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Frostival 2017

It’s almost that time of year again for the annual weekend of Frostival! Frostival 2017 will be taking place the weekend of January 27-28, 2017. Frostival is an event celebrating the cool of winter in one of the coolest places around. It takes place in many different locations in Fargo, Moorhead, and West Fargo.

Frostival has lots of events taking place this year, starting off with an opening kickoff on Friday, January 27th. The opening kickoff is an outdoor celebration from 6-9 P.M. with live music, food vendors, beer garden, fire pits, s’mores, carriage rides, cocoa and more.

Below is the complete schedule for festivities happening this  Frostival 2017.

Friday, January 27, 2017

6:00PM-9:00PM Opening Kickoff Downtown Fargo

Saturday, January 28, 2017


8:30AM-12:00PM Cardboard Sled Races Mickelson Sledding Hill
8:00AM -4:00PM “Ice Bowl” Disc Golf Tournament Woodlawn Park
8:00AM -5:00PM Kickball Tournament MB Johnson Park
9:00AM-finish Golf Tournament (shotgun start) Elmwood Park
9:00AM-finish Cross Country Ski Race Edgewood Golf Course
10:00AM-2:00PM Kids Winter Boot Camp Rustad Recreation Center
10:00AM-4:30PM Cross Country Ski & Snowshoe rentals Hjemkomst Center
10:00AM-4:30PM Snow Sculptures Hjemkomst Center
10:00AM-4:30PM Snow Fort Making Hjemkomst Center
10:00AM-4:30PM Geocache with River Keepers Hjemkomst Center
10:30AM-finish Sled Parade Hjemkomst Center
11:00AM-finish Snowga Island Park
11:00AM-finish Volleyball Tournament Fargo Billiards & Gastropub
11:00AM-10:00PM Base Camp Downtown Fargo
12:00PM Chili Feed Hjemkomst Center
12:00PM-2:00PM Winter Bird Festival Forest River
12:00PM-3:30PM Softball Tournament Mickelson Fields
 1:30PM-3:30PM  Fun Run  Riverwood Park
 2:00PM-4:00PM  Winter Rocks Skating Event  Downtown on Ice Rink
2:00PM-finish Snowshoe Races Hjemkomst Center
 6:30PM-9:00PM  Frozen Fantasy Family Dance  Avalon Event Center

2017 Event Map Coming Soon

So grab your friends and family and come out of your warm house to enjoy lots of winter fun! For more information go to the official website at







Commencement and Open House


Now is the time of the year when some students have crammed for their last final and written their last paper. Tomorrow, December 15th, join us in welcoming new additions to our alum. Commencement will begin at 1pm tomorrow in the Nemzek Hall. If you cannot join us in person, there is a link below to show you a live feed.

Live Stream

Join us for the School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership Graduation Celebration Open House tomorrow, December 15th from 11am to 12:30 pm in Lommen 104. The open house is open for all graduating students from our programs and their guests, as well as current students. Light refreshments will be served. Please e-mail to RSVP or if you have any questions regarding the open house.