Annual Events In Minot


Minot Y’s Men’s PBR

Watch the best bull riders from around the country compete on ferocious bucking bulls. you’ll be on the edge of your seat watching 8 seconds of the most dangerous sport on dirt.


Norsk Høstfest

Celebrate culture from all 5 Scandinavian countries during the largest Scandinavian festival in North America. enjoy authentic foods, watch Vikings fight, and browse artisan goods all at the norsk høstfest.

Minot Events

Norsk Hostfest

Norsk Høstfest celebrates the Scandinavian culture and heritage of the five Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.

North Dakota State Fair

The North Dakota State Fair continues to be our state’s largest annual event, with more than 300,000 people in attendance over nine days!

iMagicon Graphic

Minot’s Comic/Gaming convention features Cosplay contests, artists, board and video gaming, LAN parties, shopping and more!

Badlands Rodeo - Women on Bull

Badlands Circuit Finals Rodeo PRCA brings 3 performances over 3 days at the North Dakota State Fair Center.

Y Rodeo - Man on Bull

The Minot Y’s Men’s PBR is the biggest Bull Ride that has ever been to Minot, North Dakota.

Big One Arts & Craft Fair

THE BIG ONE Art & Craft Fair consists of four shows in North Dakota with over 250 different exhibitors showcasing their hand made items to thousands of consumers.

The KMOT Ag Expo is an annual agricultural trade show held in Minot, ND, featuring the latest equipment, technology, and services for farmers and ranchers. Join us for informative seminars, hands-on demonstrations, and networking opportunities with industry experts. Don’t miss out on this premier event for the agriculture community!

Area Events

Guy shooting Geese - Kenmare Goosefest

Kenmare Goosefest is an annual eight-day hunting festival that takes place in Kenmare, North Dakota, every October. It’s a unique and exciting event that brings together people from all over the region to enjoy a variety of activities and attractions.

threshing machine - Makoti Threshing Show

The Makoti Threshing Show is an annual event, that happens every July, in the small town of Makoti in North Dakota. It is a celebration of the rich agricultural heritage of the region. It brings together the local community and visitors from all over the state to enjoy a day of fun and entertainment. The event features a variety of activities and events that are both educational and exciting.

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