holiday season

Thousands attend Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase

More than 200 vendors across the state came to Fargo to show off their products.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The F-M community and North Dakotans beyond flock to Scheels Arena for the annual Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase. You can find anything from arts and crafts to food and mini games. It’s a celebration of everything locally created in North Dakota as thousands swung by seeking the perfect Christmas gift and other cool items. Vendors…

F-M community celebrates 6th annual Christkindlmarkt

Bring out the ugly sweaters as Christkindlmarkt is under way. Have some chocolate, check out the entertainment, warm up by the fire and take a picture with THE Santa Claus only on Sunday from 1-4pm.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — An outdoor winter wonderland you can only find inside and outside the Fargo Civic Center. “It’s a free community event. Everyone is welcome and it’s really just a time to slow down, bring together your friends and family and celebrate the holiday season,” said Simone Wai, Event Organizer. Fargo’s 6th annual Christkindlmarkt features vibrant entertainment, cool,…

High fees force businesses, nonprofits to rethink annual Holiday Lights show

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Local businesses and nonprofits are feeling left out of the holiday lights display because of the event being more expensive now that it’s moved to the Red River Valley Fair than it was at Lindenwood Park. “We recognize that this has been turned over to a much more commercial aspect rather than a community aspect….

Seniors receive a Christmas carol caravan

Local church brings holiday cheer to assisted living facility

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A caroling caravan brings some Christmas cheer to a local senior living facility. People throughout the community lined up in their vehicles to let residents at Edgewood Vista Assisted Living know that they deserve a holiday “pick me up” with some festive songs. The leader of the caravan is a pastor at Living Waters Lutheran Church….

Stuff The Bus wraps up its two-day holiday donation event

"Stuff the Bus" is in its 12th year of bringing holiday cheer to those in need

FARGO, N.D.- Stuff the Bus’s 2nd day is wrapping up at KFGO. The two-day Christmas event started up again at 7:00 Wednesday morning. The bus was parked outside KFGO’s station until 6:00 PM. Donations had to be new and unwrapped to be accepted. All of the gifts will be delivered to the YWCA for its Unique Boutique. It lets women…

The Village’s webinar shares ways to help cope with stress during the holidays

Buying and receiving gifts, family gatherings, COVID-19 & how to say no

FARGO-  Jingle Bells or Bah Humbug? The Village Family Service Center hosts a webinar on how to handle the season’s biggest stressors. The holiday season is here & so is the stress of buying gifts, family get-togethers and now, this year, COVID-19. Keeping track of gifts you’ve purchased can be hard, but with apps like Christmas List and Santa’s Red…

Golden Drive Homeless Kids’ gift drive helps brings cheer to community

local non-profit partners with shelters and business to raise awareness for homeless youth

FARGO, N.D. — The Golden Drive Homeless Kids Christmas Gift Event is helping bring Christmas cheer to children of all ages living in local homeless shelters. “We’re 100 percent non-profit. Our mission is awareness, to raise awareness. that’s our core mission. Everything that is donated from day one everything goes right back into this community to our homeless children.” Golden…

How to eat healthy this Thanksgiving

FARGO, N.D. – Food comas after eating a lot of turkey and pumpkin pie and sitting in front of the TV may be in our future. But there are a few ways you can be healthy this holiday season. Dietitians at Sanford say that healthy eating during the holidays comes down to portion control, and altering recipes so that you…

LIVE: A Sweet Incentive To Support Great Plains Food Bank

Donate Canned Goods For Free Cookie Dough At Area Papa Murphy's Restaurants

  Get into the giving spirit this holiday season, and get something in return. Papa Murhpy’s Pizza is partnering with the Great Plains Food Bank this November. If you donate five non-perishable canned food items to any F-M Papa Murphy’s through November 20th, you get a free one pound tub of cookie dough. Great Plains says they have the greatest…