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We’re in full-on summer mode here in Dickinson, and that’s not going to be changing any time soon! If you’re planning a trip to Dickinson in August, you’ll find a whole host of events that will give you a taste of the local culture and the beauty that surrounds this area. Coming up a festival that showcases the cultures that call Dickinson home, a fun event for a good cause, and an awesome spectacle in the skies. Read on below for all the need to know info.

A taste of other cultures

You’re visiting Dickinson, but while you’re here you can also visit other countries across the globe! The Northern Plains Ethnic Festival will be taking place on August 18 from 9 am - 1:30 pm at Prairie Outpost Park, and will include live and music and cuisine from countries including Germany, Sweden, and Ukraine. Sure to be a fun event!

Fun for a good cause

Travelling with the family in tow? Then you’ll want to get down to the Bakken Inflatable 5K, which will take place at Paterson Lake Recreational Area on August 25. Your and the kids can complete a 5K course with seven inflatable obstacles in the way. Oh, and all the money raised will help support House of Manna, United Way of Dickinson, and West Dakota Parent & Family Resource Center, too.


Look to the skies

Finally, there’s the Medora Hot Air Balloon Rally & Badlands Kite Fest, which will take place from Sept 7 - 9. Head down, get comfortable, and look at the skies for a colourful display.

Looking for the best hotel in Dickinson for your stay? At the Astoria Hotel and Event Center Dickinson, you’ll find everything you need to fully enjoy your stay during your time in the city. Our hotel features well-appointed, spacious accommodations, and amenities that include a pool and jacuzzi, fitness center, and lobby bar.

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