State Parade


On Saturday July 20th, don’t miss the largest parade in North Dakota! The parade starts at 9:15 a.m. sharp on the corner...

Location: Begins at the corner of Burdick and Broadway

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Canned Food Drive

With such a great impact made in previous years, the North Dakota State Fair is hosting its annual canned food drive once again during the ...

Location: All Fair Gates

Monday, July 22 - 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Draft Horse Team Events

Draft Horse Teams from across the state come here to compete! Horses can participate in classes like Cloverleaf, Log Skidding, and the Obstacle ...

Location: All Seasons Arena

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Horse Pull

Large draft horse teams compete to see who can pull the heaviest load. This event always draws a large crowd. Cash prizes are awarded to the top...

Location: Arena 1

Sunday, July 21 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Pony Pull

Watch these small ponies pull! Two ponies make up each team and their combined weight determines if they will compete in the light weight or hea...

Location: Arena II

Saturday, July 20 - 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Mutton Bustin'

How long can your little buck-a-roo hold on? Mutton Bustin' will put little cowboys and girls against some not so tough sheep for the r...

Location: Arena I

Wednesday, July 24 - 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, July 25 - 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Kids' Show De O

Watch youngsters display their talents in junior rodeo events at the NDSF Show De O. There are 4 age divisions and 5 competitions for little buc...

Location: Arena 2

Wednesday, July 24 - 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Family Day Festival

Come check out this year's Family Day Festival sponsored by ND United! There will be activities for kids under the Festival Tent all day wit...

Location: State Fair Park

Tuesday, July 23 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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KMOT Pride of Dakota Day

Experience KMOT Pride of Dakota Day! Visit with local entrepre...

Location: Festival Tent

Monday, July 22 - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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KX/Co-op Day

Join the local Co-ops of North Dakota for a pancake and sausage breakfast served from 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. North of Commercial Building II...

Location: Festival Tent

Wednesday, July 24 - 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Water Day - Festival O' Fun

Water, Water everywhere! Join booth exhibitors under the Festival Tent in the State Fair Park from 11am - 4pm on July 25th. Take part in tr...

Location: Festival Tent

Thursday, July 25 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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811 Day

Back for their 5th year,  ND One Call will be providing hydrovacing & line locating demonstrations in the SRT State Fair Park. This day...

Location: State Fair Park- Festival Tent

Friday, July 26 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Senior Day Festival

Throw on your most colorful outfits as we celebrate how 'Life is Groovy' at the annual Senior Day Festival sponsored by our friends at

Location: Upper Atrium

Thursday, July 25 - 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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