Ten Forks Spots to Discover Grand Back-to-School Buys

Another grand summer is sadly coming to an end, which means it’s time to start your back-to-school shopping. Our Forks have lots of spots to nab fantastic finds and great bargains.


301 North 3rd Street, Grand Forks

Kittsona features both exclusive and name brand apparel, accessories and shoes for that will suit you to a T. They’re also the place to go for uniquely ND/MN clothing, gifts and home décor to spruce up any dorm room. 


2800 South Columbia Road, Grand Forks

Unlike a typical department store, Scheels is a collection of entertainment and food venues, in addition to offering premier sports equipment and brand name casual wear for the whole family. They also sell Fighting Hawks logo wear for all ages. 

The Silo Boutique

12 South 3rd Street, Grand Forks

One of Downtown’s most popular shops, Silo features a variety of fabulous fashions and accessories in an array of sizes.

Ferguson Books & More

1720 South Washington Street, Grand Forks

This premier bookstore offers both new and used reasonably priced books to fulfill any teacher’s must-read requirements.


3601 32nd Avenue South, Grand Forks

Make this your go-to store for all the necessary school supplies including notebooks, pens, folders, backpacks and so much more. Target also offers reasonably priced clothing, shoes and accessories for any age.

Key Bliss

3000 32nd Avenue South, Grand Forks

Key Bliss is a trendy yet affordable boutique for females of every age. They also offer stylish UND apparel.  

See Dick Run

28 South 3rd Street, Grand Forks 

If you or your child is ready to run, this specialty store provides shoes, clothing and other gear to help both novice and veteran runners take it one step at a time.  

Pretty b

402 DeMers Avenue, Grand Forks

When searching for fashion-forward finds that will help any girl look like a million bucks without emptying your pocketbook, this independently owned boutique is just the ticket.

Sioux Shop at Ralph Engelstad Arena

1 Ralph Engelstad Arena Drive, Grand Forks

Situated inside the world-class Ralph Engelstad Arena, the Sioux Shop sells a variety of specialty clothing, home décor and more branded to University of North Dakota sports teams.

TJ Maxx

3531 32nd Avenue South, Grand Forks

With everything from sportswear, shoes and jackets to cookware, sheets and towels, this discount retailer can meet your student’s every need. 

For more information on these and all the awesome spots to shop, please go to VisitGrandForks.com. Be sure to check out our the Deals page, as well, for coupons to a variety of local businesses.