Events  Attractions

Regional Showcase

West Acres Regional Showcase reflects a carefully chosen selection of local and regional artwork and limited-time displays that enhance the West Acres experience for shoppers and visitors. Each of the Mall’s five Courts reflects a permanent, themed component of Regional Showcase. We also launched our Artist in Residence Program in 2017, which features new artists every few months in an interactive pop-up studio of a local artist.

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Roger Maris Museum

Roger Maris Museum

Fargo’s own Roger Maris, baseball’s homerun king, is memorialized in this popular national attraction. Relive Roger’s life, both on and off the baseball diamond, including his legendary 61 homeruns in 1961, amidst treasured memorabilia.

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The Market @ West Acres

The Market @ West Acres is a partnership between The Northern Plains Botanic Garden Society and West Acres, featuring a wide variety of goods from local vendors, including: regionally-grown produce, fresh bread, artisanal products, flowers & plants, locally raised meat, fresh roasted nuts & more! The season of the market is from June 22-October.

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Caring for Kids Playland

Discover the benefits of play! Kids love getting up close and personal with these bright-colored park-themed elements. The soft-foam material makes them perfect for crawling in and on, with plenty of tunnels to explore and slide through. (Translation: Kids run off some energy in a safe, fun place.) Note: For kids 42″ and under. Location: Food Court. Brought to you by the BCBSND Caring Foundation.


This 1,000-gallon freshwater aquarium is the beautiful home for hundreds of colorful, entertaining African cichlids. See if you can spot all 17 varieties in this expansive tank!

Aptitude Creative Arts Studios

Aptitude is a collection of creative studios brought to you by The Arts Partnership and West Acres. The arts incubator features space for artists to create while connecting to the community. Support local art and check out works including painting, photography, prints, jewelry, ceramics and more! Aptitude is open by appointment. Learn more about Aptitude here.

Fountain of Abundance

The Fountain of Abundance, created by Richard Sykes, is an iconic piece of art that plays backdrop to thousands of photos and memories created at West Acres. Each season, we emphasize its beauty with temporary art installations, created by local businesses and artists. This spring’s installation is by Love Always Floral, and features hanging vines of wisteria flowers. The wisteria also extends into our newest addition to Fountain Court – wooden pergolas handcrafted by our Operations team, located directly beside the Fountain. The pergolas are a perfect place for sipping coffee or enjoying a snack!

The Fountain is also one of the many ways you can give back to the community through West Acres. All the change collected funds charities and families in need within our community at any given time. Make a wish and make a difference!

Springtime in the Desert: Buffalo Court Installation

Our Buffalo Court has been transformed into a desert landscape, and it’s in full bloom! Explore this installation, created by Gathered Rentals & Events, featuring handmade cactus forms blooming with floral and buzzing with paper bees.

Food Court Installation

Our Food Court is in full spring mode! Immerse yourself in these larger-than-life paper leaves & flowers, created by Minneapolis-based Girl Friday Creative.

Handcrafted Pergolas

Located in Fountain Court, these beautiful wooden pergolas were handmade by our West Acres operations team, then accented with floral by Love Always Floral. Enjoy a cup of coffee under this springtime oasis of hanging wisteria, and transport your imagination to an outdoor European café!

It's A Good Day Wall Art

For a guaranteed good day, take a trip to our “It’s a good day for a good day” wall! Featuring colorful 3D paper forms, this wall makes an equally good reminder as it does a photo op. Located between Nails Pro and Best Buy.

West Acres Cinema 14 Theatre

West Acres Cinema 14 features 14 state-of-the-art auditoriums – including the UltraScreen – with convenient showtimes for the latest new releases. The UltraScreen features:

  • Largest traditional movie screen in North Dakota (70 feet wide and three stories tall, approximately three times larger than typical movie screens)
  • Digital B-Chain Technology, producing 21,000 watts of crystal clear digital sound (fewer than – 30 theaters in the world feature this system)
  • Plush, high-back rocker chair seats
  • The theatre hosts events from corporate presentations (ideal on the UltraScreen) to unforgettable kids’ birthday parties.

Location: Just south of West Acres Mall

Movie Recording Line: (701) 461-8902

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