Full Schedule of Events


Frostival 2020 is taking on a new form this go-around!

What started as a two day winter celebration will now be sprawled out over 6 weeks, January 15, 2020 - February 22, 2020, allowing more events and better yet, the ability to make it to ALL OF THEM!


Have an idea for a winter event? Tell us about it! 

January 23 - 30

DATE & TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
January 24
12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Frozen Business Showdown –Teams battle for points in all new winter activities with a twist. Bragging rights are on the line- does your organization have what it takes? Register here

Lindenwood Park
January 25
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Winter Birding Festival – Enjoy winter birding at its finest, Festival is free for birders of all skill levels. A limited number of binoculars provided

Forest River Park

January 25
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Cardboard Sled Races – Create a sled from cardboard and race down the hill. Registration on-site for this free event. Mickelson Park
January 25
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Uniquely Fargo: Winter Warriors –CANCELLED 
Lindenwood Park 

January 25 
4:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Winter Boot Camp – Join us for an evening full of winter adventure! Activities kick off with a sled parade starts at 4:30 p.m. and then open skate on the new rink while enjoying musical entertainment.  Triple Ax will be set up so you can try your hand at some ax throwing or play one of the other games like Hammerschlagen.   POW/MIA Plaza West Fargo
January 27
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

S’mores & More – The place to be to enjoy all the great things about winter in Fargo! The fun moves to a different warming house at a different neighborhood rink each week.

Clara Barton

Other Winter Events Happening This Weekend

DATE & TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
January 22 & 23
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Let’s Paint Snowmen at Flatland Brewery  – Midwest Mud and Flatland Brewery bring you “Let’s Paint Smowmen!” Tickets are $30 to paint and take home 3 snowmen! This event is 21 + Come alone, bring a friend, bring a date, come to drink beer or come to drink water! Can’t wait to see you!

Get Tickets

Flatland Brewery

January 25
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival – Best of the Best Tour – provides communities around the world with an award-winning and critically acclaimed selection of films; featuring adventure, mountain culture, and mountain sport. $15 for general admission. For tickets, Click Here

The Fargo Theatre 
January 26
12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 
B-B-Brrr Winter Classic – Come out and ride your fat tire or standard bike on the Red River! It may be cool outside, but it’ll be even cooler riding along the river! Sign up today. For more info, click here.  Wildflower Grove Park 
January 26
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
January Warm Winter Brunch – Everyone is welcome! Join us for a delicious meal prepared by Nancy Kvamme from Let’s Cook!
A variety of oven omelettes , Oven pumpkin pancakes, festive salad, dessert of course! No prices on the menu! Pay what you are able! Suggested amount is $7, volunteer with us, or use a complimentary meal card!
Square One Rental Kitchen & Events

January 23-30

DATE & TIME
EVENT
Jan 24
12 – 3 p.m.

Frozen Business Showdown 
Teams battle for points in all new winter activities with a twist. Bragging rights are on the line- does your organization have what it takes?

Register Here

Location: Lindenwood Park

Jan 25
9 a.m. –
12 p.m.

Winter Birding Festival
Enjoy winter birding at its finest, Festival is free for birders of all skill levels. A limited number of binoculars provided

Location: Forest River Park

Jan 25
10 – 11:30 a.m. 

Cardboard Sled Races – 
Create a sled from cardboard and race down the hill. Registration on-site for this free event.

Location: Mickelson Hill

Jan 25
12 – 4 p.m.

Uniquely Fargo: Winter Warriors – CANCELLED 

Jan 25
4:30 –
7:30 p.m.

Winter Boot Camp  
Kick-off the evening with a sled parade followed by open skating with musical entertainment. Try your hand at axe throwing with Triple Ax or challenge a friend to a game of Hammerslagan. 

Location:POW/MIA Plaza West Fargo

Jan 27
5 – 7 p.m.

S’mores & More
The place to be to enjoy all the great things about winter in Fargo! The fun moves to a different warming house at a different neighborhood rink each week.

