Three Weeks of Christmas in Medora! 

It's a question as old as time. What's there to do in Medora during the winter?

Well, we have three straight weeks of Christmas in Medora this winter. Three weeks full of Christmas Spirit, complete with shows, cowboys, food and drink and even mountain bikes.

You won't want to miss out on Christmas in Medora!

A Magical Medora Christmas

Touring across the region November 24 - December 22  AND  LIVE in Medora November 30 & December 1

This traveling holiday favorite from Medora features Badlands stars of the past and present bringing you some of the season's best music and a wonderful story for the entinre family to enjoy. A Magical Medora Christmas tour brings 32 shows to 25 communities across North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Minnesota.

But the tour is highlighted by three shows in historic Medora's Old Town Hall Theater, when we roll out the red, holiday carpet with Christmas Experience Packages featuring tickets to this great show, a wonderful holiday feast at the Rough Riders Hotel, and a festive overnight stay right here in the Badlands.

It's one of three great Christmas weekend in Medora you won't want to miss. 

Book your Magical Medora Christmas Medora Weekend here

See the full tour schedule and book tickets here.

 

Medora's Old Fashioned Cowboy Christmas

December 7-8

It's Christmas... cowboy style! The prettiest town in North Dakota gets even prettier as we go all out and adorn it with lights and other Christmas decorations.

There will be live entertainment, the famous Eats on the Streets, hay rides, outhouse races and more! All in historic, downtown Medora.

Learn more here. 

Bold St. Nicks Winter Fat Bike Race

December 15 - 16

Be bold and brave the cold at the third annual Winter Fatbike Race in the North Dakota badlands. "Naughty" and "Nice" classes let you race a course that winds across the snow-covered Maah Daah Hey trail, over the Little Missouri River, and into downtown Medora for as many laps as you can get in during 1 or 4 hour rides.

Plus, hot cocoa, kids activities, hay rides, a Roast Beast Dinner that would make the Grinch jealous, and snuggly packages at the Rough Riders Hotel make this a one-of-a-kind weekend. 

There are race lengths designed for everyone -- learn more here.

 

Romance in Medora: A Valentine's Day Event 

February 8 - 9

Escape to the Badlands for a lovely weekend getaway and enjoy soft, live music, the romance of the Badlands, and a Valentine's meal she'll gush over.

Learn more about our most popular winter vacation event here.
 

Plus, there are some fun things to do in Medora all winter long. Read on...


Cross Country Ski, Snowshoe, or Fat Bike the Bully! 

On top of all the special events, unique seasonal activities like snow snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, on fat biking along the groomed trails at Bully Pulpit Golf Course have become one of those "best kept secrets" of winter in Medora. 

We'll post a detailed trail map when the snow starts falling.

After your winter workout, you'll be able to grab a bite at the Little Missouri Saloon and a bed at the Historic Rough Riders Hotel or AmericInn. 

Or, spend a little time exploring the Chateau de Mores Interpritive Center. The man who founded Medora, and named it for his wife, has some really cool stories to be found at the interpretive center. 

Explore TRNP under a blanket of snow! 

Track down the wild horses, check out the bison, spend a little time exploring the Visitors Center in Medora or, for the brave adventurer, do a little winter camping in Cottonwood Campground. Theodore Roosevelt National Park hosts some remarkable sights!

A detailed list of what's open -- and when -- in Medora is coming soon.

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