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Medora Musical

Medora Musical

May 30 - September 12
7:30pm MDT

The Medora Musical is the rootin'-tootinest, boot-scootinest show in all the Midwest. There's no other show quite like it. It's an ode to patriotism, Theodore Roosevelt, and the Great American West!

Pitchfork Steak Fondue - Dinner with a View

Pitchfork Steak Fondue - Dinner with a View

May 30 - September 12
5:30pm MDT

The nationally acclaimed Pitchfork Steak Fondue is a traveler's delight. Every evening our chefs load up pitchforks and fondue them western style. It's the perfect dining experience pairing for the Medora Musical!

The Medora Gospel Brunch

The Medora Gospel Brunch

June 12 - September 13
Wednesday - Sunday | 9:30am MDT

This smash-hit returns with new music and the all-time favorite pairing of good time gospel music and a wonderful brunch!

The Teddy Roosevelt Show

The Teddy Roosevelt Show

May 30 - September 10
Tuesday - Saturday | 1:30pm MDT

The world's best Theodore Roosevelt repriser brings America's legendary 26th President to life in this vivid and rousing presentation!

Live, Laugh, Love

Live, Laugh, Love

June 10 - September 12
Wednesday & Friday - Sunday | 3:30pm MDT

Medora's favorite comedian and magician is back at the Old Town Hall Theater! Don't miss Bill Sorensen this summer!

Theodore and Edith

Theodore and Edith

June 7 - August 10
Sunday & Monday | 1:30pm MDT

Theodore and Edith tell you the tales of their life in this living history presentation!

Magic Through Time

Magic Through Time

June 15 - August 22
Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday | 3:30pm MDT
Saturday | 12:00pm MDT

A brand-new magical show from a former Medora Musical variety act performer, magical mind-bender, and nationally recognized magician Colin Otto.

NEW Little Bully Pulpit Mini Golf

NEW Little Bully Pulpit Mini Golf

May 30 - September 13
9:00am - 8:00pm MDT

Medora's mini-golf course NEW and like never before! Little Bully Pulpit is twice the size of the former mini-golf course and takes you right into the Badlands!

NEW Manitou, The Point to Point Zip Line

NEW Manitou, The Point to Point Zip Line

May 30 - September 12
Hours TBD

Saddle up on Manitou, the Badlands Zipline and see Medora like never before!

Perception - A Magical Accident

Perception - A Magical Accident

May 30 - September 14
Mon - Fri 12:00pm - 5:00pm MDT
Sat - Sun 10:00am - 6:00pm MDT

Perception is the newest Medora attraction of optical illusions and magic that challenge your mind! Visitor tours include guided interactive educational tours through the Illusion exhibits and the Slant House on the hills of Medora.

Medora Musical Behind the Scenes Tour

Medora Musical Behind the Scenes Tour

May 30 - September 12
6:30pm MDT

With 54 years of shows under our belt, we have some stories to tell! Hear 'em on a Medora Musical Behind the Scenes Tour!

Capital Gallery West at the Harold Schafer Heritage Center

Capital Gallery West at the Harold Schafer Heritage Center

Opening May 2020
10:00am - 5:00pm MDT

New in the Harold Schafer Heritage Center this year is The Capital Gallery West, a fine art retail gallery showcasing remarkable artists from throughout the country. 

Badlands Shooting Gallery

Badlands Shooting Gallery

May 30 - September 12
Daily | 10:00am - 6:00pm MDT

Step into the wild wild west with our old-time saloon shooting gallery! All it takes to play is a satchel of quarters.

Medora Children's Park

Medora Children's Park

Open year-round
Sunrise to sunset

Need to catch your breath after a full day of taking in all the beauty and attractions Medora has to offer? Mosey on over to the Medora Children's Park!

Easter Brunch

Easter Brunch

April 12 - CANCELED
8:00am MDT - 1:00pm MDT

Enjoy Easter in the beautiful Badlands. Bring out the whole family and join us in Medora for a delectable brunch at the gorgeous Theodore's Dining Room!

