New Years Eve 2017 Events in Downtown Fargo-Moorhead

It’s time to say goodbye to 2017 and ring in the New Year! Downtown Fargo is the place to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Fargo and Moorhead. We’ve put together a list of highlight events to ring in 2018:


Special Events

5th Annual New Years Eve Round Dance & Mini Powwow at the Civic Center

The Civic Center will host a drug and alcohol free event to bring in the new year, 2018. Doors Open at 5:30 pm, with a Blessing/Potluck Feast to follow at 6. The Mini Powwow starts at 7:00 pm, with a Round Dance kicking off at 10. At Midnight, celebrate the New Year with a balloon drop! Event is FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC and also features Potato Sack Races, Potato Dance, Hand Drum Contest & More!

New Year’s Eve Salsa Masquerade Ball at the Radisson Hotel

Let’s dance into 2018 ! Dress to impress! The Masquerade Ball is only $10  per person and includes Champagne Toast at Midnight. Door opens at 8pm with a 8-9pm: Social Hour. At 9pm they’ll host a  Basic Bachata Lesson to get you ready to dance. The dance itself begins at 10pm and at 11pm they’ll  have Dance Performances, a Snow Ball Dance, and other surprises. At midnight they’ll host a complimentary champagne toast with more dancing afterwards. Masks will be available for $5

Live Music/Parties

Aquarium NYE bash hosted by DJ YANNI

The Aquarium (above Dempsey’s on Broadway) will host their yearly New Year’s Eve dance celebration. DJ Yanni will rock the house and they’ll have plenty of streamers, balloons, and a champagne toast at midnight. Best of all, it’s ALL FREE!

Helena Handbasket NYE Party at Dempsey’s

Celebrate New Years Eve Dempsey’s-style with and 8-piece cover band rockin’ all night! There’s never a cover at Dempsey’s and they’ll have party hats and a FREE champagne toast at midnight.

NYE show with The Knotties and San Haven Chuckle at Sidestreet

Ring in the new year right with us at The Sidestreet with The Knotties and San Haven Chuckle!

Holly New Year! A Benefit Revue for Holly Handful at Drekker Brewing

Ring in the New Year in BURLESQUE fashion! As always, Drekker will be serving their amazing brews, and the Valkyries will be serving our unique variety of burlesque talents! The show is a benefit for one of the performers – Holly Handful – who spent the better part of the summer in the hospital. The proceeds of this show are going to go back to help with her medical expenses associated. They’ll also have a special guest from New York City – Dakota ReBelle!! $10 General – $15 VIP (includes a Drekker Brew!)

Heart & Soul NYE at The HoDo

Heart & Soul plays a fusion of R & B, smooth jazz, funk, neo-soul, and blues. Danceable grooves and elegant soulful music that will keep you on the dance floor all night long! Be at The Hotel Donaldson on New Year’s Eve to welcome in 2018!

New Years Eve At The Pickled Parrot

Party and Dance the night away with one of the areas hottest bands, DOWNTOWN SOUND. Great drink specials, party favors and lots of fun. Champagne by the bottle for the midnight toast.

NYE Celebration at The Bomb Shelter

Ring in the New Year at The Bomb Shelter! $35 per person for bottomless drinks all night.



The following downtown restaurants are taking reservations for their New Years Eve special menus:

Mezzaluna – (701) 364-9479

Rustica – (218) 227-5388

The Hotel Donaldson – (701) 478-1000

Toscana – (701) 235-9100

The Toasted Frog – (701) 478-7888

The VIP Room – (701) 293-1999