Daniel O'Donnell

Texas Tenors

Chicks with Hits

Clint Black

Terry Fator

Ricky Skaggs

Minot Norsk Høstfest The Clarion Hotel – Alberta Departure-8 Days



THE CLARION HOTEL – Previously the Holiday Inn Riverside

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 42nd 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:

The included Entertainers for the 2019 Minot Hostfest will be as follows:

Chicks with Hits – Wednesday Sept 25, 2019  1:00 PM Performance

Daniel O’Donnell – Wednesday Sept 25, 2019 7:00 PM Performance

Clint Black  – Thursday Sept 26,2019 7:30 PM Performance

Charley Pride – Friday Sept 27, 2019 1:00 PM Performance

Terry Fator – Saturday Sept 28, 2019  1:00 PM Performance

This year there are a total of 8 headliners.  Ricky Skaggs, Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias and Chicago will be extra concerts not included with the tour.

2018 ENTERTAINMENT ON THE NON-RESERVED FREE STAGES INCLUDED: 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!



  • Guaranteed Date
  • Alberta Only: 8 days | September 23, 2019
  • 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

(5 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 Clarion Hotel.  This full facility property has fridges and microwaves and is conveniently located across from the fairgrounds, home of the Norsk Hostfest.



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 CHICKS WITH HITS featuring TERRI CLARK, PAM TILLIS AND SUZY BOGGUSS.  These three ladies, very well-known in the country music arena, formed their group in October 2017 and have been performing across the country ever since.  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.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. The OPTIONAL afternoon concert is RICKY SKAGGS with his band Kentucky Thunder. Skaggs is an American country and bluegrass singer, musician, producer and composer who was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2018. Your evening headliner will be CLINT BLACK and the Emmy Award winning TEXAS TENORS. As an American country music singer, songwriter, musician, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and actor, Black has more than thirty singles with the US country charts.



Friday. Your afternoon headliner will feature CHARLEY PRIDE, singer, musician, guitarist, recording artist, performer, business owner and former baseball player.  In 2016 Pride began crafting many new recordings with Billy Yates. The two artists & songwriters produced a new album that marks a high-level return to form for Charley Pride. 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 be comedian GABRIEL IGLESIAS, comically known as “Fluffy”.  The comedian is known for his shows I’m Not Fat….I’m Fluffy and Hot & Fluffy.



Saturday. This morning, savour that last taste of Scandinavian food and catch a last bit of entertainment on the final day of this year’s Hostfest. Today’s afternoon concert features TERRY FATOR, a ventriloquist, impressionist, comedian and singer from Dallas, TX.  Fator uses 15 different puppets in his show which is featured at the Mirage/Las Vegas. He was the second season winner of America’s Got Talent. The OPTIONAL evening concert features the band CHICAGO, a rock band formed in 1967 in Chicago.  Despite several personnel changes throughout the years, Chicago has never stopped and their fan base remains among the most loyal of all.


Minot to Swift Current

Sunday. Travel north to retrace your steps home. Make a stop at the duty free store and re-enter Canada to overnight in Swift Current on the last evening of the tour.


Swift Current to Calgary to Edmonton

Monday.  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 tax
  • 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
  • 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: 7 Continental Breakfasts.

Alberta Pricing


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



GST $14.73



GST $17.35



Early Booking Discount

twin sharing per person.


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