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First Skate Weekend @ Sioux Falls SD 7/11 – 7/13

Let’s Skate Presents
FIRST SKATE: 7/11 – 7/13
Schedule of Events

4:30 pm, Thursday July 11:
Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting at the Barb Iverson Skate Plaza. Featuring speakers Mayor Paul TenHaken, Parks Department Director Don Kearney, Let’s Skate board president Allison Dvorak, and Erika Iverson (niece of Barb Iverson.) FREE and open to the public!

5 pm, Friday July 12:
Let’s Skate Family Picnic at 46508 267th St in Sioux Falls. $100 tickets or $750 for a table of eight

This event is a fundraiser for the Barb Iverson Skate Plaza, featuring cuisine from a variety of the best chefs in Sioux Falls:

Jordan Taylor (Bread & Circus Sandwich Kitchen,) Joshua Jackson (Morrie’s Steakhouse,) Ryan Gaede & Jess Jones (The Smoked Culture,) Marcela Salas & Patricia Burbine (Salas Salsas,) Beau Vondra (Look’s Marketplace,) Chris Hanmer (CH Patisserie,) and Justin Warner (Bokujō Ramen.)

Our keynote program will be on mental health in the skateboarding community, featuring panelists Brandon Turner (professional skater and founder of Westside Recovery,) Dan Mancina (visually impaired professional skater,) Joel Pippus (found of Push to Heal,) and Everett Tetz (of New Line Skateparks, builders of the Iverson Skate Plaza.)

Music by DJ Flea, drinks by JJ’s and raffle items from Look’s, Rehfeld’s Art & Framing, Bread & Circus, The Breaks Coffee Roasting Co., Kickturn Studio, Local Convenience Stores, CH Patisserie, Les Cotton, Bokujo Ramen, Salas Salsas, Jessup Cellars, and more.

12 – 3 pm, Saturday July 13:
First Skate grand opening at the Barb Iverson Skate Plaza. FREE! Open to all skaters and the public!

Featuring free swag, professional skaters Brandon Turner and Dan Mancina, music by DJ Absolute, vendors (The Siouxer Sk8 and Shop, Spoke-N-Sport, Frontier Climbing, Sioux Falls Roller Dollz, Sioux Falls BMX,) and food trucks (Taverns + Tots, Taqueria Juanita.)

First Skate is sponsored by Pride Neon Signs, Dacotah Bank, Cutler Law Firm, LLP, and ADwërks.


First Skate Weekend @ Sioux Falls SD 7/11 - 7/13
First Skate Weekend @ Sioux Falls SD 7/11 – 7/13

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