Christmas

LIVE: Tree Lighting, Santa Village Among Holiday Traditions Kicking Off This Week In Fargo

We get the details about two holiday traditions from Fargo Parks

  Fargo, N.D. (KVRR) — ‘Tis the season, and Fargo Parks is celebrating the start of the holiday season in a big way this week. Tuesday marks the lighting of the downtown Christmas tree in Broadway Square, along with the opening of the downtown ice rink. The event will run from 5-6 p.m. Skating rentals start Wednesday. On Saturday, Santa…

LIVE: Christkindlmarkt Grows Into Larger Venue For 2021

Christkindlmarkt Moving To Fargo Civic Center

  FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A newer tradition is back on for the holidays this year in downtown Fargo. Christkindlmarkt festivities were put on hold last year due to COVID. But the four-day event is back starting this Thursday. They had to expand to a larger venue this year. It’s taking over the inside and outside of the Fargo Civic…

Daniel O’Donnell and “Price is Right Live” Headed to Fargo Theatre

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — Christmas is coming early for fans of Daniel O’Donnell. The so-called Irish heartthrob is bringing his “Christmas and More” show to Fargo Theatre on Sunday, November 21. O’Donnell will sing many hits and favorites in the first half then the stage will be transformed into a Yuletide setting for Christmas tunes. Tickets…

Marchers take to downtown Fargo to demand COVID-19 relief

"Today on Christmas day of all days, it is not merry for many."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)–This holiday, some community members are taking to the streets of downtown Fargo as a reminder that it’s not a time of joy and bliss for everyone. “Today on Christmas day of all days, it is not merry for many,” Jamaal Abegaz said. That’s because according to the organizers, a lot of families both across the country and…

Social Distancing: Christmas Celebrations

Making The Most Of What We Have This Holiday Season

I hope you’re having a joyous Christmas however you’re celebrating. This is a weird year and that can make things feel stressful, especially if you can’t partake in the usual Christmas traditions. But we can be thankful for what we have today. Things like family, even if we can’t be with them today. In fact, this robe is reminding me…

Local church hosts socially distanced Christmas Eve service

Many congregations are having to adjust their plans this Christmas

HORACE, N.D. (KVRR) — The worship hall inside Horace Lutheran Church may be empty this Christmas Eve, but the parking lot is bustling with noise. Car horns have replaced “Amens” this holiday as families come together for a socially distanced worship service. “Lots of new traditions including bringing our puppy to church,” says church member Rachel Lerum. She and her…

Truck driver from Portland stranded in Fargo due to blizzard

Warlick hopes to be able to make it back home for Christmas. 

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The blizzard that is rolling through the area has left some waiting out the storm. Jesse Warlick is a truck driver from Portland, Oregon who arrived in Fargo on Tuesday from Cloquet, Minnesota. He has been driving truck for a little over two years and says that he’s used to driving in this weather. He saw…

Last minute Christmas shoppers fill up West Acres to finish their gift lists

We talked to shoppers who are cutting it close this holiday season

FARGO, N.D.- It’s too late to put in those online Christmas orders, but it’s not too late to hop on over to the mall to finish up your lists. Nothing can stop Christmas shoppers from coming out to West Acres to get their last minute gifts. “Last minute gift cards for my sister and mom. Then I came over to…

Salvation Army hands out over 800 Christmas meal boxes

It may not be having it's annual Christmas dinner, but it's still providing meals to those in need this holiday season

FARGO, N.D. –  The Salvation Army’s “Operation: Rescue Christmas” is underway. Cars were lining up outside of the Fargodome as early as 8 a.m. to pick up their food box. The Salvation Army handed out over 800 of them to families in need of a helping hand this holiday season. “We are prepared. We’ve thought this through. We have a…

AAA predicting decline in holiday travel by the millions

These are the lowest numbers of holiday travel since 2002

FARGO, N.D.- As the coronavirus pandemic carries on through the holiday season, AAA is expecting most Americans to stay home. According to AAA, travel guidance from the CDC is heavily influencing travelers to change their minds about year-end holiday travel, a time that’s usually a high demand vacation time. Even though it’s expecting 34 million fewer travelers than last year’s…