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John Lamb, Published October 09 2013

NDSU, Concordia parades take to streets Friday, Saturday

FARGO - Who doesn’t love a parade?

You don’t have to be a North Dakota State University or Concordia College graduate to enjoy each school’s homecoming events this week, including parades Friday and Saturday.

Concordia fires up the festivities at 8:30 tonight with its traditional bonfire at Jake Christiansen Stadium on the Moorhead campus. Stick around for a fireworks show that will light up the sky.

Cobbers take to the street, Eighth Street in particular, on Saturday morning. The parade marches up the street starting at 11 a.m.

NDSU takes over downtown Fargo on Friday night. The parade starts at 5:30 p.m. at Broadway and NP Avenue and heads north to Fourth Avenue, east to Fourth Street and south to First Avenue North. Things wrap up with a pep rally on the Fargo Civic Center lawn, 207 4th St. N.

If you go

WHAT: North Dakota State University Homecoming parade

WHEN: 5:30 p.m. Friday

WHERE: Downtown Fargo

INFO: Visit www.ndsu.edu/homecoming/parade


WHAT: Concordia College Homecoming bonfire, fireworks and parade

WHEN: Bonfire and fireworks at 8:30 Thursday night and parade at 11 a.m. Saturday

WHERE: Bonfire and fireworks at Jake Christiansen Stadium. Parade on 8th Street in Moorhead.

INFO: Visit www.concordianow.com for more information.

Readers can reach Forum reporter John Lamb at (701) 241-5533