10 fun, free Fargo-Moorhead events in June

By: Tim Johnson

Here are 10 fun and totally free events in Fargo-Moorhead for your family to enjoy in June.

Alley Fair, June 1st, 12:00-7:00pm. Alley Fair is a community gathering that will activate and transform the alleyway behind 300 Broadway for a day, bringing together some of Fargo’s best arts and music, with games, food, and exhibits by local vendors.

Fargo Parks Community Block Parties, June 4th, 11th, and 18th, 5:30-8:00pm. Get out to the park and meet some of your neighbors. Block parties offer free inflatables, face painting, karaoke, and food/drinks while they last. June 4th at Osgood School Park, June 11th at Trollwood Park, and June 18th at Village West Park.

Classical Music Festival, June 9th, 1:00-6:00pm at Rheault Farm. Experience beautiful music while enjoying an afternoon at the park. Listen to free performances from the FM Symphony, FM Kicks Big Band, FM Chamber Chorale, Lake Agassiz Concert Band, and more!

Moorhead RiverArts, June 11th and 25th, 5:30-8:00pm. Come to Memorial Park in Moorhead for free family fun at RiverArts. Enjoy local vendors, games and activities for kids, horse drawn carriage rides, food, and more!

Midwest Kid Fest, June 14th, 11:00am-7:00pm. Island Park will be filled with music, laughter, and bright colors as children play and learn. The fest hosts 30 interactive educational booths, many carnival games, entertainment stages, and strolling entertainment.

FM’s Finest Concert, June 14th at 5:00pm. Three popular area bands will play a free outdoor concert in downtown Fargo, at 2nd Ave N and Broadway.

Wild West Jamboree, June 19th, 5:30-7:30pm at Rendezvous Park in West Fargo. Enjoy a Rootin’ Tootin’ good time with activities including music from Silverado, free carriage rides, gunny sack races, barrel car rides, a petting zoo, roping demos, face painting, and more!

Moorhead Summer Splash, June 20th, 2:00-4:00pm at the Moorhead Municipal Pool. Summer Splash features free pool admission, sodas from Pepsi, games, diving contest, a Games Galore inflatable slip-n-slide, and more!

Experience Shadow Wood Park, June 24th, 5:00-7:00pm. Come for an evening of fun at the new Shadow Wood Park in West Fargo. Check out the splash pad, playground, outdoor fitness equipment, basketball courts, and gazebo. Magician Jeffrey Salveson will entertain kids with a Comedy Magic Show at 6:30. Free Sno-cones will be served.

Movie Night at Island Park, June 24th. Come to Island Park at dusk for an outdoor summer movie night! There will be free Pepsi and popcorn while supplies last, and the movie starts when the sun goes down.

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