Archive - June, 2014

3 Social Medias: 3 Great Contests

FACEBOOK Most people are familiar with it… Most people have taken one… We’re talkin’ Selfies! It’s no mistake the word “Selfie” was word of the year last year! And this year we want to see your Selfie at the North Dakota State Fair! For those of you who may be a little behind on trends, the […]

Get a Little Redneck!

It’s fast, it’s furious, it’s… Redneck? North Country Mercantile is sponsoring the Redneck Relay Race for its third year! This fast paced event will be held on Sunday, July 20st at 3:30 pm near the Dakota Talent Stage. Teams of two will battle it out using brains and strength to overcome obstacles including mason jars, […]

Watch out, here comes Mama!

Once again, fans will be able to enjoy the thrills and chills of hot cars at the North Dakota State Fair on Monday, July 21 with the Enduro Race  and Tuesday, July 22 with the IMCA Modified and Hobby Stock Races. However, Heather Halverson, of Nodak Speedway is excited to announce a unique and special event […]

It’s feelin’ HOT HOT HOT!!

What kind of taste buds do you have? Some people like it mild, some like a little spicy, but if you have tolerance for scorching food  this is just the event for you! Buffalo Wild Wings will be hosting their blazing wing challenge on the Dakota Talent Stage, Friday July 25, at 6 PM. The […]

Oh, kids are funny!

“Kids say the darnedest things” is not an unfamiliar phrase to most of us! and I’m sure we all know that’s true! This year at the North Dakota State Fair, your little comedian will have a chance to showcase all the jokes they have and leave us crackin’ up for days! Kids Joke Telling is […]

Run the Route

Its time to lace up those running shoes and get training! The 2014 Run the Route 5K and Fun Run will be ushering in the ND State Parade on Saturday, July 19. This fun race, sponsored by Mile One Running Store, The Magic City Striders, and Minot Daily News, is open to all ages, so grab a group […]

Kids T-Shirt Decorating Contest

This event is new this year and sure to be a fun time! Kids ages 3 to 14 have the opportunity to decorate a shirt and win great prizes! The North Dakota State Fair will provide each participant with a T-shirt to decorate within 30 minutes. Ages 3 to 6 decorate their shirts to the […]

Hip Hop… Giddy Up!

Barrel racing is all about precision and speed, but this year at the fair we are taking it to a whole new level. One that is a little more… bouncy! The Hippity Hop Barrel Race is a new event  for all the little barrel racers 2 to 6 years old! Contestants will bounce around the […]

Showcase your talent!

  The North Dakota State Fair is searching for the Region’s most talented individuals. Those who can entertain a crowd are invited to showcase at the Fair this summer. There are a number of different ways to get involved, many of which include prizes, cash and even a chance at stardom! The Amateur Talent competition […]

New, Old, and In-between.. How Well Do You Know Your Spouse?

After the bouquet is thrown and the wedding bells stop ringing there is only one logical thing to do with your spouse…. enter the not-quite-newlywed game of course! The North Dakota Sate Fair will host this trivial pursuit again this year and it’s looking up to be a real ENGAGING event! The contest is July […]