Annual Events

JULY 21-29, 2023

The North Dakota State Fair is held annually in Minot, North Dakota. See the full nine days of entertainment and buy tickets for our exciting grandstand entertainment on this site!

ND Horse Expo

Join us in celebrating “everything equus” at the ND Horse Expo!! This annual event will host lectures, live demonstrations, ride along clinics, family friendly non-rider games, and live equine entertainment!


Velkommen to the Show! Norsk Høstfest is an annual festival held each Fall in Minot at the North Dakota State Fairgrounds. Four days of entertainment, concerts, heritage, authentic cuisine, shopping, camping and more. Experience the largest Scandinavian festival in North America!

Home & Garden Show
March 3-4, 2023

Over 150 vendors to help you with you home projects from outdoor to indoor and floor to ceiling. Pub in the Park, Belt Sander Races, Workshops with Market on 4th, Chalk & Smocks Competition.

KMOT Ag Expo
January 25-27, 2023

The KMOT Ag Expo is the largest indoor agricultural show in the upper Midwest. You can expect to see the latest in agricultural technology and equipment, along with several other exhibits that cover all areas of agriculture in Western North Dakota.

KX Sport Show
March 10-12, 2023

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

Magic City International Dragway
See site for dates

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

Minot Curling Club
See site for dates

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.

Dakota Flea Market
See Site for dates

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

Minot Soccer Association
See Site for Dates

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.

Badlands Circuit Finals Rodeo
October 14-16, 2022
The 2021 Badlands Circuit Finals Rodeo was held at the N.D. State Fair Center October 8-9-10. Home to the PRCA’s championship rodeo for North Dakota and South Dakota! Stay tuned for 2022 dates!
Motor Magic
Sept. 2-4, 2022

The largest motorsports festival in the Upper Midwest.

Nodak Speedway
See Site for Dates

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.

Pheasants for the Future Banquet
See Site for Dates

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

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!

Showcase of Business

Brought to you by the Minot Area Chamber EDC. Enjoy an evening of fun with a variety of vendor booths from local businesses. The evening includes social  with hors d’oeuvres and plenty of prizes.

The Big One Art and Craft Fair
See Site for Dates

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.

The Great Tomato Festival
August 10, 2022

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.