Things To Do in Fargo During Fan Conventions

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You’ve planned your cosplay, now plan your trip! Whether you’re visiting Fargo for CoreCon, ValleyCon, or ComicCon there’s plenty of Fargo to enjoy outside of the con.


Shopping

Whether your needs are human or half-orc, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Fargo.

Paradox Comics-N-Cards

A great selection of comics, graphic novels, games and at fair prices. Paradox is open 7 days a week, and host to tons of events. Check out their web page for hours, events and more.

26 Roberts St, Fargo | (701) 239-9505

Comic Junction

Quite a selection of new and back issue comics. Comic Junction also stocks manga, paperbacks, games, toys, and memorabilia. Plan accordingly, a person could spend hours here.

1621 South University Dr, Fargo | (701) 232-7121

Game Giant

Game Giant offers a variety of board games for all ages and skill levels from classics like Sorry and Jenga, to modern hits like Ticket to Ride and Catan. Game Giant’s got toys, puzzles, and curiosities. Check out the Vinyl while you’re there.

626 2nd Ave N, Fargo | (701) 793-9614

Little Big Wars

Games of all types: board games, card games, dice games, miniature games, war games, role-playing games, hobby tools – pretty much anything you are looking for, Little Big Wars has it.

2501 7th Ave N, Fargo | (701) 639-2444

Warhammer

We all know you could use a dozen more miniatures. Warhammer also offers free classes and demonstrations to everyone.

Prairie Stone Center | 1650 45th St S, Suite 121, Fargo | (701) 277-7140


Where to Play

A list of businesses that appreciate gamers like you.

Section 9 ESports Gaming Center

Fargo’s premier LAN Center Experience. Offering a range of digital entertainment options including Virtual Reality, Online PC Gaming, and Console Gaming as well as Party Rental, PC & Laptop Repair.

1142 17th St N, Fargo ND | (701) 476-1337

Fargo Pinball

The Fargo Pinball Club is a private members-only club in beautiful Fargo, North Dakota. But don’t worry! Day passes are available at the FM Visitors Center (located at 2001 44th St S, Fargo). Yiss!

1133 C Harwood Dr S, Fargo | (701) 566-0026

Front Street Taproom

Grab a pint and play! Front Street Taproom showcases the impressive amount of great beer being brewed in the FM area and the surrounding region. Bring your deck or borrow from the community game shelf. 21+

614 Main Ave, Fargo | (701) 566-7226

Drekker Brewing Brewhalla

Drink like a Viking, and play a little pinball why dontcha? Lots of room for groups. All ages welcome.

1666 1st Ave N, Fargo | (701) 532-0506

Fargo Brewing Company

Fargo Brewing gets the credit for being the oldest brewery in Fargo. You can bet they’ve seen a lot of campaigns in their years. Fargo Brewing also has a fat stack of community games.

610 University Dr N, Fargo | (701) 478-2337

Pixeled Brewing Company

This brewery doubles as an arcade (barcade?) and is a lovely addition to breweries in Fargo ND. Bubble Hockey, Defender, NBA Jam, Star Wars Trilogy and more. 21+

1100 NP Ave, #101, Fargo | (701) 532-0915


Where to Eat

You’re all about adventure and custom experiences, these restaurants get that.

Space Aliens Grill and Bar

Our most popular alien-themed arcade restaurant. The pizza is great, the ribs are great, the fries- its all great.

1840 45th St S, Fargo | (701) 281-2033

HuHot Mongolian Grill

At HuHot, you are the master of your meal. Create your original masterpiece meal, and do it again if you please: its all you can eat.

1801 45th St S, Fargo | (701) 478-4688

Blaze Pizza

Quick counter-serve pizzeria dishing up custom thin-crust pies made with creative toppings & Sauces.

1443 42nd St S, Fargo | (701) 552-7226

Slurp Ramen

Ramen so pretty you’ll feel like you’re in a Miyazaki food scene. Great for lunch between panels.

414 Broadway N. Fargo | (701) 232-3380