Best Spots to Find Outdoor Music in Fargo | 2023

Outdoor MusicSummer 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 for 2023!

Outdoor Music

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

Crooked Lane Farm

This venue is just a 30-minute drive south of Fargo and is hosting a summer concert series. Please see their Facebook page for details!

Crooked Lane Farm: 17385 County Road 4, Colfax, ND

Fargo Brewing Company

While they have revamped their inside, Fargo Brewing still has space for outdoor concerts! Check their Facebook page for outdoor events (including their Live & Local Patio Series, featuring area musicians) and ticket info.

Fargo Brewing: 610 University Dr. N, Fargo

FLC Foundation – Summer Concert Series

Get outside with family and friends and hear local musicians and bands for free! 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 at the Square

Tuesday evenings through September 2023. See their Facebook event page or website calendar for a list of dates and musicians!

Broadway Square: 201 Broadway N, Downtown Fargo

Red River Market

Most Saturdays from July 8 – October 28 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 July 7 – 16, 2023 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 13, June 27, July 11, July 25, & August 8). 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

Sidestreet Grille & Pub

Thursdays from May 18 through July 27, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. enjoy live music on Downtown Fargo’s largest outdoor patio stage. See their website for more information.

Sidestreet Grille & Pub Patio, 404 4th Ave N, Fargo

WE Fest

WE FEST is back this year from August 3 – 5 outside of Detroit Lakes, MN. Please see their website for their current line-up and ticket information.

Soo Pass Ranch, Detroit Lakes, MN

For more summer events in Fargo and things to do, check out our monthly events guide or our Ultimate Guide to Summer!
Did we miss any summer events in Fargo you love? Contact us at [email protected] and let us know!
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