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May 2014
Blue Star Museums
05/27/2014 - 09/02/2014



June 2014
Lewis & Clark Farmers Market
06/20/2014 - 10/31/2014



August 2014
All Star Football
08/23/2014 - 08/23/2014

All Star Football
08/23/2014 - 08/23/2014

BSC 75th Year Celebration & All School Reunion
08/23/2014 - 08/23/2014

Railroad Days @ ND State Railroad Museum
08/24/2014 - 08/24/2014

"An Evening on Broadway" presented by Bismarck-Mandan Civic Chorus
08/24/2014 - 08/25/2014

Driven Pheasant Shoot
08/30/2014 - 08/30/2014



September 2014
Dakota Zoo Spring/Summer Photo Contest Ends
09/01/2014 - 09/01/2014

45th Annual United Tribes International Powwow
09/04/2014 - 09/07/2014

Parade of Champions
09/06/2014 - 09/06/2014

Awesome Antlers! Animal EdVenture
09/06/2014 - 09/06/2014

Pheasant Forever Youth Mentor Hunt
09/06/2014 - 09/06/2014

Papa's Pumpkin Patch
09/08/2014 - 10/18/2014

Pride of Dakota Day at the State Capitol
09/11/2014 - 09/11/2014

Live Stand Up Comedy!
09/12/2014 - 09/13/2014

The Amazing Race for Courage
09/13/2014 - 09/13/2014

Century High School "FUNd" Blast
09/13/2014 - 09/13/2014

Kroll's Diner Bismarck Marathon
09/19/2014 - 09/20/2014

20th Birthday Party for Gateway to Science
09/20/2014 - 09/20/2014

Bismarck Marathon (Kroll's Diner)
09/20/2014 - 09/20/2014

Autumnfest Parade
09/20/2014 - 09/20/2014

"It's for the Animals" Wine Tasting & Silent Auction
09/20/2014 - 09/20/2014

Applefest
09/20/2014 - 09/21/2014

Fall Parade of Homes
09/25/2014 - 09/28/2014

Zoo Crew End of Year Trip
09/27/2014 - 09/27/2014

Museum Day Live!
09/27/2014 - 09/27/2014

OktoberFest Un Mandan
09/27/2014 - 09/27/2014

Designer Genes Buddy Walk
09/27/2014 - 09/27/2014

Historic Walking Tour of Downtown Bismarck
09/27/2014 - 09/27/2014

Last full day of Dakota Zoo Summer Season
09/28/2014 - 09/28/2014



October 2014
Dakota Zoo Fall/Winter Photo Contest Begins
10/03/2014 - 10/03/2014

Dakota Zoo Fall/Winter Schedule Begins
10/03/2014 - 10/03/2014

Little Tykes EdVenture Buddy Bears
10/04/2014 - 10/04/2014

Fall Art Show
10/07/2014 - 10/25/2014

Menopause the Musical
10/07/2014 - 10/07/2014

Boeing Boeing
10/09/2014 - 10/19/2014

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

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

Sanford Health Run & Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness
10/10/2014 - 10/10/2014

Owls Who Are They! Animal EdVenture
10/11/2014 - 10/11/2014

Read North Dakota (Tentative)
10/12/2014 - 10/12/2014

2014 Women's Business Summit
10/12/2014 - 10/13/2014

Sanford Health Infant Remembrance Service
10/15/2014 - 10/15/2014

Haunted Fort
10/17/2014 - 10/18/2014

Cancer Fund Raiser Shoot
10/17/2014 - 10/17/2014

Fall Breakfast at Dakota Zoo
10/18/2014 - 10/18/2014

Governor's Conference on ND History
10/18/2014 - 10/18/2014

Adult Zookeeper Camp
10/18/2014 - 10/18/2014

Halloween Kids Bash @ Ft. Abraham Lincoln State Park
10/19/2014 - 10/19/2014

The Awesome 80's Prom
10/24/2014 - 10/25/2014

Haunted Fort
10/24/2014 - 10/25/2014

ND Sportsman's Expo
10/24/2014 - 10/25/2014

Zoo Boo!
10/25/2014 - 10/25/2014

Halloween Kids Bash @ Ft. Abraham Lincoln State Park
10/26/2014 - 10/26/2014

Sanford Health Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar
10/30/2014 - 10/31/2014

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

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



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

Little Tykes EdVenture Terrific Turkeys
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

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

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



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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



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



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


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 BSC 75th Year Celebration & All School Reunion

Help Bismarck State College Celebreate 75 years!

Saturday, August 23 at the MDU Resources Community Bowl. Fun, free and family friendly!

2-5 pm: BJC/BSC All School Reunion

5 pm-12 am: live bands • inflatables • concessions • fireworks

Entertainment: Gefroh Brothers, PopRocks, The Relics, Preston Schmidt, and Cotton Wood.

FMI visit: http://www.bismarckstate.edu/alumni/about/75live/

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.