Groundbreaking held on Sioux Falls’ Jacobson Plaza project

October 17, 2023

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.–The City of Sioux Falls broke ground Monday on an $18.5 million year-round recreation destination in downtown Sioux Falls.

The Jacobson Plaza project includes a 14,000 square-foot outdoor refrigerated ice ribbon with a warming house, a playground, a splash pad, an off-leash dog park, space for food and beverages, public restrooms, formal outdoor gathering spaces, landscaping, and pedestrian connections.

Mayor Paul Ten Haken says, “when it opens, Jacobson Plaza at Falls Park will instantly become a signature park experience not only in Sioux Falls but for the entire region.

Completion is expected in the spring of 2025.