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LIVE: Kick Off The Holidays With Christkindlmarkt

Event Moves To Drekker Brewing This Year

  A holiday tradition in the valley sets up shop in a brand new space this week. The annual Christkindlmarkt  celebration is coming to Drekker Brewing’s Brewhalla. There will be four days of music, arts and crafts, food and drinks surrounded by a forest of 75 lighted Christmas trees. Organizer Simone Wai say they want to bring a traditional old…

‘Do It All Downtown’ Is Implementing Its Master Plan For Downtown Fargo

Do it all downtown is working on implementing a master plan to bring more people to the downtown Fargo area

FARGO, N.D.– The group do it all downtown is hosting a series of panels to generate discussion and ideas around getting the downtown Fargo area to thrive. Do It All Downtown is working on implementing a master plan to bring more people to the downtown Fargo area. Through the seven priorities, they hope to bring both consumers and businesses to…

LIVE: Winter Market Brings Breath Of Summer During Winter

Winter Market Coming To Hjemkomst Center Saturday

  Simone Wai with Folkways tells us about this year’s Red River Market Winter’s Market. It’s a summer-time staple customized for winter. The Winter Market features baked goods, home items and other goodies. She brought some goodies, including locally-made oats, coffee, soap and honey. You can bust out in the winter weather and enjoy the Winter Market on Saturday, February…

Folkways Christkindlmarkt Offers German-Inspired Holiday Cheer

There's food, shopping, and live performances

FARGO, N.D. — Now that it’s December, it is officially the season for Christmas celebrations. Folkways is celebrating with Christkindlmarkt, which is a German–inspired holiday event. There’s a Winter Wonderland outside, where people can sit by the fire and enjoy food. There is also an indoor shopping market with kids’ activities and live performances. Organizers say they want people to realize…

Folkways Organizers Gear Up for Second Annual “Christkindlmarkt”

60 Christmas trees line the display outside the Stone Building in Downtown Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — For the second straight year, Folkways is bringing a distinct Christmas experience to Downtown Fargo. As part of “Christkindlmarkt”, Folkways is looking to get more people into the holiday spirit. The group set up sixty Christmas trees outside the Stone Building this morning to get ready for the four–day event. There is food, live entertainment, holiday treats and…

LIVE: Christkindlmarkt Brings Traditional European Christmas To Fargo

Old World Christmas Feel Comes To Fargo

  A traditional Christmas celebration is hopping across the pond and coming to Fargo. Simone Wai with Folkways joins Adam to talk about the 2nd annual Christkindlmarkt celebration this holiday season. “Christkindlmarkt” is a mouthful, but it’s a lot of fun to say. Wai explains the roots of the name. 60 Christmas trees will light up outside the Stone Building…

LIVE: Night Bazaar Bringing A New Kind Of Nightlife To Fargo

First Night Bazaar Set For June 28th

  Joe Burgum with Folkways joins Adam to talk about the new Night Bazaar events coming to downtown Fargo. Burgum says Folkways is trying to provide entertainment options for downtown Fargo that offer more than just food and drink. There will be live music throughout the night, henna tattoos, tarot card readings, pinball and fire breathers. Local artists will also…

New Additions Coming to Red River Market

On top of some new vendors, organizers want to make the market a little brighter

FARGO, ND– It’s a place you can buy local, eat well and have fun. Volunteers gathered downtown to help set up for the Red River Market in downtown Fargo. Shoppers will soon see a new stage that will host performers each Saturday. The additional section will also include more seating. The market runs every Saturday through the months of July…