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Great Hall of the Vikings
Buy a Great Hall of the Vikings show ticket (Wed-Sat) and receive FREE general admission for all-day festival access!

Doc Severinsen with the Minot Symphony Orchestra




From big band to jazz-fusion to classical, Grammy award winner Doc Severinsen is opening Norsk Høstfest with a bang! ...[more]

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Daniel O'Donnell




His feel-good, up-lifting theatre shows have earned him a reputation as a must-see artist – and fans travel from all over...[more]

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Daniel O'Donnell
Oct 01 1:00pm
Oct 02 7:00pm
Gaither Vocal Band




The Gaither Vocal Band is known around the world for their powerhouse vocals, innovative harmonies and life-altering message… a message of...[more]

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Gaither Vocal Band
Oct 01 7:30pm
Bill Engvall




It’s the quality of sharing the humor in everyday situations that has made Bill Engvall one of the top comedians today...[more]

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Bill Engvall
Oct 02 1:00pm
Merle Haggard




It almost goes without saying that Merle Haggard is widely regarded as country music's greatest living recording artist and this veteran...[more]

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Merle Haggard
Oct 03 1:00pm
Josh Turner with special guest Danielle Bradbery




Turner's success in country music runs as deep as his baritone voice....[more]

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BJ Thomas




A true American institution whose iconic pop, country and gospel hits defined their respective generations and now transcend them, B.J. Thomas...[more]

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BJ Thomas
Oct 04 1:00pm
Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone




Peter Noone achieved international fame as "Herman", lead singer of legendary pop band Herman’s Hermits. ...[more]

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Jennifer Nettles




Jennifer Nettles, lead vocalist for international super duo Sugarland, has become one of the most popular singer-songwriters in music today....[more]

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Jennifer Nettles
Oct 04 7:30pm
Free Entertainment
Purchase a general admission ticket and gain all-day access to everything Høstfest has to offer: more than 30 Håll entertainers, shopping, dining, Viking fights, and more!

Diamond Rio




This GRAMMY award winning country group has sold more then 10 million albums earning three platinum and five gold records and...[more]

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Bjøro Haaland




There aren't too many Norwegians who sport Stetsons and cowboy boots. Any who do are sure to be noticed!...[more]

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Williams and Ree




“The Indian and the White Guy” are back!...[more]

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Mollie B




Mollie Busta, popular performer from the Jim Busta Band and Squeezebox, and host of the weekly RFD-TV Polka show, the Mollie...[more]

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Ricky Nelson Remembered




With special guest stars The Vees! Twin sons, Matthew & Gunnar Nelson, relive the music of their father, Ricky Nelson....[more]

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Brynolf & Ljung




Peter Brynolf & Jonas Ljung are Sweden's brightest new stars of magic. Combining fingerflicking magic with charm and humor, Brynolf &...[more]

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Nordic Tenors




Nordic Tenors comprise of three Norwegian tenors combining high musical quality with humour, dance and musical surprises and have with their...[more]

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Jason D. Williams




A wild man onstage, Jason D. Williams has spent a lifetime behind the piano connecting with country and rock 'n' roll...[more]

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Swedes In The Weeds




This Minnesota group focus on sharing their love of Swedish fiddling through teaching fiddle, story telling, and bringing to life their...[more]

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Andra Suchy and Loose Change




A regular performer on the national radio show A Prairie Home Companion...[more]

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Ivares Pojkarna




Ivares Pojkarna (Ivares Boys) are a family of American Swedish folk fiddlers originated from Ivares Edvin Johnsson’s immigration to Minnesota in...[more]

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Arto & Antti Järvelä




Cousins Arto and Antti Järvelä are musicians hailing from Finland and a long line of fiddlers....[more]

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Ljom




Five young musicians from Norway bring traditional melodies to life....[more]

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Auntie Kreamsaugen




In Authors Corner - Darlene Hilde-Rolle plays "Auntie Kreamsaugen", a streetwise self-proclaimed marriage counselor who dishes up homespun wisdom and tall...[more]

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Country Gentlemen




Gene Putnam and Curt Hiller are guitarists who play a mix of country, gospel and popular standards. Curt plays smooth jazz...[more]

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Viking Re-enactments




Vikings are in live steel combat action and full demonstration mode! Gather around and watch the Vikings in glorious action in...[more]

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The Western Senators




Canada's Grammy-nominated polka band, the Western Senators was founded in Calgary in 1976. Since then, the group has been performing...[more]

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Soulshine




Soulshine features music from the 1950s to current hits, mainly songs from 1962. ...[more]

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Jenta O'Ja




Swedish fiddle, Norwegian accordion, lively dance music...[more]

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Shelby Huston




Shelby Huston is a 15-year-old competitive fiddle player, playing some old time fiddle music from a generation of music that has...[more]

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Wild Hands




North Dakota hearts pick up banjos and geets to whip up some honest songs (with neato harmonies) about old shoes and...[more]

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Clint Hill - 5 Days In November




Former Secret Service Agent Clint Hill remembers “Camelot” and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy....[more]

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The Christmas Wish




In Author's Corner - Per Breiehagen, Lori Evert and Anja, the family behind the New York Times Bestseller, The Christmas Wish,...[more]

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Ringling 5




Learn what ranch life is REALLY like via the harmonies and hilarities of Ringling 5, a group of Montana country singers...[more]

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Norwegian Halling Dance




Known as one of the most athletic dances in the world and requiring exceptional strength, skill and grace, the dance requires...[more]

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Norsk Høstfest Accordion Club




About 200 accordion players from 20 states and Canadian provinces assemble once a year at Høstfest to perform. Norsk Høstfest has...[more]

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J-M-B Band




J-M-B Band specializes in good listening and danceable old-time, old standards and country western music. ...[more]

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Skålmusik




Members of Skålmusik have made a name for themselves not only as musicians and entertainers, but as bearers of a long...[more]

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Gordy Lindquist




"Gordy Eugene the Threshing Machine" has performed for more than 25 years at Norsk Høstfest. If you are not familiar with...[more]

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Nordic Bees




The Nordic Bees play Old-Time Scandinavian tunes with only a hint of traditional nordic angst....[more]

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Skandi Ski Fantasy




A combination of ballet dance on skis, Rinat Mouzafarov's Institute of Dance performs their most physically challenging dance choreography at Norsk...[more]

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Vestafor




The Vestafor trio mingles the sounds of Hardanger fiddle, mouth organ, willow flute, button accordion, zither and harp to let you...[more]

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Addy Hiltner




Addy Hiltner is a 12 year old fiddler/violinist who plays well beyond her years. She is from Newark, Ohio and has...[more]

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Scandinavian Youth Camp Performers




Scandinavian Youth Camp participants perform every day at Norsk Høstfest....[more]

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Western Plains Children's Choir




The fresh faces and youthful voices of Minot's Western Plains Children's Choir are a true staple at Norsk Høstfest. These talented...[more]

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Nordic Hand Knit Sweater Program




Showcase your hand knit sweaters during the Nordic Hand Knit Sweater Program! Master of ceremonies tells the background of each sweater...[more]

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Bunad and Folk Costume Style Show




Bunads of Norway and Scandinavian folk costumes from Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden will be featured. The master of ceremonies tells...[more]

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Scandinavian Unique Antiques




Show off your family heirlooms during the Scandinavian Unique Antiques on Wednesday. This program will feature items at least 100 years...[more]

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