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City of Bismarck 150th Anniversary Kickoff Events

Date: May 14, 2022
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SATURDAY, MAY 14:
Arena:
  • 2 PM & 7 PM - Best of Bismarck Show of the Century (And a Half!)
  • Entertainment includes:
Andrist Family
One of Bismarck’s finest musical families. Mom and Dad, Bethany and Levi are passing on their musical talents to the next generation.

Chuck Suchy
One of our area’s great treasures, Chuck Suchy, is recognized nationally for his songwriting and songs of the heart.

Clyde Bauman
Soloed for numerous events in Bismarck for many years and is often asked to perform in other communities throughout the upper Midwest.

Mylo Hatzenbuhler
Clyde Bauman’s alter ego has been rocking the house for over 40 years. His popular CD’s and live performances feature his original parodies of popular songs and his shows are filled with fun.

Emily Walter
Bismarck has been her home for the last 10 years and prior to that she toured the world as a featured singer on every major cruise line and also crisscrossed the United States with tributes to Patsy Cline and Karen Carpenter. She is currently the host of Medora’s Gospel Brunch.


Jared Mason
Born in Bismarck, Jared’s musical abilities have taken him around the world. He starred on Broadway in the original production of STOMP and Jerry Lee Lewis in Million Dollar Quartet. One of his musical releases was named the “Recording of the Year” at the Los Angeles Music Festival.

Plus other Special Guests to be announced!


Exhibit Halls A & B:
  • 12 PM - 11 PM - Historical Exhibits in the Exhibit Hall, Bismarck Hometown History Films in the Prairie Rose Rooms & Local Music Talent in the Exhibit Hall

  • 4 PM - Community BBQ
  • Exhibit Hall Entertainment Schedule:
  • 12 pm - 1 pm - Shaky Calls
    1 pm - 2 pm - Scotty Prebys & The Jazz Collective
    4 pm - 5 pm - OverEducated
    5 pm - 6 pm - Bull Honkey
    6 pm - 7 pm - Wildly Appropriate

    9 pm - 11 pm - Anonymous Phenomenon

SUNDAY, MAY 15:
Exhibit Halls A & B:
  • 1 PM - 4 PM - FREE Bismarck Donuts, Historical Exhibits in the Exhibit Hall, Bismarck Hometown History Films in the Prairie Rose Rooms & Local Music Talent in the Exhibit Hall

  • Exhibit Hall Entertainment Schedule:
  • 1 pm - 2 pm - Swentones
    2 pm - 3 pm - Sonniewaters
    3 pm - 4 pm - McMahon Bros




Ticket Prices

Best of Bismarck Show of the Century (And a Half!)
$1.50 - General Admission Show Ticket & Ticket to Community BBQ
$15.00 - Reserved Show Ticket, Ticket to Community BBQ and limited edition City of Bismarck 150th Anniversary commemorative token.

Tickets can be purchased in-person at the Bismarck Event Center Monday - Friday from 8 am - 5 pm. The Box Office will open at 12 PM on the Day of Show. Reserved Tickets are available online.

PLUS: Customers who purchase a ticket to either of the Best Of events can purchase a GA ticket to the June 4 Bucks game for $2 at the box office. Customers can either purchase both at the same time or can bring in their Best Of ticket as proof of purchase in order to receive the discount.

Event Info

Join us in celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the City of Bismarck! We have a great kickoff weekend planned with a full line-up of activities including the "Best of Bismarck Show of the Century (And a Half!)" featuring acclaimed local talent North Dakota residents have come to know and love. There will be two shows, one at 2 pm and another at 7 pm in the Event Center Arena. Former Bismarck Mayor, performer and talent coordinator, Bill Sorensen, will serve as the emcee of the shows. General admission tickets are $1.50 and reserved tickets are $15.00. A $15.00 ticket also includes a limited edition City of Bismarck 150th Anniversary commemorative token. A community barbeque will take place at 4 pm in the Bismarck Event Center Parking Lot B. Both ticket options include a meal at the community barbeque.

Additionally, on both May 14 and 15, Bismarck Event Center Exhibit Halls A and B, will feature a variety of exhibits from the past 150 years, North Dakota Historical Society exhibits, a teepee and more. Bismarck Hometown History films will be shown throughout the day on May 14 and 15, in the Prairie Rose Rooms.

As the year progresses, there will undoubtedly be more official and unofficial summer-long celebrations, activities and events for residents and visitors to enjoy. For more information and updates, visit https://www.bismarcknd.gov/bismarck150
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