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!


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Fat Tire Trail Race

Fort Stevenson State Park

1252A 41st Ave NW
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

January 23, 2021  10:00am to January 23, 2021 5:00pm

Registration will be 10:00am to Noon. Race begins at 1:00pm. Live entertainment 2:30pm to 5:00pm. Total route will be 13 miles.

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McLean County Ag Show

Garrison High School

51 5th Ave NE
Garrison, 58540

February 3, 2021  9:00am to February 3, 2021 3:00pm

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

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Buffalo Feed & Dance

Garrison City Auditorium

32 S Main Street
Garrison, 58540

February 20, 2021  4:30pm to February 20, 2021 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 with a dance to follow. 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 27, 2021  6:00pm to February 27, 2021 7:30pm

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 14, 2021  11:00am to March 14, 2021 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, 2021  to ,

More information to come.

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Lunch with the Easter Bunny

Garrison City Auditorium

32 S Main Street
Garrison, 58540

April 3, 2021  11:30am to April 3, 2021 1:30pm

Get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny, enjoy lunch & games.

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FSSP Maple Sugaring Day

Fort Stevenson State Park

1252A 41st Ave NW
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

April 10, 2021  10:00am to April 10, 2021 3:00pm

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

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EMS Kid Strong

Fort Stevenson State Park

1252A 41st Ave NW
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

May 22, 2021  5:00pm to May 22, 2021 8:00pm

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 29, 2021  10:00am to May 31, 2021 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 5, 2021  2:00pm to June 5, 2021

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

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National Marina Day

Fort Stevenson State Park

1252A 41st Ave NW
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

June 12, 2021  1:00pm to June 12, 2021

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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Fly-In Breakfast

Garrison Airport

5 W Aero Drive
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

June 20, 2021  8:30am to June 20, 2021 12:30pm

Celebrate Father's Day at the Garrison Municipal Airport enjoying a 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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CCM Prairie Lake Quilt Festival

TBA


Garrison, 58540

June 26, 2021  8:00am to June 26, 2021

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 treats!

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Fort Stevenson Frontier Military Days

Fort Stevenson State Park

1252A 41st Ave NW
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

June 26, 2021  12:00pm to June 27, 2021 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 16, 2021  to July 17, 2021

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 17, 2021  10:00am to July 17, 2021 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 on TUESDAYS!

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August 3, 2021  4:30pm to September 14, 2021

The Garrison Chamber of Commerce Trade Promotion Committee invites you to the Harvest Market on Main! Tuesday evenings starting at 4:30pm: Aug 3 - Sept 14. Stop down to shop the market or become a vendor! Weekly nights will bring a little more fun to Main street - See more details in the event discussion.

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All School Reunion

Main Street


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August 19, 2021  to August 22, 2021

2 nights of Concerts, Parade, Inflatable Games, Golf Tourney, Class Gatherings, & More.

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Aw Shucks! Corn Fest

Garrison City Park

Main Street
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

September 11, 2021  11:30am to September 11, 2021 2:30pm

Wally's Cook-off, Car & Tractor Show, Vendors, Games & Contests, Live Entertainment, & more!

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Fire Prevention Breakfast

Garrison Fire Hall

120 Central Ave W
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

October 3, 2021  9:00am to October 3, 2021 1:00pm

Fire Prevention Week ends with the annual Garrison Firemen's Breakfast. Held at the Fire Hall, enjoy a tasty breakfast sponsored by the Garrison Fire Hall. Free will donation helps go towards the Fire Department. Kids are able to view the fire trucks and fire gear as well.

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ND Firefighter's Museum Hall of Fame Banquet

Garrison City Auditorium

32 S Main Street
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

October 9, 2021  4:30pm to October 9, 2021 8:00pm

Honor and Remember our past, present, and future ND Firefighter's by attending the ND Firefighter's Museum Hall of Fame Banquet. The event features the inductions of new members into the ND Firefighter's Museum Hall of Fame, social/meal, and ceremony.

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Halloween Party

Garrison City Auditorium

32 S Main Street
Garrison, North Dakota 58540

October 31, 2021  4:00pm to October 31, 2021 6:30pm

Celebrate Halloween with games, food, & fun! Pre-K to 6th grade - teen dance held in evening.

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