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Falls Park Visitor Information Center Numbers Increase Over 2015

01/04/2017

Sioux Falls, SD - The Falls Park Visitor Information Center hosted 216,263 visitors in 2016, a 9% increase over 2015 and 15% increase over 2014. Visitors who entered the Visitor Information Center in 2015 totaled 197,065. The 2016 number of visitors is the largest increase year-over-year since 2001, and the total number of visitors is a record since it’s opening in 2000. The Visitor Information Center is managed by the Sioux Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Visitors have the opportunity to sign an electronic guest book, but the actual count is taken as people enter the building. It is estimated that approximately one-third of the people visiting Falls Park actually enter the Visitor Information Center and/or sign the guest book.

Visitors who signed the guest book in 2016 have come from all 50 states and 68 foreign countries.

Top 10 States:
Minnesota
South Dakota
Iowa
Wisconsin
Nebraska
Missouri
Illinois
Texas
California
Indiana

Top 10 Countries:
Canada
Germany
England
Mexico
Australia
France
Norway
Austria
China
Scotland

The Falls Park Visitor Information Center is located in Downtown Sioux Falls and is attached to the five-story viewing tower in Falls Park. The Visitor Information Center provides citywide visitor information as well as a wide variety of Sioux Falls memorabilia.

For more information call 605-275-6060 or go to VisitSiouxFalls.com/FallsPark.

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Mission: To market the city of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as a one-of-a-kind visitor destination, and to provide premier visitor services, and increase visitor spending, in order to enhance economic impact throughout the community.


Contact

Teri Schmidt, Executive Director
Sioux Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau
Phone: 605-373-2030
Cell: 605-366-5590
Website: www.VisitSiouxFalls.com