Guide to Holiday Events & Markets in Fargo

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NOTE: Please visit each event link/page to see COVID-19 guidelines. Each event is subject to cancellation, as determined by the organizer. 

Looking for some festive fun in the Fargo-Moorhead area? This Guide to Holiday Events in Fargo is a round-up of great options to help you and your family get in the holiday spirit!

Thursday Nights @ The FARM

Days: Thursdays, November 19th, to January 7th, 2021 open until 9:00 p.m.

Location: Fargo Antiques & Repurposed Market

Santa Visits with My Santa Magic

Days: November 19th on

Location: West Acres Mall

CRAVE Holiday Igloo Dining Experience

Days: Sunday, November 22nd- December 23rd, see website: times vary

Location: CRAVE American Kitchen & Sushi Bar

Plaid Friday in Downtown Fargo

Days: Friday, November 27th from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Location: Downtown Fargo

Holiday Nights

Days: Friday & Saturdays: Friday, November 27th-Saturday, December 19th from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Location: The Red River Zoo

Antique Show & Variety Market

Days: Friday, November 27th & Saturday, November 28th from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Location: FM Antiques and More

Mad Art presents: Mini Makers Market 

Days: Friday, November 27th from 7:00 p.m.-9 p.m. & Saturday, November 28th from 2:00 pm-4 p.m.

Location: Drumconrath Brewing Company

Virtual Holiday Makers Market

Days: Friday, November 27th-November 29th

Location: Online Event

Shop Small Saturdays Scavenger Hunt

Days: Saturdays November 28th – December 19th from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Location: Downtown Fargo

Virtual Tree Lighting & Rink Opening

Day: Thursday, December 3rd at 5:00 p.m.

Location: Online

Holiday Sign Painting Party

Days: Thursday, December 3rd from 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

Location: 3150 Sheyenne Street, West Fargo

Light Up The Night

Days: Thursday, December 3rd at 5:00 p.m.

Location: POW/MIA Plaza, West Fargo

Christmas on the Prairie CANCELLED

Day: Saturday, December 5th from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: Bonanzaville

Holiday Express Activation

Day: Saturday, December 5th from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Broadway Square (Downtown Fargo)

Holiday Pop-Up Markets

Days: Saturdays, December 5th & December 12th from 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Location: Washington Square Mall, Detroit Lakes, MN

Holidaze Shopping

Days: Sunday, December 6th from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Location: Holiday Inn Fargo

One Starry Night: Drive Thru Christmas

Days: Wednesday, December 9th from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Location: Atonement Lutheran Church

Holiday Shopping and Carriage Ride

Days: Thursday, December 10th from 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Location: The Red Silo

Christmas Cookie Prep Fun

Days: Thursday, December 10th from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. & Saturday, December 19th from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Location: Tupperware Studio

Nome for the Holidays

Days: Saturday, December 12th from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: Nome School House (Nome, ND)

Cookie Crawl

Days: Saturday, December 12th from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Wahpeton Breckenridge Chamber (Wahpeton, ND area businesses)

Santa Day at Fargo Air Museum

Day: Saturday, December 12th from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location: Fargo Air Museum

Santa is taking a break from his busy holiday schedule to pay a visit to the Fargo Air Museum! He is all ears to your child’s holiday wishes and all smiles for the camera. Please note: Santa has to protect Mrs. Claus and the elves at the North Pole so masks ARE required throughout the event (only removed for the pictures available for purchase).
For safety reasons, Santa will not be arriving via their signature fly-in this year. Instead, he will be stationed at the entrance of Duggy for all visits and photos.

Santa Village 2020 

Days: Saturday, December 12th & Sunday, December 13th from 1:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.; Friday, December 18th from 4:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, December 19th, & Sunday, December 20th from 1:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Location: Rheault Farm

Church of Cash Show feat. the Music of Johnny Cash

Days: Saturday, December 12th from 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Location: Sanctuary Events Center

Lutheran Church of the Cross Drive-Thru Christmas Festival

Days: Sunday, December 13th from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Location: Lutheran Church of the Cross

Christmas Movies with Vision Bank

Days: December 17th, 18th, 21st, 22nd, & 23rd 6:00 – 9:30 p.m.

Location: Vision Bank

Holiday Planter Pop-Up

Days: December 17th-20th from 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m

Location: Thunder Coffee

Holiday Sweater Party

Days: Saturday, December 19th from 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Location: Skate City

Cookie Making with Santa!

Days: Saturday, December 19th from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Location: Tupperware Studio

Holiday Watch n’ Skate

Days: Saturday, December 19th at 1:00 p.m. 

Location: The Lights, West Fargo

Skate with Santa

Days: Sunday, December 20th from 2:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Location: Moorhead Sports Center

Sleigh Rides

Days: December 28th, 29th, & 30th from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Hjemkomst Center 

 

Did we miss any holiday events or markets in Fargo-Moorhead area? Contact us here and let us know!

For more holiday fun and activities, check out our Ultimate Guide to the Holidays In & Around Fargo

 

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