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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

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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.

Join the Roosevelt Park Zoo Crew
10 Ways to Love Minot

2. Join the Roosevelt Park Zoo Crew

Cleaning up after zebras and giraffes is not glamorous, but it sure is fun! Make some new friends while helping the zoo out!

Try all the local favorite pizzas
10 Ways to Love Minot

3. 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

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

4. 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!

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

5. 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

See the Gol Stave Church Museum
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6. 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.

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

7. 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!

Celebrate your Scandinavian side at Norsk Høstfest
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8. 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 performing arts at MSU
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9. 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!

Take time to watch the trains
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10. 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!