MOORHEAD — Moorhead Parks and Recreation released a "virtual parade" today with the help of its residents to conclude its weeklong Greater Moorhead Days celebration.
Trevor Magnuson, the recreation coordinator of Moorhead Parks and Recreation, which organizes the annual civic pride celebration set for Sept. 10-17, announced during late July that some popular events have been canceled in 2020 due to health concerns during the coronavirus outbreak. Those events include the Greater Moorhead Days Parade, the Wings and Wheels Fly-in and Car Show, The FM Flatlander Rotary Ride, Bridge Bash and Kids Fest.
Parks and recreation staff created new activities to follow health and safety guidelines including the virtual parade which published Sept. 17. The "virtual parade" showcased 10-second clips from community members sharing their Moorhead spirit.
The annual celebration — aimed to inspire engagement and community pride — also hosted a 9/11 Commemoration, Medallion Hunt, River Paddling Excursion, Adventure Lab Series, and its Amazing Parkventure.
Parkventure is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 17 from 5 to 7:30 pm., residents can decipher clues and complete challenges for an evening of activities. Follow the clues to advance your way to the final destination. Participants can walk, run, bike or drive the there-mile loop.
Find out more information about the events that took place this last week, here.