The weekend of September 14th and 15th  are going to be a busy time in the Bismarck area with the Bismarck Marathon, the Bismarck Street Fair downtown and the Autumn Fest Parade.

Take your pick or do all of the events. The Bismarck Marathon always is a huge attraction as runners from the Midwest come to Bismarck to run the various courses and the run is Saturday, September 15th.

The Street Fair feature vendors and the smell of delicious food cover about 7 blocks of downtown Bismarck. The fair is celebrating the 45th year and is considered on the of the best events in town. The hours are Friday:10a-8pm , Saturday:9am-6pm

The Autumn Fest Parade features classic cars, trucks and vintage motorcycles. The line up begins at the State Capital and then continuing south down Sixth Street. At East Avenue A, the parade turns right, traveling west for two blocks to Fourth Street before turning back north to the Capitol. Start time for the parade Saturday is 10am.

To sign up for the parade go to the parade website.