Celebrate Seasons, Culture, Food & More in North Dakota

North Dakota hosts hundreds of events, fairs, festivals and family-friendly adventures throughout the year, including celebrations of the seasons, cultural heritage, local foods and more. These unique events are all about having fun and are a great way to get to know the state. Following are a few events to get your North Dakota travel plans started:

  • Bismarck: United Tribes International Powwow (September) and Papa’s Pumpkin Patch (September-October).
  • Mandan: Buggies-N-Blues (June) and Mandan Rodeo Days (July).
  • Fargo/West Fargo: Fargo Film Festival (March), Fargo Marathon (May) and Red River Valley Fair (July).
  • Grand Forks: Spirit of America Bike and Car Show (May) and Art on the Red (June).
  • Minot: North Dakota State Fair (July) and Norsk Høstfest (September).
  • Throughout the state: Devils Run Car Show in Devils Lake (June); ND Country Fest in New Salem (June); Medora Musical (June -September); Roughrider Days Fair and Expo in Dickinson (late June-early July); Buffalo Days in Jamestown (July); Maah Daah Hey 100 near Theodore Roosevelt National Park (August); North Dakota Chokecherry Festival in Williston (August); and powwows (summer).

Art lovers from around the region enjoy art, food, kids’ activities and art projects, live performers and more at the annual Arts on the Red in Grand Forks. Photo courtesy of North Dakota Tourism

For more information on North Dakota, visit NDTourism.com.