About Sioux City

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Twice named an All-America City by the National Civic League and designated as an Iowa Great Place, Sioux City, Iowa serves as the regional hub for business, employment, industry, retail trade, medical care, educational opportunities and tourism in Northwest Iowa, Southeast South Dakota and Northeast Nebraska. More than 165,000 people live in the tri-state metropolitan area.

Sioux City is home to Saturday in the Park, one of the largest outdoor music festivals in the Upper Midwest, exciting sports action with USHL Hockey, Champions Indoor Football League and American Association Baseball and Iowa's 2019 Outstanding Tourist Attraction, Cone Park. The LaunchPAD Children's Museum, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, award-winning Art Center, and interactive Public Museum are just a few of the fun activities to enjoy downtown. Cultural events like the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra and Broadway at the Orpheum series, along with very diverse ethnic dining choices, set Sioux City apart from other Midwest cities.

The community has received many high profile national rankings recently, including #1 for Economic Development by Site Selection magazine, #4 Most Competitive City in North America for Food and Beverage, Best in State Employer by Forbes and is 1 of 4 communities in the nation to have all four emergency agencies - Police, Fire, EMS and Communications - accredited.

Exciting new developments are underway with new investment in downtown including the Sioux City Reinvestment District, riverfront development project, the Siouxland Expo Center, trail connectivity and more!

Check out our tourism website, VisitSiouxCity.org, So Much To Do flyer, and our Sioux City Experience Guide to learn more about our community and to start your adventure!