Special Events


Jack o LanternHaunted Mall

October 31
4:30-7:30 pm
Moorhead Center Mall
510 Center Avenue

Enjoy an evening of trick-or-treating in a safe, controlled environment, that offers an alternative option for families on Halloween night. Activities planned include trick-or-treating throughout the mall, scary and not-so-scary spaces, pumpkin decorating, and a variety of crafts and hands-on activities for kids and families. Admission is free! This event is sponsored by Moorhead Parks and Recreation, the Moorhead Center Mall, Forum Communications, and First Ave Promo.

Holiday Kickoff LogoHoliday Kickoff
November 21
5 pm
Moorhead Center Mall
510 Center Avenue

Welcome the season as we light the City of Moorhead's Holiday Tree! Enjoy refreshments and the Moorhead High School Carolers. Afterwards, watch the Xcel Energy Holiday Lights Parade downtown.

Skating SantaSkate with Santa
December 10
2:15-4:15 pm
Moorhead Sports Center
324 24 St S

Lace up your skates and enjoy free open skate, with Santa and Mrs. Claus!


Sleigh RidesSleigh Rides
December 27-29
1-4 pm
Hjemkomst Center

Enjoy a scenic sleigh ride through beautiful Viking Ship Park. Tickets are available at the door on a first come, first served basis. There are no reservation or advanced ticket sales. Tickets are $4 per person (children 2 and under are free).



January 26-27

Embrace the cool of winter with 2 days of outdoor events such as snow golf, kickball, cardboard sled races, and family-friendly events! Watch for more information to come!


One Enchanted Evening LogoOne Enchanted Evening
February 24
6-9 pm
Hjemkomst Center

Back by popular demand, this evening for youth, ages 4-12 and their family, features a grand march, dancing, refreshments, photos, and memories to last a lifetime. Semi-formal dress is encouraged.

All are invited to attend the grand march, however, only ticketed couples will be allowed to stay afterwards for the dance. Tickets are $12 per person, and will be available for purchase beginning February 5, by calling the Parks and Recreation office at 218.299.5340, or by visiting moorheadparks.com. A limited number of tickets will be available, so be sure to purchase yours early! The registration deadline is February 15.


Celtic Festival LogoCeltic Festival
March 10
10 am-4 pm
Hjemkomst Center

Celebrate the history and traditions of the seven Celtic nations of Brittany, Cornwall, Isle of Man, Galicia, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. Enjoy great performances and heritage presentations throughout the day. Children and adults alike can learn about the traditions of the Celtic nations through hands-on activities and table displays. Authentic Celtic food will be provided by Catering by Concordia Concessions. Admission is free.

This event is sponsored by Moorhead Parks and Recreation, the Fargo Park District, and The Arts Partnership. Grant support is provided by the cities of Fargo, Moorhead, and West Fargo through The Arts Partnership.


Ice Show SkaterMoorhead Ice Show
March 23  7 pm
March 24  7 pm
March 25  1 pm
Moorhead Sports Center

Tickets are $5 for ages 3-11, and $8 for ages 12 and older.