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It's Magic in Minot!

North Dakota's Magic City is a community full of energy and a spirit for being a better place to live, to visit and to love. Share the magic!

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10 Ways to Love Minot

Got an idea? Give it a try!
10 Ways to Love Minot

1. Got an idea? Give it a try!

Our community is better when we keep trying new things. If you’ve been wanting to start a business in Minot, now could be a great time to release your entrepreneurial spirit.

Love the North Dakota State Fair
10 Ways to Love Minot

2. Love the North Dakota State Fair

We all missed it in 2020, but it will be back with concerts, fair food, animals, crafts and more. We’re looking forward to it. How about you?

See the Gol Stave Church Museum
10 Ways to Love Minot

3. See the Gol Stave Church Museum

Scandinavian Heritage Park is home to a full-size replica of the Gol Stave Church, constructed more than 750 years ago in Norway – definitely a must-see attraction in Minot.

Show some love to Minot Air Force Base
10 Ways to Love Minot

4. Show some love to Minot Air Force Base

The men, women and families of Minot Air Force Base are important members of our community. Air Force Global Strike Command honored Minot with the 2019 Barksdale Trophy for outstanding community support. Hey, that's what friends are for!

See the new Big Cats habitats at Roosevelt Park Zoo
10 Ways to Love Minot

5. See the new Big Cats habitats at Roosevelt Park Zoo

The zoo is building new habitat areas that are more natural for the animals. You’ll also feel closer to these magnificent creatures!

Support performing arts at MSU
10 Ways to Love Minot

6. Support performing arts at MSU

Ann Nicole Nelson Hall rings proudly with multiple university and community music and theater performances throughout the year. There’s a lot of talent in the Minot area!

Get a selfie by the Dala Horse
10 Ways to Love Minot

7. Get a selfie by the Dala Horse

The craft of carving and painting Dala horses began in Sweden in the 1800s, made as toys for children. In Minot’s Scandinavian Heritage Park, you can stand next to one that’s 30 feet tall.

Try a restaurant you haven’t tried before
10 Ways to Love Minot

8. Try a restaurant you haven’t tried before

There are so many places with so many tastes, it can be hard to choose! What are some of your favorites? Snap a pic and tag it #MagicInMinot

Celebrate your Scandinavian side at Norsk Høstfest
10 Ways to Love Minot

9. Celebrate your Scandinavian side at Norsk Høstfest

Velkommen to North America’s Largest Scandinavian Festival. The cultural heritage of the region is important to us, and it shows! Enjoy all the food, dancing, music and more.

Watch the planes from Minot Air Force Base
10 Ways to Love Minot

10. Watch the planes from Minot Air Force Base

From Minot Air Force Base, B-52 Stratofortress long-range bombers fly missions around the world. These impressive planes have been an important part of our nation’s defense since Vietnam and continue to be.