made in mandan

Community Profile

Mandan’s slogan, “Where the West Begins,” embodies our community’s rugged and hearty nature evident in our terrain, people, annual celebrations, and heritage, first as a village for the Mandan tribe, then a cavalry fort, railroad town and hub for area ranchers and farmers.

Today, Mandan is a growing city passionately retaining its hometown atmosphere and history. Our community bursts with pride when hosting special events that draw thousands of visitors year after year.

Buggies-n-Blues showcases classic cars on Main Street the second weekend in June. Rodeo Days over the Fourth of July includes Art In the Park and the state’s longest parade. Weeknight summer concerts draw spectators to Dykshoorn Park, and weekend auto racing is active at Dacotah Centennial Park. Additional events include Holiday Lights on Main, Touch-A-Truck, the Haunted Fort, Santa's Arrival, and NEW starting June 4, 2024...Mandan's Night Markets!

Upcoming Events in Mandan

Other attractions include Ft. Lincoln State Park and the Custer House, the Railroad Museum, Raging Rivers Water Park, Huff Hills Ski Area, auto racing at Dacotah Speedway, two golf courses, 30 miles of walking and bike trails, a soccer complex, a baseball field, softball diamonds, tennis courts, indoor swimming pool, skateboard board park, fitness facilities, 18 neighborhood parks, and a dog park.

Facilities to check out include,


Mandan’s future is bright!

  • The Bismarck-Mandan metropolitan statistical areas (communities with populations of 50,000 or more) is home to an estimated 129,641 people, according to the 2020 Census estimate, up 17% since 2010.
  • Mandan is North Dakota’s eighth largest city.
  • Morton County's population is 33,611, 22% greater than in 2010.

Other interesting facts …

  • Mandan's 1% sales tax revenue for 2023 was 8% ahead of the year prior.
  • The City's mill levy has decreased from 98 mills in 2009 to 64 for 2022.