Excel Energy Holiday Lights Parade - Downtown Community Partnership

Excel Energy Holiday Lights Parade

Presented by the Downtown Community Partnership and sponsored by Xcel Energy, the parade attracts thousands of spectators throughout the Fargo-Moorhead community and includes over 100 participants that decorate their entries with lights. This magical evening will feature spectacular parade floats, marching units, equestrian entries as well as our Mayors, City Council and Commission members. The parade leaves Downtown Moorhead at 6:30 and continues through Downtown Fargo.

View the 2018 event video by Off Color Productions

2018 Downtown Fargo Holiday Lights PanoramaSnap Content


Parade attendees are encouraged to utilize the Fun, Fast, and Free LinkFM the night of the parade. Parking will be available at the Moorhead Center Mall and LinkFM will shuttle attendees Downtown before the parade until 5:30 p.m. LinkFM will not run during the parade. LinkFM will resume service after the parade from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. There will be two LinkFM buses on route to reduce congestion as well as decrease wait times after the parade.

Visit​ ​http://matbus.com/news-events/matbus-news/post-detail?id=5beadf7b98bdfffdab80ca86 for more info on LinkFM.

2019 Route