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Golden Drive brings holiday cheer to the needy

"We have raised over 18,000 pairs of socks this year."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Santa is helping Golden Drive raise money and homelessness awareness in the cold. Santa and his helpers are ringing their bells at the West Fargo Fire Department accepting donations to help homeless kids in the community. “It warms me so much that it helps me pass the -40 nights up in the North Pole. Especially this…

Covid-19 changes protocols to meeting Santa at West Acres

FARGO, N.D. – This year, the Santa experience at West Acres Mall looks a bit different than in the past. Instead of the long lines, you will use an app to schedule an appointment with Santa. When it’s your turn, you’ll be allowed into a holiday themed corridor that leads to the big man himself. Instead of sitting on Santa’s…

Prairie Roots Food Coop Hosts Mini Farmers Market

Families dropped by the store to sample local producers and chat with the jolly old man himself.

FARGO, N.D. — A local Co-op is getting people into the holiday spirit and encouraging customers to shop local. Prairie Roots Food Co-op, located in Downtown Fargo, had its Mini Farmers Market and Santa photo shoot. Families dropped by the store to sample local producers and chat with the jolly old man himself. The shop also had a bike hooked…

Santa Visits Candy Cane Carnival in Fargo

People packed the Avalon Events Center for some holiday fun

FARGO, N.D. — Parents, boys and girls of all ages packed into the Avalon Events Center to stay warm and enjoy some early holiday time together. “It’s a great day to have the families come out and spend time together and do some activities take pictures with Santa, ya know, walk around and just spend time together for the holidays,”…

Local Organization Provides Safe Space For Kids With Special Needs To Meet Santa

Kids were also able to enjoy holiday treats and created sensory friendly crafts

MOORHEAD, Minn.- For some kids, waiting in line is the most dreaded part of visiting Santa. For others, it’s the noise, the amount of people, and the lights. “Sometimes loud noises are bothersome, huge crowds, standing around in a line with a bunch of people all pressed together is just really uncomfortable and here there is just.. There’s none of…

LIVE: New Openings Just In Time For Holiday Festivities At West Acres

Holiday Season Brings Events Along With New Openings

  Months of planning and building are coming together at West Acres mall just in time for the holiday season. The highly-anticipated Crave restaurant opened last week. The Aptitude art studio is set to open soon. The mall is also moving into holiday mode soon. The mall is hosting “Frozen Fest” Saturday the 23rd in honor of the movie Frozen…

A Fargo Boy Is Celebrating Christmas A Little Bit Early This Year

He is currently fighting Leukemia for the second time.

FARGO, N.D.- Christmas is 7–year–old Grantley Johnson’s favorite time of the year. “When he first walked in here and saw how everything was set up, his face just got huge and he had a huge smile on his face, and I don’t think we’ve lost it yet. He’s running around here with his friends, family and stuff and he just…

Longtime “Santa” At Rheault Farm Passes Away

Bob Scott Was Also An Active Leader In Scouting

Bob ScottFARGO, N.D. — The man who portrayed Santa Claus for the past decade at Rheault Farm in Fargo has passed away. Bob Scott’s family says because he posed for photos with so many children as Santa, he would often encounter people who would tell him that his picture was on their refrigerator. Scott was also an active leader in…

Granite City Gifts Kids With Free Meals on Christmas Eve

From 11am-5pm, Granite City gave kids a free meal with a purchase of an adult entree

FARGO– Fargo’s Granite City is doing something that might earn it a spot on Santa’s nice list this year. “I was looking on Google last night, searching for things to do on Christmas Eve and I saw that they had “Kids Eat Free” today starting at 11 and I thought, that’s perfect,” Granite City customer Kelly Myrmoe said. “We needed…

West Fargo Spreads Holiday Cheer With Family-Friendly Celebration

There was a treat lighting ceremony, tours of the police department, and more

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The City of West Fargo put on a holiday celebration for families to enjoy. It’s a tradition that’s been going on for years; in fact, one organizer even grew up attending it. “It’s a struggle to get big events put together like this, but we have tons of businesses that are willing to come in clutch for…