Enjoy indoor and outdoor fun in February in North Dakota

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North Dakotans find plenty of things to do to enjoy February - the last month of winter – and you can, too. From snowmobiling and ice fishing in the great outdoors to concerts, plays, and festivals indoors, there never is a dull moment. For details on these or other events, go to NDtourism.com or call 800-435-5663 or 701-328-2525.

Outdoor Adventure

Icelandic State Park Ice Fishing Derby
February 1

Test your ice fishing skills at this event on Lake Renwick. www.parkrec.nd.gov; 701-265-4561

8th annual Bite the Ice on ‘The Hook’ Ice Fishing Tournament
February 1

Ice fishing tournament on Lake Sakakawea’s Van Hook Arm. www.parshallnd.com/bite_the_ice_11.html

Dog Sledding Workshop
February 6-9

Step outside of your comfort zone. Learn the art of dog sledding with the help of the sled dogs at your side. http://prairieisledogtrekking.com/; 701-345-8554

Heritage Outbound
Fort Clark
February 8

Snowshoe across the archaeological site while discussing winter 200 years ago. Learn about the Missouri River and experience life as Native American tribes lived it. http://ow.ly/sSE98; 701-328-2666

Snowmobile North Dakota State Ride
February 8

Get your sleds ready for this non-competitive ride hosted by the Northeast Trail Association. http://snowmobilend.org/events/state-ride; 701-328-5389

International Ride
February 15

Take part in this unique ride from Minot to Carnduff, Saskatchewan, Canada and also enjoy a ceremony at the border.  http://snowmobilend.org/events/international-ride; 701-328-5389

February 15

Snowmobile enthusiasts experience a vintage snowmobile show, games, prizes, area trail ride on 100 miles of trails, social and dance.  http://snowjam.org; 701-281-3800

Ice Fishing Derby
February 21-22

Annual ice fishing tournament on the Jamestown Reservoir. http://jrfd.org/; 701-251-9145

Becoming an Outdoors Woman
Lake Metigoshe State Park, Bottineau
February 21-23

Planning a weekend with the girls? You can bond with friends while learning skills associated with hunting, fishing and related outdoor endeavors. www.parkrec.nd.gov; 701-263-4651

Red River Sno-Rider’s Radar Run
Wild Rice
February 22

Is your sled fast? Test it against some of the best at this annual time trials event. www.snoriders.com;

Indoor Thrills
Jumpin’ Jack Frost
February 1

Get the kids out to the Jamestown Civic Center for Jumpin' Jack Frost! The Civic Center will be filled with air games and fun activities. www.jamestownciviccenter.com; 701-252-8088

Justin Timberlake
February 7

Ready for a night out in Fargo? Justin Timberlake brings his 20/20 Experience World Tour to the Fargodome. www.fargodome.com; 701-241-9100

The Band Perry/Corbin Easton, Lindsay Ell
Grand Forks
February 9

Kick up your heels with award winning country artists The Band Perry, with special guests Corbin Easton and Lindsay Ell. www.theralph.com; 701-777-4167


Cabin Fever Days
February 7-16

Enjoy city-wide activities that include cross-country skiing, sleigh rides at the Bunker, basketball tournament and other community activities.  www.jamestownparksandrec.com; 701-252-3982

Devils Lake
February 14-16

This celebration of winter includes an ice fishing tournament, kite flying, golf course on ice, ice rally-cross and motorcycle show, mite and pond hockey tournament. www.devilslakend.com; 701-662-4903

These are just a few events and activities in North Dakota during February. For more information, go to NDtourism.com or phone 701-328-2525 or 800-435-5663

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