New Year’s Eve in Fargo

Ring in the New Year in whatever style you want on New Year’s Eve. Find the big events happening in Fargo below, based on your interests.

Please note all events happen on December 31, 2021

Special Dinner & Drinks

Make your own Surf and Turf with Square One

A cooking class with Square One where you will prepare herb & garlic beef tenderloin, butter-poached lobster tail, chef-prepared potato, and a pomegranate candied pecan salad. Plus, a chocolate espresso bread pudding for dessert.

Where: Square One Kitchens | 1407 1st Ave N, Fargo | (701) 388-1137
When: 6 – 9 p.m.
Cost: $170 (price for two people)

New Year’s Dinner at BernBaum’s

Multiple seatings available for this 4-course meal at BernBaum’s to ring in the new year. Courses include a white fish, Finnish rye pastry filled with onions, potatoes, and butter, lamb loin, and a sticky date cake for dessert.

Where: BernBaum’s | 402 Broadway N, Fargo | (701) 306-4131
When: seatings every half hour from 6 – 8 p.m.
Cost: $55/person, $25 for additional wine pairing.


Enjoy a 7-8 course or a 10-course meal at the Jasper Hotel’s beautiful restaurant, Rosewild. Choose from multiple seating times with the dining experience lasting about 2 hours.

Where: Jasper Hotel | 215 Broadway N, Fargo | (701) 532-2150
When: 5:15, 5:30, 8:15, or 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $85/person for first seatings, $125/person for the second.

Surf and Turf at Traditions

Grab a date and join Traditions Restaurants & Bar for a surf and turf dinner for two. Dinner includes 6 oz. steak, 6 oz. lobster tail, garlic mashed potatoes, and Italian broccoli. Add a bottle of house wine for only $10.

Where: Traditions Restaurant | 3330 Sheyenne St, Suite 116, West Fargo | (701) 532-1376
When: Open hours are 7 a.m. – 1 a.m., call to make a reservation
Cost: $100

Live Entertainment

Ditching Delmer at Bar Nine

Local band playing high-energy dance music from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and new rock at Bar Nine.

Where: Bar Nine | 1405 Prairie Pkwy, West Fargo | (701) 356-0099
When: 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Fargo Force Hockey Game

Cheer on Fargo’s USHL hockey team as they take on the Sioux Falls Stampede as part of your New Years’ Eve.

Where: Scheels Arena | 5225 31st Ave S, Fargo | (701) 356-7656
When: 6:05 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Cost: $9.75-31.75/ticket

FM Boogie Nights at Dempsey’s

Party with FM Boogie Nights at one of Fargo’s favorite Irish bar, Dempsey’s!

Where: Dempsey’s Public House | 226 Broadway N, Fargo | (701) 235-5913
When: 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Jim White Live at Round Up Saloon

New Years Eve party with Jim White, a singer/guitarist who plays your favorites from just about any genre at the Round Up.

Where: Round Up Saloon | 4501 Urban Plains Dr, Fargo | (701) 499-1397
When: 9:30 p.m.

NYE Comedy with Sohrab Forouzesh feat. Rebecca Wilson

Choose from two shows for this Chicago-based comedian Sohrab Forouzesh and Minneapoolis’ stand-up comic, Rebecca Wilson in the Cellar.

Where: Front Street Taproom | 614 Main Ave, Fargo | (701) 566-7226
When: 8 & 10 p.m. shows
Cost: $20 per ticket

Some Shitty Cover Band at the Windbreak

This Minneapolis-based band plays some unforgettable covers in an exciting show. The Windbreak is also offering bomb shots for $2 from 9-11 p.m.

Where: The Windbreak | 3150 39th St S, Fargo | (701) 282-5507
When: 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.

The Quick 56 at the Fargo VFW

Ring in the New Year at the Fargo VFW with the Q-Crew!

Where: Fargo VFW | 202 Broadway N, Fargo | (701) 235-8243
When: 9:30 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.

Special Events

701 Eateries

A roaring 20s party at 701 Eateries is the perfect place to ring in the New Year. After dinner celebration will include music, mingling, and of course fantastic prohibition-era drinks.

Where: 701 Eateries | 701 University Dr N, Fargo
When: 9 a.m. – 1 a.m.
Cost: Free, this is a non-ticketed event and all are welcome

Biltmore New Year’s Eve Bash

All-inclusive food and beverage at the Biltmore for a hassle-free New Year’s Eve! Live music from Silverado with a buffet and bar that’s included with your ticket.

Where: Biltmore Hotel | 3800 Main Ave, Fargo | (701) 281-9700
When: 7 p.m.
Cost: $125/person, $200/couple

New Year’s Eve at The Jasper Hotel

Live music by Phil Thompson and Band with Billy Joel and Elton John’s biggest hits until 11:30 p.m. & then DJ & dancing until Midnight all while enjoying delectable drinks and brilliant bites at the Jasper Hotel. The champagne toast at Midnight will include a surprise!

Where: Jasper Hotel | 215 Broadway N, Fargo | (701) 532-2150
When: 8:30 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.
Cost: $75/person

New Years Eve Ball at Sidestreet

Reserve your table for this formal evening at Sidestreet. Tables include a choice of Prime Rib or Salmon and live music by Heart and soul as well as drink tokens & champagne at midnight.

Where: Sidestreet | 404 4th Ave N, Fargo | (701) 271-0092
When: 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Cost: $750/8 top, $400/4 top. Reservations are required by Dec 27. Call or email kstensgard@hotmail.com.

Troll Lounge New Year’s Eve Party

Dance to local live music bands in the Troll Lounge ballroom all evening. Plus, free snacks at NYE swag.

Where: Troll Lounge | 722 2nd Ave N, Fargo | (701) 232-9222
When: 7 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Cost: $5 at the door


Broadway Square New Year’s Extravaganza

Ring in the new year with music, skating, a holiday film, and more at Broadway Square.

Where: Broadway Square | 201 Broadway N, Fargo | (701) 499-6060
When: 10 p.m. – 12:15 a.m
Cost: Free

Skate City Daytime Party

Celebrate with the whole family at Skate City throughout the afternoon of New Year’s Eve. Door prizes, specials on glow products, and noisemakers & hats for all along with a balloon drop with prizes!

Where: Skate City | 3302 Interstate Blvd S, Fargo | (701) 235-0555
When: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Cost: Admission is $6 + skate rental rates

Replay Games all-night New Year’s Bash

Lock-in event at Replay Games for 12+ hours of gaming fun. Limited to 25 players for this all-night event. Players will receive two drinks and two snacks as well as pizza from Papa John’s.

Where: Replay Games | 502 1st Ave N, Ste. E, Fargo | (701) 478-4263
When: 8 p.m. – 8 a.m.
Cost: $20-45

Zoo Year’s Eve

Ring in the New Year at the zoo! Take advantage of free admission and carousel rides along with fun activities, animal encounters, and even a ‘countdown’ to the New Year every hour.

Where: Red River Zoo | 4255 23rd Ave S, Fargo | (701) 277-9240
When: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: Free