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When the lights go down in our cities


If you’re looking for some cool nighttime to-dos, our SimplyGrand Forks are one hot ticket! With everything from live music and karaoke to bar bingo and trivia takeovers, we’ve got plenty of ways to entertain you.


Brick&BarleyListed below is just a sampling of all the different places to play around after the sun goes down:

  • Bar Bingo/Bargo – Up North Pizza Pub (Tuesdays at 7 PM)
  • Karaoke – Brick & Barley (Tuesdays at 10:30 PM); Rhombus Guys Pizza (Wednesdays at 10 PM); O’Really’s Irish Pub (Wednesdays & Fridays at 10 PM); Diamond Lounge (every other Thursday, starting September 21, at 7:30 PM); El Roco Bar & Grill (Thursdays at 9 PM)
  • Live Music – The Ember (Thursday Bluegrass Jam); Diamond Lounge (Weekends at 9 PM); Long Haul Saloon (Weekends at 9 PM); Shotgun Sally’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Saloon (Weekends at 9 PM); Southgate Bar & Grill (Weekends at 9 PM)
  • Open Mic Night – The Ember (Fridays, October 6-December 1)
  • Pool – El Roco Bar & Grill; The Loft; TJ’s Sports Bar
  • Trivia – Bonzer’s (Mondays at 8 PM); The Diamond (Tuesdays at 7 PM); Ramada Dreamers Lounge (Tuesdays at 8 PM); Rhombus Guys Pizza (Tuesdays at 10 PM); Ground Round (Wednesdays at 7 PM); Up North Pizza Pub (Thursdays at 7 PM)


When it comes to wining and dining, some of our tried and true local establishments include The Toasted Frog, Sky’s, Rhombus Brewery, Blue Moose, Helix Wine & Bites, Level 10 Martini Lounge and Joe Black’s. A few new ones you might wanna give a try are Vinyl Taco, Half Brothers Brewery, Sickie’s and Crooked Pint & Ale (opening late fall).


For more information on these and many more restaurants/bars, activities and events, please check out our website at or download the Grand Forks App from Google Play or the App Store.





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