Location: Clara Barton


January 31 - February 7

DATE & TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
January 31
4:00 p.m.
Frostival Winter Mixer at Harold’s- A mix of different events for friends and family such as s’mores and bonfires, craft projects for the kids, outdoor games, ice bar with booze luge, music, food by Usher’s House, and Triple Ax. Hop inside for karaoke and a cozy place to warm up. Harold’s on Main
February 1
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Frozen Prairie Youth Pond Hockey Day-Grab your friends and come enjoy a day of hockey played where it all started…on the ponds! Each team has a 3 game guarantee in this jamboree structured day. All games are two 10 min halves. Divisions are 10U, 8U, 6U (All divisions coed). Teams can have a max of 6 players. $60 per team, this includes a beanie for each player. All games are playing as 4 on 4Register here Lindenwood Park
February 1
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Frozen Fortress –Embrace the cool of winter with a day of outdoor activities and events, featuring: The Moorhead Business Association’s Snow Sculpture Contest, Free Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoe Rentals, indoor and outdoor games, a hot chocolate station, a marshmallow roast, and much more frosty fun! Hjemkomst Center 
February 1
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Log the Sauna –Log, the mobile sauna is back at Frostival! Sauna with us along the Red River for a truly unique winter experience in our traditional woodfired barrel sauna.Interested in experiencing the warmth with us? Sign up for a sweat! This event has sold out the past two years, so book early to get a seat on the bench. Register here Hjemkomst Center 
February 1
11:00 a.m. 
River Keepers Interpretive Snowshoe Hike along the Red River- Explore the banks of the Red River in downtown Moorhead on snowshoes. Bring snowshoes if you have them, otherwise Moorhead Parks and Recreation will provide them for free. Cold weather clothing is a must. #EnjoytheRed Register here Hjemkomst Center 
February 1
11:00 a.m.
MBA Snow Sculpture Competition – All skill levels welcome! Create something beautiful from cubes of snow. The winner will be announced February 8. Register here Hjemkomst Center 
February 1
12:00 p.m.

Snowga – Discover peace and tranquility by combining fresh powder and yoga! Join local yoga instructor Tracy as she leads snowga, a fun accessible practice for all ages and levels of yoga students. Please wear proper snow attire, no bare feet in this yoga class! Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. 
An optional donation of new or gently used hats, mittens or scarves in the only admission for this outdoor yoga practice. Collected items will be donated to Stepping Stones Resource Center. Register here

Hjemkomst Center 
February 1
1:00 p.m.
Cold Dance Attack- Join Dance Choreographer, Cleveland Smith for this 45-minute power-packed fitness dance party! A large variety of music is used along with conditioning for the entire body, broken down into simple dance patters. This format is fun for all ages, shapes, and fitness levels. Register here Hjemkomst Center
February 1
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Snowball Dance & Carnival-Enjoy a night out with the family dancing and playing carnival games. $8 per person which includes dance and carnival games (Food and bowling additional). Sunset Lanes
February 2
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Winter Wonderland Open Skate- Join us at the Cullen Hockey Center for open skate for all ages. Free skate rentals for 4 to 10 year olds while supplies last thanks to Scott Tobolt Foundation. Nothing better than lunch from Jay’s Smokin BBQ. Co Sponsored by the Moorhead Business Association and Moorhead Parks & Recreation & Moorhead Youth Hockey. Cullen Hockey Center
February 2
1:00 p.m.
Winter Wonderland Dog Pack Walk-  Join the winter pack… dog pack that is! Nature of the North and Hotdog! Pet Salon are teaming up to host a pack walk along the Red River.  Participants meet at Hotdog! Pet Salon/Nature of the North prior to the winter pack walk and return for refreshments with their 4-legged friends.  Hotdog! Pet Salon / Nature of the North
February 3
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
S’mores & More – the place to be to enjoy all the great things about winter in Fargo! The fun moves to a different warming house at a different neighborhood rink each week. Longfellow Park

Jan 31 - Feb 7, 2020

DATE & TIME
EVENT
Jan 31
4 p.m.

