Autumn in North Dakota is centered in the outdoors, from angling on a quiet lake to hitching a hayride or tailgating at a football game. Convene at a coveted spot with family and friends to take in September’s delightful sights and smells. Whether you crave the solitude of the countryside or the energy of community this September, there is something for you in North Dakota.
Time to look forward to the joys of autumn! Enjoy the tastes, sounds and treats of a street fair. It may be September but Oktoberfest celebrations are underway across North Dakota, so join in the fun. Cheer on the home team at one of many homecoming events across the state. To find more information about these activities, and for a complete list of events, go to NDtourism.com or call 800-435-5663 or 701-328-2525.
There is still time to submit photos for the 2017 Governor’s Photo Contest, but you should do it soon. All North Dakotans are encouraged to submit photos that capture the unique things to see and do in the state. The deadline for entry is August 31.
August in North Dakota can be hot, hot, hot, so there’s no better time than now to savor the waning days of summer. Before shipping the kids back to school, plan a camping weekend at one of North Dakota’s many state parks. Stay up late beneath the prairie stars while taking in a live music or theater performance. Or simply pack the car with snacks and let one of North Dakota’s beautiful back-country roads guide you through a lazy day.
August is often the warmest month in North Dakota, also making it one of the busiest. Outdoor festivals abound, offering delicious food and live entertainment. North Dakota lakes and rivers are a cool - and fun – escape from the heat. There are many ways to relish the waning days of summer, so find your adventure this August. For more information about these activities, and for a complete list of events, go to NDtourism.com or call 800-435-5663 or 701-328-2525.
North Dakota summers are top-rate in so many ways: Days are long, temperatures are ideal and there is an abundance of things to do. It’s the perfect time of year to play outdoors, whether on water or land.
Summer is in full swing in North Dakota and delightful temperatures and long days accommodate all sorts of warm-weather fun. Visit the State Fair in Minot to taste funnel cakes, spin the day away on carnival rides and see ribbon-winning livestock. Join fellow revelers as they celebrate at one of many Fourth of July events across the state. Pick a spot to spread a blanket and enjoy local theater or music performances under the stars. July will soon be gone, so pack it all in!
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