Events

Let’s hook you up with a full calendar of fun events! From decorating the sky at Sky Fest Over Fort Stevenson, one of North Dakota’s largest Kite Festivals or learning about the history of the frontier military days to battling it out for the trophy & $15,000 prize at the ND Governor’s Walleye Cup or going back to the days of Charles Dickens at the Dickens Village Festival, a Victorian family festival in a quaint village setting. There’s always something going on; this & more are waiting for you!


McLean County Ag Show

Garrison High School

51 5th Ave NE
Garrison, 58540

February 2, 2022  9:00am to February 2, 2022 3:00pm

Garrison FFA presents you with the McLean County Ag Show. Guest Speakers & Over 50 Commercial Booths!

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Buffalo Feed

Garrison City Auditorium

32 S Main Street
Garrison, 58540

February 19, 2022  4:30pm to February 19, 2022 12:30

It's the Garrison Fire Department's annual fundraiser! Enjoy buffalo Swedish meatballs, buffalo roast, and all the fixings. Serving from 4:30-8:00pm. Dance to Briana Helbing & the Outsiders starting at 8:30pm. Tickets available at: Garrison State Bank, West Inkster Realty, 1 North Main, S&J Hardware, Chase Pharmacy, and local firefighters.

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FSSP Full Snow Moon Candlelight Hike

Fort Stevenson State Park

1252A 41st Ave NW
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

February 19, 2022  6:00pm to February 19, 2022 8:00pm

Cross-country ski, snowshoe or hike. Park staff will use candle luminaries to light the trail. Enjoy snacks and refreshments at the Visitor Center. Come out and enjoy the full moon in February known as the Snow Moon.

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BLC St. Patrick's Day Event

Garrison City Auditorium

32 S Main Street
Garrison, 58540

March 13, 2022  11:00am to March 13, 2022 1:00pm

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at this fun fundraising event! Breakfast buffet, auction, and entertainment.

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Leprechaun's Geocache

Fort Stevenson State Park

1252A 41st Ave NW
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

March 17, 2022  to ,

More information to come.

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FSSP Maple Sugaring Day

Fort Stevenson State Park

1252A 41st Ave NW
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

April 9, 2022  10:00am to April 9, 2022 3:00pm

Learn the history of maple tapping, see the tools and enjoy pancakes served with fresh maple syrup.

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Lunch with the Easter Bunny

Cubby Hole

S Main Street
Garrison, 58540

April 16, 2022  11:30am to April 16, 2022 1:00pm

Enjoy a drive-up Lunch with the Easter Bunny!

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EMS Kid Event

Fort Stevenson State Park

1252A 41st Ave NW
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

May 21, 2022  4:00pm to May 21, 2022 7:00pm

Join us in celebrating EMS week with the 4th annual EMS Kid Strong event at Fort Stevenson State Park! Featuring Public Service entities as they provide family fun activities to include bounce houses and tours of the many types of emergency personnel equipment. Meet local everyday heroes while supporting kids and their safety. Event is free of charge and open to all ages. While there is no charge for the event, the park does charge a $7 daily entrance fee unless a ND State Park annual pass is displayed.

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Sky Fest Over Fort Stevenson

Fort Stevenson State Park

1252A 41st Ave NW
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

May 28, 2022  10:00am to May 30, 2022 4:00pm

Kite flying festival for all ages! Fly your own kite, build your own kite, & see kites of all shapes and sizes being flown, including stunt kites. Special activities planned for each day.

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National Trails Day

Fort Stevenson State Park

1252A 41st Ave NW
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

June 4, 2022  2:00pm to June 4, 2022

Ranger guided hike through the park's native prairie. North Dakota bird checklist available. Hike will start at the Guardhouse Interpretive Center.

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National Marina Day

Fort Stevenson State Park

1252A 41st Ave NW
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

June 11, 2022  1:00pm to June 11, 2022

Come to the Garrison Bay Marina for an open house! Kiddie boats will be available and the children can participate in the rain gutter regatta!

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CCM Prairie Lake Quilt Festival

Camp of the Cross Fellowship Center


Garrison, North Dakota 58540

June 18, 2022  11:00am to June 18, 2022

A Quilt Summer Auction Festival raises funds to offset the cost of campers who attend the Camp of the Cross. Numerous hand-made quilts are auctioned off during the event. Also part of the quilt festival is a number of activities for youth and adults as well as tasty food and treats!

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Fly-In Breakfast

Garrison Airport

5 W Aero Drive
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

June 19, 2022  8:30am to June 19, 2022 12:30pm

No desire to make breakfast? This is the event for you! Join us at the Garrison Municipal Airport and take in a delicious breakfast and the scenery of planes flying in and out of the airport. Free will offering with proceeds going to the Garrison Fire Department.

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Fort Stevenson Frontier Military Days

Fort Stevenson State Park

1252A 41st Ave NW
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

June 25, 2022  12:00pm to June 26, 2022 4:00pm

Living history demonstrations with military encampment and maneuvers. Skills and crafts of the Indian Wars period on display. Visit the Fort Stevenson Guardhouse Interpretive Center.

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ND Governor's Walleye Cup

Fort Stevenson State Park

1252A 41st Ave NW
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

July 15, 2022  to July 16, 2022

252 teams competing for the Governor's Cup 44th annual championship. Flights go out between 7:00am and 8:30am. Weigh ins begin at 3:00pm at the City Park.

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ND Junior Governor's Fishing Derby

Fort Stevenson State Park

1252A 41st Ave NW
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

July 16, 2022  10:00am to July 16, 2022 1:00pm

Open to ages up to 17. Join in the ND Junior Governor's Cup! Prizes awarded and only charge is the park entrance fee.

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Harvest Market on Main

Main Street


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August 2, 2022  4:30pm to August 30, 2022

The Garrison Chamber of Commerce Trade Promotion Committee invites you to the Harvest Market on Main! Tuesday evenings starting at 4:30pm: Aug 2 - Aug 30. Stop down to shop the market or become a vendor! Weekly nights will bring a little more fun to Main street - 2022 poster to come with more details.

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Aw Shucks! Corn Fest

Garrison City Park

Main Street
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

September 10, 2022  11am to September 10, 2022 2pm

Car & Tractor Show, Vendors, Games & Contests, Live Entertainment, & more!

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