Fargodome Continuing with Events Despite Coronavirus Concerns
FARGO, N.D.–The Fargodome will remain open to upcoming events and programs despite coronavirus concerns.
The Fargodome says they have not been asked to make modifications to upcoming events and it is ultimately the decision of the event promoter to cancel or postpone.
Staff members and local health officials are closely monitoring the impact of coronavirus on the F-M community and will update the public if the situation changes.
At this time, the PRCA Rodeo and the El Zagal Shrine Circus have been canceled. The Cher and MercyMe concerts have been postponed.
Statements from the promoters about events in March and April are below:
PRCA Rodeo (March 20 & 21) official statement:
After closely monitoring the coronavirus situation, the PRCA Rodeo has made the decision to cancel this year’s event in Fargo, ND. We took in every consideration given to us and ultimately decided it was in the best interest to all involved that we ensure the safety of our staff, contestants and fans first. Refund information will be available at www.fargodome.com
El Zagal Shrine Circus (March 27-29) official statement:
Due to the increased potential exposure of COVID-19 to the public and in adherence to the CDC’s and Fargo Cass Public Health’s recommended guidelines, the El Zagal Shrine Circus has been postponed until May 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. We will continue to monitor the situation as it evolves and remain vigilant in our actions to help ensure minimum exposure risk to the public health of Fargo, Moorhead, and surrounding communities.
MercyMe (April 5) official statement:
As announcements continue to come in regarding events not being allowed due to the coronavirus, we must announce that we will be postponing all the remaining dates for our spring tour.
While we have been able to reschedule many of them and have already given you some of the new concert dates there are some that we have not been able to quite work through yet. We would encourage you to remain attentive to preventive actions identified by the Centers for Disease Control (www.cdc.gov).
Cher (April 11) official statement:
With deep regret, CHER has announced the postponement of all concerts on the “Here We Go Again Tour” effective immediately. “I’m heartbroken, but the health of my fans and my touring family comes first. The shows have been really special but, nothing is more important than everybody’s safety. I’m excited to see everyone when we’re back out on the road.” said CHER. Currently held tickets will be honored for the new date 9/26/2020, and no action is needed if fans want to keep their tickets and current seat locations. Refunds can be received at the point of purchase.
BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical (April 29) official statement:
Broadway in Fargo is closely monitoring the evolving coronavirus situation. The safety and security of our patrons, cast and crew is our highest priority. We are following the lead of city, state and federal officials as we implement strategies recommended by public health authorities and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) as all productions continue to play as scheduled. We remain vigilant, and we are prepared to make decisions based on current recommendations, as well as in response to changing conditions. Anyone who is experiencing cold or flu symptoms, or who is not feeling well, is encouraged to stay home and contact the point of purchase for more information about ticket exchanges and policies.