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October 2014
Haunted Fort @ Ft. Abraham Lincoln State Park
10/10/2014 - 11/01/2014

Haunted Fort
10/31/2014 - 11/01/2014

Capital Quiltfest Quilt Show & Conference
10/31/2014 - 11/02/2014



November 2014
Little Tykes EdVenture Terrific Turkeys
11/01/2014 - 11/01/2014

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Brookings
11/01/2014 - 11/01/2014

Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure
11/01/2014 - 11/01/2014

GRAND OPENING - State Museum at the ND Heritage Center Expansion
11/02/2014 - 11/02/2014

125th Anniversary of Statehood
11/02/2014 - 11/02/2014

Singing in Style
11/02/2014 - 11/02/2014

University of Mary Lunch & Learn Series
11/04/2014 - 11/04/2014

BSC Choral Concert
11/04/2014 - 11/04/2014

U of Mary Fall Theater Production "As You Like It"
11/06/2014 - 11/09/2014

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Brookings
11/07/2014 - 11/07/2014

Cozy Camels! Animal EdVenture
11/08/2014 - 11/08/2014

Bismarck Fill the Boot
11/08/2014 - 11/08/2014

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Brookings
11/11/2014 - 11/11/2014

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Aberdeen
11/15/2014 - 11/15/2014

University of Mary presents "Amahl and the Night Visitors"
11/16/2014 - 11/16/2014

Purses & Pearls
11/20/2014 - 11/20/2014

Live Stand Up Comedy - John Conroy
11/21/2014 - 11/22/2014

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Minot
11/21/2014 - 11/21/2014

Bismarck Big One Art & Craft Fair
11/22/2014 - 11/23/2014

Decorate Discovery Center & Train @ Dakota Zoo
11/24/2014 - 11/24/2014

Coming Home for Christmas
11/28/2014 - 12/24/2014

Bismarck Bobcats vs. MN Wilderness
11/28/2014 - 11/29/2014

"Scrooged"
11/28/2014 - 11/28/2014



December 2014
Bismarck Holiday Showcase (Pride of Dakota)
12/05/2014 - 12/07/2014

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Aberdeen
12/05/2014 - 12/05/2014

Sanford Health Christmas Remembrance Service
12/06/2014 - 12/06/2014

High Tea & Merriment
12/06/2014 - 12/06/2014

"Christmas at Mary" Chorale Concert
12/06/2014 - 12/07/2014

The Nutcracker
12/12/2014 - 12/14/2014

The Nutcracker
12/12/2014 - 12/14/2014

Cookie Walk
12/13/2014 - 12/13/2014

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Minot
12/13/2014 - 12/13/2014

Old Fashion Frontier Christmas & Custer Dinner
12/13/2014 - 12/14/2014

University of Mary Lunch & Learn Series
12/16/2014 - 12/16/2014

Central Dakota Children's Choir Christmas Concert
12/19/2014 - 12/20/2014

Breakfast with Santa @ Dakota Zoo
12/20/2014 - 12/20/2014

Saturday with Santa @ Dakota Zoo
12/20/2014 - 12/20/2014

New Year's Eve Celebration of the Belle's 100th Anniversary!
12/31/2014 - 12/31/2014



January 2015
Bluegrass Concert featuring Blue Moon Rising
01/03/2015 - 01/03/2015

Winterdaze Volleyball Tournament
01/10/2015 - 01/11/2015

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Brookings
01/10/2015 - 01/10/2015

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Brookings
01/16/2015 - 01/16/2015

The Best of the Best
01/17/2015 - 01/17/2015

Winter Wonderland
01/23/2015 - 01/23/2015

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Brookings
01/24/2015 - 01/24/2015

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Aberdeen
01/30/2015 - 01/31/2015

University of Mary Jazz Festival Concert
01/30/2015 - 01/30/2015



February 2015
University of Mary Prayer Day
02/05/2015 - 02/05/2015

Extreme Bull Riding Tour
02/05/2015 - 02/05/2015

PRCA Championship Rodeo
02/06/2015 - 02/07/2015

Bach, Rach & Peter
02/07/2015 - 02/07/2015

Mandan Aquatic Center Luau
02/08/2015 - 02/08/2015

Violence and the American Dream
02/08/2015 - 02/08/2015

KFYR-Radio Agri-International
02/10/2015 - 02/11/2015

Live Stand Up Comedy - Tommy Thompson
02/13/2015 - 02/14/2015

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Aberdeen
02/13/2015 - 02/13/2015