Frostival Winter Mixer at Harold’s- A mix of different events for friends and family such as s’mores and bonfires, craft projects for the kids, outdoor games, ice bar with booze luge, music, food by Usher’s House, and Triple Ax. Hop inside for karaoke and a cozy place to warm up.

Location: Harold’s on Main

Feb 1
9 a.m. –
3 p.m.

Frozen Prairie Youth Pond Hockey Day-Grab your friends and come enjoy a day of hockey played where it all started…on the ponds! Each team has a 3 game guarantee in this jamboree structured day. All games are two 10 min halves. Divisions are 10U, 8U, 6U (All divisions coed). Teams can have a max of 6 players. $60 per team, this includes a beanie for each player. All games are playing as 4 on 4Register Here

Location: Lindewood Park 

Feb 1
11 a.m. –
3 p.m.

Frozen Fortress –Embrace the cool of winter with a day of outdoor activities and events, featuring: The Moorhead Business Association’s Snow Sculpture Contest, Free Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoe Rentals, indoor and outdoor games, a hot chocolate station, a marshmallow roast, and much more frosty fun!

Location: Hjemkomst Center

Feb 1
11 a.m. –
3 p.m.

Log the Sauna –Log, the mobile sauna is back at Frostival! Sauna with us along the Red River for a truly unique winter experience in our traditional woodfired barrel sauna.Interested in experiencing the warmth with us? Sign up for a sweat! This event has sold out the past two years, so book early to get a seat on the bench. Register here

Location: Hjemkomst Center

Feb 1
11 a.m.

River Keepers Interpretive Snowshoe Hike along the Red River- Explore the banks of the Red River in downtown Moorhead on snowshoes. Bring snowshoes if you have them, otherwise Moorhead Parks and Recreation will provide them for free. Cold weather clothing is a must. #EnjoytheRed Register here

Location: Hjemkomst Center

Feb 1
11 a.m.

MBA Snow Sculpture Competition – All skill levels welcome! Create something beautiful from cubes of snow. The winner will be announced February 8th. Register Here

Location: Hjemkomst Center

Feb 1
12 p.m.

Snowga – Discover peace and tranquility by combining fresh powder and yoga! Join local yoga instructor Tracy as she leads snowga, a fun accessible practice for all ages and levels of yoga students. Please wear proper snow attire, no bare feet in this yoga class! Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. 
An optional donation of new or gently used hats, mittens or scarves in the only admission for this outdoor yoga practice. Collected items will be donated to Stepping Stones Resource Center. Register here

Location: Hjemkomst Center

Feb 1
1 p.m.

Cold Dance Attack- Join Dance Choreographer, Cleveland Smith for this 45-minute power-packed fitness dance party! A large variety of music is used along with conditioning for the entire body, broken down into simple dance patters. This format is fun for all ages, shapes, and fitness levels. Register here

Location: Hjemkomst Center

Feb 1
6 – 9 p.m.

Snowball Dance & Carnival – Enjoy a night out with the family dancing and playing carnival games. $8 per person includes dance and carnival games (Food and bowling additional). 

Location: Sunset Lanes

Feb 2
12 – 4 p.m.

Winter Wonderland Open Skate- Join us at the Cullen Hockey Center for open skate for all ages. Free skate rentals for 4 to 10 year olds while supplies last thanks to Scott Tobolt Foundation. Nothing better than lunch from Jay’s Smokin BBQ. Co Sponsored by the Moorhead Business Association and Moorhead Parks & Recreation & Moorhead Youth Hockey.

Location: Cullen Hockey Center

Feb 2
1 p.m.

