Explore, unwind, and shop at Island Park Show! Come to beautiful Island Park and shop in the shade at this two-day event on Saturday, August 25 and Sunday, August 26. Unwind while you explore 125 different booths featuring makers of fine arts and crafts. Shop for a unique treasure to take home such as handmade baskets, pottery, handmade candles, original photos, jewelry, decorative wood items, clothing and much more! Island Park Show is held August 25 and 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Island Park.
New at this year’s Island Park Show organizers are encouraging you to get inspired by the makers in attendance and explore your own creativity! Join together with other attendees to leave your mark on this year’s new community mural. Create a painted piece for your own home at the new onsite painting session with Creatively Uncorked. Register in advance for a guided painting session in the park with Creatively Uncorked from 9:00 to 11:00 am. Complete your registration and pay for Saturday or Sunday’s class on Creatively Uncorked’s website.
In addition to the great shopping and creativity, Island Park Show offers fun for all ages. Explore Island Park with barrel train rides and horse drawn carriage rides or get your face painted (each for a fee) throughout the weekend. Unwind at a picnic table in the shade and listen to free, live entertainment featuring wonderful local performers. Performers like Fargo Blues Machine, Tucker’d Out, Tim Eggebraaten and more will provide the perfect soundtrack to your time at Island Park Show.
Between all the shopping and entertainment, be sure to grab yourself a tasty treat from our different food vendors. Many delicious options are available, including gyros, fry bread tacos, steak sandwiches, barbeque, shakes, cheese curds, kettle korn, coffee, ice cream and more!
Admission to this event is free and all ages are welcome. Free parking is available at the Island Park ramp, pool lot, street and neighborhood unless otherwise noted.
For more information, call 701.499.6060 or visit FargoParks.com.