North Dakota State Fair | Official NDSF Blog

#happy50ndsf!

Put your instagramming skills to good use at the Fair! Snap away using Instagram during the 2015 North Dakota State Fair and tag your best photos with #happy50ndsf for your chance to win $100. Photos will be judged the week following the Fair and winners will be notified via Instagram message.

Tweasure Hunt

Can you solve the clues and find the prize first? Follow @ndstatefair on Twitter to receive clues to the location of a grand prize hidden somewhere on the fairgrounds. Prizes include concert tickets, t-shirts, and more!

Facebook Selfie Contest

‘Selfie‘ was dubbed as the word of the year by Oxford Dictionary in 2013 and we think the trend is carrying over! We all do it! Some more than others… So, grab your cell phone, strike a pose, and show us why you love the ND State Fair with your “selfie” for a chance to […]

Run the Route

Run to the Fair! $12 in advance ● $15 after July 5, 2015 ● Children 12 and under free! – Fees include a Run the Route t-shirt to first 400 registrants and free Fair gate admission for the day for all registrants. – First, second, and third place ribbons will be awarded in each of […]

Get on the Bus!

Don’t wanna park your car at the Fair? No problem! There’s a bus service every day! The bus will leave from JCPenny Court as Dakota Square Mall and drop off at Gate E of the fairgrounds. The service will run from 1 PM – 1 AM so it is the perfect choice if you’re just […]

Experience the Island Flavors of Trinidad & Tobago

Come in to Commercial Building II and Experience the flavor of Trinidad in a salsa or BBQ sauce. Singh’s Caribbean Heat located at booth numbers 1044, 1045 and 1046. Singh’s Caribbean Heat has been providing authentic Hot Sauces and spices from the Island of Trinidad & Tobago and all over the world for the last […]

We’re Social!

You follow us on Facebook, but did you know that we’re on all of your other favorite social media accounts as well? Follow us on Twitter to keep up with the latest day-to-day happenings at the Fair, LinkedIn will tell you if we’ve got any GREAT.BIG.FUN positions available, check out our YouTube channel to see […]

Competitive Exhibit Sponsors

Thanks so much to our competitive exhibit sponsors! We would not be able to keep up the 45,000+ competitive exhibit entries we get without your help! Gold Sponsors: Dakota College of Bottineau; Dean Foods; Hubbard Feeds; North Dakota Wheat Commission; Verendrye Electric; Western Agency; Vita Farm; Wilbur-Ellis Silver Sponsors: C&C Plumbing; Davidson Construction; Eide Bailly; […]

2015 Fair Food Passport

You’re going to eat LOTS of Fair food anyways, so why not win a prize for it?! #FairFoodFriday This year’s Fair Food Passport, has over 20 vendors participating, and the directions are easy! 1. Pick up your Fair Food Passport at the State Fair Office. 2. Visit 15 of the 20 vendor booths listed in […]

Horse & Pony Pulls

Who’s got the strongest equines around? We’ll find out during the North Dakota State Fair Horse & Pony Pulls! The Pony Pull will be held Saturday, July 18 at 3 PM and the Horse Pull will be held Sunday, July 19 at 5 PM. Both events will take place at the All Seasons Arena. Cash prizes […]