Bismarck Tribune Sport Show
02/20/2015 - 02/22/2015

"Sixteen Candles"
02/22/2015 - 02/22/2015

Choreographers' Showcase: Gershwin to Giselle
02/27/2015 - 02/28/2015

Bismarck Bobcats vs. MN Wilderness
02/27/2015 - 02/28/2015

Dixieland
02/27/2015 - 02/27/2015

Choreographers' Showcase: Gershwin to Giselle
02/28/2015 - 02/28/2015

BisMan Bombshellz & Bombzillaz
02/28/2015 - 02/28/2015

Northern Badlands Chapter of the Mule Deer Foundation
02/28/2015 - 02/28/2015



March 2015
Poetry Out Loud State Competition
03/02/2015 - 03/02/2015

Annual Wine Taste
03/06/2015 - 03/06/2015

Central Dakota Children's Choir - Limited Concerts
03/06/2015 - 03/07/2015

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Kenai River
03/06/2015 - 03/07/2015

BSC Spring Musical "Spring Awakening"
03/11/2015 - 03/15/2015

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Aberdeen
03/12/2015 - 03/12/2015

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Fairbanks
03/13/2015 - 03/14/2015

Live Stand Up Comedy - Isaac Witty
03/13/2015 - 03/14/2015

National Quilting Event
03/14/2015 - 03/14/2015

Sublime Serenades
03/14/2015 - 03/14/2015

University of Mary Spring Band Concert
03/22/2015 - 03/22/2015

Bismarck Bobcats vs. Minot
03/27/2015 - 03/28/2015

Nano Days
03/28/2015 - 03/28/2015

Statewide Arts Conference & Governor's Award for the Arts
03/31/2015 - 03/31/2015



April 2015
"Ferris Bueller's Day Off"
04/03/2015 - 04/03/2015

University of Mary Spring Choir Concert
04/12/2015 - 04/12/2015

BSC Collage Concert
04/14/2015 - 04/14/2015

BSC Concert Choir & Ensembles
04/17/2015 - 04/17/2015

Dakota Garden Expo
04/17/2015 - 04/18/2015

Rhapsody in Blue
04/18/2015 - 04/18/2015

Bis-Man Bombshellz vs. Magic City Rollers
04/18/2015 - 04/18/2015

"John Wilkes Booth: The Last Journey"
04/19/2015 - 04/19/2015

University of Mary Percussion & Steel Band Concert
04/19/2015 - 04/19/2015

BSC Wind Ensemble
04/20/2015 - 04/20/2015

BSC Brass Ensemble, Woodwind Ensemble and String Ensemble
04/23/2015 - 04/23/2015

Live Stand Up Comedy - Dave Landau
04/24/2015 - 04/25/2015

BSC Student Recitals
04/26/2015 - 04/26/2015

BSC Graphic Design & Communications Student Show
04/27/2015 - 04/30/2015

BSC Guitar Ensemble & Percussion Ensemble in Concert
04/28/2015 - 04/28/2015

BSC Jazz Ensemble in Concert with Big Al's Big Band
04/30/2015 - 04/30/2015



May 2015
"Footloose"
05/01/2015 - 05/01/2015

Kentucky Derby Party
05/02/2015 - 05/02/2015

The Idea of the National Parks with a Particular Focus on Theodore Roosevelt
05/03/2015 - 05/03/2015

