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What is YMCA Winterfest?

Winterfest is a celebration of the Siouxland community during the cold winter months. The Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA works together with community partners to organize a winter lights display, outdoor drive thru movie night, and a family winter party!

YMCA Winterfest Events Overview:


Griswold Y Lighting!

Join us at the Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA for hot-cocoa as we plug in the lights and kick-off the first day of Winterfest!

DATE & TIME:
Friday, November 26th, 2021
6:00 PM-7:00 PM

ADMISSION | FREE


Winterfest Lights Display:

The lights display is a celebration of the Siouxland community! Local businesses and groups in the community have come together to provide Siouxland with a display of lights and arrangements to enjoy. 

DATE & TIME:
November 27th, 2021 - January 2nd, 2022
Enjoy the lights display everyday at sundown!

WINTERFEST LIGHTS DISPLAY IS FREE TO EVERYONE IN THE SIOUXLAND COMMUNITY


Winterfest Drive In Movie

Get your vehicle ready with blankets and pillows for this drive in movie experience! Watch the movie from your car with your family as you tune in to the special radio station for sound!

DATE & TIME:
Friday, December 10th, 2021
6:30PM-8:30PM

Concessions will be available:
All proceeds help support future Winterfest events.

ADMISSION | FREE


A Very Merry Y-Mas

An indoor winter family party: join us for fun and meaningful times with family and friends!
Y-Mas activities include:

In the Gym:

  • Cookie Decorating
  • Ornament Decorating
  • Bouncy Houses
  • Ugly Sweater Contest
  • Photo Booth with Santa

In the Family Fun Pool:

  • "Snowball" Fights
  • Caroling in the Pool

DATE & TIME
December 16th, 2021
6:00PM-8:00PM

ADMISSION
YMCA Members | Free
Community | $5 per person

Registration


How can you help make Siouxland Merry & Bright?

For all donors and sponsors,

It takes a lot of lights, winter inflatables and manpower to make Winterfest come together. The YMCA staff provides the staff, the City of South Sioux City provides the electricity, and we are asking local businesses and organizations to help us provide the lights and materials needed to structure and secure the displays. Click a button below, to make an impactful donation today! 

Donations Here

By choosing either option, your group is helping to provide a fun and safe winter family activity for Siouxland! Your Company LOGO or Family Name will be advertised in recognition of your support and donation.

Please consider joining us in providing our community with a beautiful, free, friendly event!

The Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA accepts all donations of LED outdoor lights! If you have any you'd like to donate to the YMCA Winterfest lights display, please bring them to the donation box located in the YMCA lobby.