Carnival

Santa Visits Candy Cane Carnival in Fargo

People packed the Avalon Events Center for some holiday fun

FARGO, N.D. — Parents, boys and girls of all ages packed into the Avalon Events Center to stay warm and enjoy some early holiday time together. “It’s a great day to have the families come out and spend time together and do some activities take pictures with Santa, ya know, walk around and just spend time together for the holidays,”…

Carnival at the Red River Valley Fair Opening Delayed

Due to inclement weather the Carnival at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds will not open until 3pm.

Due to inclement weather the Carnival at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds will not open until 3pm. Tuesday’s $15 unlimited Daily ride wristbands can be purchased starting at 1pm. Those who have Mega Passes can come get their wristbands starting at 11am. To learn more about the Red River Valley Fair lineup, ticket prices, entertainment, events and activities online at redrivervalleyfair.com….

RRV Staff Make Final Preparations with One Week Left Until Start of Fair

The Red River Valley Fair has 40 new rides this year from Crabtree Amusements

WEST FARGO, N.D.– Full-time staff, grounds crew and carnival workers are in full prep mode. “We’re just a really family-friendly event and we want everyone to have a great experience when they come out to the fair,” Red River Valley Fair marketing and sponsorship coordinator Breaan Lenzmeier said. Lenzmeier says it’s a nice way to ease back into things after…

Candy Cane Carnival for Kids Get People in the Holiday Spirit

The winter wonderland had all different stops along the journey inside of The Avalon

FARGO, N.D. — Kids are getting into the holiday spirit with some festive treats, decorations and music. The annual Candy Cane Carnival for Kids is presented by Sanford Children’s with the help of Santa and his elves. The winter wonderland had all different stops along the journey inside of The Avalon in Fargo. Those with Sanford say it’s especially important…

American Legion Celebrates Hundredth Conference with Carnival

The event was free to attend and featured performances from local groups

FARGO, N.D. — The American Legion continued its hundredth anniversary conference in Fargo by hosting a carnival. People got in for free, and many kids could take part in several activities like the dunk tank, bouncy houses, and mini golf. The North Dakota State Band also performed, and the carnival turned into a dance party with the band Post Traumatic Funk…

Ice Palace Returns for the St. Paul Winter Carnival

The original ice palace was going to be a record-breaking 170 feet tall that cost about $5 million

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — It seems the St. Paul Winter Carnival will have their special Ice Palace after all! The Winter Carnival runs January 25 to February 10 and hopes to draw in the Super Bowl crowd from Minneapolis. The original ice palace was going to be a record-breaking 170 feet tall that cost about $5 million. But, due…

Courts Plus Hosts Community Halloween Carnival

Those working the event say every year the carnival attracts a large number of community members.

FARGO, ND — There’s only one place you can grab free Halloween goodies, win prizes playing carnival games, and enjoy inflatable obstacle courses. It’s all at the Courts Plus Community Fitness Halloween Carnival! Courts Plus in south Fargo holds the event each year, giving trick or treaters a chance to have a little more fun before they go door to…

Clay County Fair Opens in Barnesville

This is the week to get out and about with multiple fairs and activities throughout the region

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — This is the week to get out and about with multiple fairs and activities throughout the region. The Clay County Fair is back for the season and the community is ready for summer fun. “It’s about family and families getting together,” said Ross Rehder, the Poultry Department Supervisor. Whether you are new… “This is my very first time…

West Fargo Community High School Tackles Fundraising to Fight Cancer

Carnival set up to help raise funds to fight cancer and hunger

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The only thing better than spring weather in February is a carnival where all kids and families are invited. West Fargo Community High School students came together to raise money that will go much deeper than just helping fund the school. The Winter Carnival proves it truly takes a village to help those in need. From…

No Fish Caught Again at the Frosty Bobber Winter Carnival

After being revitalized last year the East Grand Forks Community event is back again

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — Fargo isn’t the only city in the valley throwing a winter celebration this weekend. The Frosty Bobber Winter Carnival began back in the 1990’s and after a few years on hiatus, the Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals brought it back last year. The event has cardboard sledding, a chili feed and carriage rides, but their…