Friday, May 25, 2018

Summertime and Livin’ is Easy: Cardinal Festival Days offer something for everyone.

Memorial Day is the unofficial kick off to summer and festival season! Whether it’s music, dancing, food, car shows, activities for the kids or just simply exploring the area, Cardinal Festival Days has a little something for everyone. The ninth annual event is June 8th and 9th in South Sioux City and features exciting events throughout the day. The event begins with at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, 8th Chamber Coffee Hour at the Riverview Outdoor Center. The downtown Block Party celebrations begins at 6:00pm featuring the local favorite band - Top Down. There will be a Beer Garden and local food trucks.

The fun continues all day Saturday starting bright and early with the annual Cardinal Festival Soccer Tournament at 8:00 a.m. Events following the tournament include South Sioux City’s Cooperative Learning Gardens Tours at 9 a.m., 1030 5th Avenue (behind Tri-State Communications). The High School All-Class Social begins at 1 p.m. at the school with, 50 years of Year Books, history and snacks. The parade kicks off at 4 p.m. from Klasey Park.

A non-judged Show and Shine car show will allow festival participants to view beautiful and unique classic cars. Dash plaques and goody bags will be given to the first 75 entries in this exciting event. The event is set to start at 5 p.m. Kids will love playing in the bounce houses and will be entertained by magicians starting at 5 p.m.. Everyone can try their luck at some amazing prizes during FREE Bingo from 5-8 p.m!

Rounding out a fun-filled day will be a family drive inn movie at dusk followed by the Fireworks Extravaganza! If this doesn’t get you excited for the summer, we don’t know what will! Mark your calendars and get ready for some fun with your family!

Cardinal Festival Days

What: 9th annual Cardinal Festival Days
Friday, June 8th, 2018
Downtown (1st Avenue behind the new fire station), South Sioux City
Saturday, June 9th, 2018
Riverview Outdoor Center, 1280 Riverview Drive, South Sioux City

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