And the food is great too!
You’ll never experience anything quite like The Medora Gospel Brunch!
It leaves you feeling full, not just with delicious food, but in spirit too! READ MORE »
But I stayed and fell in love with Medora because of Harold Schafer.
“I was 14 years old when Harold first came into Medora; that would have been back in the early ‘70s. My mom actually worked for Harold, she was the Head Housekeeping at the Badlands Motel and we grew up as ranch kids out in the ranching industry.
At that time Harold was getting Medora built up and rebuilt to what it is, you know, before today- regenerating it.
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Margaret Barr Roberts was an Irish immigrant who moved to the United States when she was around 11 years old. Her life was one of travel and tragedy.
However, through the struggle and hardship, she remained optimistic; always looking forward, as TR would say, “Doing what she could, with what she had, where she was.”
And of course, she wasn’t alone. In fact, TR himself was there to help her along. READ MORE »
He seems to be everywhere. You can find him walking down the streets of Medora, and it’s no rare sight to see him greeting guests at the Medora Musical, but who is Cowboy Lyle really?
We’d like you to meet the “Greatest Cast in the West!”
Here they are!
Hailing from Minneapolis, MN, Cowboy Chet is thrilled to be back in the saddle again on the Medora stage as Host for a second summer! After touring the country on Troupe America’s National tour of Pump Boys and Dinettes (Jim), he is once again ready to spend the summer in the beautiful badlands of North Dakota. Previously, he has been seen in the national tours of Miracle on 34th Street, Ring of Fire, and Live From Nashville. He has also spent several years performing at Dollywood, in Pigeon Forge, TN, where he met his wife, Candice. Chet would like to thank his family for their continued support! Enjoy the show!
Medora has a reputation for the preservation of the wonderful history of the American Northwest. Whether it is through the Medora Musical, TR Salute to Medora, or the Chateau de Mores, we are invested helping you experience our history. However, this summer, you may notice something new to Medora as you drive through our streets.
There was singing.
And of course, there was laughter all night long!
Here are some photos of the show in case you missed opening weekend, or just want to
re-live the best weekend of your summer! READ MORE »
In celebration, here are a few of our favorite Medora Musical Moments that you should watch out for!
It’s not tap… It’s not swing… IT’S CLOGGING!
Clogging has been featured in the Medora Musical since the very beginning and is an unforgettable part of the show!
Keep your eyes and ears peeled for the unmistakable sight and sound of the Medora Cloggers!
The fun never stops at the Medora Musical!
While the cast and crew prepare for the second act, guests experience unforgettable entertainment in the form of our variety shows — which change throughout the season!
You’ll never laugh so hard, cheer so loud, or be so amazed as you are watching comedic and acrobatic talent brought here from around the world!
Check out this year’s Variety Acts here!
Nothing ends a night better than the Medora Musical’s breathtaking fireworks display! You won’t want to miss one minute!
Look for more Medora Musical Moments here!