The Looney Lutherans

The Looney Lutherans

April 18
Old Town Hall Theater 

They're back!!! This looney bunch of Lutheran lovin' ladies are back in Medora sharing some age-defying wisdom for the ages - all ages! They'll be talking about how to stay YOUNG(ish) AT HEART: Still Looney After All These Years"

Mothers Day Brunch

Mothers Day Brunch

May 10
8:00am MDT - 1:00pm MDT

Mom does so much for the whole family all year long. Today's the day to treat her to a delectable Mother's Day brunch at the gorgeous Rough Riders Hotel!

Jeremy Camp - LIVE at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre

Jeremy Camp - LIVE at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre

June 15
7:30pm MDT

Jeremy Camp, the inspiration of the upcoming movie I Still Believe and popular Christian artist will fill the amphitheatre for our first specialty concert of the summer!

Classic Car Show

Classic Car Show

June 27
7:00am MDT - 5:00pm MDT

Classic car enthusiasts make their way from North Dakota for a summer tradition much like the Medora Musical!

C Willi Myles - LIVE at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre

C Willi Myles - LIVE at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre

July 13
7:30pm MDT

C. Willi Myles is back at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre for one night of belly-busting laughs!

Badlands Chautauqua - A Gathering of Teddy Roosevelts and Friends

Badlands Chautauqua - A Gathering of Teddy Roosevelts and Friends

July 17 - 19
All Day

Double-digit Teddy Roosevelts and a whole gaggle of his friends all in Medora for one weekend! It's a celebration and presentation of the 26th President unlike any other!

Memories of Elvis - LIVE at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre

Memories of Elvis - LIVE at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre

August 24
7:30pm MDT

The king of rock and roll is kickin off his Blue Sued Shoes and Shakin' Up the Burning Hills Amphitheatre for one night only!

Medora Hot Air Balloon Rally & Badlands Kite Fest

Medora Hot Air Balloon Rally & Badlands Kite Fest

September 12 & 13
6:30am MDT

Closing weekend of the Medora Musial is also Medora's Annual Hot Air Balloon Rally and Kite Flying! Come out and see the balloons soar high above the Badlands and try your hand at flying a kite!

Outdoor

Bully Pulpit Golf Course

Bully Pulpit Golf Course

April  - October
Sunrise to sunset

Ranked one of America's Top 100 Public Golf Courses -- Bully Pulpit is chiseled right out of the North Dakota Badlands in a site unlike any in the world. A round here is one you won't soon forget.

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Open year-round
Sunrise to sunset

Come on out and visit North Dakota's only National Park! All 70,400 acres of breathtaking Badlands are covered in wildlife, hiking trails, and scenic overlooks! There's no doubt the perfect photo is just around the bend! As of March 18, 2020 to follow the guidance of the CDC, the visitor center will be closed.

Maah Daah Hey Trail

Maah Daah Hey Trail

Open year-round
Sunrise to sunset

This 150 mile trail traverses the Badlands, Little Missouri National Grasslands, private land and the North and South Units of the Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Come ride some of the best single-track in the world!

NEW Little Bully Pulpit Mini Golf

NEW Little Bully Pulpit Mini Golf

May 30 - September 13
9:00am - 8:00pm MDT

Medora's mini-golf course NEW and like never before! Little Bully Pulpit is twice the size of the former mini-golf course and takes you right into the Badlands!

Medora Riding Stables & Trail Rides

Medora Riding Stables & Trail Rides

May 25 - September 13
7:00am MDT - 3:00pm MDT

Saddle up for real western fun and experience the Badlands the way Theodore Roosevelt would have in 1883!

Medora Children's Park

Medora Children's Park

Open year-round
Sunrise to sunset

Need to catch your breath after a full day of taking in all the beauty and attractions Medora has to offer? Mosey on over to the Medora Children's Park!

Badlands Gravel Battle - Back Road Bike Race

Badlands Gravel Battle - Back Road Bike Race

May 24
6:30am MDT

If you like riding on Badlands singletrack, you will love grinding Badlands gravel! All of the same gorgeous North Dakota scenery you see on the Maah Daah Hey trail, but with the freedom of wide, open, red scoria gravel roads. Put this gravel grinder on the bucket list!

