BISMARCK – Pride of Dakota holiday showcases begin next weekend in Grand Forks, with additional events planned in Minot, Fargo and Bismarck during the holiday season.
The Grand Forks event is set for Nov. 5-6 at the Alerus Center. More than 135 vendors – the most ever for the Grand Forks showcase – will be selling and sampling a wide variety of gifts, including foods and condiments, decorative items, books, jewelry and recordings, Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring said in a news release.
Holiday showcases are also scheduled for Nov. 12-13 in the State Fair Center, Minot; Nov. 18-20 in the Fargo Civic Auditorium, and Dec. 2-4 in the Bismarck Civic Center Exhibition Hall.
Showcase hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. A reusable shopping bag is included with the $2 adult admission. Shoppers who bring their own reusable bag pay $1 admission. Parking is free.
More than 500 North Dakota companies are Pride of Dakota members.