Must-Visit May Events in North Dakota


Spring is one of the best seasons to visit North Dakota. Temperatures are rising, flowers are blooming and the state’s gorgeous green trees are beginning to blossom. Even better, North Dakota is bustling with awesome spring events that bring visitors and locals outside to enjoy the changing seasons. The following are just a few of the many must-visit events happening across North Dakota this spring.

The FM Crossroads Contest Powwow

Be sure to be in Fargo from May 13 through 15, this spring. The first annual FM Crossroads Contest Powwow will be showcasing the best Native American dancers, performers, singers and vendors to introduce North Dakota residents and visitors to the rich history of the area. Engage in the fun-filled, family-friendly celebration of some of our country’s oldest cultures.

Ribs and Bluegrass Festival

Few things go together better than succulent tasting ribs and bluegrass music. Visit Medora, N.D., on May 14, for the action-packed Ribs and Bluegrass Festival, featuring live music, family-friendly activities, vendors and plenty of delicious barbecue to go around. The event will be held on Pacific Avenue near Railroad Creek, and more information can be found by contacting the Medora Area Convention and Visitors Bureau at (701) 623-4830.

Wild West Shoot-Out

Experience the spirit of the Old West at a realistic Wild West Shoot-Out at Frontier Village in Jamestown. This exciting show is thrilling for the entire family and is free for all attendees. The shootout will take place between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., but visitors will want to plan to spend the entire day checking out the village’s shops, eateries, museums and more.

Visit Us Along the Way

Don’t forget to stop and see us at the Capital RV Centers in Bismarck and Minot when you’re cruising throughout North Dakota in your RV this spring. It’s the best time of year to buy a new or used RV, and we’re offering unbelievably low prices to help you get into a new RV this May.