Community Events


holiday lightsXcel Energy Holiday Lights Parade
December 4
6:30 pm
Downtown Fargo-Moorhead

  The annual kick-off to the Holidays is the Holiday Lights Parade presented by the Downtown Community Partnership and sponsored by Xcel Energy. This parade attracts thousands of spectators throughout the Fargo-Moorhead community and includes dozens of participants that decorate their entries with lights and music. This magical evening will feature spectacular parade floats, marching units, equestrian entries, and local leaders!

For more information about this event, click here!

Skate with Santa LogoSkate with Santa
December 5
2:15-4:15 pm
Moorhead Sports Center

Lace up your skates and enjoy free open skate with Santa and Mrs. Claus! Free hot chocolate and cookies will be served. Skate rental will be available (limited sizes).


Sleigh Rides Logo 2020Sleigh Rides
December 21-23
1:00-4:00 pm
M.B. Johnson Park

Moorhead Parks and Recreation will be hosting sleigh rides through beautiful and scenic M.B. Johnson Park on December 21,22,23 from 1-4 pm. Holiday treats and refreshments will be available at the small shelter. Reservations will be available beginning December 1. Tickets will also be available at the door on a first come first served basis based off of availability.

Admission: $5 per person (children 2 and under free)