Minot One Brand

to the top of the page

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

Support performing arts at MSU
10 Ways to Love Minot

1. 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

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.

Visit 62 Doors Gallery and Studios
10 Ways to Love Minot

3. Visit 62 Doors Gallery and Studios

What's the right way to look at art? Do you put a hand on your chin and nod knowingly? Whatever works for you! 62 Doors is a community of artists living, working and displaying their work in downtown Minot.

Love the North Dakota State Fair
10 Ways to Love Minot

4. 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

5. 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.

Take in a Minotauros hockey game
10 Ways to Love Minot

6. Take in a Minotauros hockey game

These young players are skating for the attention of college and pro hockey scouts, so the action is intense!

Volunteer with Souris Valley United Way
10 Ways to Love Minot

7. 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!

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

8. 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!

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.

Support children’s discovery
10 Ways to Love Minot

10. 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!