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Don’t have any plans for the next few weekends?

Want to take advantage of the beautiful summer weather? Well, we’ve got some good news for you! In addition to all the great shopping, attractions and dining our grand cities offer, Greater Grand Forks has a whole slate of colorful outdoor events coming up.

July 4: Sertoma 4th of July Festival & Fireworks

  • 12 Noon to 12 Midnight
  • Downtown Town Square & The Greenway
  • Patriotic Kids Parade, live entertainment, children’s activities, silent auction, watermelon feed, food concessions, beer garden, concerts by Kenny & the Classics and The Roosters, 55th Annual Fireworks Show and more
  • Free admission
  • More details may be found on the “Sertoma of Grand Forks” Facebook page

July 4, 11, 18, 25: Outdoor Farmer’s Market

  • 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Town Square
  • Fresh produce, flowers, baked goods, crafts and more
  • Live entertainment and food concessions
  • Free admission
  • More details may be found on the “Town Square Farmer’s Market” Facebook page

July 11: Art & Wine Walk

  • 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Downtown Grand Forks – beginning on the corner of DeMers Avenue & 4th Street and ending at Empire Arts Center with a champagne tasting
  • Sample an array of delicious wines while viewing unique works of art at Downtown businesses
  • Admission is $15 and includes a souvenir wine glass
  • More details may be found on the “Art & Wine Walk” Facebook page

July 11, 25: New Love Summer Outdoor Yoga Series

  • Beginning at 9 a.m.
  • July 11 at Purpur Arena green space; July 25 at University Park
  • Bring your own yoga mat, towel or blanket
  • Free admission
  • More details may be found on the “New Love Yoga” Facebook page

July 25: Blues on the Red Music Fest

  • 6 to 10 p.m.
  • Town Square
  • Featured artists are Reverend Raven & the Chainsmokin’ Altar Boys and RB Stone
  • Beer garden and barbecue food vending area
  • Free admission
  • More details may be found on the “Blues on the Red Concert” Facebook page