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 27th, 2024

Memorial Day Program - City Auditorium


June 1, 2024

Old Red Trail Rummage Sale

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


July 10-13, 2024

ND Country Fest


July 19-21, 2024

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.  Contact Al Weiss at 701-220-5084 for information regarding parade entry.

Throughout the day there are bed races, cow chip throwing, live street music, food vendors, 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

Enjoy food vendors on main street and inside the auditorium.  Join friends old and new under the tent for supper.

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 or checkout their facebook page.


***July 31st-August 4th, 2024

Morton County Fair and 4-H Acheivement Days


***December 7th, 2024

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.