Bismarck is a bustling city that offers a rich blend of culture, history, and entertainment for its residents and visitors.

With a range of fun events and activities throughout the year, there’s never a dull moment in Bismarck.

We decided to collect them and post them here!

Here’s a list of the top events and things to do in Bismarck, ND in 2023.



    • When: Sunday, May 7, 2023
    • Join the fun at 1:30 PM at Sertoma Park and get your heart pumping with the LIVE YOUR LEGACY WALK/RUN. This event is not just a physical challenge, but also a celebration of your personal legacy and the impact you make in your community.
    • Learn more.


  • The Fun Pianos Dueling Pianos Show:
    • When: Throughout 2023.
    • On Fridays from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM, enjoy a night of music and entertainment at the Sixteen03 Main Events. The Fun Pianos dueling pianos show is a musical extravaganza that features two pianists performing popular songs and improvising with audience requests. Get ready to sing and dance along to your favorite tunes!
    • Learn more.


  • BMHBA Home Show:
    • When: March 11, 2023
    • If you’re interested in home improvement and design, then you won’t want to miss the BMHBA Home Show, taking place at the Bismarck Event Center on Friday, March 11, 2023 from 3 PM to 8 PM. Meet with vendors and professionals in the industry, and see the latest products and trends in home building and design.


  • ANYTHING at Laughing Sun Brewing Co:
    • When: Check their calendar.
    • From live concerts, to magic shows, to “Middle Earth at Trivia (Lord of the Rings)” — life is fun at the at Laughing Sun Brewing Co!  We’ve highlighted it before here at the EverSpring.  This place is the life of Bismarck!


  • HOBY State Leadership Seminar:
    • When: June 16-18, 2023
    • High school sophomores will join other leaders for the HOBY State Leadership Seminar at the Career Academy. This seminar provides an opportunity for high school sophomores to develop their leadership skills and make a positive impact in their communities.
    • Learn more.


  • 2023 Bismarck Food Truck Fest:
    • When: September 8, 2023
    • Presented by iHeart: Foodies, don’t miss the 2023 Bismarck Food Truck Fest, presented by iHeart, happening from September 8th to September 10th at the Bismarck Municipal Ballpark. This festival features a variety of food trucks, live music, and fun activities for the whole family. Good eats, good times!
    • Find them on Facebook.


  • Dakota Garden Expo:
    • When: April 20-21, 2023
    • Get inspiration for your garden at the Dakota Garden Expo at the Bismarck Event Center. Summertime beauty can be in your home’s future! This expo features gardening experts, demonstrations, workshops, and vendors selling everything you need to make your garden dreams a reality.
    • Learn more.


  • Bismarck Marathon:
    • When: September 14-16, 2023
    • Test your endurance or cheer one some friends at the Bismarck Marathon! With a 5k, 10k, half, and full marathon offering, it’s among the biggest marathons in the state of North Dakota.  Keep up with the action over on their Facebook page.
    • Learn more.


  • 14th Annual Bismarck Christmas Big One Art & Craft Fair:
    • When: November 17-18.
    • Get into the holiday spirit at the 14th Annual Bismarck Christmas Big One Art & Craft Fair at the Bismarck Event Center. This fair features a wide selection of handmade crafts and unique gifts, perfect for getting a head start on your holiday shopping.
    • Learn more.


As you can see, 2023 in Bismarck will be vibrant. 

The city that offers a range of activities and events for people of all interests.

Whether you’re a fan of farming and ranching, arts and culture, or outdoor recreation, this place has something for everyone.

Local resident or a visitor, these events are a great way to experience the energy and excitement of Bismarck in 2023.

And at the end of your adventures, find a bed here at the EverSpring.