red river valley fair

Metallica to perform at Encore Drive-In Nights at Red River Valley Fair

Three Days Grace will open for the band.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–After two country acts, the Red River Valley Fair is appealing to its rock fans with a one-night only Metallica concert. Metallica will be performing at the Encore Drive-In Nights on Saturday, August 29. Three Days Grace will open for the band. Similar to previous Drive-In shows, concert goers will be asked to remain in their vehicles. No…

Blake Shelton with special guests to perform at Encore Drive-In Nights at Red River Valley Fair

The concert is from 4:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The Red River Valley Fair will be hosting another Encore Drive-In concert featuring Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Trace Adkins on July 25. The concert will be similar to the Drive-in concert featuring Garth Brooks. Concert goers will be asked to remain in their vehicles. No more than six people will be allowed in each vehicle, and RVs…

Red River Valley Fair canceled

WEST FARGO, N.D. – The 2020 Red River Valley Fair has been canceled. In a Facebook post, the fair says its Executive Board voted, “to adhere to the North Dakota Department of Health’s recommendation to cancel the 2020 Red River Valley Fair due to the COVID-19 pandemic.” The fair says the health and safety of everyone involved in the fair…

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…