Special Events


Celtic Festival (March 11)                  Frostival (January 27-28)              Moorhead Ice Show (March 24-26)  
Sleigh Rides (January 27-30)




January 27–28

Let's celebrate winter!


A variety of activities are planned throughout the community during Frostival, and these are the events happening in Moorhead at the Hjemkomst Center on Saturday, January 28:

Sponsored by Moorhead Noon Kiwanis
10:00am-4:30pm|Hjemkomst Center, 202 1st Ave N, Moorhead
Enjoy a bowl of chili for a good cause! The cost is $8 for adults, $5 for students and free for children age 12 and under with donation of a nonperishable food item for the Dorothy Day Food Pantry.

Sponsored by Moorhead Business Association and The Arts Partnership
10:00am-4:30pm|Hjemkomst Center, 202 1st Ave N, Moorhead
Snow sculptures will be built at Viking Ship Park near the Hjemkomst Center and voted on that afternoon. Awards will be presented at a ceremony in the early evening. Businesses/organizations may get involved in one of two ways: sponsoring an artist who will create a sculpture or creating a sculpture themselves.
Get involved by contacting Gwen at ghoberg@gmail.com.

11:00am in Viking Ship Park
Registration is from 10:00am-11:00am inside the Hjemkomst Center and the races begin at 11:00am. Racers will be placed in various age groups, with prizes awarded for each age group. Snowshoes will be provided.

2:00pm in Viking Ship Park
Decorate your sled and participate in the sled parade! Prizes will be awarded to the Most Creative, Most Colorful, Most Bundled Up Sledder, Best Theme and more.

Other activities happening at the Hjemkomst Center that Saturday include:
  • Snow Dig
  • Bean Bag Toss
  • Snow Fort Making
  • Geocaching with River Keepers
  • Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe rentals
  • Roast Marshmallows and enjoy a cup of Hot Chocolate
  • Buy One-Get-One-Free admission to Historical & Cultural Society of Clay County

Saturday, January 28 – Competitive Events
 9 am - 4 pm

Adult Coed Kickball Tournament – MB Johnson Park
"Ice Bowl"Disc Golf Tournament – Woodlawn Park



Celtic Festival Logo14th Annual Celtic Festival
March 11
10 am-4 pm
Hjemkomst Center
210 First Ave N

The Celtic Festival celebrates the history, traditions, and rich culture of the seven Celtic Nations of Brittany, Cornwall, Galicia, Ireland, Isle of Man, Scotland, and Wales.

Free admission and a variety of things to see and do! The festival features two entertainment stages, a variety of booths with both information and demonstration, vendors selling a variety of Celtic items, food, workshops and presentations, art and craft activities, and much more!

The Celtic Festival is a collaborative project between Moorhead Parks and Recreation and Fargo Park District. This event is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.


Ice Show SkaterMoorhead Ice Show
March 24 - 7 pm
March 25 - 7 pm
March 26 - 1 pm
Moorhead Sports Center
324 24 St S

Enjoy this showcase of popular career tunes featuring skaters in our Learn To Skate and Advanced Skater programs, and, performances by a nationally ranked guest skater!
$5.00 Ages 3-11
$7.00 Ages 12 and older