Dickinson, North Dakota

Upcoming Events in Dickinson North Dakota


15 - 17 Annual THS Mardi Gras - This event is a 48+ year tradition offering great food, fun, and fine entertainment for the whole family with games for all ages.

Address: Trinity High School , Dickinson, North Dakota
Ph: 701-483-6081 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 701-483-1450


6 Annual API Gumbo Cook Off - 20 teams compete by testing their skills and combining the most unique ingredients they can find; including shrimp, sausage and even alligator meat. Teams will start cooking at 11:00 am with Judging starting @ 6:00pm and a gumbo tasting @ 6:30pm. Be there early to sample just some of the "Dark Secrets of the Bayou." A dance will be held from @ 8:30pm - 12:00 midnight.

Address: Quality Inn and Suites , Dickinson, North Dakota
Ph: 701-225-9510 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $5.00 Open to the general public.


3 - 4 Home Show - This show features the latest in home construction, home decorating, appliances and fixtures. Anybody looking at remodeling or building a new home, this is a MUST show for them. There are also three seminars geared to the latest home building and technology.
Sat. from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm & Sun. from 12 noon - 5:00 pm

Address: Rec Center , Dickinson, North Dakota
Ph: 701-225-1374 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $1.00


14 - 24 Roughrider Days Fair and Expo - Feel the excitement in the heart of oil country! Western North Dakota is where cowboy action and family fun begins with the Roughrider Days Fair and Expo celebration! It's home to the biggest oil field discovery in the United States in the past four decades. See for yourself what Harper's Magazine, National Geographic and the New York Times Magazine are raving about. The celebration kicks-off with a Yee Haw and ends with a Boom. From rodeo to racing and everything in between, it's more than just a rodeo!

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Address: Downtown and surrounding city area , Dickinson, North Dakota
Ph: 701-225-5115 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 701-225-5116

18 - 20 Roughrider Days Rodeo - Annual PRCA rodeo features the top rodeo contestants competing in all of the usual rodeo events, including roughstock, roping and riding. Specialty acts nightly.

Address: Roughrider/DSU Outdoor Arena , Dickinson, North Dakota
Ph: 701-225-5115 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 701-225-5116
Fee: Adults $15, children 6-12 $7, 5-under free


7 - 11 North Dakota Ukrainian Festival - The Ukrainian festival is an immersion into the Ukrainian culture. Featured are the foods, the performing and visual arts, religious rites and intellectual pursuits.

Address: Ukrainian Cultural Institute and Dickinson State University , Dickinson, North Dakota
Ph: 701-483-1486 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 701-483-4366
Fee: Concerts $8; buffet $10

9 - 10 Prairie Cruisers Rod Run - This classic car show has a 20-plus-year tradition along with all types of unique cars on display. Show & Shine will be held on Sat. from 11 - 2:00 pm.

Address: McDonald's Parking Lot , Dickinson, North Dakota
Ph: 701-225-9328 (Always call and confirm events)


7 - 8 Northern Plains Ethnic Festival - Two-day festival includes crafts, food, music from the Ukraine, Russia, Norway, Sweden and Germany. Join us in celebrating our true heritage.

Address: Prairie Outpost Park , Dickinson, North Dakota
Ph: 701-225-5115 (Always call and confirm events)


8 - 9 West River Livestock Show - Largest, longest running commercial trade show in southwest North Dakota. Call for more details.

Address: Dickinson , Dickinson, North Dakota
Ph: 701-225-5115 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 701-225-5116


29 - 31 Badlands Art Show - Local and out-of-state entries. Entries in seven different categories. Among these: pottery, oil, pastel and water colors. There is a silent auction and refreshments.
Friday from 6:00-8:00pm, Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm and Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm.

Address: Days Inn Grand Dakota Lodge , Dickinson, North Dakota
Ph: 701-483-0178 (Always call and confirm events)


26 Christmas Parade of Lights - Beautifully lit floats parade through downtown Dickinson to kick off the Christmas season with side-walk vendors selling food and drinks. 5-7pm.

Address: Prairie Hills Mall , Dickinson, North Dakota
Ph: 701-483-4070 (Always call and confirm events)

27 Chamber Holiday Art & Craft Show - A craft show featuring Christmas crafts from southwestern North Dakota. 9am - 4pm

Address: Astoria Hotel & Suites , Dickinson, North Dakota
Ph: 701-225-5115 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 701-225-5116

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Joachim Regional Museum

Adjacent to Dakota Dinosaur Museum, this museum contains artifacts and exhibits that focus on southwestern North Dakota'

Dickinson, ND Museums

Southwest Speedway

Newly remodeled in fall 2004. New lights, grandstands, new pit area. One-third-mile oval dirt track.

Dickinson, ND Car Races

Ukranian Cultural Institute

Featuring Ukrainian cultural exhibits, folk arts, religious display, research library and is home to the Ukrainian Cultural Institute'

Dickinson, ND Ethnic Heritage

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