Bull Moose Mud Run

Bull Moose Mud Run

June 6
1:00pm MDT

The Bull Moose Mud Run is a Badlands Obstacle Course inspired by Teddy Roosevelt’s daily routine, that he designed because he thought Americans were quote, “getting too soft!”  The rules were simple: you must go over, under, or through any obstacle you encounter.

Maah Daah Hey Trail Run

Maah Daah Hey Trail Run

July 25
6:00am MDT

Every race distance is on the world-famous Maah Daah Hey Trail giving you some of the most stunning scenery you will see anywhere. Every race distance is a point-to-point giving you a real adventurewith new beautiful views around every rugged corner.

Dakota Cyclery

Dakota Cyclery

Mid-April - October
9:00am - 5:30pm MDT

Before you head out for your adventure on the Maah Daah Hey Trail be sure to stop in Dakota Cyclery for up-to-date trail conditions, maps, advice, and service. In an ever-changing place like the Badlands, it's best to know before you go!

History

The Teddy Roosevelt Show

The Teddy Roosevelt Show

May 30 - September 10
Tuesday - Saturday | 1:30pm MDT

The world's best Theodore Roosevelt repriser brings America's legendary 26th President to life in this vivid and rousing presentation!

Theodore and Edith

Theodore and Edith

June 7 - August 10
Sunday & Monday | 1:30pm MDT

Theodore and Edith tell you the tales of their life in this living history presentation!

Teddy Roosevelt Maltese Cross Cabin

Teddy Roosevelt Maltese Cross Cabin

Open-year round
8:00am - 4:30pm MDT

Come see the cabin that sheltered Theodore Roosevelt as he built himself into the man that would become our nation's 26th President. 

Chateau de Mores State Historic Site

Chateau de Mores State Historic Site

Open year-round
Hours vary by season

Discover Medora's most controversial figure! If these walls could talk, they'd tell you about the French nobleman and his wife who lived a truly colorful life.

Medora Musical Behind the Scenes Tour

Medora Musical Behind the Scenes Tour

May 30 - September 12
6:30pm MDT

With 54 years of shows under our belt, we have some stories to tell! Hear 'em on a Medora Musical Behind the Scenes Tour! 

Harold Schafer Heritage Center

Harold Schafer Heritage Center

May 30 - September 12
10:00am - 5:00pm MDT

Explore the life and times of North Dakota's most legendary businessman in this immersive museum. Learn more about the man who grew a national company known for Mr. Bubble, Snowy White Bleach and more; who LOVED Theodore Roosevelt; and who saved modern Medora!

ND Cowboy Hall of Fame

ND Cowboy Hall of Fame

Open year-round
Hours vary by season

Medora's history was built on the back of a horse. Experience the legends of cowboys, cowgirls and the Native Americans in this immersive museum experience.

Chimney Park Picnic Area

Chimney Park Picnic Area

Open year-round
Sunrise to sunset

Situated on the western edge of Medora, this park area once contained the Marquis de Mores' meat packing plant that burned down in 1907 and is now the largest green space in Medora city limits.

De Mores Park

De Mores Park

Open year-round
Sunrise to sunset

Located in downtown Medora, the park has a bronze statue of the Marquis de Mores -- the founder of Medora -- and is dotted with trees and park benches. It's the perfect spot to sprawl out with a good book!

Von Hoffman House

Von Hoffman House

May 30 - September 12
Noon to 5:00pm MDT

Built by Medora Vallambrosa’s (the wife of the Marquis) parents, the Baron and Mrs. Von Hoffman, this recently restored home includes a collection of original furniture and period furnishings. It also hosts tons of live Medora entertainment.

Billings County Courthouse Museum

Billings County Courthouse Museum

May 15 - September 15
9:00am - 5:00pm MDT

The museum features a restored pioneer days courtroom and jail, a collection of military and western firearms and other ranching artifacts!

Transportation Museum

Transportation Museum

Early-April to late October
Sunrise to sunset

Located inside the Bully Pulpit Golf Course clubhouse, visit this free museum that interprets Theodore Roosevelt's involvement in the building of the Panama Canal.

