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Fargo-Moorhead Ultimate Halloween Guide 2017

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There are a shocking number of ways to celebrate Halloween in Fargo-Moorhead, so we figured we’d make it easier. Whether you’re looking to carve pumpkins with your family or get your socks scared off, take a peek (if you dare) at some of our spooky, and non-spooky, ideas for making the most out of your Halloween this year.

*UPDATED OCT. 31, 2017*

Halloween Costume Contests, Trivia & Live Music

Here are some of the Halloween-themed trivia nights, costume contests and live music the Fargo-Moorhead has to offer for Halloween. All events are dated for Oct. 31.

You can check out more at our live music calendar and trivia calendar!

The Aquarium

226 Broadway N, Fargo (Above Dempsey’s)
Live music: Punk Rock Halloween show at 10 p.m.

VFW: Downtown

202 Broadway N, Fargo
Live music: The Front Fenders

Junkyard Brewing Company

1416 1st Ave. N, Moorhead
Live music: The Cropdusters (Acoustic Grooves) from 7-9 p.m.

The Bomb Shelter

325 10th St. N, Fargo
Costume contest: win cash or a bar tab

The OB

22 Broadway N, Fargo
Costume contest: win $1,000 cash
31 cent taps from 7-9 p.m.
$2.75 OB beers, booze and bomb shots from 9-11 p.m.

Pickled Parrot

505 3rd Ave. N, Fargo
Costume contest: win “fun prizes”

9 Iron Bar & Grill

4400 Clubhouse Drive S, Fargo
Live music: Lars & Joe Pony Show
Costume contest: win a 9 Iron Bar & Grill gift card

Prairie Brothers Brewing Company

4474 23rd Ave. S, Fargo
Halloween trivia at 6 p.m.

O’Leary’s Irish Pub & Grill

808 30th Ave. S, Moorhead
Halloween trivia at 6 p.m.

Herd and Horns

1414 12th Ave. N, Fargo
Halloween trivia at 7 p.m.

Work Zone

701 Main Ave. E, West Fargo
Halloween trivia at 7 p.m.

Red Hen Taphouse

1710 Center Ave. E, Dilworth
Halloween trivia at 7 p.m.

Front Street Taproom

614 Main Ave., Fargo
Halloween trivia at 7 p.m.

Fargo Billiards and Gastropub

3234 43rd St. S, Fargo
Halloween trivia at 7:30 p.m.


612 1st Ave. N, Fargo
Halloween trivia at 8 p.m.

Fargo Brewing Ale House

4445 17th Ave. S, Fargo
“Beetlejuice” trivia at 8 p.m.

Town Hall Bar

103 Main Ave. W, West Fargo
“Beetlejuice” trivia 8 p.m.

Halloween Events

Fargo-Moorhead knows how to have fun on Halloween! Here are some family-friendly events around the community.

You can also check out our live music calendar and trivia calendar to see which bars and venues will be having live music, trivia and dance parties on Halloween night!

11th Annual Community Halloween Carnival

Tuesday, October 31 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
This event will feature a mix of carnival games and inflatable activities. All kids will receive a free Halloween bag while supplies last. This carnival is free for the entire
Courts Plus
3491 University Drive S, Fargo

Trick-Or-Treating at SCHEELS

Tuesday, October 31 from 4–7 p.m.
Wander the store to collect candy and show off your costume at the Fargo SCHEELS.
1551 45th St. S, Fargo

Moorhead Center Mall: Haunted Mall and Trick-Or-Treating

Tuesday, October 31 from 4:30–7:30 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of trick-or-treating in a safe, controlled environment that offers an alternative option for families on Halloween night. The free activities include trick-or-treating throughout the mall, scary and not-so-scary mazes, pumpkin decorating and a variety of crafts and hands-on activities for kids and families.
Moorhead Center Mall
510 Center Ave., Moorhead

West Acres Mall Trick-Or-Treating

Tuesday, October 31 from 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Bring the whole family out for a boo-tiful night of Halloween festivities at the West Acres Mall. There will be balloon animals, free family photos, trick-or-treating and so much more.
West Acres Shopping Center
3902 13th Ave. S, Fargo

Fright Nights & Family Fun

Get the most out of Halloween with screams, horror and jack-o’-lanterns.

Acres of Terror

Fridays and Saturdays through October 31 from dusk until midnight
Be prepared for a heart-racing journey as you make your way through a haunted school, terrifying house, corn maze and much more. At Acres of Terror, you’ll encounter plenty of creepy characters that will scare you right out of your socks.
108 Hwy. 18 S, Leonard, North Dakota

Haunted Farm

The Big Show runs through October 31 from 7-11 p.m.
The Haunted Farm is a genuine farm of terror with over 25 years experience in the haunting industry. The farm features various shocking creatures that lurk in woods, 15 energetic and spine-tingling haunted attractions and a most hair-raising walk through the dark and dangerous woods.
Located 10 miles south of Moorhead on Highway 75
1947 130TH Ave. S, Moorhead

Costumes & Decor

Some might be into buying a simple costume set for Halloween, while others thrive on constructing their costume from scratch. There are many stores to buy packaged costumes at, but we thought we would include a few places that you may not have previously thought to look for Halloween costumes, accessories and crafts to create the perfect DIY costume or decor.

Applause Costume & Dancewear

790 2nd Ave. S, Moorhead

Dakota Boys & Girls Ranch

1001 4th Ave. N, Fargo
1601 32nd Ave. S, Fargo
619 13th Ave. E, West Fargo
1500 Center Ave. W, Dilworth


2512 7th Ave. S, Fargo

Gompf Displays

110 University Dr. S, Fargo

Halloween Express

1500 13th Ave. S, West Fargo

Hobby Lobby Arts & Crafts

4427 13th Ave. S, Fargo

Hot Topic

3902 13th Ave. S, Fargo (West Acres Mall)

JOANN Fabrics & Crafts

4340 13th Ave. S, Ste. 101, Fargo


1638 13th Ave. E. Ste. 1, West Fargo

Party City

4340 13th Ave. SW, Fargo

Plato’s Closet

2551 45th St. SW, Fargo

Savers Thrift Store

1623 38th St. SW, Fargo

Spencer’s Gifts

3902 13th Ave. S, Fargo (West Acres Mall)

Spirit Halloween

1631 38th St. S, Fargo

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