Register Today for Independence Day Celebration Fun Run/Walk and Parade

Grab the entire family and start your day celebrating America by joining us for the Independence Day Celebration 5K Fun Run/Walk. The event will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, July 4, 2022.

Runners will begin near the Overlook Café in Falls Park and follow the path along the Big Sioux River. Turn-around points will be noted along the route.

Runners that are registered before 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15, will receive a T-shirt. Cost is $5 per person. Register online at using keyword run. Those not registered can still come out and enjoy the event (free), but T-shirts will only be provided to those preregistered by the deadline. Participants can check-in starting at 7:30 a.m.

The City of Sioux Falls is seeking entrants for the Independence Day Celebration Parade. Local businesses, civic organizations, military groups, marching bands, clubs, and others are encouraged to participate. Online registration closes at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Walk-up entries will be taken the day of the event.

Parade entry check-in is at the corner of 11th Street and First Avenue beginning at 8:15 a.m., and the parade starts at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 4.

Children are invited to decorate their bicycles and participate in the event. Lineup for child entrants begins at 9:30 a.m. near the intersection of 13th Street and Phillips Avenue. No preregistration is necessary for kids’ entries.

A free picnic lunch for the first 3,000 attendees and entertainment at Falls Park will take place starting at 11 a.m.

For a full schedule and event information, visit

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