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  1. Bismarck Launches 150th Anniversary Scavenger Hunt

    The City of Bismarck is launching a 150th Anniversary History & Mystery Scavenger Hunt. The hunt is powered by Yondar, an interactive map that allows visitors to explore our community (and our world) using augmented reality wayfinding. Read on...
  2. Citizen Reminder: Posting of Signs on Public Property Prohibited

    The city of Bismarck reminds residents that posting of signs on public property is not allowed on the boulevard, utility poles or anything standing on the area between the sidewalk & street. If posted there, signs are subject to be removed by the city. Read on...
  3. Bismarck City Elections

    The Bismarck City Election will be held on Tues., June 14, 2022, in conjunction with the State Primary Election at the polling places and times established by Burleigh County. Here are important dates to keep in mind for the Bismarck City Election. Read on...
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  1. Bismarck to Celebrate 150th AnniversaryBismarck 150 Logo Deep Blue PNG

     150 Years of Tradition and Innovation

    The festivities will begin by celebrating “150 years of Tradition and Innovation” with a series of exciting kickoff events beginning May 13, with the Band Night Parade. On Founders Day, Saturday, May 14, the Bismarck Event Center has a full line-up of activities including the “Best of Bismarck Show of the Century…and a Half,” featuring local talent with former Mayor Bill Sorenson as the emcee, and a community barbecue. Bismarck 150th Anniversary Kickoff Events Schedule

    The Event Center's Exhibit Halls will host exhibits celebrating the city's history, and a “History & Mystery Scavenger Hunt” will take place on the state capitol grounds. The hunt is powered by Yondar, an interactive map that allows visitors to explore our community (and our world) using augmented reality wayfinding. Scavenger hunts will be available at six (6) anniversary events to be held throughout the year. 

    As the year progresses, there will be more official and unofficial summer-long celebrations, activities, and events for residents and visitors to enjoy. You're invited to join us to celebrate and honor Bismarck’s rich history! Our vision is to showcase “Bismarck’s the spot” for people who enjoy living, learning, working, and playing in a city with an enduring sense of community pride. 

    Bookmark the 150th Anniversary web page bismarcknd.gov/bismarck150. Click the logo for quick access to the site and visit often for updates!

    A webpage and logo have been established for the 150th-anniversary celebration. You're encouraged to get involved in the 150th Anniversary and promote the community celebration with the use of branded design materials!  Download the logo and brand standards here: bismarcknd.gov/bismarck150