May 11, 2020
MINOT, N.D.–The North Dakota State Fair has been cancelled.
Fair officials say it’s due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a statement, fair officials said it’s impossible to predict the scale of the pandemic. The statement said “our concern is for the health and safety of our community, attendees, exhibitors, vendors, staff and all involved with the North Dakota State Fair.”
Tickets purchased with credit cards will be refunded back into the accounts.
The Fair was scheduled July 17 to 25.
No word yet if COVID-19 will impact the South Dakota State Fair, which is scheduled September 3-7 in Huron.