Explore Downtown Fargo 

Walking Guide

Welcome to Downtown Fargo! Your ultimate destination for shopping, dining, arts, and more. This central hub of North Dakota’s cultural and commercial life offers unique experiences across seven key categories. Whether you're planning a visit, considering a move, or exploring investment opportunities, Downtown Fargo has something to enthrall everyone. 


Discover a shopper’s paradise in Downtown Fargo, where local boutiques, vintage stores, and artisan markets line the streets. Explore charming shops, from fashion boutiques like Kindred People and The Nines to specialty stores like Stabo. Whether you’re looking for unique home decor or the latest fashion, shopping in Downtown Fargo is an unforgettable experience.


Indulge in the rich culinary landscape of Downtown Fargo, where the food scene is as diverse as it is delicious. Grab a pint at Blarney Stone or JL Beers or enjoy upscale dining at Rosewild; there’s a taste for every palate. Explore local eateries and bars that make Downtown Fargo a gastronomic delight, including craft breweries like Fargo Brewing Company and chic cocktail bars like the Toasted Frog.


Immerse yourself in the vibrant arts and entertainment offerings of Downtown Fargo. The iconic Fargo Theatre offers a mix of contemporary films and live performances, while the Plains Art Museum showcases regional and national art exhibits. Discover all the cultural activities, from live music put on by Jade Presents to annual festivals like the Downtown Fargo Street Fair or the Red River Market that transform the streets into vibrant celebrations of art and community.


Downtown Fargo is not only a cultural hub but also a center for professional growth. With a dynamic range of services from financial institutions to legal advice, the professional landscape here supports businesses and individuals alike in achieving their professional goals.


Focus on your well-being at one of Downtown Fargo’s many health and wellness establishments. From Fly Fitness to Downtown Yoga, find everything to rejuvenate your mind and body in the heart of the city.


Experience Downtown Fargo's vibrant hospitality. Whether you're looking for a contemporary stay or a place with rich history, Downtown has something for everyone. Choose your perfect stay and immerse yourself in the heart of Fargo.  


For those interested in residential and commercial spaces, the Real Estate directory provides listings of available companies that specialize in Downtown Fargo. Whether you're looking for a place to live or to start a new business or expand an existing one, find your next residential or commercial space here.


Welcome to Downtown Fargo, where exploring is easy thanks to a variety of convenient parking options designed to fit every need and schedule. Whether you're coming for shopping, dining, or entertainment, here's how you can park smartly in the heart of our vibrant downtown.

Free Street Parking!

Enjoy free street parking throughout Downtown Fargo. On weekdays, park for up to 90 minutes between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm. After 5:00 pm and on weekends, there are no time restrictions, making it easy to attend evening and weekend events or enjoy a leisurely visit without worrying about your car.

Parking Ramps with Free Evening and Weekend Parking!

1. Mercantile Ramp (410 5th Street N)

  • 0-2 hours: Free Parking 

2. Civic Ramp (411 2nd Avenue N)

  • Rate: $1.75/hour 

3. Roberts Commons (RoCo) Ramp (217 Roberts Street N)

  • 0-2 hours: Free;  
  • Features: 10 charging stations

4. NP Avenue Lot (636 NP Avenue N)

  • Rate: $1/hour

5. Block 9 Ramp (207 5th Street N)

  • Closed to public (except evenings and weekends)