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Annual Events


JULY 19-27, 2024

The North Dakota State Fair is an annual event located in Minot, North Dakota. Explore the complete nine days of entertainment and secure your tickets for our thrilling grandstand performances right here on this website!

The Great Outdoor Adventure Liquidation Sale 

January 17-21, 2024

Join Capital RV, Paradise Spas, and Pure PowerSports for their annual LIQUIDATION Show!
Located INDOORS at the ND State Fairgrounds.

KMOT Ag Expo

January 24-26, 2024

The KMOT Ag Expo stands as the premier indoor agricultural exhibition in the upper Midwest. Anticipate a showcase of cutting-edge agricultural technology and equipment, complemented by a wide array of exhibits that span the entirety of Western North Dakota’s agricultural landscape.

Magic City International Dragway

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MCID is an IHRA sanctioned, 1/8 – miles asphalt drag strip located on the ND State Fairgrounds, Minot, ND.

Dakota Flea Market

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A place to shop, a place to sell. The largest market in a four-state area.

Motor Magic


The largest motorsports festival in the Upper Midwest.

Nodak Speedway

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Nodak Speedway is a 3/8 mile dirt track located on the North Dakota State Fairgrounds in Minot, ND. Races are Sunday nights May through September.

Pride of Dakota Showcase


Shop from more than 100 Pride of Dakota members! You’ll find great unique products including gourmet food, wine, art, books, jewelry, apparel, children and pet items, and more!

The Big One Art and Craft Fair


The Annual Big One Art & Craft Fair takes place in the Spring and again in the Fall. This event includes over 430 booths showcasing products hand made from across the US with over 250 exhibitors.


SEPTEMBER 25-28, 2024

Velkommen to the Show! Norsk Høstfest is a yearly festival that takes place every autumn at the North Dakota State Fairgrounds in Minot. Enjoy four days filled with entertainment, concerts, heritage celebrations, authentic cuisine, shopping, camping, and so much more. Immerse yourself in the grandest Scandinavian festival in all of North America!

Home & Garden Show

March 1-2, 2024

With more than 150 vendors, you’ll find the support you need for your home improvement projects, whether they involve the great outdoors or the cozy indoors, from floor to ceiling. Don’t miss out on the Pub in the Park, the thrilling Belt Sander Races, engaging Workshops with Market on 4th, and the creative Chalk & Smocks Competition.

KX Sport Show

March 8-10, 2024

This spring show promotes all things pertaining to the great outdoors of beautiful North Dakota and surrounding states and provinces.

Minot Soccer Association

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Minot Soccer Association strives to provide a recreational and competitive environment for all soccer athletes to be guided and inspired to reach their full potential both on and off the field.

Minot Curling Club

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The Commercial 1 Building of the State Fairgrounds is the proud home of the Minot Curling Club every winter. This is a great community club that hosts Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday Leagues.

Badlands Circuit Finals 

2024 Dates TBD 

The Best of the Best in the Badlands compete in prorodeo circuit in a 3 day rodeo in Minot, ND!

Pheasants for the Future Banquet

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Enjoy dinner, a silent auction, raffle drawings, and help out a great cause when you attend the 38th Annual Pheasants for the Future Banquet.

Showcase of Business


Presented by the Minot Area Chamber EDC, savor an enjoyable evening featuring a diverse selection of vendor booths representing local businesses. The night promises social interactions, delectable hors d’oeuvres, and an abundance of exciting prizes.

The Great Tomato Festival


The Great Tomato Festival is an annual, indoor summer gourmet picnic with a classic fixed menu of the best tomato dishes Minot has to offer. See site for more information.