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September 10-17, 2020

Celebrate our amazing community with Greater Moorhead Days! Enjoy a variety of fun and exciting events for all ages, including Canoe and Kayak Rentals and an Excursion on the Red River, and the Greater Moorhead Days Parkventure Challenge! Check this page for more event information as we draw closer to September!

Unfortunately popular events such as the Parade, Bridge Bash, Kids Fest, and others have been cancelled due to Covid-19.

If you would like to get involved in any of the Greater Moorhead Days activities, see the info below or please contact Trevor Magnuson at or by calling 218.299.5296.



 Adventure Lab-Parks Tour Logo Adventure Lab Series
Begins Thursday, September 10, at 8 am
With the help of Park Board Member Gia "Giacaches" Rassier, Moorhead Parks and Recreation has partnered to offer a few Geocache Adventure Labs meant to get players out exploring our parks and city! Complete one or all of the listed Adventures for a special prize! Contact the Park Office at: 218.299.5340
- NEW: Moorhead: Past, Present, and Future (Buildings)
- A Tour of Moorhead Parks & Recreation
- Red River at M.B. Johnson Park (partnered with River Keepers)
 Lake Agassiz Pacers Logo Red River Run 5K or 15K: Virtual Race
Begins Thursday, September 10
This year the Red River Run will be virtual. Log a 5K or 15K anytime between September 10th-17th and post your run to the Lake Agassiz Pacers Facebook page. All those who participate are entered to win drawings for gift cards to Beyond Running and commemorative coffee mugs.
Friday - September 11
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Greater Moorhead Days Virtual Parade- "Celebrate Moorhead"
Submissions due at 4:00 pm
We need your help to showcase Moorhead's Spirit! We invite your family, business, organization, or even yourself to participate in the Greater Moorhead Days Virtual Parade. We are asking for a photo or video clip following our theme: "Celebrate Moorhead!"

These submissions will be compiled into one video that will be released on Thursday, September 17th. We ask that you keep your submission family-friendly, appropriate, and in compliance with the Greater Moorhead Days Virtual Parade Content Policy. For more information, view our event flyer and content policy below:

Virtual Parade Flyer

Greater Moorhead Days Virtual Parade Content Policy

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9/11 Commemoration
Memorial Park
9 am
Join us for a 9/11 remembrance program with local Fire and Police departments and military branches. Hosted by the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 941

Saturday - September 12
Canoe and Kayak Rentals 

Canoe and Kayak Rentals 

Hjemkomst Landing
11 am-6 pm

Join us as we extend our rental season and celebrate the Red River with HALF OFF RENTALS! We have canoes and kayaks available to rent on a first come, first served basis for families and friends to enjoy the outdoors. Turn it into a history lesson by taking this Self-Guided History Tour to learn more about the Red River and the Moorhead area.

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FM Rotary Ride-Virtual for 2020

Riverfront Park

10 am-3 pm
The annual charity bike ride will continue as an independent ride due to the current environment. Bike at your own pace and your own route. We invite you to stop at Riverfront Park in Moorhead, where we will have support, snacks, and prizes! Riverfront Park is the future site of the Natural Playground and Bike Park! Post your pictures and videos on the FM Rotary Ride Independent Bike Event Facebook Page with #fmrotaryride

Monday - September 14
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Medallion Hunt
Begins Monday, September 14, at 8 am
Three medallions will be hidden within Moorhead city limits, on public land. Follow the clues for fantastic prizes, including a $500 cash prize from MSU-Moorhead, and a grand prize of $1,000 in gift cards from Hornbacher's!
Clues will be posted each morning to our Medallion Hunt Clues page and announced daily on Big 98.7, Bob 95FM, and 107.9 the Fox at 8 am.


River Oaks Dog Park Grand Opening

River Oaks Park

4:00 pm- Social; 4:30 pm- Ribbon Cutting
Join Mayor Judd, City Council, and the Park Advisory Board as we officially open the brand new Moorhead Dog Park! Special gift all dogs in attendance, human and puppy treats, and a drawing for a Dog Pack Grand Prize!


Tuesday - September 15

Moorhead Farmers Market

Moorhead Ace Hardware Parking Lot

3:30-6:30 pm

Find plenty of fresh, local produce, flowers, jams, jellies, baked goods, honey, pet items, and so much more at the Moorhead Farmers Market!

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Power of Produce Club: DOUBLE TOKEN DAY

Moorhead Ace Hardware Parking Lot

3:30-6:30 pm

Since the start of the market season, the Moorhead Farmers Market has offered the Power of Produce (PoP) Club for kids ages 4-12. PoP Club provides these kids a $2 token each week to spend on local produce to get them involved in the decision making process and eating healthy! Members of the PoP Club will receive a $4 token on September 15th! It is not to late to register and it is free! Sign up on-site at the Farmers Market or online!

WEDNESDAY - September 16
Canoe and Kayak Excursion 

River Paddling Excursion: Advanced Adventure

Hjemkomst Landing

5:00-7:00 pm

Take your river paddling to the next level with our Advanced Adventure! We'll be going a little bit farther and a little bit faster than our previous excursions, and you'll even learn a few new techniques to prepare you for your next adventure! Hosted by Nature of the North, River Keepers, and Moorhead Parks and Recreation.


Register Now! Spots will fill fast! Registration Form

Thursday - September 17

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Greater Moorhead Days Amazing Parkventure

Various Moorhead Parks

5:00-7:30 pm

Celebrate Moorhead by deciphering clues and completing challenges through a few of our local parks! Get your team together for an evening of activities that will promote outdoor fun for all ages. Follow the clues to advance your way to the final destination. We encourage participants to walk, run, or bike the 3 mile loop but driving is fine too!


Register Online or with the Registration Form!


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