Sioux Falls, South Dakota has undergone a transformation. Visit the renovated downtown to see the magnificent waterfalls at Falls Park before browsing 8th & Railroad Shopping Center, home to locally owned stores and restaurants. Don't miss the family-friendly Sioux Empire Fair, the largest fair in the state, held each August at W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds. The themed First Friday series provides you a unique way to explore downtown businesses, with each month featuring new events such as book fairs, art shows, and block parties. Music lovers shouldn't miss Downtown Riverfest, an annual riverfront event featuring live performances, delicious food, and local vendors.