Celebrate our amazing community with Greater Moorhead Days! Enjoy a variety of fun and exciting events for all ages, including the Greater Moorhead Days Parade and Midco Kids Fest, canoe and kayak rentals and an excursion on the Red River, the popular Medallion Hunt and so much more! Return to this page for more information as event dates draw closer.
If you would like to get involved in any of the Greater Moorhead Days activities, see info below or contact
Josie Gereszek at email@example.com or by calling 218.299.5078.
Stay tuned to this page for further updates and announcements!
Thursday, September 8
All Inclusive Family Fun Day Gooseberry Park 4-7 pm An inclusive family fun day kicks off Greater Moorhead Days with a Picnic
in the Park at Gooseberry! Enjoy inflatable games, crafts, yard games and more. Food will be available for purchase with all proceeds going toward the creation of the Moorhead Inclusive Playground. Read more about our vision for the playground here!
Friday, September 9
Greater Moorhead Days Parade Parade Route: Northbound on 20th St from 28th Ave S to 6th Ave S
6 pm Join us as the community steps out to shine with floats and fleets
from area businesses and organizations. This year's parade theme
is Rock-n-Roll through Moorhead!
Half-Off Canoe and Kayak Rentals Hjemkomst Landing
11 am-6 pm
Enjoy the Red with one of our canoe and kayak rentals! As we wrap up our summer season, Moorhead Parks and Recreation is offering half-off rentals during Greater Moorhead Days! Swing by and rent one of our single or tandem kayaks, or a canoe for just $5/hour per vessel. All rentals are on a first come, first served basis. Rentals include paddles and a life jacket that must be worn at all times.
FM Kicks Band Concert Memorial Park
This free concert will showcase talented musicians spanning the genres of jazz, funk, blues and Latin. Games and crafts will be available for kids. Come enjoy the family fun!
Sunday, September 11
Urban Wilderness River Paddling Excursion Dike East Park
12-4 pm The Murie brothers were two of the most important naturalists and conservationists in American history. They learned to love nature while growing up in Moorhead in the 1900s. Retrace their canoe route and learn how these Moorhead kids helped keep America wild!
All skill levels welcome. Arrive at Dike East Park at 12 pm to check in and load onto the shuttle heading to River Oaks Park. The session will begin at 1 pm with the basics of canoeing and kayaking. More details will be shared as we draw closer to the event. Fees: $10/person if you own your own vessel; $15/person for canoe/kayak rental. Register now online. For more information, call 218.299.5078. This excursion is hosted by River Keepers and Moorhead Parks and Recreation with a presentation by the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County.
Monday, September 12
Medallion Hunt Begins Monday, September 12 at 8 am FOUR medallions will be hidden within city limits on public land. Clues will be announced daily on Big 98.7, Bob 95FM, and 107.9 The Fox. Follow the clues for fantastic prizes including a grand prize of $1,000 in gift cards from Hornbacher’s! Clue boards will be updated daily at greatermoorheaddays.com.
Midco Kids Fest
Bluestem Center for the Arts
4:30-7 pm Free family fun with inflatable games, kite-flying, music, carriage rides,
a petting zoo and so much more! Food will be available for purchase.
Moorhead Farmers Market Hjemkomst Center Parking Lot 3-7 pm Find fresh produce, meats, flowers, baked goods, honey and so much more at the Moorhead Farmers Market! Our PoP Club provides kids 4-12 and adults 55+ a $2 token each week to spend on produce. Join us on this day for double tokens and live music 5-7 pm! Bring donations to the Affinity PlusSpud Closets Winter Clothing Drive 4-7 pm, and receive a tote and coupon(s) to spend at the September 13 market.
South Moorhead has a hidden gem you should know about! Bring your family and friends for entertainment, yard games, relay races, food and so much more! Admission is free. Hosted by Prairie Property Management.
Saturday, September 17
Red River Run M.B. Johnson Park 9 am Join us for the 48th Annual Red River Run, hosted by the Lake Agassiz Pacers! This walk/run has been hitting the streets and paths of Fargo-Moorhead longer than any race in the area. For more information and to register, visit fmlakeagassizpacers.com/red-river-run.
Bridge Bash: Welcome, Students - Do More in Moorhead! Viking Ship Park
1-4 pm Bridge Bash is an event to welcome college students to Moorhead. Enjoy live music, food trucks, activities, free canoe and kayak rental at Hjemkomst Landing, and local businesses sharing what they offer to students!