Bismarck, North Dakota’s 150th Anniversary!

Bismarck will celebrate its 150-year sesquicentennial in 2022. The 150th Anniversary celebration will highlight Bismarck’s past, present, and future. The months-long campaign will focus on positive stories within our city’s neighborhoods and beyond through various events, collaborations, initiatives, and more. Our vision is to showcase that “Bismarck’s the spot” for people who enjoy living, learning, working, and playing in a city with an enduring sense of community pride.

150th Anniversary History & Mystery Scavenger Hunt

Explore Our Rich History to Unlock Mystery Prizes!

Explore Our Rich History to Unlock Mystery Prizes! Bismarck has partnered with InnovatAR to provide explorers with an entertaining and engaging way to experience Bismarck’s history. The scavenger hunt is powered by InnovatAR’s interactive map platform, Yondar, which guides visitors to people & places via a traditional 2D map or in 3D, Augmented Reality.


  1. 2022 Arctic Cat Alterra 90 - Youth ATV
  2. 2022 Yamaha Raptor 90 - Youth ATV
  3. Six (6) Bismarck Parks & Recreation Prize Package - 
    1. Four (4) Single-use passes to either the BSC Aquatic & Wellness Center or Capital Racquet & Fitness Center
    2. Four (4) Green Fee passes for 9-holes of golf at Pebble Creek Golf Course
    3. Four (4) Pool passes for admission to Hillside Pool and Waterslide, Elks Aquatic Center, or Wachter Aquatic Complex;
    4. One (1) Half-day shelter reservation.
  4. Downtown Dollars - Ten winners of a $25 digital downtown dollars gift card provided by the Bismarck Downtowners.
  5. Gift Basket valued at $250 from the Former Governor’s Mansion filled with a variety of historic Bismarck mementos and souvenirs.
  6. Thomas Rhett Tickets - Two tickets to see Thomas Rhett on September 30, 2022, provided by the Bismarck Event Center.

Bismarck 150th Anniversary Brand Standards

You are encouraged to get involved in the 150th Anniversary and promote the community celebration with the use of branded design materials!

  • Use the logo design
  • Use the tagline: "150 years of Tradition and Innovation"
  • Use the hashtag #BismarckND150 on social media

Bismarck, ND 150th Anniversary Branding Guidelines

Bismarck, ND 150th Anniversary Brand Standards and Design files

Bismarck 150th Anniversary Event Ideas

Bismarck 150th Anniversary Sponsors

Bismarck Downtowners Logo
Bismarck Mandan Chamber EDC Logo
Bismarck Mandan CVB Logo
Bismarck Tribune Logo
BNSF Railway Logo
Dvorak Motorsports Logo
MDU Logo
Valley Sport and Marine Logo
City of Bismarck Logo