Red River Market Celebrates 10th Anniversary Season
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Red River Market Celebrates 10th Anniversary Season

Nourishing a Decade: Red River Market creates a space for all people to experience the joys of locally grown food

Fargo, North Dakota – Red River Market, the largest farmers market in North Dakota, will return to downtown Fargo for its 10th-anniversary season, starting on July 13th and running through October 26th, 2024. Organizers say this special season will feature a variety of themed events and special programs, all taking place at Broadway Square in downtown Fargo.

Season Schedule and Themed Days:

  • July 13th: Opening Day
  • July 21st: Sunday Market (Street Fair week)
  • July 27th: Market Day
  • August 3rd: Jazz Fest 
  • August 10th: Pride at the Market
  • August 17th: Kids Day
  • August 24th: Growers Day
  • August 31st: Labor Day
  • September 7th: Market Day
  • September 14th: Outdoor Recreation Day
  • September 21st: Arts Day
  • September 28th: Global Day
  • October 5th: Fall Fest
  • October 12th: Red Rover Market
  • October 19th: Market Day
  • October 26th: Closing Day/Halloween

Since its inception in 2015, the Red River Market has grown exponentially from attracting 800 visitors to welcoming over 8,000 attendees each week. The market has become a cornerstone of the Fargo-Moorhead community, offering a space where local farmers, artisans, and food vendors thrive.

The Red River Market brings farm-fresh food to downtown Fargo (Studio Freshly)

The Red River Market offers programs like the SNAP Match Program, where recipients can exchange $15 in SNAP dollars for $30 in market dollars. The Kids Club provides cooking demos and free tokens for children, promoting healthy eating habits. Cooking demonstrations feature community chefs showcasing recipes using market ingredients, offering free culinary education for all. The market also has a Blue Blocks Playground for children.

The Red River Market is more than just a place to shop—it’s a community hub where everyone can gather, connect, and celebrate local culture. It offers a lively stage for local cultural performers, artist groups, and musicians. And with over 90 local farmers and makers participating, the Red River Market has been instrumental in launching numerous small businesses, fostering a vibrant community spirit, and supporting the local economy.

The Red River Market is a weekly community hub for food and entertainment. (Studio Freshly)

Red River Market addresses the need for accessible local food and shared public spaces in Fargo-Moorhead. It has evolved into a beloved community tradition, with a mission to support local agriculture, promote sustainable practices, and create a sense of place where everyone feels they belong. Join us in celebrating the Red River Market’s 10th anniversary and enjoy a season filled with diverse themes, live music, cultural performances, and enriching community programs.