A Must See


Pioneer Days 2018 Schedule of Events

Saturday, August 18             

10am - Event Kickoff

11am-3pm - Horse Drawn Wagon Rides

12:30pm - Children’s Haystack Coin Hunt

1pm - Threshing Demo- Behind Tractor Museum

2pm - Parade

2:30pm - Kiddie Tractor Pull (located in front of the tractor museum)

3pm-Trivia in the Brass Rail Saloon

Sunday, August 19

11am - Pioneer Days worship in South Pleasant Church (No Admission Cost)

12pm - Event Kickoff

12pm-4pm - Horse Drawn Wagon Rides

1pm - Threshing Demo- Behind Tractor Museum

2pm - Parade

2:30pm - Kiddie Tractor Pull (located in front of the tractor museum)

3pm- Trivia in the Brass Rail Saloon

3:30pm - Children’s Haystack Coin Hunt

3:30pm – Homemade Food Auction

Throughout the Village


Bonanza Belles

Terry and Jerry’s Food Truck

Mercantile Stand- Furnberg Store


All Day Activities

Aerialist Kati Hicks in front of the Dobrinz Schoolhouse

Kids Crafts- Main Museum Boardroom

Fur Trading- Dawson Hall

Historic Children’s Games

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides

Silent Film in Arthur Town Hall

Train Rides

Trivia in the Brass Rail

Bag Pipers (Sunday only) piano players and vocalists performing throughout the village


All Day Demonstrations

Lefse- Hagen House

Kuchen- Habberstad


Print Shop Presses- Hunter Times

Spinning Wheel (Sunday Only)

Embroidery- Houston Mansion

Braided Rugs- Gazebo

Rug Hooking – Fargo’s First House

Square Dancing- Upstairs in Main Museum

Butter Churning- Cass Clay Creamery

Scale Model Ag Eqipment Display in the Moum Ag Building



Bonanzaville is OPEN for the summer!

Monday-Friday 10am-8pm

Saturday 10am-5pm

Sunday Noon-5pm


Come and explore the historic buildings which contain thousands of artifacts.

New exhibits are on display in the Main Museum, including "Looking back 125 years: The Fargo Fire of 1893" & "Uncovering Vice”.



Ever wondered what Bonanzaville is all about? Watch the video below to get a glimpse. 


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Located in West Fargo, North Dakota Bonanzaville is a pioneer village with 12 acres, 43 historic buildings, 400,000 artifacts, and millions of memories. Bonanzaville is operated by the Cass County Historical Society, with a mission to collect, display and interpret artifacts relevant to the history and cultural heritage of the Red River Valley. It is the region’s largest historical attraction with something for everyone to see.

For more information on any upcoming events, to volunteer, or to plan a special event on site, please contact us.

Cass County Museum

The Cass County Museum features a display on Native Americans of the Red River Valley, bonanza farms and homesteading, and the modernization of North Dakota.

Rotating Exhibit Gallery

Pioneer Village (Open May-October)

Over the years, our pioneer village has accumulated 40 historic buildings as well as numerous other museums including the Eugene Dahl Car Museum, the Eagle Air Museum, the Tractor Museum, the Law Enforcement Museum and more! Share the stories of our region's history!