Best Spots to Find Outdoor Music in Fargo | 2024

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Summer is here, and we are looking for every excuse to be outside! We’ve rounded up all the spots to find outdoor music in Fargo!

Outdoor Music in Fargo & Moorhead

701 Eateries

This dual restaurant hosts musicians regularly and is a great patio spot to enjoy a warm summer night. Visit their Facebook page to see all events.

701 Eateries: 701 N University Dr, Fargo

Bluestem Amphitheater

This beautiful outdoor amphitheater in Moorhead is host to some great live music acts this summer. Check out their schedule and ticket options on their website!

Bluestem Amphitheater: 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead

Brew Bird

Hosting a patio music series throughout the summer, visit Brew Bird to get grab a bite and enjoy some tunes! See their Facebook page for event dates.

Brew Bird: 30 N University Drive, Fargo

Fargo Blues Festival

Happening August 9 & 10 this year, the annual Fargo Blues Festival is back at Newman Outdoor Field! Listen to live music on the lawn all afternoon and evening, and enjoy the many drink and food vendors there.

Newman Outdoor Field, 1515 15th Ave N, Fargo

First Lutheran Church Summer Concert Series

Get outside with family and friends and hear local musicians and bands for free on Wednesdays beginning in June! Food is available for purchase and proceeds will go to improving the lives of people experiencing homelessness and hunger. See their website for a full schedule of events and artists.

First Lutheran Church: 619 Broadway Dr. N, Fargo

FM Kicks Band Outdoor Concerts

Throughout the summer the FM Kicks Band will host a series of summer park concerts that are free for everyone! Please bring a lawn chair. You can find the schedule on their website.

Location varies.

Happy Harry’s Ribfest

Enjoy live music each night of Ribfest! This year it is June 7 – 10th.

Fargodome: 1800 N University Dr, Fargo

Live Music at The Lights & POW/MIA Plaza

Outdoor concerts are scheduled throughout the summer at The Lights in West Fargo and POW/MIA Plaza in Downtown West Fargo. Please see the West Fargo Events website for a schedule and details.

Essentia Health Plaza at The Lights: 3150 Sheyenne St, West Fargo

POW/MIA Plaza: 400 Sheyenne St, West Fargo

Music in the Park

Various evenings through Summer 2024. See the Fargo Parks website for a list of dates and musicians!

Broadway Square: 201 Broadway N, Downtown Fargo

Island Park: 302 7th St S, Downtown Fargo

Red River Market

Most Saturdays from July 6 – October 26 you can enjoy live music at the Red River Market in downtown Fargo. Please stay tuned to their website for entertainment announcements.

Red River Market: 201 Broadway North, Downtown Fargo (Broadway Square)

Red River Valley Fair

The fair is back this summer from June 28 – July 14, 2024 with a great line-up of live music! Check their website for a full schedule and ticket information.

Red River Valley Fairgrounds: 1805 Main Ave W, West Fargo

RiverArts Free Concert Series

Moorhead Parks and Recreation presents RiverArts five Tuesdays this summer (June 11, June 25, July 9, July 23, & August 6). Enjoy cultural performances, artist-led demonstrations, activities for all ages, inflatables, yard games, a photo station, and more. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase. See the Moorhead Parks and Recreation website for more information! Please note that concerts alternate between Memorial and Woodlawn Park.

Memorial Park, 111 8th St N, Moorhead

Woodlawn Park, 400 Woodlawn Dr, Moorhead

Up District Festival Field

This NEW outdoor music venue opens June 29th! Concerts are already scheduled through September, including Jo Dee Messina, Band of Horses, and more. Please check to see if the ahow is all ages, and children will need a ticket unless otherwise stated.

Up District Festival Field, 1329 5th Ave N, Fargo

WE Fest

WE FEST is back this year from August 1 – 3 outside of Detroit Lakes, MN. Please see their website for their current line-up and ticket information.

Soo Pass Ranch, Detroit Lakes, MN

Did we miss any spots to find outdoor music in Fargo? E-mail us at [email protected] and let us know!

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