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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!

Local Shout-Outs

It feels good to see what others love about Minot. Check out these recent posts people have shared!

10 Ways to Love Minot

Take time to watch the trains
10 Ways to Love Minot

1. Take time to watch the trains

Minot is at the heart of America’s energy and agriculture industries. The railroads here are carrying food and energy to our country and the world!

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

2. 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.

Support performing arts at MSU
10 Ways to Love Minot

3. 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!

Try all the local favorite pizzas
10 Ways to Love Minot

4. Try all the local favorite pizzas

Minot has some truly great ‘zza. There’s Spicy Pie, Sammy’s, Uncle Maddio’s, Nite Train, The Starving Rooster and a lot more. What’s your favorite slice in town? Tell us about it! #MagicInMinot

Support children’s discovery
10 Ways to Love Minot

5. Support children’s discovery

The Magic City Discovery Center plans to bring fun, interactive and educational experiences for children across the entire state into a year-round facility on Minot’s North Hill. Donate to help make it happen!

Get involved: Actively participate, heart and soul
10 Ways to Love Minot

6. Get involved: Actively participate, heart and soul

That means enthusiastically. Passionately. Completely. The more you put into your community, the more it gives back. You make the difference!

Visit and support an art gallery
10 Ways to Love Minot

7. Visit and support an art gallery

Minot has a thriving and vibrant arts community. Where else in this part of the nation can you find a diverse cooperative of artists creating and presenting their art in a place as cool as this? Come check it out.

Look at how far we’ve come!
10 Ways to Love Minot

8. Look at how far we’ve come!

We’ve been working together as a community to rebuild and support each other after difficult times. The people of Minot have a lot of heart! Got a good story? Share it!

Volunteer with Souris Valley United Way
10 Ways to Love Minot

9. Volunteer with Souris Valley United Way

They help many charitable organizations all over our community, and they could use your help. Come out and plant a tree or something!

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.