October 24 Downtown Bismarck News

2019 Neighborhood Champion!

The Downtowners Association of Bismarck is a once again a Neighborhood Champion for this year’s Small Business Saturday event Nov 30.  Locally year nine of the Small Business Saturday event brings together Downtown Bismarck businesses with participating sales and specials in an effort to get the public to “shop small” for the holidays.  The annual event takes place the Saturday following Thanksgiving and Black Friday.

Small Business Saturday is an effort to get customers to spend part of their holiday budget at local independent small businesses, support friends and neighbors businesses, and make a greater impact on the local economy.
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Governor’s Main Street Summit Bismarck
The Main Street ND Summit is an annual gathering of local and national community development experts and advocates to share best practices and engage community leaders, entrepreneurs, students and interested citizens in envisioning North Dakota’s future.
Join us at 1 Million Cups at the Summit! 1 Million Cups will be held in Hall A at the Bismarck Event Center during the Main Street Summit on Wednesday, October 30. 1 Million Cups Bis-Man event will be free to the public. The Downtowners are also hosting a walking tour and part of a panel discussion.


First-Ever Maker Award Show

The Show’ is a new, evening event hosted by Makewell to spotlight the world-class makers of the Midwest in a way that’s never been done before. Peer based nominations were accepted this fall, and now the industry expert judges have made their decision…

Join and see to whom this year’s maker awards will be awarded!

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Welcome New Members! 

Makewell is a local community for makers, doers, and risk-takers committed to helping each other connect, learn, and grow.
Makewell Website 

Thank You!
Thank you to our Capital Credit Union, volunteers, and attendees that made the first Bismarck Beacon Plugged-In Event a success! Thank you to all the Bismarck organizations that presented opportunities for employees to socially ‘plug in’, including sports/recreation, arts, volunteering, and family/kids events. The purpose of the Bismarck Beacon Plugged-In Event is for our community to help plug you in, making Bismarck your forever home! Stay tuned for the next Bismarck Beacon Plugged-In.

Cheers to a Decade Downtown!
Congrats to our members (Glance Spa & Salon and Blarney Stone Pub) for creating long-standing businesses in the downtown area! Keep supporting local and making downtown a thriving destination.
Downtown Events
Oct 24
Ghouls Night Out 
Downtown Bismarck

Oct 25
All-City Halloween Party 
World War Memorial Building

Oct 25
Comedy Live! 
Sixteen03 Main Events

Oct 25-26
Dueces Wild! Dueling Pianos 
Belle Mehus Auditorium

Oct 26
514 Spooky Club | Spooky Dinner by Chef Cody 
Terra Nomad

Oct 29
BCC 20th Anniversary 
Bismarck Cancer Center

Oct 30
Boo-ti Glow 
Soul Haven Studio

Nov 1-2
Holiday Open House 

Nov 7
Château Haut-Blanville Tasting
Anima Cucina

Nov 8
Ultimate Ladies Lounge 
Sixteen03 Main Events