What are some fun activities for new families in Fargo?

If your family has recently moved to the Fargo area, or you're just visiting, you may be looking for things to do as a family. As the weather warms in Fargo, the city comes to life with events, activities, and opportunities for kids. Summer is a great time for families to explore all that Fargo has to offer. Below is a list of things to do with kids in Fargo during the summer.

What are good family friendly activities in Fargo? 

1. See the animals at the Red River Zoo

Do you have a kid that loves animals? Then a trip to the Red River Zoo is a must. The zoo is home to a variety of mammals, reptiles, fish, and birds. Plus, be sure to check out the carousel that is sure to be a favorite with your kids.

2. Go mini golfing at Thunder Road

Thunder Road is a great year-round family destination with an indoor arcade and laser tag. In the summer, however, you get to enjoy some of the best activities that Thunder Road has to offer - mini golf, go karts, and bumper cars. Head to Thunder Road to enjoy some family friendly competition.

3. Cheer on the Red Hawks at a baseball game

Fargo’s local minor league baseball team, the Red Hawks, offers a lot of opportunities for family fun. Head to the ball park to watch a game, enjoy a hot dog or ice cream, and play on the ball park playground. 

4. Go rock climbing at Nature of the North

Located just across the Red River in Moorhead, MN, Nature of the North offers adventurous families an opportunity to try out their rock climbing skills. Plus kids under 18 can climb at a discounted rate. 

5. Watch a movie at Broadway Square

During the summer, Fargo Parks regularly hosts movie nights at Broadway Square in downtown Fargo. Check out www.fargoparks.com to see the movie schedule along with other fun activities planned by the City of Fargo.

6. Enjoy a play at Bluestem Amphitheater

Each summer Trollwood Performing Arts School puts on a high quality musical that is sure to bring smiles to your kids’ faces. The outdoor amphitheater is a beautiful setting to enjoy an evening out with your family.

7. Take a canoe ride down the Red River

Floating down the Red River is the perfect summer activity for any outdoor loving family. During the summer the Hjemkomst Landing opens and offers canoe and kayak rentals on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. 

8. Cool down at the Splash Pad

On those hot summer days there is nothing better than letting your kids splash around in the water. The Shadow Wood Splash Pad is the perfect place to let your kids run around and cool off.

The bottom line? Fargo has many great places to visit.

If you're visiting Fargo, this list is a helpful guide. If you've recently moved to Fargo, or have been around for awhile, we hope you will also consider visiting us at South University Dental Associates for your next dental appointment. We admit it, we're not as fun as the other activities on this list, but we are committed to giving you and your family a great experience. This summer, Don't forget to schedule your next dentist appointment, and remember to spend quality time with your kids by enjoying all the fun activities Fargo has to offer.