Tracker Pixel for Entry


News | October 19th, 2022

By HPR Staff

Comstock House: Nooks and Crannies Flashlight Tour

Thursdays in October, 7:30-9 pm

Comstock House, 506 8th St. S, Moorhead

Lights out! This special tour allows access to parts of the house otherwise inaccessible to the public. Pre-registration is required:

Haunted History Downtown Tours (Bismarck)

Fridays and Saturdays in October at 7 and 8 p.m.

A walking haunted history tour of downtown Bismarck. Gunfights, stabbings, hangings, prostitutes, gambling. Call 751-0838 and talk to Stacy or email

Paranormal Investigations at Bonanzaville

Bonanzaville, 1351 Main Avenue W, West Fargo

Oct. 21, 22, 28, 29 7:30-9 or 9:30-11

Paranormal activity at Bonanzaville?  EMF detectors and voice boxes provided.

Haunted Farm

October 2, 22, 28, 29, 30, 31

1947 130th Ave S, Moorhead

Over 30 years in the haunting business, dare we call them poltergeist professionals?

Acres of Terror

Fridays and Saturdays, Dusk until Midnight

Leonard. 16 miles south of Casselton on ND Highway 18.

Abandoned school, a scary corn maze, and over 30 ghosts and goblins ready to haunt.

Lil Bitz Pumpkin Patch 

7414 40th Ave N, Fargo

Friday & Sunday, 1 to 6pm; Saturday, 11am to 6pm 

Over 25 attractions included with your gate admission.  Horse-drawn wagon rides, corn maze and more.

Nelson's Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

2448 20th Ave NE, Emerado, ND; closing date: October 29

Weekday rate 3-7pm; Weekend 11am-6pm

Pumpkin patch, Gruesome Granary Haunted House, hayrides. 11-acre corn maze: must start by 5:45pm


October 20-23 at 7:30pm, October 23 at 2:30pm

Schafer Hall, Bismarck State College campus.

“If I cannot inspire love, I shall cause fear!”

The Crypt at Jacobs Manor

307 1/2 Railroad Ave N, Leonard, N.D.

Last 2 Fridays & Saturdays in Oct, 7-11pm

Bus leaves from Speck’s Bar. Will it ever return?

Fall Big One: Art and Craft Fair

October 21 & 22, 10am-8pm

Fargodome, 1800 N University

Find beautiful handmade fall items!

Grindflicks Horrorfest 4

Fargo Theatre 314 Broadway N,

Friday, October 21

Greg Sestero’s Miracle Valley; Tyler Russell’s gross-out feature CYST, co-starring George Hardy

Aberdeen Haunted Forest

Oct 21-22, Wylie Park

The home of Aberdeen’s infamous Storybook Land takes a spooky turn for the weekend! 6:30-10pm.  Non-scary Matinee for the kiddos Saturday 1-3pm.

Skies Over Hogwarts

Oct. 22 & 29 11am, Oct. 23 & 30, 3pm

MSUM Planetarium, 700 11th St S

See the constellations dance across the MSUM planetarium ceiling. Hear the stories that inspired some of the famous characters. Costumes encouraged!

Otter Tail Historical Society

Van Dyk Park, 1110 W Lincoln Ave, Fergus Falls, MN, Saturday, October 22, 11 a.m.

The Hysterical Society’s tour of the Hospital and Poor Farm cemeteries. Do not miss!

Halloween at the Fargo Theatre

314 Broadway N, Downtown, Tix $7 per film

Oct 22, 4 & 7pm: The Nightmare Before Christmas; Oct 24, 7pm: Hereditary; Oct 31, 7pm: Trick ‘R Treat; Oct 28, 11pm: Rocky Horror Picture Show

Boo at the Zoo!

October 22 & 29, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, Red River Zoo, 4255 23rd Ave S

Calling all ghosts, goblins and trick or treaters! Come in costume and trick or treat at the zoo!

West Acres Fall Fest

October 22 & 29, 1-5pm, Aquarium Court @ West Acres Mall

Enjoy the array of local beverages, tasty treats and live music from your favorite performers in the area!

Fargo Mini Makers Market

Sunday, Oct 23, 4-7pm, Fargo Brewing Co, 610 N University

20 Local Artisans displaying their craft for show and sale, accompanied by local live music.

Scaredy Cats! Jasper Hotel and Fargo Theatre

Jasper Hotel, 215 Broadway N, Oct 24, 5:30-9:30pm

Witch’s brew cocktail, vinyl DJ, spooky season hits. Then use your ticket across the street: Fargo’s Theatre’s 7pm showing of “Hereditary,” all for just $15.

Pride Costume Karaoke Party: Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Friday, Oct 28, Red Rooster, 218 S Main St, Aberdeen SD

Karaoke is free. Film screening is $9. Free Tickets to screening for best costumes and karaoke performances.

Aquarium’s Annual Halloween Bash

October 28, Doors: 7:30pm Show: 8pm, Aquarium, 226 N Broadway, Fargo

Earthworm Tim: Mischief Brew, Gneil: Queens Of The Stone Age, 2 Fast 4 Frank: Punk versions of country classics, much more.

The Turn of the Screw

Tru North Theatre, 1810 Schafer St, Bismarck Oct. 28-29, Nov. 4-5 7:30 pm, Nov. 6 2pm

“...a little seesaw of the right throbs and the wrong.”