Cantus Unabridged
05/03/2015 - 05/03/2015

BSC Festival of Short Plays
05/06/2015 - 05/07/2015

Band Night Parade
05/08/2015 - 05/08/2015

Sing Appeal all Male Vocal Concert
05/09/2015 - 05/09/2015

Central Dakota Children's Choir Spring Concert
05/09/2015 - 05/10/2015

BSC Commencement
05/15/2015 - 05/15/2015

Jac & Jazz
05/16/2015 - 05/16/2015

Beauty and the Beast
05/16/2015 - 05/17/2015

To Be Hung Over Show
05/25/2015 - 05/30/2015

BisMan Bombzillaz vs. A-Town Roller Girlz
05/30/2015 - 05/30/2015

Color Splash Fun Dash
05/31/2015 - 05/31/2015



June 2015
Buggies-N-Blues
06/06/2015 - 06/07/2015

Mandan Summer Bandshell Events
06/08/2015 - 08/13/2015

2015 Relay for Life
06/13/2015 - 06/13/2015

Heritage Plaza Flea Markets
06/13/2015 - 06/13/2015

Weather You Wanna Know
06/20/2015 - 06/20/2015

ND State Railroad Museum Father's Day
06/21/2015 - 06/21/2015

Kaleidoscope
06/24/2015 - 06/25/2015

Sam McQuade Sr. Budweiser Charity Softball Tournament
06/26/2015 - 06/28/2015



July 2015
Mandan Rodeo Days
07/02/2015 - 07/04/2015

Mandan Art in the Park Festival
07/03/2015 - 07/04/2015

Heritage Plaza Flea Markets
07/11/2015 - 07/11/2015

ND Railroad Museum Watermelon Days
07/12/2015 - 07/12/2015

Private Art Party
07/15/2015 - 07/15/2015

USDA Friends & Neighbors Day
07/16/2015 - 07/16/2015

Family Rocket Day
07/18/2015 - 07/18/2015

Volleyball Tournament
07/18/2015 - 07/18/2015



August 2015
Capital A'Fair
08/01/2015 - 08/02/2015

CANDISC Tour 2015
08/01/2015 - 08/08/2015

Heritage Plaza Flea Market
08/08/2015 - 08/08/2015

Wild West Grill Fest
08/14/2015 - 08/15/2015

Bubble Bliss
08/15/2015 - 08/15/2015

PW Club Championship
08/15/2015 - 08/16/2015

Corn Feed & Old Settler's Day
08/16/2015 - 08/16/2015

ND State Railroad Museum Railroad Days
08/23/2015 - 08/23/2015



September 2015
United Tribes International Powwow
09/10/2015 - 09/13/2015

Kroll's Diner Bismarck Marathon & BNSF Kids' Mini Marathon
09/18/2015 - 09/19/2015

42nd Annual Downtowners Street Fair
09/18/2015 - 09/19/2015

Amazing Corn Maize
09/19/2015 - 10/24/2015

Octoberfest Un Mandan
09/26/2015 - 09/26/2015



October 2015
IronMan Golf Tournament
10/03/2015 - 10/03/2015

Fall Art Show
10/15/2015 - 10/15/2015

Puklich Chevrolet ND Sportsmen's Expo
10/23/2015 - 10/24/2015



November 2015
Signing in Style
11/01/2015 - 11/01/2015

Festival of the Arts
11/14/2015 - 11/14/2015

"Coming Home for Christmas"
11/28/2015 - 12/24/2015



December 2015
Pride of Dakota Bismarck Holiday Showcase
12/04/2015 - 12/06/2015

The Nutcracker
12/11/2015 - 12/13/2015

BAGA Cookie Walk
12/12/2015 - 12/12/2015

Central Dakota Children's Choir Christmas Concert
12/18/2015 - 12/19/2015


smile icon Downtown Mandan

What's going on in Mandan you ask? Click here to check out their 2014 Visitor's Guide and see! It's full of things to do, a city map and calendar of events. Mandan, “Where the West Begins,” embodies the community’s rugged and hearty nature. You'll love it!

FMI visit their website at: www.cityofmandan.com

exclamation icon GRAND OPENING - State Museum at the ND Heritage Center Expansion

SAVE THE DATE for ND’s 125th Anniversary of Statehood and the Grand Opening of the ND Heritage Center Expansion on Nov. 2!
 
Join the festivities of the official 125th Birthday of ND by exploring a grand birthday gift - the newly expanded State Museum on the Capitol Grounds. Four new museum galleries will take you through history dating back before the ice-age to today with high tech interactive exhibits.
 
Festivities are from 10 am - 7 pm, bring your family & friends and stay the whole day!
 
Enjoy performances in the new Great Plains Theater, eat lunch at the James River Café and enjoy a piece of the state’s birthday cake as the new museum is officially opened.
 
Events throughout the day include: official ribbon cutting ceremony, new gallery openings, demonstrations, live music, kids’ activities, live interpreters and more!

FMI and a full schedule, visit: http://www.history.nd.gov/125/

luggage icon Discover Bismarck-Mandan!

Discover America. Discover North Dakota. Discover Bismarck-Mandan!

Check-out these beautiful videos that we have done in partnership, and thanks to a grant opportunity, with ND Tourism. We hope to develop more about our amazing communites and attractions in the future!!

Shopping, Dining and Nightlife in the Capital City!

A German experience of the history of Bismarck-Mandan.