Bismarck KOA Journey Events
Local Area Events
McQuade Softball Tournament - (June 25, 26 & 27, 2021)
Challenge your team to, or watch one of the 475+ teams, compete in the largest non-profit one weekend slowpitch softball tournament. This event brings together players, families, and fans from all over the country. Over the years, the tournament has become one of Bismarck's – if not North Dakota's - largest events.
Mandan Rodeo Days - (July 2, 3, & 4, 2021)
The Mandan Rodeo Days Celebration offers three action-packed professional rodeo performances annually on July 2-4, plus Art In the Park, concerts, dancing, baseball, and the biggest and best Fourth of July parade and fireworks celebration in the Northern Plains! It's bucking broncs, big bulls and barrels of fun!
North Dakota State Fair - (July 23 - 31, 2021)
The North Dakota State Fair continues to be our state's largest annual event with more than 300,000 people in attendance over nine days! We feature five nights of big name country artists, two nights of rock concerts and two nights of auto events. Not to mention two nights of action-packed NPRA Bull Riding and Ranch Rodeo. There's also Fair Favorites, like the state's largest carnival, agricultural expositions, government and commercial exhibitions, and tons of food, shopping, and exhibits! This year's musical lineup featured artists are Lynard Skynard, Dan & Shay, Ashley McBride, Sawyer Brown, Casey Donahew, Billy Idol, and Kane Brown!
United Tribes Int'l Pow-Wow Has Been Postponed!
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, and the United Tribes softball and golf tournaments!
Street Fair - (Sept. 17 & 18, 2021)
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 47th year. Arts, Crafts, and Food vendors line the streets of Downtown Bismarck during Sept. 17-18, 2021 See you there!
Folkfest has been Postponed till 2022!
Norsk Hostfest is North America's 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 four nights and four days to be announced soon!