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Sioux Falls 4th of July Fireworks Display, Parade, Picnic, and More:

Just like any weekend in Sioux Falls, you will have your pick of things to do during the 4th of July weekend of 2023. It doesn't matter whether you're looking for fireworks, fitness, food, or just plain old fun, someone will be offering it up and all you have to do is join in!

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All weekend long (Friday, June 30 through Sunday, July 2) you can cheer on the hard-working softball players in the 46th Annual Ringneck Invitational/International Tournament.

The Levitt at the Falls has two wonderful free concerts Friday, July 1, and Saturday, July 2.

When is the Sioux Falls Independence Day Parade?

If an early morning at Falls Park is the way you'd like to celebrate the special day, the   Independence Day Fun Run/Walk starts at 8:AM on Tuesday, July 4.

The 2023 Sioux Falls 4th of July parade is on Tuesday, July 4, 2022, starting at 10:00 AM. The parade will start downtown near 13th Street and go north on Phillips Avenue to the Levitt Shell.

Sioux Falls Independence Day Celebration Parade
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New Location for the Sioux Falls Independence Day Picnic

A free picnic will follow at 11:00 AM. There's a new location for the picnic this year, the Levitt Shell at 6th and Phillips. Serving lines will be in the parking lot, on the south side of Levitt Shell.

There will also be live music by the Sioux Falls Municipal Band.

Where is the Fireworks Display in Sioux Falls This Year?

The big fireworks show in the sky over Sioux Falls will begin at dusk on July 4th (about 10:00 PM) from the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds.

If you want to get close to the action the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds open at 7:00 PM to get everyone ready for the fireworks show. There'll be entertainment, food for sale, a flyover, and more.

Are Fireworks Allowed in Sioux Falls?

"The use of fireworks within Sioux Falls city limits is illegal" - City of Sioux Falls

Fireworks that fly in the air with a report (in other words, the cool ones that contain a loud bang) are illegal to shoot within Sioux Falls city limits. Violators of the law could face a $95.00 fine.

Sparklers, snakes, and other pyrotechnics that don’t go airborne or have an audible report are legal in Sioux Falls.

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South Dakota 4th of July Celebrations

The 4th of July holds a special place in Americans' hearts and the proof is in the all of the celebrations that go on not only across the country but right here in South Dakota.

This is a very short list of celebrations that we've heard about:

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