many of the others have families who are struggling to make ends meet and cannot afford Christmas gifts.

Each tree has cards with the names of all boys on them and several gift and clothing ideas. Select a card, buy a gift and return the gift and card to the tree.All cards and gifts must be returned by Friday, December 27th.

For further details call Christy Menning at 339.1203.

11th Annual Winter Wonderland at Falls Park

Nightly through January 5, 2014 starting at 5pm. See a breathtaking 360-degree view of the park from the five-story viewing tower. Details here

Christmas Lanes and Light Displays

We know how you and your family enjoy the many light displays and Christmas lanes to drive through during the season. This year we have a one-stop guide for you to download here.


The Miracle on 41st Street Toy Drive kicks off once again Friday, November 29 and will continue through December 24th in the Macy's Wing of the Empire Mall. The toy drive benefits the children and families staying at the Sioux Falls Children's Inn.