Looking for something to do in New Salem????  Here is a list of some upcoming events.  If you have something you would like added please contact the city office @ 843-7828



Monday, May 29th, 2023

Memorial Day Program - City Auditorium


June 3, 2023

Old Red Trail Rummage Sale

108 Miles of Sales along the Old Ten/Old Red Scenic Byway


July 5-9, 2023

ND Country Fest


July 14-16, 2023

Cow Town Hoe Down

(Events Subject to Change)

Join us for New Salem's biggest weekend.

There is something for everyone during this fun filled weekend hosted by the New Salem Civic Club.


Friday afternoon there will be a tractor trek from New Salem to Almont, followed by a car and tractor show in front of the NS Auditorium starting at 6pm along with live music.


Start your morning with Breakfast under the tent with pancakes and sausage from starting at 7am.  

Next join us for the parade down Main Street where we celebrate young and old with everything from horses-tractors-annually themed floats!  The parade starts at 10:30 am.

Throughout the day there are bed races, cow chip throwing, live street music, food vendors, duck races, bouncing houses and the famous Cow Bingo, along with other events for both young and old.  Dont forget the annual craft and vendor show from 9am-4pm inside the auditrorium

Have a great dinner sponsored by the NS Betterment Committee and The Lions Club from 4-7 pm.  The Pitchfork Steak Fondue is always a great dinner to enjoy with new and old friends.

Dance the night way with a Street Dance and live band from 8:30pm - 12:30am


Sunday you can attend the annual demolition derby at the Morton County Fairgrounds.  People come from all over the state to compete for the grand prize.  The fun starts at 1pm.  Concessions will be served from 11am-4pm. 

For more information about the Cow Town Hoe Down contact the NS Civic Club.


***August 2nd-6th, 2023

Morton County Fair and 4-H Acheivement Days


***December 2nd, 2023

Santa Days

The New Salem Santa Days, sponsored by the Lions Club and NS local businesses is the perfect way to start the holidays!

Join us at the New Salem Auditorium for silent auctions, homemade baked goods, craft vendors and a great lunch.  During the day there are games set up for the children and the adults can enjoy  great cup of coffee with a friend.  Dont forget to sign up for the turkey giveaway!

And last but not least.......Santa arrives.  Take your children to sit on santa's lap, tell him if they've been naughty or nice and get a treat bag. 

Contact the NS Lions Club for more infomation.