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Skillet to Headline Rock Show at Red River Valley Fair

WEST FARGO, N.D.–Red River Valley Fair officials announced that Skillet will be headlining the Red River Valley Fair on Saturday, July 11th. Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in 1996. They have released ten studio albums, two of which have received Grammy nominations. The band will take the stage at 8 p.m. with gates opening at 6 p.m….

Red River Valley Fair Announces 2020 Country Lineup

WEST FARGO, N.D.–Red River Valley Fair officials have announced the 2020 country lineup. LANCO with Runaway June will be on the Grandstand Wednesday, July 8th and Trace Adkins will take the Grandstand Thursday, July 9th. LANCO is an American country music band consisting of five members. Their most popular song to date is “Greatest Love Story” which has been featured…

Red River Valley Fair Manager Resigns

Bryan Schulz says he decided it was time to do something else

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Red River Valley Fair Association is looking for a new manager. Bryan Schulz has resigned after 12 years. He says he decided it was time to do something else. Schulz says he has a couple of other job prospects he’s considering. The former West Fargo City Commissioner previously worked for the FM Convention and Visitors Bureau…

Faces of the Fair: Artist Draws Red River Valley Fairgoers for More Than Two Decades

Toby Schnobrich is also a cartoon artist in St. Cloud

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Valley Fair has been a central part of North Dakota summers for more than a century. But it’s the last 22 that have meant the most to St. Cloud cartoon artist Toby Schnobrich. “I started coming here I believe in 1997 back when it was in June and it was a nine…

Red River Valley Fair Shines Spotlight on Livestock

the fair will have poultry starting Wednesday

FARGO, N.D. — It’s all about who’s got the best of the best at the Red River Valley Fair. And no, we’re not talking about the food or the rides. No matter the family, you can always expect a tradition  to arise. “My dad showed at the state fair back in 1972 in bell bottom pants. Then I showed, my…

Wet Start To RRVF, Cricket Dish on Display

WEST FARGO, N.D. – It was a gloomy beginning for the Red River Valley Fair. Despite the chance of thunderstorms, officials say the fair will go on as planned and there are no safety concerns. If you were one of the fairgoers willing to brave a little bit of rain, you may be daring enough to try some brand new, out-of-the-ordinary…

Red River Valley Fair Opens First Day Despite Rain

New attractions and carnival, including 40 new rides, officially open at the Red River Valley Fair

WEST FARGO, N.D. — It’s a gloomy beginning for the Red River Valley Fair, but despite the chance of thunderstorms, officials say the fair will go on as planned, and there is no need for safety concerns.  And, if you’re one of the fair-goers willing to brave a little bit of rain, you may be daring enough to try some…

Carnival at the Red River Valley Fair Opening Delayed

Due to inclement weather the Carnival at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds will not open until 3pm.

Due to inclement weather the Carnival at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds will not open until 3pm. Tuesday’s $15 unlimited Daily ride wristbands can be purchased starting at 1pm. Those who have Mega Passes can come get their wristbands starting at 11am. To learn more about the Red River Valley Fair lineup, ticket prices, entertainment, events and activities online at redrivervalleyfair.com….