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Top 10 Fargo-Moorhead Events To Attend In April

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With the longer days and slightly less snow, Fargo is more than ready to dive into spring to make the most of it. With never-ending concerts, fundraisers, plays and more, there’s always something new to check out. Kick off April with our top picks!

You can find more events on our Events Calendar.

60th Annual Toppers Car Show

April 7-8
This indoor rod and custom car show is held at the West Fargo Veterans Memorial Arena each year to showcase the coolest cars around.
Veterans Memorial Arena
1207 7th Ave. E., West Fargo

Fargo Whiskey Fest

Wednesday, April 11 at 6 p.m.
The 3rd annual Fargo Whiskey Fest will be held at Sanctuary Events Center. Come sample whiskeys and scotches from around the world while enjoying appetizer selections from Chef’s Table catering.
Sanctuary Events Center
670 4th Ave. N., Fargo

Race to Zero

Saturday, April 14 at 8:30 a.m.
5K/10K Run/Walk for Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention is a familyfriendly event to encourage community conversation about sexual assault awareness and prevention. Support, not only from a survivor’s friends and family but also from the larger community, can translate into a better response for victims of sexual assault and ultimately, change social norms that offenders use to commit sexual violence.
Fercho YMCA
4243 19th Ave. S., Fargo

29th Annual Woodlands and High Plains Powwow

Saturday, April 14 at 12 p.m.
NDSU is set to host the 29th annual Woodlands and High Plains Powwow at the Bentson Bunker Fieldhouse. The theme is “Celebrating Life. Creating Our Future.” Jered Pigeon, a coordinator for NDSU’s multicultural program, is the event’s committee chair. He said the powwow will celebrate the academic accomplishments and achievements of American Indian college graduates.
North Dakota State University
1340 Administration Ave., Fargo

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

April 20-29
Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre presents Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. A Regional Premiere. Tickets on sale April 2. Keep an eye open for those Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. This 11-time Tony Award nominee is a hilarious battle of cons that will keep audiences laughing, humming, and guessing all the way to the French Rivera. Based on the 1988 film starring Steve Martin and Michael Caine, this high-energy musical caper is a local premiere.
The Stage at Island Park
333 4th St. S., Fargo

Hair of the Dog

Saturday, April 21 at 12 p.m.
Fargo Brewing Company and New Breed Brew Chewz are teaming up again for another dog expo. Bring your pup(s) and see what the Fargo-Moorhead area has to offer for the dog(s) in your life. It’s a dog party. Spring will be rolling in, and we are ready to get back out into the world with our furry friend(s)…and hopefully not be freezing our tails off. There will be an empty tent in the parking lot, so we may as well fill it with some awesome local shelters.
Fargo Brewing Company
610 University Dr. N., Fargo

FMBallet Presents Aladdin

Saturday, April 21 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 22 2 p.m.
We are flying into the Fargo Theatre on a magic carpet in April 2018, bringing Aladdin to the stage. This is a new ballet for the FMBallet, choreographed by Artistic Director, Matt Gasper
Fargo Theatre
314 Broadway N., Fargo

Party for the Planet

Sunday, April 22 at 10 a.m.
All-day celebration of Earth Day with fun activities and special animal encounters. Party for the Planet is also the official kickoff to our summer hours. No registration required.
Red River Zoo
4255 23rd Ave. S., Fargo

North Dakota Autism Center’s 9th Annual AuSome Evening

Friday, April 27 at 5:30 p.m.
The North Dakota Autism Center is excited to announce that the 9th annual AuSome Evening will be held Friday, April 27, 2018. The event will feature keynote speaker Mr. Chris Ulmer, a former special education teacher, the current advocator and founder of Special Books by Special Kids. Special Books by Special Kids is a 501(c)3 organization that seeks to normalize the diversity of the human condition under the pillars of honesty, respect, mindfulness, positivity and collaboration.
DoubleTree by Hilton
825 E. Beaton Dr., West Fargo

YWCA Women of the Year

Monday, April 30 at 5:30 p.m.
Since 1973, YWCA has been shining a spotlight on the leadership of exceptional area women at this event. Proceeds from the evening support the mission and programs of YWCA Cass Clay. Women of the Year recipients will be announced during the event to be held Monday, April 30, 2018, at the Delta Hotel by Marriott. For group tickets and sponsorship information, please call Tami at (701) 232-2547 or email
Delta by Marriott
1635 42nd St. S., Fargo


Under The Street Lamp At The Fargo Theatre
Friday, May 4 at 7 p.m.
The Fargo Theatre
314 Broadway N., Fargo

‘I Am, He Said’ A Celebration of Neil Diamond
Saturday, May 5 at 7 p.m.
The Fargo Theatre
314 Broadway N., Fargo

Wish Fast: Superhero 3, 5 And 10K Walk/Run
Saturday, May 5 at 8 a.m.
Urban Plains Park
5050 30th Ave S., Fargo

Jazz Nickel Combo At Urban 42
Thursday, May 10 at 7 p.m.
Urban 42
1635 42nd St. S., Fargo

Junk Market
May 10-12
Scheels Arena
5225 31st. Ave. S., Fargo

Home Free: Timeless World Tour
Saturday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m.
Fargo Civic Center
207 4th St. N., Fargo

Great Strides Fargo-Moorhead 5K
Saturday, May 12 at 10 a.m.
Oak Grove Park
170 Maple St., Fargo

Arc West Central Dances
Monday, May 14 at 7:15 p.m.
Ellen Hopkins Elementary
2020 11th St. S., Moorhead

The Fargo Marathon
May 14-19
1800 N. University Dr., Fargo

FM Kicks Band Spring Concert
Friday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre
333 4th St. S., Fargo

Jessica Kuehn

Written by Jessica Kuehn

Jessica Kuehn is the web editor for Spotlight Media. She graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead with a degree in print journalism. When she isn't writing or correcting her and other people's grammar, Jessica is obsessively quoting The Office and reading way too many books.

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