Archive - May, 2011

Sign up for Show De O!

One of our favorite events, the Kid’s Show De O, is back for another year at the North Dakota State Fair and it’s time to get your child signed up! The Kid’s Show De O will take place on Wednesday, July 27th, at 1:30 PM in the Heritage Hall of the State Fair Center. Brand […]

Win Tix to Tracy Lawrence!

The 20,000 Fans of Great.Big.Fun. summer promotion continues and this week you have a chance to win tickets to the Tracy Lawrence concert on Friday, July 22.  Tracy Lawrence opens up the first weekend of the North Dakota State Fair with hits like “Paint Me A Birmingham”, “Sticks and Stones” and “Find Out Who Your […]

Careers & Technology in Agriculture Fair

The North Dakota State Fair is working together with local businesses to educate students and young adults on the many agriculture careers available today. From mechanics to nutrition to finance to engineering, there are a variety of careers in agriculture and many of today’s kids are not aware of these possibilities. A successful booth will […]

What’s the Grandstand Country Showpass?

We’ve been noticing that since we have a lot of new people in Minot and in Western North Dakota not everyone knows what the Grandstand Country Showpass is!  The Grandstand Country Showpass is…. The only ticket you need to see 5 nights of the best country concerts and 2 nights of auto events and is only […]

New Events at the 2011 Fair

Carving isn’t only for Pumpkins! If you have a knack for carving pumpkins, join us at the State Fair and take it to the next level. At 1 pm, on Saturday, July 23, we will be hosting a live Fruit and Vegetable Carving Contest in 4-H Hall.  Bring your favorite fruit or vegetable, your own […]

Ranch Rodeo Registration Opens June 1st

It’s that time of the year again!  Ranch Rodeo registration begins June 1st, and this year it will be twice the amount of fun.  The same fast-paced events rodeo fans love will be back only this time it is two nights instead of one with different competitors each night.  Teams will get to try their hand at jobs typically performed […]

Win Tix to the Dacotah Bank Enduro Race!

Continuing on with our 20,000 Fans of Great. Big. Fun. summer promotion we’re giving you the chance to win Dacotah Bank Enduro Race tickets! The Dacotah Bank Enduro Race continues to be one of our most popular nights of racing at the North Dakota State Fair. The race is filled with tons of action, but […]

I Can’t Wait for the 2011 NDSF!

We promised you weekly contests and that’s what we’re giving you! As a part of our 20,000 Fans of Great. Big. Fun. promotion, this week’s contest will have three winners, each taking home a 2011 State Fair T-shirt. All you have to do is: 1. Post this sentence as  your Facebook Profile Status – I Can’t Wait for […]

Vote ND State Fair!

The 2011 Minot Tourism Awards are now open for voting! In 2010, the Minot Convention and Visitors Bureau started the Minot Tourism Awards.   These awards are chosen by the fans highlighting some of the best events, restaurants, accommodations and attractions that Minot, North Dakota has to offer and believe us there are tons!  It may come as no […]