1. Fargo Pride of Dakota Showcase
When: Friday, November 18 – Saturday, November 19, from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: SCHEELS Arena, 5225 31st Ave S, Fargo, ND 58103
Pride of Dakota provides local business owners with business development resources and marketing opportunities to be successful. Coming soon, Pride of Dakota is taking over the SCHEELS Arena to showcase over 200 Pride of Dakota members’ products. Support shopping locally when completing your holiday shopping list!
2. Folkways Christkindlmarkt
When: Thursday, November 17 – Sunday, November 20
Where: Fargo Civic Center Center, 207 4th Street N Fargo, ND 58102
You’re invited to celebrate the holiday season at Christkindlmarkt. Join for four days of festive cheer in the Outdoor Winter Wonderland, Gift Market and Bier Hall with Drekker Brewing Company. With food, live musical performances, art demonstrations, holiday treats and activities for the kids, there’s something for everyone to enjoy!
3. Xcel Holiday Lights Parade & Winterfest
When: Saturday, December 3, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: Downtown Fargo
Ready for the holidays? Come downtown and kick off the annual festivities at the Xcel Holiday Lights Parade! With floats, horses and hundreds of participants, what’s not to love about the beginning of the holiday season?
4. Big Band Dance
When: Tuesday, November 22, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Comstock Memorial Union, 615 14th St S, Moorhead, MN 56560
Boogie on over to Comstock Memorial Union to dance along to hits old and new, performed by The Kicks Band of Fargo-Moorhead. All ages are welcome, so bring your friends, family or that special dance partner! There’s truly nothing like a big band dance!
5. FMBallet presents The Classic Nutcracker
When: December 16 & 17 at 7:00pm | December 17 & 18 at 2:00pm
Where: NDSU Festival Concert Hall, Reineke Fine Arts Center, 1511 12th Ave
N, Fargo, ND 58105
Come celebrate the magic of the holiday season with the FMBallet as FMBallet brings “The Classic Nutcracker” to life on the NDSU Festival Concert Hall Stage. With new costumes, characters, set designs and more, this is a holiday tradition you don’t want to miss!
Small Business Saturday Holiday Pop Up Market
When: Saturday, November 26
Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Where: Cellar 624 624 Main Ave, Suite 1 Fargo, ND 58102
“I love going with family to farmer’s markets and seeing what local vendors have to offer. It’s a great way to support your neighbors!”
MSUM Planetarium ‘Season of Light’
When: Saturday, December 10 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm Sunday, December 11 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: MSUM Planetarium 700 11th Street South Moorhead, MN 56560
“The Planetarium appears to be going all out for their 50th anniversary, with the holiday show being a spectacle that I can’t wait to visit!”
The Top Notes: A Sniffs and Sips Course
When: Tuesday, November 15
Time: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: Jasper Hotel 215 Broadway N Fargo, ND 58102
“I’m always looking for relaxing events, and this is no exception! What could be better than getting together and bonding over perfume scents and a nice drink from Rosewild?”
Light Up The Night: Holiday Tree Lighting
When: Thursday, December 1
Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: POW/MIA Plaza
“Tree lighting ceremonies are something I see every year with friends. We bring clothes that can be donated to the Golden Drive Homeless Kids at the event because there are always people in need. With crafts, carolers and cocoa, it’s always a great time!”