Frostival is all about celebrating the “cool” of winter with  outdoor events, concerts, and family-friendly activities across our North of Normal city, Fargo, and its sister cities West Fargo and Moorhead. Grab your friends, bring your spirit of adventure (and maybe some mittens) and join us in making cold, cool.

2020 Dates: January 15-February 22
Full list of Events:
Frostival Website

Moorhead Events and Activities


Winter Mixer

January 31
4 pm-9 pm
Harold's on Main

Frostival Winter Mixer at Harold’s- enjoy a mix of different events for friends and family such as s’mores and bonfires, craft projects for the kids thanks to The Healing Arts Revolution, outdoor games, ice bar, music, food by Usher’s House, and Triple Ax. Hop inside for karaoke and a cozy place to warm up. Kids are welcome until 9:00 pm.

Fun at the Frozen FortressFun at the "Frozen Fortress"

February 1
11 am-3 pm
Hjemkomst Center

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, fitness activities, indoor and outdoor games, Log the Sauna a hot chocolate station, a marshmallow roast, Free Museum Admission and much more frosty fun! 

Register for one of our fitness activities:
River Keepers Snowshoe Hike: 11:00 am
Snowga: 12:00 pm
Dance Attack: 1:00 pm

sunset lanesSnowball Dance and Carnival

February 1
6 pm-9 pm
Sunset Lanes

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).

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February 2
12 pm-4 pm
Cullen Hockey Center

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. Jay’s Smokin BBQ will be catering the event. Co Sponsored by the Moorhead Business Association and Moorhead Parks & Recreation & Moorhead Youth Hockey.

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Winter Wonderland Dog Pack Walk

February 2
1 pm-2pm
Hotdog! Pet Salon

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.

nature of the northWinter Gear Swap

February 8
10 am-2 pm
Moorhead American Legion

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!

Winter Trails Day

Winter Trails Day

February 22
10 am-3 pm
M.B. Johnson Park

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. 

Thank you to the Historical Cultural Society of Clay County and all the other Frostival Partners for supporting our Winter Celebration!



Updated on 09/17/2019 11:04 am