You know it's really summer when it's North Dakota State Fair Time. The ND State Fair is July 19-27 at the fairgrounds in Minot. The 2024 fair is gonna be big! The Fair has carnival rides, agricultural expositions, government and commercial exhibitions, and a variety of musical and performance entertainment.

As far as entertainment, Rock, Hip-Hop & Country are all coming your way this summer at the North Dakota State Fair! This year's lineup includes Thomas Rhett, Lainey Wilson, Sawyer Brown, The Turnpike Troubadours, Motley Crue, Lil Wayne, MGK, and YOU!


The North Dakota State Fair is calling all local artists!

Don't miss this chance to perform on the big stage in the Grandstand & win $2,000 at the 2024 Fair! 3 artists will be selected from our pool of applicants to perform on the Grandstand stage as the opening act on Wednesday, July 24, 2024 for Sawyer Brown. Of those 3 artists, one winner will be chosen and receive a prize of $2,000!

Not much time left to apply, deadline is May 31.

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The North Dakota State Fair remains the largest event in the state, it draws an average of 300,000 people.  The fairgrounds are located along Burdick Expressway in east Minot. You can purchase tickets at a kiosk at Albertsons grocery store in Williston.

LOOK: Do you see faces in these photos?

Pareidolia refers to the ability to see recognizable shapes, often faces, in random objects. Take a look at the photos below and see if you can identify any faces or shapes. Some are easy to spot, while others might be more challenging.

Gallery Credit: Stephen Lenz

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