American Bus Association selects North Dakota events for North America's 100 BEST events for 2016

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The American Bus Association (ABA) announced today the Medora Musical, Medora, Norsk Høstfest, Minot, and United Tribes International Powwow, Bismarck, have been designated as Top 100 Events in North America for 2016. 

Each event will will be featured in the September/October issue of Destinations magazine and will appear in print, digital and social media avenues in the group travel trade industry. North Dakota’s KeplinFest, Belcourt, was recognized by the ABA as one of the “Events to Watch”.

“The distinction for the Medora Musical, Norsk Høstfest, UTTC International Powwow as TOP 100 Events and now KeplinFest as an Event to Watch offers excellent entertainment value to both tour groups and individual travelers from around the world,’’ said Deanne Cunningham, CTIS, group travel marketer for North Dakota Tourism.  “It verifies the commitment of hard work, dedication and the quality of entertainment associated with each event will continue to draw visitors to North Dakota.”

Past North Dakota winners include the Dickens Village Festival, Garrison; Mandan Rodeo Days, Mandan; Big Iron Farm Expo, West Fargo; and the Lewis and Clark Signature Event, New Town.