Daniel O'Donnell

Texas Tenors

Tanya Tucker

Engelbert Humperdinck

Johnny Reid

Minot Norsk Høstfest Holiday Inn – Alberta Departure



DEPARTURE: Edmonton 7:00 am | Red Deer 9:00 am | Calgary 12:00 pm | Fort Macleod 2:00 pm | Lethbridge 2:30 pm | Medicine Hat 4:45 pm

LOOKING FOR BIG NAME ENTERTAINMENT? IT’S HAPPENING IN MINOT, NORTH DAKOTA AT THE 41st ANNUAL NORSK HØSTFEST. North America’s largest Scandinavian Festival is a grand celebration of Nordic heritage, food and fun which features two major artists performing each day.

This popular tour includes reserved seating for FIVE main stage celebrity shows:
Daniel O’Donnell; Tanya Tucker/The Texas Tenors; Engelbert Humperdinck; Johnny Reid and Darci Lynne – the 13 year old singing ventriloquist of ‘America’s Got Talent’ fame. Extra shows Michael Bolton and The Beach Boys are optional.

2018: One lucky person will have the opportunity to enjoy a ‘Meet and Greet” with an entertainer!

ENTERTAINMENT ON THE NON-RESERVED FREE STAGES INCLUDES: The Medora Gospel Experience, Neil Diamond Tribute Show, Larry’s Country Diner, OJ Hanssen, Henrik Bothe, Soul Shine, Carl Werkkala, Ryan Keplin Fiddling Lefty, Swedish Fiddlers, Trio Larsson, Leif & Sunnie Accordion Duo, Whiskey Talking, Magic Tap Cloggers, Daniel Starks, Glenn Henricksen, Tim Eggebratten, Nordic Spirit, Jenta O’Ja, Dakota Drifters, Swedes in the Weeds, The Western Senators, Norsk Hostfest Accordion Club, Millie & Glenn, Telge Glima, The Christmas Wish, Mollie B, Viking Live Steel Combat, Ragnarokkr, Williams and Ree, Country Gentlemen, Ringling 5, Gordy Lindquist, Skalmusik, Auntie Kreamsaugen, Skandi Ski Fantasy, Western Plains Children’s Choir, Scandinavian Youth Camp Performers, J-M-B Band, Scandinavian Unique Antiques, Nordic Hand Knit Sweater Program, Bunad and Folk Costume Style Show – and more!

  • Alberta Only: 7 days | September 24, 2018
  • USA Heartland
  • Motorcoach
  • Passport Required

Edmonton to Calgary to Swift Current

Monday. Velkommen Everyone! Your Concert Tour begins as you are welcomed aboard your deluxe motorcoach in Edmonton. Travel south via Red Deer to Calgary meeting additional travelling companions enroute. A stop is made in Medicine Hat before crossing the Alberta/Saskatchewan border and arriving in Swift Current, Saskatchewan.


Swift Current to Minot

(4 nights) Tuesday. Travel through Moose Jaw, Regina and Weyburn before crossing the Canadian/American border. Continue south through North Dakota to Minot. Arrive at your hotel for time to relax before the Hostfest entertainment begins tomorrow. Accommodation is at the Sleep Inn.   This well located full-facility hotel is attached to the Dakota Square Mall. Daily shuttle to the fairgrounds is provided.



