Street Fair

Downtowners Street Fair voted “Best of the Best” Festival in Bismarck!

Each Fall, the Downtowners produce an Arts, Craft, and Food show called Street Fair.  This event was created by the Downtowners in 1973 as “Customer Appreciation Days” then grew into a full blown Street Fair.  Street Fair is now in its 42nd year.  Arts, Craft, an-d Food vendors line the streets of Downtown Bismarck during Sept 18-19, 2015.  See you there!

2015 Hours: Friday Sept 18: 10am-8pm, Saturday Sept 19: 9am-6pm

Vendor Application Information:

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Kids activities for the Street Fair will also be set up for the duration of the show.  The Monster Mural will be set up on 4th & Broadway near the Info Booth.  Sam’s Club of Bismarck is sponsoring the 6 feet high 20 feet long community art project, kids of all ages are welcome to help us paint the mural for display in Downtown Bismarck after the show.  Inflatable kids games by JT’s Inflatable games will be bouncing in the Kokkler’s Jewelry parking lot on 6th & Broadway.  As well as Busker’s Corner, talented local musicians on 4th & Broadway.

Street Fair Fast Facts:

SF is currently in its 42nd consecutive year in 2015. The Street Fair preceded Folkfest starting in 1973. It was long known as the food and vendor portion of the later event Folkfest which encompasses parades and weeks worth of festivities.  The 2 Day Street Fair averages between 30,000-35,000 patrons.  There are approximately 180 food, arts, and craft vendors at Street Fair.  Street Fair is spread over 7 city blocks in Downtown Bismarck.

There is no longer a Folkfest Parade, it merged with the United Tribes Technical College Parade during Powwow Week and will happen on Saturday a week prior to Street Fair.  Please contact UTTC for information regarding the parade.

For more information on Street Fair email or call 701-223-1958




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