The new NDtourism.com also has a new blog! And I tell ya, there's been a lot of pressure (self-inflicted) to write the perfect first post for our new format. My notebook is filled with a lot of topic ideas:
Bismarck, N.D. - North Dakota’s tourism entities have until August 30 to apply for marketing and event match grants from the North Dakota Department of Commerce, Tourism Division.
North Dakota Tourism Director Sara Otte Coleman says these grants are important to not only the tourism industry partners who receive the funds, but to the state's tourism industry as a whole, "These funds allow tourism entities to promote an event or develop marketing materials.”
Events and Marketing Grant Programs
The rising temps make July a great time to paddle the river, fish the big lake, run the bog or float in the coulee. It’s also a time of fairs and festivals as North Dakota celebrates the activities that make it a unique destination. 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.
Fairs, outdoor theaters and extreme sports take center stage in early July. From county fairs to the Red River Valley Fair, you’ll find a midway near you. Kids can see Winnie the Pooh and the Little Mermaid under the stars. And extreme athletes can swim 27 miles from Grand Forks to Oslo, Minn. Are you up to the challenge? 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.