Don’t let winter slowly pass you by; keep busy in Fargo, North Dakota with these fun winter events. Do you want to start snowmobiling, or you have a child would would like to learn? Take a snowmobile safety course this fall. Or if you are a father, take your daughters to the Sweetheart Dance in February.
November 20: Snowmobile Safety Course
Learn how to properly handle one of these snow machines on November 20 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Arena. There is a $20 fee for the class, which covers the safe operation of snowmobiles, proper riding gear, techniques, helmet safety, and more. The class is open to people age twelve and older. Call to pre-register: 328-5384.
December 14: Holiday Light Ride
Check out the Fargo area’s holiday lights on December 14 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Hop on the bus at Elmwood Park – refreshments will be served. Call 433-5360 by December 1st to register. There is a $7 registration fee.
December 19: Skating with Santa
Skate to Christmas tunes, sip hot chocolate, and visit with Santa at the Veterans Memorial Arena on December 19. Skating begins at 7:00 and ends at 8:30 p.m. You only need to bring a canned food item to get in.
January 14-22: Winter Days
The times and locations of Fargo’s Winter Days events vary between January 14th to the 22nd, so visit wfparks.org to mark your calendar. Events you might look forward to are: the chili cook-off, sleigh rides, snow golf, the silver snowflake search, and more.
February 5: Father-Daughter Sweetheart Dance
If you or your daughter loves to dance, come to the Father-Daughter Sweetheart Dance from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Cheney Middle School on February 5. Not only can you dance to your favorite tunes, but there will be refreshments and corsages for the ladies. Young ladies ages four to twelve are welcome, along with their dad, grandpa, or an uncle. Register by February 1; there is a fee of $20 per couple.
These are just a few of the events to consider attending this winter in Fargo, ND. Don’t let the season pass you by once again; keep busy with these local winter events and more. This snowy time of year can be a memorable one, if that’s what you want to make of it.
Source: West Fargo Park District