Aug 31 Downtown Bismarck News

44th Annual Street Fair Sept 15-16

Bismarck’s Biggest Reunion is just around the corner!  The 44th Annual Downtowners Street Fair and major autumn event is set for Friday and Saturday September 15-16.  Over 180 food, arts, and craft vendors line the streets of Downtown Bismarck Friday 10am-8pm and Saturday 9am-6pm.  Our local Sam’s Club crew will be on hand with their Monster Mural Art Activity and giveaways near the info booth on 4th & Broadway.  Kids inflatables and games will be located in the parking lot on 5th and Broadway, and local musicians will be busking (performing) at the Busker’s Corner on 4th and Broadway.  Parking is available in the Downtown ramps for $1/hour or $6/day.
Stop by and register for a chance to win $10,000 in home improvements from Your Home Improvement Co.  AND there will be some special guests from the Minnesota Vikings Cheerleader squad at Street Fair Saturday, more details on that to come!  Bring your family and friends to the 44th Annual Downtowners Street Fair, a free Downtowners community event and fundraiser.

Association News

Member Northern Plains Dance presents the 2nd Annual Mother/Son Dance on Sept 29 at the Radisson Hotel. The Prince Charming Ball is a dance for boys ages 5-12 and that special lady in their lives, whether it be mom, aunt or grandma. The event will feature dinner (optional), a fun photo booth, crafts and formal photos for all in attendance. Get tickets before they sell out!

North Dakota Humanities Council created GameChanger, an annual ideas festival focused on a major event or issue significantly changing the face of our world.  This year’s focus is titled ‘In Justice- Rethinking America’s Criminal Justice System’, join the conversation on the justice system in America and listen to profound authors and speakers. The event is Saturday, September 23 at Belle Mehus. Advanced tickets are limited. Tickets may be purchased online or at 428 E Broadway, Suite 8.

The Seventh Annual North Dakota Downtown Conference is Oct. 17-18 in Fargo, North Dakota. This year, we will be focusing on communities of all sizes with a variety of breakout sessions and tours available throughout the conference.Attendees will include representatives from every size downtown, economic development organizations, chambers of commerce, architects, private development companies, etc. Conference Agenda is now available.  Get your tickets, here! Early-bird tickets end soon.

Google Your Business 
Downtowners Association are teaming up with Center for Technology & Business to host a FREE workshop for business owners and managers in the Bismarck-Mandan area. This presentation introduces Google My Business, a free tool to manage your business across Google. It’s the easiest way to help your business be found online. RSVP, here!

Downtown News
MetroPlains 100 West Main 55+ apartment building is hosting an Open House September 7th from 1-5pm.
Cookies & Refreshments Served, Beautiful, affordable senior (55+) apartments in Downtown Bismarck.  Click here to see more!

Event Calendar

Sept 5
Bonnie Raitt
Bismarck Event Center

Sept 11
Gavin DeGraw: Raw Tour 
Bismarck Event Center

Sept 11
Women’s Health Conference
Bismarck Event Center

Sept 15
Comedy Live 
Sixteen03 Main Events

Sept 15
Movie in the Park (Pete’s Dragon) 
Bismarck Municipal Ballpark

Sept 3
Ladies Lounge @ Sixteen03 
Sixteen03 Main Events

Sept 10
Yoga Brunch
Terra Nomad Company

Sept 7
Trivia Night  
Sixteen03 Main Events

Sept 1-Oct 31
The Photography of JCampbell 
BisMan Community Food Co-op

Sept 7
Open House
110 West Main

Sept 12
Startup Drinks
Black Tie Optional Co.

Sept 6
1 Million Cups
Dakota Stage Ltd.