Flurry Fest – Events all month long

Date: February 1st to February 29th || Events

There’s a flurry of activity planned for Flurry Fest, Bismarck Parks and Recreation District’s 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, skating with the Bobcats, public skating and tennis tournaments. New events for 2020 include a Spikeball tournament and free terrific turf time.


Feb. 1 • FREE Youth Basketball Skills Challenge


Feb. 2 – 29 • FREE Photo Contest


Feb. 2 • Super Bowl Public Skate

  • 6 – 8pm
  • Capital Ice Complex, 1504 Wichita Drive
  • Super Bowl Theme: wear your favorite team’s jersey colors. Regular skating fees apply; $2 per individual and $5 per family. Ice Skate Rentals: $3

Feb. 3 • 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. 3 – April 24 • FREE Weekday Play Dates


Feb. 4 • FREE Public Ice Skating

  • Noon – 1:15pm
  • VFW Sports Center, Rink 1, 1200 N. Washington St.
  • Enjoy FREE public skating Tues., Wed. and Thur. at VFW Sport Center only.

Feb. 5 • FREE Open Stick Time


Feb. 6 – 29 • 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. 7 • Blacklight Tennis


Feb. 7 & 21 • Ski and Glow

  • 5:30 – 9pm
  • Riverwood Golf Course, 725 Riverwood Dr.
  • The cross country skiing path will be lit for this night ski. Regular ski rental fees apply. Enjoy FREE hot cider and cookies. Sponsored by HUB International.

Feb. 8 • Frozen Dance Class

  • 1 – 1:45pm $5 Ages 4-6 (limit 20)
  • Hillside Aquatic Complex Community Room, 1719 E. Boulevard Ave.
  • Bring your dancing shoes and move in a Frozen adventure for this 45-min. beginner dance class.
  • Register by visiting Northern Plains Dance website at northernplainsdance.org/flurry-fest

Feb. 8 – March 8 • FREE Open Gym


Feb. 8 • Spikeball Tournament


Feb. 9 • FREE Skate with the Bobcats

  • 3 – 5pm
  • Jaycee Centennial Park, 321 E. Century Ave.
  • Spend the afternoon outdoor skating with the Bobcats. Enjoy snow coloring and treats in the warming house.

Feb. 9, 16, March 1 and 8 • DJGA Youth Clinics

  • 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.

Location and Registration

  • Fore Seasons Center, 2525 North 19th Street.
  • To register, please call Fore Seasons Center at 223-3600.

Feb. 10 – May 18 • 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. 11 – March 13 • Golf Putting League


Feb. 12 – TBA • Drop-In Youth Hockey


Feb. 12 • FREE Terrific Turf Time

  • 4 – 9pm
  • Fore Seasons Center, 2525 N 19th St.
  • Come inside and toss a football, play some catch or play some soccer. Feel free to bring your own equipment or use some selected equipment on site.
  • Children 8 years old and under must be accompanied by someone 16 years old or older.

Feb. 14 • Half off a bucket of golf balls and batting cages


Feb. 15 • FREE Fun Fly


Feb. 15 • FREE Theo Art School Art HeARTs and Chocolates workshop

  • 1 – 4pm
  • Jaycee Centennial Park Leadership Hall, 321 East Century Ave.
  • Ages 5-10. Join Theo Art School for an exciting afternoon of art adventures and face painting inspired by the HeART of winter. Projects will be simple and fun. Kids and come and go. There’s no need to register for this free event.

Feb. 17 • FREE Fitness Facility Admission


Feb. 18 • FREE Pool Party


Feb. 18 • FREE Fitness Facility Admission


Feb. 21 – 23 • Winter Jam Junior Tennis Tournament


Feb. 22 • Wibit Water Toys


Feb. 23 • Moana Movie

  • 6 – 8pm
  • Capital Ice Complex, 1504 Wichita Drive
  • 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. Skate Rentals: $3. Concessions available.

Feb. 26 • Wallyball Tournament Entry Deadline


Feb. 28 • Half off a bucket of golf balls and batting cages


Feb. 29 • FREE S’mores Walk

  • 1 – 4pm
  • General Sibley Park, 5001 S. Washington St.
  • The walking path will have a fire pit to make s’mores. Supplies for s’mores are provided. New for 2020, tools will be provided to create colorful snow sculptures. The walk is dog-friendly.