ADMISSION:

Adults: $5 per day or all 3 days for $12. (you'll need 3 days to see and do it all!)

High School Students: $4 per day or all 3 days for $10.

FREE Admission for Children

FREE PARKING ON THE GROUNDS


Parades and Raffle:

Come for the big parades at 1 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday!  Lots of tractors, horses, classic and antique cars and other parade entries! 

Tickets available on the grounds. Drawing will be held Sunday. Good luck!

This year there will be two raffles.

  • 1894 32 Winchester Special

and a raffle for:

  • 1948 Case Model D
  • $1000 Cash


Entertainment:

Friday – Making their first appearance at the Bee, the Cross Border Brass will be playing at 7:00 p.m.

6th Annual Tractorcade!   Come watch or join in on a tractor cruise to the Pioneer Village in Crosby.  For more information contact Doug Graupe 701-965-6489.  The first tractorcade in 2008 was a huge success with over 40 participating tractors.

Saturday – The ever-popular Talent Show at 7:30 p.m. Dance to the music of Dervin Wallin following the Talent Show.



Auction:

Sunday, 4 pm, machinery, tractor and collectibles auction on the show grounds.


Children's Activities:

  • NEW Kids Carnival
  • Money in the Straw
  • Pedal Tractor Pull
  • Games
  • Other Fun Things

Click here to view & print the 2013 Poster!
(in .pdf format)

Click here to view our photo gallery!


Activities and Special Features:

  • Operating sawmill turning out lumber during the day.
  • Operating blacksmith shop with demonstrations throughout the day.
  • Stationary engine displays both outside and inside the gas engine building.
  • Engine and tractor models (all model makers welcome).
  • Old time threshing on the north hill following the parades.
  • Plowing exhibitions in the north west field with 8-bottom plow behind a steam engine and horse-drawn plowing, following the parades.
  • Antique flea market open all day every day.
  • Farm toy show Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.and Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Visit our reorganized historical Society Museum on the grounds, featuring both new and updated displays! Open all weekend.
  • Antique and classic car display.
  • Living museum with 22 restored, historic buildings full of old photos and memorabilia
    in our Pioneer Village.
  • Over 100 tractors, including a number of operating steamers.
  • Non-denominational church services in the historic Pioneer Village Daneville Church at 9 a.m. on Sunday.
  • Free horse drawn bus rides!
  • Visit the horses in the red barn next to the historic Livery building!
  • Old Time plowing with horses.
  • Adult and children's pedal tractor pull with prizes.


Food and Shopping:

LUNCHROOM OPENS AT 7 a.m. EACH DAY.  Other food also available on the grounds.

NOON SPECIAL
** Saturday - Scalloped potatoes and ham 11am until gone.
** Sunday - Roast beef dinner 11am until gone.

Pioneer Village Bakery opens at noon Friday and early in the morning Saturday and Sunday.  They offer sweet rolls, coffee, pies and other goodies.

Pioneer Village Living Museum buildings include two authentically furnished homestead shacks, fully stocked general store, doctor/dentist office with old equipment, newspaper office, functioning bank and bakery, school, two churches, two depots, a Post Office, hardware store and livery.


Camping information: 

We have 30 campsites with water and either 30 or 50 amp electricity across from the grounds; cost is $10 per night.  First come, first served.  NO RESERVATIONS and please, no roping off sites for late arrivals. Pay at the Pioneer Village Bank, open Friday through Sunday. We provide unlimited dry camping on the grounds on the west side.  The restrooms on the grounds contain one men's and one women's shower.  More campsites are available at the fairgrounds in town, with water, electricity, showers and restrooms and an RV dump.

 


Contacts: 

Contact for more information:

DCThreshingBee@gmail.com

President John Tysse 701-965-6741

Vice President Erin Sorum 701-580-5939

Contact Norm Haugland at 701-570-0112 for more information on the antique flea market.

For information on the talent show call Rod Gillund at 701-965-4324.