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10 Things to do in Minot when it’s FREEZING

December 14, 2018

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Living in North Dakota means a cold winter is inevitable, but that doesn’t mean you have to stay in your house until March. Here are 10 things to do in Minot when it’s colder than the North Pole: HOCKEY Winter is hockey season and up north we love hockey. Minot is home to the Minot […]

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How to Love North Dakota Winters

December 7, 2018

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Life naturally slows down in winter. The days grow shorter, the light becomes scarce, and we respond by planting ourselves in front of the television. Yes, it’s cold. We know. That doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the beautiful outdoors until May. Minot is filled with outdoor winter recreation, you just have to bundle up. ICE […]

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Why You Should Christmas Shop at the Minot Visitors Center

December 3, 2018

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So, it’s Christmas time. It’s the Holiday season. It is shopping season… Why would you shop at a Visitors Center? Let me tell you why.We are the only place you can get this “Why Not Minot?” merch. Christmas Ornaments. We have ornaments that are specific to us North Dakotans. We have a HUGE variety of […]

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5 Places to Grab a Cocktail in Minot

November 28, 2018

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Whether you’re looking for for a romantic evening for two or a night out with friends, Minot has the perfect spot for you. The nightlife in Minot is getting bigger and bigger every year, new bars, new restaurants, and new cocktails! Here are 5 Places to Grab a Cocktail in Minot. #1 The Dakota Lounge […]

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Main Street Booch

November 14, 2018

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Kombucha is a fermented probiotic fizzy tea. It is made from a SCOBY– which stands for a Symbiotic Culture of Bacteria and Yeast– and Sweet tea. The SCOBY eats up most the sugar and ferments the tea. After it ferments it is flavored and carbonated. Its probiotic qualities are great for your gut health — […]

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Birding in North Dakota

November 5, 2018

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North Dakota’s prairies are home to about 400 native birds, including the Burrowing Owl, Prairie Falcon, Bohemian Waxwing, and many more. There are over 60 sites in North Dakota that are known best for birding. For people who don’t know much about birding, it is observing all types of birds in their natural habitat. This […]

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Halloween Activities for Kids

October 22, 2018

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When you live in North Dakota, Halloween doesn’t always happen in Fall weather. Get out of the cold with your kiddos and enjoy Halloween activities indoors. Here’s a list of some of the places you can take your little astronaut, fairy, or ghost to trick-or-treat and have fun. Halloween Fun Night at the YMCA – […]

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Minot Farmers Market

October 16, 2018

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The Minot Farmer Market has been in Minot for almost 50 years. The first year there was only about 5 vendors and they traveled around Minot looking for empty parking lots to set up shop. The next year they found their home in the Oak Park parking lot. The Minots Farmers Market had been at […]

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5 Things to do in Minot in the Fall

October 9, 2018

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The air is getting colder and the leaves are changing color, but that doesn’t mean you have to stay inside all day. Here’s a list of 5 things to do in Minot, North Dakota in the Fall! 1) Football Games Minot State University football games at Herb Parker Stadium are the perfect way to spend […]

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Y’s Men’s Rodeo

October 1, 2018

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The Y’s Men’s Rodeo is an annual event in Minot, ND, but there is more to it than just a rodeo. The Y’s Men are a service organization, dedicated to raising funds to support the Triangle Y Camp in Garrison, N.D., near Lake Sakakawea. Since the Y’s Men started in 1947, they have donated several million […]

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