Y'see, this is how you kick off summer!

The kids are outta school and we're all starved for some fun! Starved for food too...but we'll get to that soon.

The Mighty Thomas Carnival once again returns to the Bismarck Event Center for The Missouri River Festival. Wild rides and games galore! Who knew you could pay $80 for a two-dollar Sponge Bob inflatable?  Seriously, why won't that basketball go through that hoop?  It's carny-science and you're not allowed to know.

But, here is everything to know...(plus a lively discussion about carnival food)

DATES / TIMES / DEALS

FRIDAY, JUNE 3:

  • 2 - 10:30 PM*
  • $30 wristbands

SATURDAY, JUNE 4:

  • 12 - 10:30 PM*
  • $30 wristbands

SUNDAY, JUNE 5:

  • 1 - 10:30 PM*
  • $30 Wristbands, $4 discount on wristband with Canned Food Donation

MONDAY, JUNE 6:

  • 2 - 10:30 PM*
  • $30 Wristbands
  • Matinee Special: 7 Rides for $11 on sale from 2-6 PM, honored all-day

TUESDAY, JUNE 7:

  • 2 - 10:30 PM*
  • BUDDY DAY! 2 Wristbands for $30
  • Matinee Special: 7 Rides for $11 on sale from 2-6 PM, honored all-day

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8:

  • 2 - 10:30 PM*
  • $30 Wristbands
  • Matinee Special: 7 Rides for $11 on sale from 2-6 PM, honored all-day

THURSDAY, JUNE 9:

  • 2 - 10:30 PM*
  • BUDDY DAY! 2 Wristbands for $30
  • Matinee Special: 7 Rides for $11 on sale from 2-6 PM, honored all-day

FRIDAY, JUNE 10:

  • 2 - 10:30 PM*
  • $30 wristbands

SATURDAY, JUNE 11:

  • 12 - 10:30 PM*
  • $30 wristbands

SUNDAY, JUNE 12:

  • 1 - 9:30 PM*
  • $30 Wristbands, $4 discount on wristband with Canned Food Donation

*Times subject to change

ADMISSION

  • $4.00/person (includes one free ride)
  • No charge for children 6 and under

MORE INFORMATION

Event held in the Bismarck Event Center Parking Lot D

  • To view the general location of parking maps, click Here
BISMARCK EVENT CENTER HOURS:
MONDAY - FRIDAY: 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.
SATURDAY: CLOSED*
SUNDAY: CLOSED** OPEN AT NOON ON EVENT DAYS

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