Winter Wonderland Dog Pack Walk-  Join the winter pack.. dog pack that is! Nature of the North and Hotdog! Pet Salon are teaming up to host a pack walk along the Red River.  Participants would meet at Hotdog! Pet Salon/Nature of the North prior to the winter pack walk and return for nice warm refreshments with their 4-legged friends.

Location: Hotdog! Pet Salon/Nature of the North

Feb 3
5 – 7 p.m.

S’mores & More – the place to be to enjoy all the great things about winter in Fargo! The fun moves to a different warming house at a different neighborhood rink each week.

Location: Longfellow Park


February 8 - 14

DATE & TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
February 8
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Winter Kickball Tournament – Enjoy the cold, be active. Kickball will return to the Frostival calendar and will allow teams to embrace the cold and compete! This is a round robin style tournament and teams are guaranteed 3 games. Each team will receive participation t-shirts. Register here MB Johnson Park
February 8
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Ice Bowl Adult Disc Golf –  No wimps, no whiners. This is a disc golf tournament that takes place in the dead of winter to help bring awareness to hunger in America. Ice Bowl tournaments are held across the country to help fund raise for local food shelves and food-related charities. Amateur, Advanced, Master, and Pro registrations available.
Register here

Woodlawn Park
February 8
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Winter Gear Swap –  Do you have functional gear laying around your house, shoved up in your attic, or hidden somewhere in your garage that you aren’t using? LET US HELP! Nature of the North, the Moorhead American Legion Post 21, and Frostival 2020 are teaming up to give the FM community an opportunity to buy, sell, and trade used gear/equipment! FREE to attend and FREE Registration to sell. We simply want to provide a space for you to make some money while also helping to grow your local outdoor community. This event will make it possible for people to access gear that they otherwise wouldn’t have, and allows for the possibility of learning a new hobby, or inspiration for a fun adventure!
Moorhead American Legion
February 8
4:00 p.m.
Undie Run – Brave the cold, drop your pants, and run around in just your knickers! Pre-register for only $15 or $20 day of the event and receive a pair of Frostival undies and a pom hat in return for your bravery. Register here
Fargo Civic Center 
February 8
4:30 p.m.
Beard Competition –Bearding is the sport of growing, grooming and presenting one’s facial hair. So bring your family or friends;  the bushiest, the most stylish and the weirdest,  to showcase those chops, bristles, and whiskers and become the upper Midwest’s facial hair connoisseur. Register here Fargo Civic Center 
February 10
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
S’mores & More – the place to be to enjoy all the great things about winter in Fargo! The fun moves to a different warming house at a different neighborhood rink each week. Centennial Park

February 8-14

TIME
EVENT
Feb 8
8 a.m. –
4 p.m.

Winter Kickball Tournament – Enjoy the cold, be active. Kickball will return to the Frostival calendar and will allow teams to embrace the cold and compete! This is a round robin style tournament and teams are guaranteed 3 games. Each team will receive participation t-shirts. Register here

Location: MB Johnson Park 

Feb 8
8 a.m. –
4 p.m.

Ice Bowl Adult Disc Golf 
No wimps, no whiners. This is a disc golf tournament that takes place in the dead of winter to help bring awareness to hunger in America. Ice Bowl tournaments are held across the country to help fund raise for local food shelves and food-related charities. Amateur, Advanced, Master, and Pro registrations available.
Register Here

Location: Woodlawn Park

Feb 8
10 a.m. –
2 p.m.

Winter Gear Swap
Do you have functional gear laying around your house, shoved up in your attic, or hidden somewhere in your garage that you aren’t using? LET US HELP! Nature of the North, the Moorhead American Legion Post 21, and Frostival 2020 are teaming up to give the FM community an opportunity to buy, sell, and trade used gear/equipment! FREE to attend and FREE Registration to sell. We simply want to provide a space for you to make some money while also helping to grow your local outdoor community. This event will make it possible for people to access gear that they otherwise wouldn’t have, and allows for the possibility of learning a new hobby, or inspiration for a fun adventure!

