April 12, 2013 3:00 pm - April 13, 2013 4:00 pm
Bismarck Civic Center
315 South 5th Street, Bismarck, ND 58504 United States

Additional Information

The 2013 Dakota Garden Expo is a combination of exhibitors and resources to help make yard and garden projects and hobbies easier. We have something for EVERYONE!

This is not your typical garden show - this garden is growing full of FUN stuff for everyone! We will feature the best products, services, and resources available to avid and weekend gardeners alike. Admission is FREE and all are welcome!

Date & Time:

The Garden Expo will be a two-day event.

Doors are open on Friday, April 12, from 3:00pm - 8:00pm.

Saturday, April 13, doors are open from 8:00am - 4:00pm.


The Dakota Garden Expo will take place at the Bismarck Civic Center Exhibition Hall. Directions can be found here.

Guests are asked to enter through door E42 and park in Lot A of the Exhibit Hall. A full facility map can be found here.


This will be a one-stop, two-day event featuring extensive knowledge of the NDSU Extension Service, combined with hands-on "mini project" areas, vendor booths, and displays.


Whether you're an avid gardener, interested in "green" living, or just a lover of the outdoors, we have something for EVERYONE, including:

  • Gardens, greenhouses, and nurseries
  • Landscaping
  • Kid's digs
  • Lawn and yard business (sod, mowing, lawn solutions, etc.)
  • Wine-making/Wine pavilion
  • Outdoor furniture/Outdoor living
  • Garden & yard accents
  • Chiropractic services
  • Outdoor cooking
  • Handcrafted jewelry
  • Natural health & beauty products
  • Much, much more!


The finest educators from NDSU and around the region - including Tom Kalb, Horticulture Specialist from NDSU - will be on hand to provide free seminars on a wide array of topics, including:

  • Low-maintenance lawn care
  • Growing organic vegetables
  • New varieties of trees for ND
  • Protecting your landscape from disease
  • Best varieties for your vegetable garden
  • Top perennials for the North
  • And many more!


Attendees will have the chance to win a number of door prizes throughout the event, including a self-propelled lawn mower from Titan/Cub Cadet, worth almost $500!

Check out some pictures from last year's Dakota Garden Expo!

You do NOT want to miss this event! If you do, you just might miss the REAL start to summer!

If you're interested in being an exhibitor at the Dakota Garden Expo, click here for the downloadable contract or call the Townsquare Media at 701-150-6602.