Valentine’s Day in Fargo-Moorhead

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Need date ideas for Valentine’s Day? Flying solo? Looking for something fun to do with friends? Whatever your plan for Valentine’s, below are a few options for what to do in the Fargo area.

Please note: Not all events are just for February 14, so make sure you double check the date!


Chili bowl & concert at Plains Art Museum

Local band, The Cropdusters, will be playing some live tunes while you try different types of piping hot homemade chili! Kick your Valentine’s Day off by donating to local businesses on Giving Hearts Day!

Where: Plains Art Museum | 704 1st Ave N, Fargo | 701.551.6100
When: February 14 | 11am-2pm
$15 donation

Dinner and dancing at Sons of Norway

Dine on your choice of prime rib or hand-breaded jumbo shrimp while the five-piece band “The High Society Band” serenades you with some fun dancing music!

Where: Kringen Lodge 25 Sons of Norway | 722 2nd Ave N, Fargo | 701.232.9222
When: February 9 | 5:30pm-10:30pm
Cost: $40/person

Taps and apps

Valentine’s Day lands on a Thursday which is Taps and Apps at Hooligan’s in West Fargo! Spin the prize wheel for free beer, appetizers, and other prizes, plus enjoy $1.07 tap beer and half-priced appetizers during happy hour.

Where: Hooligan’s Bar & Grill | 3330 Sheyenne St, West Fargo | 701.373.0770
When: February 14 | 4:00pm-6:00pm
Cost: Various

Valentine’s Day dinner at Proof

Enjoy an all-inclusive, romantic, three-course dinner at Proof Artisan Distillers! The menu includes strawberry avocado and feta salad, filet mignon smothered in lobster sauce, roasted potatoes and garlic asparagus, AND a yummy dessert.

Where: Proof Artisan Distillers | 414 4th Ave N, Fargo
When: February 14 | 8:00pm-10:00pm
Cost: $100/couple

Valentine’s Day dinner at Urban 42

Enjoy a shareable appetizer, two chef-crafted dinner entrees, a shareable dessert, and a bottle of champagne at Urban 42, all while enjoying live music with Dr. Dave Ferreira and the 42nd Street Jazz Band.

Where: Urban 42 | 1635 42nd St S, Fargo | 701.281.7105
When: February 14 | 5:00pm-10:00pm
Cost: $100/couple

Hands-on activities

Trivia at Three Lyons Pub

Play for free drinks and prizes with your sweetie or your group of friends!

Where: Three Lyons Pub | 675 13th Ave E, West Fargo | 701.277.5966
February 14 | 8:00pm-10:00pm

Wine & tie blanket-making

Bring two yards of solid colored fleece and two yards of pink ribbon fleece to whip up a tie blanket while you enjoy some wine! The final products will be donated to individuals currently undergoing treatments for breast cancer.

Where: Dakota Medical Foundation | 4141 28th Ave S, Fargo | 701.271.0263
When: February 17 | 1:00pm-4:00pm

Live Entertainment

Big band night

Join in the fun filled evening with the FM Jazz Orchestra, food, dancing, prize, and more! Dance to big band music all night and support charity – all proceeds with go to Charism.

Where: Avalon Events Center | 2525 9th Ave S, Fargo
When: February 14 | 6:30pm-11:30pm

Fargo Comedy Fest opening night

What better way to celebrate love then to laugh with your love! Comedy Fest starts on Valentine’s Day and will kick off with a night of giggles at The Cellar. This is a 21+ event.

Other comedy events will take place at The Cellar and The Fargo Theatre throughout the weekend.

Where: The Cellar | 614 Main Ave, Fargo | 701-566-7116
When: February 14 | 9:00pm

Kari Marie Trio at HoDo Lounge

Spend Valentine’s Day with one of Fargo’s own piano sweetheart… local musician Kari Marie is pleased to present an evening of piano tunes and songs that speak to the heart & soul. This is a 21+ event.

Where: Hodo Lounge | 101 Broadway N, Fargo | 701.478.6969
When: February 14 | 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cost: Free cover

Reina del Cid at The Aquarium

Part singer-songwriter, part rock band, Reine del Cid will put on a fun show for anyone at The Aquarium. This is a 21+ event.

Where: The Aquarium | 226 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Fargo | 701.235.5913
When: February 14 | 8:00pm-10:30pm
Cost: $12

Other activities

Galentine’s Day Ladyboss personal styling party

Join in on an exclusive personal styling party at The Black Frame to celebrate Galentine’s Day! Enjoy complimentary cocktails and apps while you shop.

Where: The Black Frame | 23 4th St S, Moorhead | 605-881-2673
When: February 13 | 6:00pm-9:00pm
Cost: Free!

Milk Made date night

Order for take out! Milk Made will be partnering with Drekker Brewing, and Love in the Oven Bakery to put together date night packages for a Valentine’s night in. Orders are due by the end of the day on February 11 and pick up will be at Drekker Brewing – Brewhalla from 4:30pm-6:30pm on the 14.

Where: Drekker Brewing Brewhalla | 1666 1st Ave N, Fargo | 701.532.0506
When: Order by February 11, Pick up on February 14 | 4:30pm-6:30pm
Cost: $60 ($30 bouquets can be purchased as well from Love Always Floral)

Romance Under the Stars

Head to the MSUM Planetarium for a special night under the stars! Check out the special tour of the Cosmos as they explore romantic constellations in the night sky and visit the most breathtaking places in the universe. This is an adults-only event.

Where: MSUM Planetarium | 700 11th St S, Moorhead | 218-477-2920
When: February 14 | 6:00pm-7:00pm
Cost: $20 per couple


If you’re not sure what to do with your kiddos for your romantic night out, leave the childcare to Bonanzaville! Feel free to drop off your children aged 6 weeks to 13 years for an evening filled with exhibit play & exploration, science experiments, movies, crafts, dinner, and snacks. Advanced registration required.

Where: Bonanzaville | 1351 Main Ave W, West Fargo | 701.282.2822
When: February 14 | 5:00pm-10:00pm
Cost: $10/hour for the first child, $5/hour each additional. Minimum 2 hours.

We hope this list helps you find the perfect place to go out and enjoy the love in the air! If none of these things are the types of events you’d like to be doing on Valentine’s Day, try building your own itinerary for the weekend or check out our pre-built romantic winter weekend itinerary.