Washington Pavilion

Sidewalk Arts Festival adds special opening hour

The annual Sidewalk Arts Festival will go on this Saturday outside the Washington Pavilion, with an early opening hour for at-risk guests.

1 week ago

Pavilion cancels this season’s Performance Series

The Washington Pavilion has canceled its 2020-21 Performance Series, which would have brought hit shows to Sioux Falls.

1 week ago

‘Every week the numbers have gone up’: Guests are returning to local attractions

Weeks after reopening, we checked in with major visitor attractions to see if guests are coming back.

3 months ago

Pavilion unveils agriculture-themed science center exhibits

Visitors to the Washington Pavilion can pick pretend crops for inspection, sell them at a marketplace, explore tunnels to interact with the bugs that contribute to soil health and climb into a tractor that they can drive virtually around a farm. 

3 months ago

‘Coming soon’ to the Washington Pavilion: Memorable customer experiences

When the Washington Pavilion shut down, work began behind the scenes so it could reopen with a better customer experience.

3 months ago

Pavilion plans to reopen more attractions June 1

The Washington Pavilion plans to reopen the Kirby Science Discovery Center and the Visual Arts Center and some programs June 1.

4 months ago

School’s out: Now what? Parents plan for different approach to summer

Parents wrapping up their dual role as teachers now face a new quandary: how to care for the kids and keep them safe this summer. From child care centers to camps, we checked in on what options are emerging.

4 months ago

Local venues adapt to life during the coronavirus crisis

Have a virtual animal encounter, tour a museum and do an art project: Venues that can’t allow admission are finding ways to offer an experience anyway.

5 months ago

Washington Pavilion launches ‘at home’ experience

The Washington Pavilion is closed but has launched a way to experience the Pavilion at home.

6 months ago

New Pavilion exhibit features interactive forest theme

Kids can climb a replica tree, hop on board a “train” and get inside a miniature home under construction at a new Washington Pavilion exhibit.

8 months ago

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