Special Events



River Paddling Excursions LogoRiver Paddling Excursions
May - August
6-8 pm (Arrive at 5:30 pm)
Hjemkomst Center Landing

If you like to canoe or kayak, and would like to learn more about the Red River, join us this summer as Moorhead Parks and Recreation and River Keepers host monthly River Paddling Excursions. Take a relaxing downtown river tour as local guest speakers share their expertise on the following educational topics:

May 16
– Red River Trivia, hosted by River Keepers
June 20 – Aviary Expedition, hosted by Fargo-Moorhead Audubon.
July 18 – History of the Red River, hosted by the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
August 15 - Animals and Habitats, hosted by Nicole Lee

Each session will begin at 6 pm with the basics of canoeing and kayaking. Please arrive at 5:30 pm. Vessels are available on a first come, first served basis. For more information, or to register, visit the On the River section of our website.



Dive into SummerDive into Summer
June 14
6:30-8:30 pm
Moorhead Municipal Pool

Kick off the summer with a night of family fun at the pool! Enjoy free open swim and water games, hotdogs, chips, and pop (while supplies last), and enter for a chance to win prizes! Children 8 years of age and under must be accompanied and supervised by an adult. Season pool passes will also be available for purchase.


Farmers-Market-Logo-ColorMoorhead Farmers Market
Open Tuesdays
June 19-September 25
Moorhead Center Mall Parking Lot (corner of Center Ave and 4 St N)

Get Fresh. Go Local. Items for sale include fresh vegetables, fruit, baked goods, honey, jams, jellies, pet products, hand crafted items, food trucks, music and so much more!


June -August
5:30-8:00 pm
Memorial Park

There's always something to enjoy at Moorhead RiverArts! Each night features free horse-drawn carriage rides, inflatable games, food, hands-on kids activities, and more! All concerts begin at 6 pm. Activities subject to change.

June 12 - Performance by 8th Hour and a Petting Zoo
June 26 - Performance by Matt Aakre, Gooseberry Park Players, and a Photo Booth
July 10 - Performance by Blind Joe and Barrel Car Rides
July 24 - Performance by Lars and Joe Pony Show, and River Keepers Fishing Clinic
August 14 - Performance by Front Fenders and Pony Rides


Summer Splash LogoSummer Splash
July 19
2-4 pm
Moorhead Municipal Pool

Jump in for an afternoon of fun with free inflatable games, a diving contest, and so much more to help you stay cool!


Doggy Dip LogoDoggy Dip
August 13
3:30-7:30 pm
South Park Wading Pool

Let your dog cool off their paws with our annual Doggy Dip! The price for admission $3.50 per dog, with all proceeds benefiting the Moorhead Dog Park. Dogs should have a collar, ID tags, be properly licensed, vaccinated, and in good health to swim.