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Springtime in Medora

Springtime in Medora

by Alix Johnson | April 18, 2024

Spring has sprung in Medora, and it’s time to shake off the winter chill and embrace the returning sunshine! As the Badlands bloom, we’re ready to welcome you to a springtime adventure like no other.

From live music to baby bison, Medora is buzzing with excitement. Discover the beauty of the rugged terrain, immerse yourself in our rich history, and experience the warmth of our friendly town in North Dakota. Dive into our suggestions and plan your perfect spring escape in Medora!


Experience the heartwarming hospitality and cozy accommodations at the historic Rough Rider Hotel. After a day of exploration, unwind in comfort and soak in the charm of this iconic property. Sip on a cup of steaming coffee in the lobby and lose yourself in the pages of our extensive collection of books about Theodore Roosevelt.

Two actors portraying Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash sing into microphones during Cash vs The King, a show playing in Medora, North Dakota

Live Music Lineup

Experience the vibrant music scene in Medora this spring! Highlights include the Floras gospel show and Broadway in the Badlands, offering diverse musical experiences.

Whether you’re a regular visitor or new to the scene, Medora’s spring concerts and live music events are sure to leave you enchanted and eager for more. Join us as we harmonize with the season’s melodies and create unforgettable memories under the big sky of North Dakota.

Cowboy Cuisine

Feeling hungry? We’ve got your cravings covered. Whether you fancy comfort food, quick bites, or elegant dining experiences, Medora has it all. Swing by Boots Bar n Grill or the Little Missouri for classic American favorites. Indulge in a cold brew and more at Hidden Springs Java.

For breakfast, lunch, or dinner stop by Theodore’s Dining Room. This renowned restaurant is conveniently located in the Rough Riders Hotel and serves up five-star meals prepared by gourmet chefs. P.S. don’t skip out on drinks! Enjoy a handmade cocktail or cold beer at Teddy’s Tavern.

Medora’s Unique Stores

Commemorate your trip with a souvenir! Stop by Rough Riders Gift to find hand-crafted art, jewelry, accessories, and housewares. Then, pop over next door to Lilly & Zella’s. This adorable boutique has all the latest fashions and top-notch goods. 

Just a block over, peruse Buffalo Gap’s diverse stock of apparel, décor, and unique treasures. It’s never too early for holiday shopping!

More to do in town

Our fall is full of excitement and unmissable moments in Medora! Check out our calendar for annual favorites and brand new events.

September 8 – 10

A fan favorite held during the last weekend of the Medora Musical. Watch as hot air balloons soar over the badlands and capture some truly impressive photos. Plus, bring or buy a kite and join in kite flying over western skies. 

September 9 – 10

New this year! Grab a partner and head to Point to Point Park to see if your mini golf skills are up to par! The champions will win a sweet prize, not to mention bragging rights. Register by September 1st here! 

October 7

Beer AND bacon, sounds like the perfect event! Tour participating businesses around Medora and enjoy samples of beer and bacon appetizers.
Purchasing your tickets in advance is suggested, this event often sells out. 

October 28

On the hunt for some haunts? Head over to Boots for boos and booze! This annual party is complete with speciality drinks, a DJ, and a costume contest.

October 28

Find hand-crafted art and homemade goods. Take time to browse, chat with small business owners, get to know local artists, and pick up a treat or a trinket!

November 10

Join the Medora Chamber Of Commerce for a chance to win guns, hunting supplies and many other prizes as you enjoy a delicious supper after your first gun hunt of 2023. Tickets sold at the door! Hunters, women, and kids are all invited- prizes for ALL!

November 11

Kick off your holiday shopping season in Medora. Stop into local stores, find unique goodies and the perfect gifts while enjoying snack and sips.