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Miss America Meet n' Greet

Welcome Home Cara Mund

Saturday, Dec 9th 2017

Join us in welcoming Miss America 2018, Bismarck’s own, Cara Mund to Kirkwood Mall!

This FREE event offers the community the chance to hear from Miss America as we celebrate the holiday season! Please consider a toy donation to the Bismarck Motor Company Toy Drive Truck located just outside Target.

  • 8am: Check-In
    The south mall entrance (between JCPenney and Scheels (Bismarck, ND) will open at 8am for check-in and swag bag distribution. (Swag bags are available for the first 1,000 guests and include photograph card, pageant sash and retailer coupons.)

  • 8:30am: Pre-Event Entertainment
    Music from Brady Paulson, entertainment and giveaways in the south court.
  • 9:45am: Miss America Parade
    Line the main mall corridors as we welcome Miss America home for a holiday visit aboard a beautiful Bismarck Motor Company vehicle. The parade starts in north court and ends in south court.

  • 10am: Miss America Speech
    Cara Mund will address her hometown crowd and answer a few pre-submitted questions in the south court. (Add yours to the comments below.) 
  • 10:30am: Autographs & Photographs* 
    Miss America 2018 will be available for autographs & photographs until 1pm in the north court. To allow for as many visits as possible, visits with Miss America are limited to 30 seconds. 
  • 10:30am: Event Entertainment
    Music from Brianna Helbling, an appearance by Clark from the Bismarck Larks, and giveaways in the north court will entertain the crowd until 1pm.

Don't forget to enter to win a seat at our VIP Brunch. Text CROWN1 to 444-222 to enter for your chance to win a seat for you and your plus one!

  • Two winners and their plus ones will enjoy a brunch with Miss America 2018 catered by Lucky's 13 Pub.

*Miss America will provide autographs from approximately 10:30am – 1pm. No autographs or photos will be available past 1pm regardless of your position in line.

Miss America headshot provided by Matt Boyd Photography.