North Dakota Chokecherry Festival

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Harmon Park, Williston, ND
August 8th, 2014 - August 9th, 2014

The North Dakota Chokecherry Festival is a celebration of youth accomplishments and our state fruit, the chokecherry! This two-day family festival kicks off on Friday and features the 1000 Burger Feed, ice cream with chokecherry topping, vendor booths and live entertainment. It wraps up with an outdoor showing of "Pirates of the Caribbean." Saturday begins with a free pancake feed with chokecherry syrup, a 5k fun run, children's stroll/parade, vendors booths, live entertainment, Kid Zone, free swimming, train rides and dock dog jumping competition with Ultimate Air Dogs. A great family event to enjoy before getting back to school!

This year's entertainment lineup includes Tigirlily, October Road, Island Time Steel Drums, The Last Echo, Missing Stateside, Ultimate Air Dogs, Kameron Messmer (balloon sculptor), Josh Godfredson (Jack Sparrow impersonator), face painter, Kids Zone (Kids Chokecherry Pit). 

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  • Arts & Culture
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  • Parades
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