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Free Stage Sneak Peak – Sea Lion Splash Show

9 February 2015 by , No Comments

We’re happy to announce our next act! SEA LIONS! Don’t miss out on these hilarious (and super cute) animals! They’ll be here all 9 days of the Fair.

Calling All Cooks!

26 January 2015 by , No Comments

The North Dakota State Fair Foundation is putting together a cookbook- with the help of some very talented North Dakotans! If you have a favorite recipe and would like to submit it to the Foundation, simply follow the directions listed below. We can’t wait to try your Blue Ribbon treats!

Free Stage Sneak Peak – The Sound Exchange

Announcing our first Free Stage act for 2015 – The Sound Exchange! A hilarious and very, very talented A Capella group out of Minnesota! If you’re a fan of Pitch Perfect, you cannot miss these concerts. You’ll fall in love with the guys’ witty humor and amazing vocals. They’ll be visiting us from July 17-20th. Watch their […]

North Dakota State Fair Receives International Recognition

23 December 2014 by , No Comments

The North Dakota State Fair has received thirteen first place, five second place, and two third place Awards of Excellence from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) headquartered in Springfield, MO. The awards were presented during the 124th Annual IAFE Convention in Las Vegas, December 7th – 11th. First place awards: Overall Program […]

Are you Great. Big. Fun!?

22 December 2014 by , No Comments

We’re seeking year-round, full-time staff members to join our supervisor team! Great benefits and a fun working atmosphere. And what better way to celebrate our openings than with a brand new radio ad?! Click now to listen! Employment Radio Ad  

2014 Annual Meeting

19 November 2014 by , No Comments

The North Dakota State Fair will be hosting their annual meeting in Bismarck, November 20 at the Ramkota Inn, Bismarck ND. The meeting will take place at 1:00pm and will review the North Dakota State Fair Association’s Financial Report, award the honorary member of the year, introduce the State Fair staff and kick off the […]

State Fair Center Enhancements

4 November 2014 by , No Comments

As a definite need for both the North Dakota State Fair Center and the City of Minot, construction is currently taking place throughout the center and the grounds. In FFA, located inside the ND State Fair Center, improvements include a new HVAC System, dividing walls to separate FFA Hall into three meeting rooms, three drop-down […]

Sertoma BEER Fest

Sertoma Club of Minot is hosting a tasting test of some of the best! Beer Fest takes place Friday, September 5 at 6pm in the State Fair Center. This event will be a blast with: Door prizes Food And Beer! The Grand Prize winner at the event will even win a Keg-O-Rator! Tickets are available […]

July 26: Top 5 Must Sees

1. ND State Arm Wrestling Championships When: 10:30am weigh in, 1pm arm wrestling Where: Dakota Talent Stage Who has the strongest arm in ND? Weigh-ins are at 10:30am with arm wrestling beginning at 1pm. No pre-registration is necessary and both men’s and women’s categories are available! 2. Cupcake Decorating Contest When: 1pm Where: State Fair […]

July 25: Top 5 Must Sees

1. Xpogo Stunt Team When: 30 min shows at 1pm, 4:30pm and 7:30pm Where: Stage 5 Sponsored by the Grand Hotel, this is the most talented and experienced extreme pogo performance in the world! Come see jumps over 9 feet in the air on next-generation pogo sticks, plus flips and incredible tricks! You definitely won’t […]