North Dakota events to jump into this June


June 10, 2019

Summer in North Dakota means long, warm days loaded with adventure, be it lazy or crazy. North Dakotans welcome June with festivals and events full of fun for all ages. Maybe it’s relishing the flavors of delicious barbecue, junking with friends at a festival, putting miles on in the saddle, or chilling to live music, there is something for everyone this month in North Dakota. To find more information about these activities, and for a complete list of events, go to or call (800) 435-5663 or (701) 328-2525.

Medora Musical

Medora, May 31 – Sept. 7

Head to Medora for a night of beloved, western-style entertainment set in the majestic Burning Hills Amphitheatre nestled in North Dakota’s Badlands. The Medora Musical features world-class singing, dancing and comedy under a canopy of stars. Before the show starts, be sure to take part in a unique, North Dakota-inspired dining experience. Ribeye steaks are fondued “western-style” and served with a full buffet. Learn more at; (701)623-4444.

Cavalier Motorcycle Ride

Cavalier, June 14 – 15

Head to Cavalier for one of the hottest motorcycle events in the state. Enjoy fun runs through the beautiful Rendezvous Region, biker games, live music, food and retail vendors. Visit details.

Otter Creek 55 Mountain Bike Race

Mandan, June 15

One of North Dakota’s favorite cycling shops – 701 Cycle and Sport – hosts the 2019 Otter Creek 55 Mountain Bike Race at Mandan’s beautiful Harmon Lake. This year is no exception, so get ready for a race that offers every rider level a fun experience. Visit to learn more.

Sizzling Summer Days and Hot Rods Heritage Car Show

Ashley, June 21 – 23

Fun-filled weekend with live entertainment and activities for the entire family, everything from old-time kids' races to a scavenger hunt, bubble ball, kids' carnival, ice cream social, poker walk, golf tournament, bingo and much more. For more information, call (701) 288-3310.

Bike the Border

Westhope, June 21 – 23

Looking for a fun and active adventure? Bike the Border is a three-day family friendly bicycle tour along North Dakota’s northern border. Westhope plays host for the event and will feature a car show and ribfest on Saturday. For more info, visit

Roughrider Days Fair and Expo 2019

Dickinson, June 26 – July 6

Roughrider Days Fair and Expo is not your average PRCA rodeo. The two-week midsummer event also incorporates a carnival, motorsports, parade and a 5K walk. The Fair and Expo even features a demolition derby, 4-H activities, a family fun day and live concert featuring Sawyer Brown and Emerson Drive. Learn more at

McQuade Softball Tournament

Bismarck, June 28 – 30

The world’s largest charity softball tournament includes 400 men’s and women’s teams from all levels of play competing over this action-packed weekend. Learn more at

 These are just a few of North Dakota activities and events taking place in June. For more information, go to or phone (800) 435-5663.

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