Sioux City, Iowa hosts an annual mardi gras celebration over the July 4th weekend. Festivities include:
Mardi Gras Festivale on Thursday July 2rd following the Big Parade- This is a Mardi Gras costume party which will be at the Sioux City Tyson Center this year, featuring astounding costumes, authentic Cajun food, and fun for the whole family. The food and show starts immediately following the Big Parade.
Mardi Gras Big Parade - Free parade through downtown Sioux City with beads, bands, and floats. The parade will head WEST this year on 4th Street from Iowa to Pierce and then head south to the Tyson Events Center! The parade will be televised once again on KTIV News Channel Four.
Saturday in the Park - Free annual 4th of July weekend music festival with kids area, concessions and more. Over 20 food vendors and multiple craft vendors