Archive - December, 2011

Marketing Internship – Summer 2012

30 December 2011 by , No Comments

The Intern Search is on! Be part of the team that coordinates all marketing, special events, promotions, sponsorships, social media, advertising and public relations efforts for the state’s largest annual event, the North Dakota State Fair. The North Dakota State Fair is currently seeking an intern who is looking for hands-on experience in all areas […]

Hairball Tickets On Sale Today!

23 December 2011 by , 1 Comment

Today is the Day! Stop down to Spicy Pie in Minot for lunch and pick up your Hairball tickets for only $15! Tickets go on sale at Noon and can be purchased at Spicy Pie (1100 2nd Street in Minot), via phone at 866-300-8300 or online at tickets300.com or jadepresents.com. Tickets are $15 in advance. Day-of-show […]

It’s Barley Pop Time

22 December 2011 by , No Comments

Heck yes, the 35th Annual Barley Pop Christmas party is on! This Friday, December 23, 2012 in 4-H Hall at the North Dakota State Fair Center it will be time to live it up!  Partying will begin at 8pm and continue on into the night until 1pm.  Admission is $20 at the door and provides […]

Just Announced: HAIRBALL!!!

21 December 2011 by , No Comments

Hairball will perform at the North Dakota State Fair Center  on Saturday, January 28 with doors opening at 7pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 23, at noon. Tickets are $15 in advance. Day-of-show tickets cost $20. Applicable fees may apply. All tickets are general admission. Purchase tickets at Spicy Pie (1100 2nd Street in Minot), via […]

Time to Get Crazy!

13 December 2011 by , No Comments

When looking forward to the North Dakota State Fair, many folks focus on the deep-fried deliciousness that can be found in the food court, the wild rides on the midway, or the lively livestock exhibits  in the barns. But the North Dakota State Fair as well as many other fairs across the United States take […]

Rudland Elected to ND Assoc. of Fairs Board

9 December 2011 by , No Comments

Craig Rudland, our Assistant General Manager at the North Dakota State Fair, has been elected to serve as District 6 Representative on the North Dakota Association of Fairs Board of Directors. Craig was elected to this position at the Dakota Fairs and Celebration Annual Convention in Rapid City, SD this November. Craig will do a […]

Feel the Christmas Spirit!

8 December 2011 by , No Comments

Pulse, a Twin Cities based Christian non-profit organization, is bringing The Reason Christmas Tour to the Magic Place located at the North Dakota State Fair Center.  This event, formed for the Christmas Season, is touring December 7-13 and touching seven different cities including OshKosh, Wisconsin, Minneapolis, Minnesota and Minot, North Dakota. The  Reason Tour, presenting […]

We’re Racking up the Awards!

7 December 2011 by , No Comments

Cue up “We are the Champions” by Queen because we took home 10 Awards of Excellence from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) conference last week in Las Vegas! We definitely weren’t the only winners or the champions per say, but we are proud of our accomplishments and happy to be recognized by the IAFE. The North Dakota […]

State Fair Sponsorships

4 December 2011 by , No Comments

The staff of the North Dakota State Fair is busy planning for 2012 and in doing so the Marketing Team is busy securing sponsors for this year’s event. Last year the Fair had more than 80 sponsors who made monetary or in-kind investments to help support the State Fair. “The opportunities available for businesses who […]

Grant Awarded to Improve Campsites

1 December 2011 by , 3 Comments

The North Dakota State Fair was recently awarded a grant for $69,600 from ND Tourism to improve additional campsites added to the Fairgrounds.  The purpose of the ND Tourism Infrastructure Grant is to provide the state of North Dakota with additional lodging options making it possible to increase the amount of tourists. In the case […]