Police increasing downtown patrols in Downtown Fargo

Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner says his department will be helping aid Fargo Police on Friday and Saturday nights after bar time.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Fargo Police Department and Downtown Community Partnership are discussing recent crime activity in the downtown area. Fargo Police along with the Cass County Sheriff discussed ways to make downtown Fargo safer. A recent report of shots fired from a rooftop early Sunday morning lead to a shelter in place overnight. “Some of the takeaways that…

Fargo Police working to reduce downtown disturbances

"Fourth avenue and Broadway is a hotpots right now."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Police and the Downtown Community Partnership are discussing concerns over violence in the heart of downtown. Fargo Police addressed concerns over panhandling, aggravated assault and the terrorizing of people. “We have about half that are in the daytime hours and half are about the bar close hours. The daytime ones tend to be in group…

Alfresco Islands Outdoor Areas Are Back in Fargo

The Downtown Community Partnership returns the outdoor seating area throughout Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — There are so many opportunities to do outside in the summertime in Fargo, but you should consider visiting the Alfresco Islands. “I love the benches. I love any opportunity we are given to sit outside,” Sandy’s Donuts Store Manager Ann Olson said. Alfresco Islands are back. The Downtown Community Partnership returns the outdoor seating area throughout…

Annual Coffee and Cocoa Crawl helps support downtown businesses

"You get to discover new businesses and new restaurants and new coffee shops so it's a great way to explore and see all what downtown has to offer."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A frostival event is giving cocoa and coffee lovers a chance to stroll around downtown Fargo while sipping on their favorite hot beverage. With 20 participating shops, the sixth annual Coffee and Cocoa Crawl is keeping people warm as they enjoy a day full of shopping, eating and of course sipping…while helping support locally owned businesses….

Local virtual event lets you ring in the new year from the comfort of your home

The event starts at 10:30pm.

FARGO, N.D.- Broadway Square is hosting a New Year’s Eve Extravaganza for those looking to bring in the new year at home. Still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, New Years Eve is another celebration that will not look the same this year. Broadway Square in Fargo wanted to provide the F-M community the experience of welcoming a new…

LIVE: Warm Hands, Warm Hearts Helps Give People In Need Winter Gear

Program Looking To Expand In Its 2nd Year

  A growing number of businesses are helping people in need get the warm winter gear they need this season. The Downtown Community Partnership’s Warm Hands, Warm Hearts drive is up and running. Participating businesses have a tree set up in their store stocked with gently used hats, gloves and scarves. Anyone can come and take items no questions asked,…

Xcel Energy Holiday Lights Parade cancelled

FARGO, N.D.–The Downtown Community Partnership has announced the cancellation of the Xcel Energy Holiday Lights Parade due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CDC guidelines continue to recommend limited attendance at events and the parade attracts thousands of people every year. In place of the parade, the DCP is hoping to provide several shopping and entertainment events for the community to enjoy….

Decorating Downtown Fargo with Chalk

FARGO, N.D. – The Downtown Community Partnership needed a big idea that was COVID-19 friendly to celebrate some of the last days of summer. Their grand idea? Walk and Chalk, a celebration of downtown art letting families create some of their own. “It was just an idea that was very casual. We needed something casual that people can do during…

2020 Downtown Fargo Street Fair cancelled amid coronavirus concerns

FARGO, N.D.–The Downtown Fargo Street Fair has been cancelled in response to the ongoing spread of COVID-19. The Downtown Community Partnership previously made the decision to postpone the event, but ultimately decided to cancel 2020’s street fair. The announcement comes two days after rioters caused extensive damage and looted some local businesses in downtown Fargo. DCP President and CEO Melissa…