North Dakota State Fair

July 23, 2021

The North Dakota State Fair is held annually in Minot, North Dakota. Check out to see the full nine days of entertainment and to buy tickets for our exciting grandstand entertainment!

Norsk Høstfest

September 29, 2021

Norsk Høstfest is an annual festival held each Fall in Minot. It is North America's largest Scandinavian festival. The event is held on the North Dakota State Fairgrounds.


Fight the Frost

January 17, 2020

“Kids of all ages will enjoy three days of jumping at this indoor inflatable carnival beating the winter blues! There are more than 25 inflatables, including 6 obstacle courses and even a designated kiddie land that will occupy the 4H and FFA Halls of the ND State Fair Center. This event is scheduled for Friday, January 17th through Sunday, January 19th, 2020.

Home & Garden Show

March 06, 2020

Over 150 vendors to help you with your home projects from outdoor to indoor and floor to ceiling. Other activities this year include Ready Builders Lego Competition, Pub in the Park, Belt Sander Races, Workshops with Market on 4th, Chalk & Smocks Competition.
Admission: $4.00

KMOT Ag Expo

January 29, 2020

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. The show is guaranteed to have something for everyone, including informative seminars. For more information call 701-852-5254 or email



March 13, 2020

March 13-15, 2020. This spring show promotes all things pertaining to the great outdoors of beautiful North Dakota and surrounding states and provinces. 

Magic City International Dragway

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

Minot Curling Club

October 22, 2019

The Commercial I 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. Click the button below for more club info.

Minot Flea Market

February 08, 2020

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

Minot Soccer Association

October 01, 2019

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. The State Fairgrounds houses the Minot Soccer Association in the Commercial III Building during the winter season.If you would like to know about the Minot soccer Association please click the button below. 

Minot Y's Men's Rodeo

October 09, 2020

The best pro rodeo contestants in North and South Dakota compete in Minot to earn berth to the National Dodge Circuit Finals Rodeo. Funds raised from the rodeo go to support the Triangle Y Camp at Lake Sakakawea.

Motor Magic

September 04, 2020

The largest motorsports festival in the Upper Midwest.

Nodak Speedway

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

Pheasants for the Future Banquet

March 20, 2020

Enjoy dinner, a silent auction, raffle drawings, and help out a great cause when you attend the 36th Annual Pheasants for the Future Banquet. 

Pride of Dakota Showcase

November 09, 2019

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

November 12, 2020

Brought to you by the Minot Area Chamber of Commerce. 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

November 06, 2020

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. Over 250 exhibitors will fill their booths with arts, crafts and baked goods that all have a touch of being hand made.

The Great Tomato Festival

August 11, 2020

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. Evening activities include live jazz music, a silent auction and tomato displays. This is a community fund-raiser, which benefits non-profit organizations.

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North Dakota State Fair Event Center
PO Box 1796

2005 Burdick Expy E

Minot, ND 58701

(701) 857-7620

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