I remember when they cancelled "The Big One" craft shows last April due to the coronavirus. There was an outpouring of disappointment from all over the state of North Dakota. Well, good news. All of the shows scheduled for 2021 are ON as scheduled.
The Big One craft show in Minot is especially popular and it's coming up Friday, April 9th from 10 am to 8 pm and Saturday April 10th from 9 am to 5 pm. The show will be held at the State Fair Center in Minot. You can come check out and support the over 160 plus small business artists and crafters and get your shopping done for Mother's Day, Father's Day, graduation, end of school teacher gifts, baby showers and more, there is something for everyone.
Admission for the Minot, North Dakota shows are a very reasonable $5 dollars and 12 and under are free!
This is just one of many "Big One" craft shows scheduled across the region in 2021.
Other shows include:
30th Annual Minot Spring Show: April 9th & 10th
33rd Annual Fargo Fall Show: October 15th & 16th
5th Annual Crookston Fall Show: October 22nd & 23rd
46th Annual Minot Christmas Show: November 5th & 6th
12th Annual Bismarck Christmas Show: November 19th & 20th (Bismarck Event Center)
The Big One Art & Craft Fair consists of four shows in North Dakota and one in Minnesota with over 350 different exhibitors showcasing their hand made items to thousands of consumers. Crats enthusiasts come from all over the region to these events.
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