Badlands Chautauqua - A Gathering of Teddy Roosevelts and Friends

Badlands Chautauqua - A Gathering of Teddy Roosevelts and Friends

July 17 - 19
All Day

Double-digit Teddy Roosevelts and a whole gaggle of his friends all in Medora for one weekend! It's a celebration and presentation of the 26th President unlike any other!

Shopping

Online Store

Online Store

Up and Running
All hours of the day & night!

Medora's ALL NEW online store is bringing you your favorite Medora items right to your door!

Medora Musical Welcome Center

Medora Musical Welcome Center

May 30 - September 12
3:30pm - 10:30pm MDT

Located at the entrance to the Burning Hills Amphitheatre, this visitors center offers official Medora Musical merchandise.

Rough Riders Gift

Rough Riders Gift

November 2 & 16
December 6 & 7

10:00am - 6:00pm MDT

The most high-end retail outlet in Medora. Designer dresses, custom glasswork, and hand-stitched purses are just some of the items you'll find in Medora's trendiest store!

Ticket Junction

Ticket Junction

Open May 25 - September 29
9:00am - 6:00pm MDT

Stop by this railside mercantile for a number of "must have" souvenirs and tickets to many Medora attractions such as the Medora Musical and the Pitchfork Steak Fondue.

Joe Ferris General Store

Joe Ferris General Store

Opening May 2020
9:00am - 6:00pm MDT

Stop by to check your e-mail and check out our selection of trendy, fashion-forward apparel for the young or young-at-heart shopper.

Roosevelt's Outpost

Roosevelt's Outpost

Opening May 2020

Medora's newest outdoor supply store is a must-stop before any excursion into Theodore Roosevelt National Park or the Maah Daah Hey trail.

Bully Pulpit Clubhouse

Bully Pulpit Clubhouse

Spring to October 31
Sunrise to sunset

Before your first nine or after your back nine, The Bully Pulpit Golf Course Golf Shop is a must-stop for round saving gear or fun mementos!

Made in the USA Mercantile

Made in the USA Mercantile

Opening May 2020
10:00am - 7:00pm MDT

Stop by one of Medora's newest stores for a uniquely patriotic shopping experience.

Todd's Old Time Photo and Gifts

Todd's Old Time Photo and Gifts

May 25 - September 8
Opens at 10:00am MDT

Todd's Old Time Photo Parlor and Gift Shop is a great place to get the group together for a picture to commemorate your time in the Badlands!

Chasing Horses

Chasing Horses

Open Year Round
9:00am - 7:00pm MDT

Chasing Horses is a new retail store in Medora that celebrates the herd of wild horses and other wildlife living free in Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Buffalo Gap Gift Shop

Buffalo Gap Gift Shop

Open Year Round
9:00am - 7:30pm MDT

The Buffalo Gap Gift Shop has eclectic gifts and "Pride of Dakota" embroidered products!

Medora Convenience Store

Medora Convenience Store

Open Year Round
5:00am - 10:00pm MDT

Medora's only convenience store located on the main road through town is the perfect place to stop and fill up before you head out on your Medora Adventures.

Events

National Park Week

04/18/2020 - 04/26/2020

Mother's Day Brunch

05/10/2020

Medora Musical - Opening Weekend!

05/30/2020 - 05/31/2020

Bull Moose Mud Run

06/06/2020

Rough Rider Roundup (Invite Only)

06/12/2020 - 06/13/2020

Flag Day Parade

06/14/2020

Jeremy Camp

06/15/2020

C. Willi Miles

07/13/2020

Ranchorama Days - NDRA Rodeo

08/07/2020 - 08/09/2020

Memories of Elvis

08/24/2020

Finale Weekend of the Medora Musical

09/12/2020 - 09/13/2020

Medora Street Dance

09/19/2020

Medora's Wild West Fright Fest

10/30/2020 - 10/31/2020

A Magical Medora Christmas

11/27/2020 - 12/22/2020

Cyber Monday

11/30/2020

Medora's Old Fashioned Cowboy Christmas

12/04/2020 - 12/06/2020

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