Free Things to Do

North Dakota is located at the intersection of fun and affordable. You’ll be amazed at all of the free things to do around the state. Find your favorite musician, athlete or actor on the Celebrity Walk of Fame or visit historic sites like Camp Hancock and  museums like the Taube Museum of Art.

Trip Ideas & Travel Information
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North Dakota's roadside art is Classic Americana
North Dakota has a rich legacy of ethnically and architecturally diverse historic churches.
See the state's landscapes along these stunning byways and backways.
Find pieces of history and natural wonders with these scenic destinations.
From the state fair to country, gospel and blues festivals, we've got a fun time for you.
Make the most of your North Dakota vacation with these free attractions and activities.
Unspoiled scenery and an active migration season make North Dakota a birding hot spot.
Don't miss these amazing, giant sculptures scattered throughout North Dakota.
Featured Listings
Southcentral
Southcentral
115 Second Ave. S.W., Jamestown, ND 58401
The Jamestown Fine Arts Association (aka: The Arts Center) is an exciting place where you can be...
Southcentral
Southcentral
622 First Ave S, Jamestown, ND 58401
This stunning American Gothic-style church, built 1910, is one of only 60 minor basilicas in the...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Woodworth, ND 58505
A small tablet mounted on a large boulder commemorates the July 23 campsite of the 1863 Sibley...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Northwest Burnt Boat Drive, Bismarck, ND
Native American village site has a self-guided tour of the grounds and earthlodge depressions and...
Southwest
Southwest
West edge of town, Medora, ND
This site memorializes the life of Antoine de Mores, the Marquis de Mores, who arrived here in...
Southwest
Southwest
188 Museum Drive E, Dickinson, ND 58601
The Dickinson Museum Center is a history museum complex that serves the region of southwestern...
Southwest
Southwest
Klinefelter Hall, Dickinson State University, Dickinson, ND 58601
Dickinson State University Art Gallery Located in Klinefelter Hall, the gallery provides an...
Northcentral
Northcentral
113 First Ave. N, New Rockford, ND 58356
Frontier buildings include a school, church and depot with historic furnishings and exhibits.
Southwest
Southwest
I-94, Exit 72, Regent, ND 58650
Metal sculptures, including "World's Largest Tin Family," "Teddy Rides Again," "Pheasants on the...
Northcentral
Northcentral
1252A 41st Ave NW, Garrison, ND 58540
The Guardhouse Interpretive Center was reconstructed to tell the story of the frontier military...
Events
Southeast
Southeast
Apr 26, 2014 - Apr 26, 2014
Historic Fargo Theatre, Fargo, ND 58102
FM Ballet presents Alice in Wonderland at the Fargo Theatre April 26. Tickets go on sale March 1,...
Northeast
Northeast
May 02, 2014 - May 30, 2014
2300 Gateway Dr, Grand Forks, ND 58203
One of the best 1/3-mile dirt tracks in the nation. Cheer on your favorite drivers while Outlaw...
Southcentral
Southcentral
May 08, 2014 - May 08, 2014
Belle Mehus Auditorium, Bismarck, ND 58501
Folk music icon Arlo Guthrie is a legendary artist who shares timeless stories and unforgettable...
Northwest
Northwest
May 09, 2014 - May 10, 2014
Harmon Park & downtown Williston, Williston, ND 58801
Williston's annual Band Day festival is over 80 years old! Kicks off on Friday evening with...
Southwest
Southwest
May 10, 2014 - May 10, 2014
Pacific Avenue, Medora, ND 58645
Succulent tasting ribs will be the venue of the day. Throw in some bluegrass music and it is fa...
Southwest
Southwest
May 10, 2014 - May 10, 2014
250 7th St, Beulah, ND 58523
Attention Pinterest and junk lovers! Annual  craft and junk fair/flea market at the Beulah Civic...
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 11, 2014 - May 11, 2014
10939 Highway 281, Dunseith, ND 58329-9761
Free gate admission and entertainment. $5 off season pass.Mothers' Day Buffet from 11 a.m. to 2...
Southcentral
Southcentral
May 17, 2014 - May 18, 2014
Jamestown Reservoir, Jamestown, ND 58401
Get onto the water at the Jamestown Reservoir for the 38th Annual Dakota Anglers Walleye/Northern...
Southcentral
Southcentral
May 17, 2014 - May 18, 2014
Belle Mehus Auditorium, Bismarck, ND 58501
Once upon a time, in a land far far away, lies a garden behind a wall. An enchantress catches a...
Northwest
Northwest
May 22, 2014 - May 25, 2014
Four Bears Casino & Lodge Event Center, New Town, ND 58763
Traditional dancing with beautiful handmade costumes.  The pow wow is a visual extravaganza...
Deals
Northeast
Northeast
Rates from $74.95 per night
Apr 17, 2014 - May 31, 2014
4040 11th Ave S, Grand Forks, ND 58201
Enjoy a great $74.95 rate at the newly opened Expressway Suites of Grand Forks. Must mention...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Buy 10 nights, get 11th free
Apr 23, 2014 - May 23, 2020
215 Highway 2 E., Devils Lake, ND 58301
Stay 10 nights get the 11th night free or $40.00 cash
Northeast
Northeast
Up to 10% off per night
May 16, 2013 - May 16, 2014
3350 32nd Ave S, Grand Forks, ND 58201
Book a room with us using this package and receive 10% off and we will have the movie tickets for...