North Dakota’s State Fruit Is Celebrated At This Lively Summer Festival
North Dakota’s official state fruit is the chokecherry, and this festival is entirely dedicated to them. Visit the city of Williston and check out all the fun, entertainment, and — of course — chokecherry-related food and activities. It’s a family fun summer event to celebrate a special part of the Peace Garden State.
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The 13th Annual Chokecherry Festival will be held throughout Williston, North Dakota on Friday, August 9th and Saturday, August 10th, 2019. For more information about the festival, a full schedule, and more, visit this website.
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Leah moved to North Dakota when she was 12 years old and has traveled from the Red River Valley to the badlands and many places in between. She loves small-town life and currently enjoys living on a small farm in the ND prairie. She's always had a passion for writing and has participated in novel writing challenges such as NaNoWriMo multiple times. Her favorite part about this job is recognizing small businesses that deserve a boost and seeing the positive affect her articles can have on their traffic, especially in rural areas that might have otherwise gone overlooked.
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