Wednesday. Leisure time to take in some great entertainment on the free stages! At the Hostfest, you will enjoy professional quality music shows by a host of famous entertainers on seven different stages all under one roof. The Norsk Høstfest includes a wide variety of ongoing activities such as Scandinavian arts, crafts, handiwork and antique displays; an import shop featuring Scandinavian goods; booths containing Norwegian food delicacies all combined with continuous music and performing groups. The afternoon concert will be a DOUBLE HEADLINER SHOW with The Texas Tenors and Tanya Tucker. THE TEXAS TENORS are a 3-time Emmy Award winning trio vocal group. As of 2017, the group has performed more than 1500 concerts in more than 20 countries plus 2 PBS specials. TANYA TUCKER celebrated her first hit ‘Delta Dawn’ at the age of 13. In 2002, she was ranked number 20 on CMT’s ‘40 Greatest Women of Country Music’ and in 2017 Tanya was featured in Rolling Stone as one of the ‘100 Greatest Country Artists of All Time’. Your evening concert will feature the ever-popular charismatic DANIEL O’DONNELL, affectionately known as “Wee Daniel”. Daniel has sold over 10 million records with music described as a mix of country and Irish folk. He is the only artist in the world to score a hit in the UK album charts every year for 30 years.



Thursday. Another day to enjoy the fun. Your afternoon concert is ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK who started his career playing saxophone. He began singing when he entered a ‘pub contest’ at age seventeen. The English singer borrowed his name from a German 19th century opera composer. He became famous with his version of ‘Release Me’, followed by hits like ‘There Goes My Everything’, and the ‘Last Waltz’. The optional evening headliner is American singer/songwriter Michael Bolton who has sold more than 75 million records. Michael started his career in hard rock but changed his style to pop rock in the 80’s and then to easy listening in the 1990’s. Some of his top hits include ‘When A Man Loves A Woman’, ‘Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay’, Georgia on My Mind’, and ‘New York, New York’.



Friday. Your afternoon headliner will feature JOHNNY REID, the Scottish born modern-day working-class hero with long standing appeal – one that captures the hearts of many – one song at a time. Take a pinch of Bruce Springsteen, a dash of Bob Seger and enough Rod Stewart to give the mix vocal gravel and you start to get the vibe of this fan-favourite singer/songwriter who has seven best-selling albums to his name. Following the concert you may want to join our optional DINNER/SHOPPING EXCURSION with a picture stop at the SCANDINAVIAN HERITAGE PARK.  The optional evening concert will feature The Beach Boys.  Lead by Mike Love, The Beach Boys average 150 shows per year and have continued to create and perform with the same bold imagination and style that marked their debut over 50 years ago. In 2013 their release of Sounds of Summer and The Warmth of the Sun marked a resurgence in Beach Boys interest.  In 2017 Mike Love followed this with his release of a special double album Unleash the Love featuring 13 previously unreleased songs and 14 re-recordings of Beach Boys Classics.


Minot to Swift Current

Saturday. This morning, savour that last taste of Scandinavian food and catch a last bit of entertainment. After enjoying your afternoon concert, travel north to retrace your steps home. Today’s concert features DARCI LYNNE FARMER, a singing ventriloquist who turned 13 after winning the America’s Got Talent contest. Darci has made several guest appearances including appearing on the Ellen DeGeneres Show and with her idol and mentor, Terry Fator. Darci will travel on a national tour – Darci and Friends – from January to August 2018. After the show we depart Minot. Make a stop at the duty free store, re-enter Canada with a dinner break enroute before arriving in Swift Current for the last evening.


Swift Current to Calgary to Edmonton

Sunday. Return home with fond memories of your Concert Tour.

Included in Your Holiday

  • First class transportation on an air-conditioned, washroom equipped motorcoach
  • Quality accommodations and taxes
  • Services of an experienced Tour Director and Driver
  • Baggage handling, one average piece per person
  • Admission to attractions and sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary
  • Daily admission to Høstfest activities
  • Reserved seating for five Celebrity Shows including the closing performance
  • Continuous entertainment on various stages
  • Ongoing activities including Scandinavian Arts, Crafts, Handiwork and Antique Displays, Food Booths
  • Optional evening international dance with live bands
  • Scandinavian Heritage Park
  • Shopping excursion to Dakota Mall
  • Meals Include: 2 Continental Breakfasts.

Alberta Pricing

Cost per person | Prices in Canadian Dollars | Prices subject to change



GST $13.99



GST $15.17




GST $17.44



Early Booking Discount

twin sharing per person.


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