Location: Moorhead American Legion

Feb 8
4 p.m.

Undie Run –Brave the cold, drop your pants, and run around in just your knickers! Pre-register for only $15 or $20 day of the event and receive a pair of Frostival undies and a pom hat in return for your bravery. Registration coming soon. 

Location: Fargo Civic Center

Feb 8
4:30 p.m.

Beard Competition– Bearding is the sport of growing, grooming and presenting one’s facial hair. So bring your family or friends;  the bushiest, the most stylish and the weirdest,  to showcase those chops, bristles, and whiskers and become the upper Midwest’s facial hair connoisseur. Check out the Rules & Register Here

Location: Fargo Civic Center

Feb 10
5 – 7 p.m.

S’mores & More
The place to be to enjoy all the great things about winter in Fargo! The fun moves to a different warming house at a different neighborhood rink each week.


February 15 - 22

DATE & TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
February 15
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Coffee & Cocoa Crawl –Caffeine & Chocolate, what’s no to love?! Bundle up the kids and grab your friends for a day of sipping and shopping! Admission is just $15 and includes a mug and samples of coffee and cocoa at 20 different locations in Downtown Fargo. Join in the crawl and taste the local coffee and cocoas of Fargo! Bonus: you get a special edition Frostival Coffee & Cocoa Crawl mug! Kids 10 & under = Free. Only enough mugs for those who purchase a ticket, kids 10 and under will not receive a mug.
Get tickets here 

Various locations in Downtown Fargo
February 21
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Cold Cinema: A Winter Movie Night – Embrace winter by enjoying an outdoor movie in the cold! Get your friends, bring a blanket, grab some popcorn, and settle in to watch a favorite winter film. The movie starts at 6:00 pm. Dress warm, this event will take place outdoors in a covered shelter. Heaters are available outside the shelter. Rheault Farm
February 22
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Ice Fishing Derby –Bring your ice fishing rod and try your luck at the annual Youth Ice Fishing Derby! South Woodhaven Pond is stocked with perch, bluegill and northern pike. Registration starts at 1:30PM, Derby runs from 2:00-3:00PM. Holes are pre-drilled, free hot cocoa and giveaways.  Woodhaven South Park & Fishing Pond
February 22
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Winter Trails Day –Learn how to snowshoe, skishoe, and/or XC ski for free at MB Johsnon Park. This event is sponsored by the North Country Trail Association’s Dakota Prairie Chapter, NDSU’s Natural Resource Management Club, MSUM’s Regional Science Center, Moorhead Parks & Recreation, and Nature of the North. MB Johnson Park 
February 22
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Outdoor Winter Volleyball –Compete in an outdoor, winter volleyball tournament. Fargo Billiards

February 15 - 22

TIME
EVENT
Feb 15
10 a.m.-
2 p.m.

Coffee & Cocoa Crawl
Caffeine & Chocolate, what’s no to love?! Bundle up for a day of sipping and shopping! Admission is $15 and includes a mug and samples of coffee and cocoa at 20 locations in Downtown Fargo. Join in the crawl and taste the local coffee and cocoas of Fargo! Bonus: you get a special edition Frostival Coffee & Cocoa Crawl mug! Kids 10 and under = Free. Only enough mugs for those who purchase a ticket, kids 10 and under will not receive a mug.

Location: Various locations in Downtown Fargo
Get tickets here

Feb 21
6–8 p.m.

Cold Cinema: A Winter Movie Night
Embrace winter by enjoying an outdoor movie in the cold! Bring a blanket, grab some popcorn, and settle in to watch a favorite winter film. Dress warm, this event will take place outdoors in a covered shelter. Heaters are available outside the shelter.

Location: Rheault Farm

Feb 22
1:30-3 p.m.

Ice Fishing Derby
Bring your ice fishing rod and try your luck at the annual Youth Ice Fishing Derby! South Woodhaven Pond is stocked with perch, bluegill and northern pike. Registration starts at 1:30PM, Derby runs from 2:00-3:00PM. Holes are pre-drilled, free hot cocoa and giveaways. 

