Local Area EventsListing Calendar
United Tribes Int'l Pow-Wow - (Sept. 4, 5, 6, & 7, 2014)
The United Tribes International Powwow is held annually in the Lone Star Arena at United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck. It has become one of the premier cultural events of North Dakota, receiving numerous awards over the years. The event represents over 70 tribes, featuring over 1,500 dancers and drummers, and drawing over 20,000 spectators. The event also includes the Miss Indian Nations Pageant, Parade of Champions, United Tribes softball and golf tournaments!
Street Fair - (Sept. 12 & 13, 2014)
Each Fall, the Downtowners produce an Arts, Craft, and Food show called Street Fair. This event was created by the Downtowners in 1973 as "Customer Appreciation Days" then grew into a full blown Street Fair. Street Fair is now in its 41st year. The 2 day Street Fair averages between 30,000-35,000 patrons. There are approximately 180 vendors. Street Fair is spread over 7 city blocks in Downtown Bismarck. See you there!
Folkfest - (Sept. 30, Oct. 1, 2, 3, 4, 2014)
Norsk Hostfest is North Americas largest Scandinavian Festival. Tens of thousands of people attend the event annually to celebrate and partake in the Scandinavian culture and entertainment. Over 200 internationally recognized artisans, craftsmen and chefs participate. The experience is an eclectic array of contemporary and traditional. The cuisine as well as the clothes, art and jewelry are authentic, fine quality and exquisitely Nordic. In addition to the ongoing, all-day entertainment, you can also enjoy professional quality musical shows. Scheduled to appear in The Great Hall of the Vikings over five nights and four days are Doc Severinsen with the Minot Symphony Orchestra, Daniel O'Donnell, Gaither Vocal Band, comedian Bill Engvall, country legend Merle Haggard, Josh Turner with special guest Danielle Bradbery, singer BJ Thomas, 60s pop band Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone, and country music artist Jennifer Nettles!