Flurry Fest – Events all month long

There’s a flurry of activity planned for Flurry Fest, Bismarck Parks and Recreation District’s (BPRD) annual winter festival. Flurry Fest takes place the entire month of February.

Many popular Flurry Fest events are planned, such as the annual Treasure Hunt, Ski and Glow, public skating, and tennis tournaments. New events for 2021 include the Ice Rink Passport, Cookies and Crafts, and Date Night Skate Night.

Feb. 1-28 • FREE Photo Contest

Feb. 1-March 1 • FREE Ice Rink Passport

  • Discover all of Bismarck Parks and Recreation District’s outdoor ice rinks this season. Grab a passport at any rink’s warming house, get it marked by the attendants and then turn it in to be entered into a drawing for a gift certificate. Passports must have at least three marks from three different ice rinks to be entered in the drawing.

Feb. 2-March 9 • Golf Putting League

Feb. 3-March 24 • Drop-In Youth Hockey

Feb. 4-March 25 • FREE Public Ice Skating

  • Noon–1:15pm
  • Tues., Wed. & Thur.
  • VFW Sports Center, Rink 1, 1200 N. Washington St.
  • Enjoy free public skating indoors.

Feb. 6-March 8 • FREE Open Gym

Feb. 8 • FREE BPRD Treasure Hunt

  • Sharpen your treasure-seeking skills. You get one Treasure Hunt clue a day for five days to lead you to a treasure of park district prizes. Clues will be posted daily on the front page of the BPRD website, on our Facebook page, or call the Treasure Hunt Hotline at 222-6479.
  • For complete details visit our Flurry Fest Treasure Hunt page

Feb. 8-May 24 • Adaptive Bowling

  • 4–6pm
  • Midway Lanes, 3327 Memorial Highway, Mandan
  • This bowling program is offered to individuals of all ages and abilities. $3.50/game price includes shoe rental. No registration needed.

Feb. 9-March 11 • FREE Open Stick Time

Feb. 10-April 23 • FREE Weekday Play Dates

Feb. 11-28 • FREE Snow Volleyball

  • Tatley-Eagles Park, 602 Airport Rd
  • Think ‘sand volleyball’ but with snow! Volleyballs are available at the warming house on-site during regular warming house hours.

Feb. 12, 19 & 26 • FREE Golf Advice

  • 1-2pm
  • Fore Seasons Center, 2525 N 19th St.
  • Take a smooth swing into spring with free advice from North Dakota Golf Hall of Fame nominee Dr. Guy Otteson. Registration is not required.

Feb. 14, 18 and March 7 • DJGA Youth Clinics

  • Fore Seasons Center, 2525 North 19th St.
  • Juniors ages 5-14: 11:00–11:45am
    • Snag Golf – 45 minutes of fun focused on the fundamentals of golf using snag golf equipment. Games and contests with a variety of sports being played using snag equipment.
  • Juniors in middle school: 12:00-1:00pm.
    • Participants are responsible for paying the discounted rate of $4.00 for their range balls.
  • High School Golfers: 1:00-2:00pm.
    • Participants are responsible for paying the discounted rate of $4.00 for their range balls.
      High School coaches and golf professionals teaching all aspects of golf

      • Participants will hit during these clinic sessions on launch monitors with video instruction.
      • Equipment evaluation on-site.
  • To register call Fore Seasons Center at 223-3600.

Feb. 19 • Ski and Glow

  • The Ski and Glow event has been canceled due to lack of snow.
  • Riverwood Golf Course, 725 Riverwood Dr.
  • The cross country skiing path will be lit for this night ski. Regular ski rental fees apply. Sponsored by HUB International.

Feb. 20 • FREE Theo Art School Art HeARTs workshop

Feb. 20 • Wibit Water Toys

Feb. 21 • Movie on the Ice – Cool Runnings

It’s an ice rink AND a movie theater. Regular skating fees apply; $2 per individual and $5 per family or sit in the bleachers and enjoy the movie for free. Ice Skate Rentals: $3. Concessions available.

Feb. 22 • FREE Fitness Facility Admission

Feb. 23-March 27 • FREE Preschool Skate Date

  • 11:30am–12:30pm
  • Mon., Tues. & Wed. 
  • Capital Ice Complex, 1504 Wichita Drive
  • This free program is designed for parents and their preschool child(ren) to spend time on the ice together.

Feb. 24 • Half off a bucket of golf balls

Feb. 26-28 • Winter Jam Junior Tennis Tournament

Feb. 27 • Wiffleball Tournament

  • 10am
  • Fore Seasons Center, 2525 North 19th St.
  • Four-person teams for ages 16 & up. $60 fee per team. Call Fore Seasons Center to register at 701-223-3600.

Feb. 28 • FREE Sibley Stroll (NEW DATE)

  • 1-4pm
  • General Sibley Park, 5001 S. Washington St.
  • Enjoy the winter scenery with a stroll through General Sibley Park. Perfect for an afternoon outing. Snacks provided. Dogs are welcome.