Another year in the Fargo-Moorhead area is down in the books, and we’ve got a ton to show for it! From new eats and shopping to new spaces and activities to best serve our community, and, it looks like it’s not stopping anytime soon. With 2024, there is more to come—check it out!
Boppa’s Bagels in Fargo, ND, a local favorite since 2001, offers an impressive spread of nearly 30 bagel types and over 18 cream cheese flavors—beloved by the community in every mix-and-match imagined! Renowned for its delicious bagels and welcoming atmosphere, it’s even been praised as better than New York’s offerings. Announced this fall was exciting news for Bobba’s Bagel lovers: a second location is opening in early 2024 at 3251 Seter Parkway, Ste 101, in Fargo’s EagleRidge development. Don’t miss the chance to visit FM’s favorite bagel spot!
Dreamland ND, a soft-play indoor playground, is set to bring joy and excitement to the FargoMoorhead area this spring! To be located at 2911 45th St S in Fargo, Dreamland ND will be an imaginative world where families with children up to 12 years old can explore and have fun. This vibrant space is currently under construction and promises a variety of attractions, including slides, a ball pit, climbing structures, and a special area for toddlers. Dreamland ND is all about creating an engaging environment for kids to be active and enjoy themselves. Until they open they are offering rentable inflatables and games. Stay updated on this exciting new destination for family fun by following their Facebook page at / Dreamland_Nd
Bonus! THE 1889
Head to downtown Fargo at 602 Main Ave and discover The 1889, a newly opened event space where imagination meets reality! Opened in December, The 1889 offers an eclectic mix of activities and experiences for both adults and kids. From cooking and art classes to hosting diverse events, this space is a hub of creativity and fun. Picture yourself learning new culinary skills, exploring artistic endeavors, or just enjoying an event on their charming patio that runs along Broadway. The 1889 is a community space where the sky’s the limit, head to the1889fargo.com to see what’s coming up!
House of Noods + Buns
House of Noods + Buns is a new eatery coming to Brewhalla’s market in Fargo, offering a delicious array of Asian-inspired dishes. Spearheaded by the creators of Unicorn Park, this eatery features unique ramen-reminiscent noodle bowls and bao-like buns, like Dirty Buns (pork belly, dirty sauce, cabbage slaw) and Maitake Mushroom Buns (black vinegar, scallion, aioli). With an array of noodle choices and Asian-inspired small plates, it’s designed to offer quick meals, with shorter wait times for food. Check it out soon!
Bonus! Vic’s Bar and Grill
Moorhead’s Vic’s Bar & Grill, a staple at the Moorhead Center Mall for over 50 years, is embarking on an exciting new journey. The iconic bar has relocated to the building formerly known as Chumley’s on Main Avenue. Vic’s is officially reopened with a fresh look and the same beloved charm. Join in on the celebration for this exciting move and continue to enjoy the warm, friendly atmosphere that Vic’s is known for!
Dave's Hot Chicken
Get ready for a fiery flavor explosion at Dave’s Hot Chicken, coming to Fargo in 2024! This Nashville-style hot chicken sensation, born from a humble parking lot pop-up in 2017, now has over 160 locations in the US and Canada, and now 1 of the 6 new locations in North and South Dakota is coming to Fargo! With a beautiful blend of spice and flavor with their famous chicken, be one of the first to try by keeping an eye out for more news on this hot new spot!
Fargo, get ready for Kwik Trip! This popular convenience store chain is opening two locations in the city. The first, near The Tavern at 4501 37th Ave S, and the second at 4177 Crossroads Drive South, right at the I-94 and I-29 intersection. These new stores promise easy access to convenience and quality. With the opening dates yet to be announced, the excitement is building already
Benedict's Morning Heroes
Benedict’s Morning Heroes is bringing its unique take on the modern diner experience to Fargo! With a third location coming to 3165 33rd Street S, Benedict’s Morning Heroes has two successful locations already in Wayzata and Rochester, MN, and is known for its delightful twist on classic breakfast and brunch offerings like Hot Fried Chicken Benedict, Chilaquiles, or Chicken Pesto Hash! Keep an eye out for the opening and be one of the first to experience the delights of Benedict’s brunch!
The highly anticipated Lush at West Acres Mall in Fargo recently opened in December! Located conveniently off the food court, Lush offers a range of fresh, handmade cosmetics, famous for their ethical ingredients and eco-friendly practices. From fizzing bath bombs to solid shampoo bars, head over to grab stocking stuffers, birthday gifts, or something for your next self-care night!