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"In the last three years, Fargo has begun to reinvent itself as improbably stylish, worldly, even luxurious ...Quietly, subversively, Fargo has gone trendy." Stephanie Simon, Los Angelos Times

Named one of the most desirable places in the country to live by Money magazine, Fargo is quickly earning a reputation as a great place to live. The Fargo, ND-Moorhead, MN community has many qualities that contribute to this region, including highly respected educational opportunities for K-12 through college, advanced medical technology, a progressive business community, numerous cultural and arts opportunities, a clean environment and good-hearted, friendly people.

Chamber of Commerce
The Arts Partnership
Plains Art Museum
Convention and Visitors Bureau
The Forum
Fargo Moorhead Visual Artists

Arenas and auditoriums

  • Fargodome - (1800 North University Drive) An indoor arena located on the NDSU campus. It plays host to all NDSU home football games and is also used for concerts and trade shows.
  • Reineke Fine Arts Center - (12th Avenue North and Bolley Drive) Located on the NDSU campus. The University uses the center for concerts, theatrical presentations, and other events.
  • Fargo Civic Center - (207 4th Street North) An indoor arena used to host trade shows, sporting events, meetings, community events, concerts, and disaster relief.
  • Coliseum - (807 17th Avenue North) A multi-purpose ice facility used for the Fargo high schools in addition to figure skating and hockey play.

Museums

  • Bonanzaville, USA - (1351 Main Avenue, West Fargo) A "village" made up of many historic buildings from the region. Includes a church, school building, and log cabins. It is named after the historic bonanza farms of the area. Open May-October.
  • The Children's Museum at Yunker Farm - (1201 28th Avenue North) Provides many exhibits and "hands-on" participation for children. Open year-round.
  • Fargo Air Museum - (1609 19th Avenue North) Features aircraft from World War II and beyond. Also hosts traveling exhibits.
  • Plains Art Museum - (704 1st Avenue North) A large art museum located in a historic downtown building. Features regional and national exhibits.
  • Roger Maris Museum - (West Acres Shopping Center) A small museum located in a wing of the mall. Features memorabilia and a video presentation about the New York Yankees player.

Theaters

  • Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre - (333 4th Street South) FMCT presents comedies, dramas, youth shows, and musicals in a theatre located in Island Park south of downtown.
  • Fargo Theatre - (314 Broadway) A 1937 Art Deco movie theatre with two screens. Presents films (classic and current), live productions, and other events.
  • Main Avenue Theatre - (716 Main Avenue) Hosts live productions by Theatre B, a local independant theater company.

Misc. attractions

  • Newman Outdoor Field - (1515 15th Avenue North) Home of the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks (an independent professional baseball team that is part of the Northern League).
  • North Dakota Horse Park - (5100 19th Avenue North) Features live racing and betting.
  • Red River Zoo - (4220 21st Avenue Southwest) A 30-acre zoo that features 80 species of animals. Also includes a restored 1928 carousel.
  • Fargo Outdoor Skate Park - (4th Street) Outdoor skate park located at the Dike West.
  • FM Derby Girls - Fargo's very own not-for-profit womens flat-track roller derby league

 

 

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