Location: Woodhaven South Park & Fishing Pond

Feb 22
10 a.m.–
3 p.m.

Winter Trails Day
Learn how to snowshoe, skishoe, and/or XC ski for free at MB Johsnon Park. This event is sponsored by the North Country Trail Association’s Dakota Prairie Chapter, NDSU’s Natural Resource Management Club, MSUM’s Regional Science Center, Moorhead Parks & Recreation, and Nature of the North..

Location: MB Johnson Park 

Feb 22
11 a.m.–
3 p.m.

Outdoor Winter Volleyball –Compete in an outdoor, winter volleyball tournament.

Location: Fargo Billiards


PAST EVENTS

January 15 - January 22

DATE & TIME
EVENT
LOCATION

January 15-24
4:30 – 7:00 p.m.

West Fargo Winter Days- Join in the excitement of a West Fargo winter tradition! Winter Days features various events for the community, including the Silver Snowflake Search, Coloring Contest, Crossword Puzzle, Senior Luncheon and more! For daily events, check out www.wfparks.org/winter-days/ Various West Fargo locations

January 18 
4:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Winter Boot Camp RESCHEDULED to 1/25 DUE TO WEATHER Join us for an evening full of winter adventure! Activities kick off with a sled parade starts at 4:30 p.m. and then open skate on the new rink while enjoying musical entertainment. The cocoa cook-off will be happening throughout the night and Triple Ax will be set up so you can try your hand at some ax throwing or play one of the other games like Hammerschlagen.   POW/MIA Plaza West Fargo
January 18 & 19
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Indoor Volleyball Tournament –Take a break from the cold and warm up with some volleyball! Pre-registered teams will compete to take the title of Winter Days champions. 
Register here for January 18, co-ed tournament
Register here for January 19, women’s tournament
Rustad Recreation Center
January 18
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Cardboard Sled Races RESCHEDULED to 1/25 DUE TO WEATHERCreate a sled from cardboard and race down the hill. Registration on-site for this free event. Mickelson Park
January 20
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
S’mores & More – the place to be to enjoy all the great things about winter in Fargo! The fun moves to a different warming house at a different neighborhood rink each week. Roosevelt Park

PAST EVENTS 

January 15 - 22

DATE & TIME
EVENT
Jan 15-24
4:30 –
7 p.m.

West Fargo Winter Days 
Join in the excitement of a West Fargo winter tradition! Winter Days features various events for the community, including the Silver Snowflake Search, Coloring Contest, Crossword Puzzle, Senior Luncheon and more! For daily event details, check out West Fargo Park’s website.  

Location:Various West Fargo locations

Jan 18
4:30 –
7:30 p.m.

Winter Boot Camp – RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER. NEW DATE 1/25
Kick-off the evening with a sled parade followed by open skating with musical entertainment. Sample a ton of hot cocoa for the Cocoa cook-off! Try your hand at axe throwing with Triple Ax or challenge a friend to a game of Hammerslagan. 

Location:POW/MIA Plaza West Fargo

Jan 18 & 19
8 a.m. –
4 p.m.

Indoor Volleyball Tournament –Take a break from the cold and warm up with some volleyball! Pre-registered teams will compete to take the title of Winter Days champions. 
Register here for January 18, co-ed tournament
Register here for January 19, women’s tournament

Location:  Rustad Recreation Center

Jan 18
10 – 11:30 a.m. 

Cardboard Sled Races –RESCHEDULED to 1/25 DUE TO WEATHER
Create a sled from cardboard and race down the hill. Registration on-site for this free event.

Location: Mickelson Hill

Jan 20
5 – 7 p.m.

S’mores & More 
The place to be to enjoy all the great things about winter in Fargo! The fun moves to a different warming house at a different neighborhood rink each week.

Location: Roosevelt Park