Halloween Town

Oct. 29-30 12pm-9pm; All ages, dead or alive, BuckStop Junction, 3805 E Bismarck Expy

An 1800's Halloween Village complete with hay rides, a scaly petting zoo,scary movies, a parade, trick or treating.

Halloween Town after Dark

October 29, 9pm-1am; 21++, BuckStop Junction, 3805 E Bismarck Expy

Dancing, drag bingo, photo booths, performance by the Military Medium, tarot readers and more!

Halloween Treat Street

October 29, 1-3pm, POW/MIA Plaza, 400 Sheyenne St

Costume up, hobgoblins, for tricks, treats, and fun in West Fargo!

Ghoullery V: Staying Alive

Rourke Art Gallery and Museum, Saturday, October 29 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Curated by Mark Elton, work from artists throughout the region. Spooky, macabre and eerie. Evening Masquerade Reception.

Spooky Ballet

Fargo Theatre, 314 Broadway

Oct 29, 7-9pm; Oct 30, 2-4pm

Sinister dance pieces, “Nightmare Before Christmas” performance. Show up in costume, prizes awarded.

Fix It Forward Trunk or Treat 

Sunday, Oct 30, 4:30 to 6:30pm, 6219 53rd Ave S, Fargo 

Put on that costume and cruise on over. The coolest cars, candy and treats in the parking lot. Fun for all ages, games, popcorn, cocoa, cider and cotton candy.

Boo-Nanzaville: Trunk or Treat 

1351 Main Ave W, West Fargo October 30, 2-5pm 

Dressed in your Halloween best, enjoy games, prizes, a “doughnut” walk. This is a FREE event!

Monster Mash: Trunk or Treat 

Moorhead Center Mall Parking Ramp Monday, October 31, 5-7 pm 

Attention boos and ghouls, it is a graveyard smash. Trick or treating, festivities and a photo station, available to all.

Glamour and Ghouls

American Legion, East Grand Forks, Saturday, Nov. 5, doors 7pm, show 9pm

BJ Armani presents a drag show you won’t want to miss. Miss Rigby 2022 Bad Karma, All American Goddess 2022 Kamaree Williams, Shea Hazard and Clint Liquor.

Recently in:

By Maddie Robinson order to get affordable child care for her son, Paulina Erbele has to drive from her work in Gackle,…

By Michael M. Miller  michael.miller@ndsu.eduAs the Holiday Season continues, I extend Yuletide Best Wishes and a special Fröhliche Weihnachten greeting…

Sunday, December 10, 12-4:30pmThe Commissary at Fort Lincoln State Park, BismarckExperience what the sights, sounds, and smells of Christmas were in the frontier Army with historic presentations on Victorian era holiday traditions,…

By Sabrina Hornungsabrina@hpr1.comRemember the legacy of the NPL.Last Saturday I had the opportunity to attend the annual meeting and dinner hosted by the Dakota Resource Council in Bismarck. I came in feeling a little defeated,…

By Ed Raymondfarggadfly@gmail.comDonald Trump: A Social-Psycho-on-Path Reproducing MAGA ZombiesI have been asking members of the Make Amerika Great Again (MAGA) cult for years to identify days, weeks, months, years, decades and/or…

By Rick Holiday wine shopping shouldn’t have to be complicated. But unfortunately it can cause unneeded anxiety due to an overabundance of choices. Don’t fret my friends, we once again have you covered…

By Rick Gionrickgion@gmail.comThe temperatures have dropped and so have the leaves in the Upper Midwest. That means it's now the holiday season. Part of the joy of this special season for me is eating. But first things first.…

The Aquarium, 226 Broadway North upstairs, Downtown FargoFriday, December 8, 7:30-11pmDoors 7:30 pm // Music 8 pm21+ // $10 advance // $12 DOSOver two decades, Christmas songs have appeared throughout Owen Ashworth’s recorded…

By Greg Carlsongregcarlson1@gmail.comAustralian filmmaker Kitty Green’s brilliant nonfiction movies, including the superb “Casting JonBenet,” laid the groundwork for the director’s recent interest in narrative features. In…

By Sabrina Hornungsabrina@hpr1.comA trio of Burleigh County artists are making their mark in Wing, North Dakota, to promote local foods and are quite literally painting the town, or at least the newly acquired Wing City Government…

By Eric Dallmanericd@hpr1.comWe recently watched “The PROM” at Chanhassen Dinner Theatre, and it was an experience that left a lasting impact on us. The story, a heartwarming yet familiar one, follows a group of Broadway stars…

By Annie AUSTIN, Texas – As a Chinese-American, connecting to my culture through food is essential, and no dish brings me back to my mother’s kitchen quite like hotdish. Yes, you heard me right –…

By Sabrina Hornungsabrina@hpr1.comNew Jamestown Brewery Serves up Local FlavorThere’s something delicious brewing out here on the prairie and it just so happens to be the newest brewery west of the Red River and east of the…

By John Showalter  john.d.showalter@gmail.comThey sell fentanyl test strips and kits to harm-reduction organizations and…

JANUARY 19, 1967– MARCH 8, 2023 Brittney Leigh Goodman, 56, of Fargo, N.D., passed away unexpectedly at her home on March 8, 2023. Brittney was born January 19, 1967, to Ruth Wilson Pollock and Donald Ray Goodman, in Hardinsburg,…

By Faye On the first day of the month I ask people to thank a journalist they know or someone who contributes to papers in some meaningful way. When I grew up, my best friend's father was a journalist…