The Multi-Cultural Center presents a number of events throughout the year to bring the Sioux Falls community together.

Festival of Cultures

Learn more and get involved here


Enjoy sights, sounds, and tastes from around the world as we bring the Sioux Falls community together for a fun day of celebration! Stroll through local vendor booths, participate in interactive workshops where you can learn various cultural traditions and skills, taste a variety of foods from around the world at popular local food trucks, and enjoy entertainment throughout the day on our main stage.

This event is free and open to the public.


More Events

Our 25th Anniversary

Held in January of 2022

Follow along for more information to come.


Native American Day Wacipi (wa-CHEE-pee)

Annually, each second Monday in October

South Dakota celebrates Native Americans’ Day on the second Monday of October. On this day, we celebrate the customs, culture, and history of Native Americans through a community dinner followed by traditional dancing , drumming, and singing.

The 2021 Native American Day Wacipi has been cancelled due to COVID precautions.


Human Rights Day Essay Contest

Annually, each December

The Human Rights Day Essay contest is held in honor of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, signed on December 10th, 1948. The essay contest helps raise awareness about the Declaration and its importance and provides young people the opportunity to reflect on human rights issues.