A Star-Studded Tour of Fargo-Moorhead

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This sample itinerary can be customized for any time of year.

 

The vast openness of the Red River Valley is breathtaking, but the stars in the sky are not the only stars in Fargo-Moorhead!

 

1 – 2:30 pm

Begin your star-studded day with a tour of the public broadcasting station with the stars of Prairie Public, right in the heart of downtown Fargo. Take a tour of the historic Fargo Theatre. While you are there, be sure to meet the stars of the theatre, the Mighty Wurlitzer, a restored theatre pipe organ and “Wood-Chip Marge,” the wood carved likeness of one of the stars of the movie Fargo.

 

2:30 – 4:00 pm

The Fargo Air Museum – Their Planes Fly!

The skies are always blue inside the Fargo Air Museum! Their flying aircraft include a P-51 Mustang, the new L-39 Jet, the DC – 3 “Duggy – The Smile in the Sky” airplane,  Corsair, TBM Avenger, PT -19 Fairchild, and other flying airplanes. Climb into a Huey helicopter, a “seat of the cockpit” or sign up for a test flight in the Frasca simulator. The ND Wall of Aces, Century of Aviation Wall, airplane restoration area, rotating exhibits and an extensive aviation gift shop offer a pleasant surprise for tour groups to the region.

 

4 – 4:30 pm

Groups must stop by the Fargo-Moorhead Visitor Center and wander through the Celebrity Walk of Fame with over 100 celebrity signatures, hand, and footprints in cement. While you’re there, visit the star of the movie Fargothe woodchipper!

 

4:30 – 5:30 pm

Check into your hotel, the C’mon Inn. Experience their warm and friendly resort atmosphere and relax a bit before dinner.

 

5:30 – 7:00 pm

Fargo-Moorhead is a virtual smorgasbord of dining choices. With more than 350 restaurants, there’s no end to the culinary variety and style your group can choose from. Make your choice, you’re sure to enjoy!

 

7:00 pm

The curtain is rising for you at the Fargo Moorhead Opera, held at Festival Hall/NDSU. The current programs include three fully staged opera productions – two in the fall and one in the spring. They are proud to be the only professional opera company between Minneapolis and Billings and are especially proud of the fact that Fargo-Moorhead is the smallest city in America to host a professional opera company. Coming in March, they are co-producing two one-act operas with New York’s American Lyric Theater. Buried Alive and Embedded are part of the Poe Project. Get your group tickets for the World Premiere.

 

For more information or to customize this sample itinerary for your group, please contact your tour operator or the Fargo-Moorhead Convention & Visitors Bureau 800-235-7654 or www.fargomoorhead.org.


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