End of summer sizzles in SimplyGrand Forks

No plans for the next few weekends? Want to take advantage of the beautiful summer weather before fall sets in? In addition to all the awesome shopping, attractions and dining our Forks offer every day, we have a whole slate of colorful outdoor-friendly events coming up.

Get ready to savor great reds, harvest fresh greens and hear live blues!

Outdoor Farmers Market

  • Through September 25
  • Every Saturday
  • 9 AM to 1 PM
  • Town Square (corner of DeMers Avenue & 3rd Street)
  • Fresh produce, herbs, salsa, honey, baked goods, art, jewelry and more
  • Live entertainment and food concessions
  • Free admission

Grape Mill Vineyard & Winery

  • Through mid-October
  • Overlooking the banks of our beautiful Red Lake River, Grape Mill’s cold hardy vines produce red, white and blush varieties with a unique, palate-pleasing flavor specific to this region. Request a tour of the vineyard, sample their delicious wines and even take a bottle or two home with you.
  • Open on Friday from 2 to 6 PM, Saturday from 12 to 6 PM and Sunday from 12 to 5 PM
  • 18696 430th Avenue SW, East Grand Forks
  • Occasional live music and onsite food trucks
  • Check the Grape Mill Facebook page for updates

Greenway Takeover Festival

  • September 9-12
  • This family friendly, multi-day event features talented artists from around the country performing a variety of genres including pop, rock, jazz, gospel, country and blues. Concertgoers can also enjoy games, food truck fare and adult beverages.
  • Downtown, on our scenic Greenway, lining the banks of the Red River (north of Sorlie Bridge)
  • Thursday’s Headliner – G. Love & Special Sauce
  • Friday’s Headliner – Soul Asylum
  • Saturday’s Headliner – Trampled by Turtles
  • Sunday’s Headliner – Koo Koo Kangaroo
  • Bring your own seating
  • Admission is free before 6 PM and $10 after 6 PM
  • For more information, including the full line-up of artists, go to GreenwayTakeover.com

55th Annual Potato Bowl Week

  • September 13-18
  • Free Hot Dog & Potato Chip Feed – September 16, 4 to 8 PM, University Park & Memorial Stadium
  • Get Wet & Run Wild! Kids 1K & 2K Races – September 17, 5:30 PM, Choice Health & Fitness
  • KEM Shrine Potato Bowl Parade – September 18, 10 AM, University Avenue
  • Tailgate Party – September 18, 1 to 4 PM, Alerus Center Parking Lot
  • Potato Bowl Football Game (UND vs. Drake) – September 18, 4 PM, Alerus Center
  • Additional information and a complete list of events may be found at PotatoBowl.org  

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