Festival

Fargo Public Library Hosts Holi Celebration with Its Own Festival of Colors

Families are taking part in activities for the Indian holiday

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Public Library is giving people an opportunity to look forward to spring with an Indian celebration. Area families are taking part in activities revolving around the Indian holiday of Holi. The holiday is known as a “festival of colors” and celebrates forgiveness, friendship, and the coming of spring. Organizers say people from all cultures are encouraged…

“Pangea,” a Cultural Festival, Showcases Worldwide Cultures in F-M Area

There was everything from performances to food to art

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People in the F–M area get to explore cultures from around the world without having to get on a plane. “Pangea,” a cultural festival, highlights the melting pot that America is. One Indian dance performer, Ishika Gupta, has been dancing for most of her life, and she’s proud to showcase it. “Living in North Dakota, we need more…

Taco Lovers Gather for First Annual Taco Fest

There was also a tequila expo and margarita bar

FARGO, N.D. — If you’ve ever wanted a place where you can try all sorts of tacos, well now you don’t have to dream. Fargo Brewing Company teamed up with Jade Presents to put on the first annual taco fest. There were ten vendors, including food trucks and restaurants, for people to choose from. To wash down those tacos, there was…

German Folk Festival Celebrates Traditional Culture

There was music, food, and art

FARGO, N.D. — If you want to experience all things German without leaving town, then the German Folk Festival is the place for you. The festival featured everything from live music to food to art on display. The Bockfest Boys and Dale Dahmen and the Beats performed traditional polka music. People of all ages could also enjoy crafts like wood carving…

Scandinavian and Midwest Viking Festival Kicks Off at Hjemkomst Center

There are activities for people of all ages and all of their senses

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you want to get a taste of Scandinavian culture without crossing the Atlantic, all you have to do is go to the Hjemkomst Center. The Scandinavian and Midwest Viking Festival will run through Saturday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. One thing Michael Baumgartner, a festival organizer, says people usually get wrong about Scandinavian culture…

Beer and Bacon Lovers Gather for Annual Festival

This is the first time its been held at the Fargodome for more vendors and guests

FARGO, N.D. — If you love bacon and beer, then there’s no better event for you than Bernie’s Bacon and Beer Festival. Over three thousand people are expected to attend the event where they can sample food and drink from 75 different vendors. There will also be live entertainment and a bacon eating contest. Organizers say the food that goes best…

Super Bowl Host Committee Hoping to Draw You in with Big Name Acts

It is free and includes live concerts, food and fun

MINNEAPOLIS — The Super Bowl Host Committee wants to see you attend at least one event during the massive 10 day fan festival. The events begin on Friday, January 26 and lead up to the big game on Sunday, February 4 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Super Bowl LIVE presented by Verizon on Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis will…

Tickets for the Super Bowl Experience Now Available

Tickets range from $20 to $35

MINNEAPOLIS — Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis is just under a month away now and final plans are being made for the biggest celebration in Minnesota in years. The Super Bowl is really a 10-day festival leading up to the big game. The events will begin on Friday January 26 with concerts on Nicolette Mall in downtown Minneapolis. It will…

Frostival Organizers Say Event Has Something for Just About Everyone

The third annual Frostival will be held January 26-27

FARGO, N.D. — The third annual Frostival is just three weeks away and organizers already have a weekend filled with outdoor activities. The Convention and Visitors Bureau unveiled the schedule of events for this year’s version of the winter festival. Highlights from previous years’ events are back including Friday night’s opening kickoff celebration, cross country and cardboard sled races. Organizers…

Thief River Falls Radio GM Describes Scene of Vegas Shooting; Jason Aldean, Local Legislators Speak Out

Weber ended up being held for safety in one of the hotel's theaters for hours waiting to get on a bus to be moved out of the active crime scene. Anchor Alison Voorhees contributed to this report.

LAS VEGAS — The general manager of Thief River Falls Radio was covering the country music festival when the shots rang out. Jake Weber said at first, he had no idea this was an act of violence. He thought it was fireworks at the end of the party. Weber had just run back to his room in the Mandalay Bay…