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2nd Annual Essentia Health West Fargo Winter Classic Returns to The Lights

December 27, 2022

This week we will be celebrating the sport of hockey at The Lights for the 2nd annual Essentia Health West Fargo Winter Classic. This event is a marquee one for our community but it will come with a few disruptions you should be aware of:

We will have 450 hockey players representing 30 teams from 5 different states coming to our community! Please expect extra traffic in the area. 

Games will be played Tuesday through Sunday all day into the evening at The Lights and West Fargo Sports Arena

Schedules can be found at by clicking on the West Fargo Winter Classic event icon.

Midco Sports will broadcast 5 High School Hockey games on their station Tuesday and Wednesday if you’d like to tune in.

Additional noise expected – Each game played at the plaza Tuesday through Sunday will include the PA system and Music being used for the kids and fan experience. Please forgive any disruptions to your normal schedule or business if you work from The Lights.

There will be a New Year’s Eve glow skate that will have a DJ onstage playing music until the New Year countdown is begun. Please be prepared for the late night noise as we celebrate. 

Check out this great article written by “The Rink Live” talking about the event and a schedule snapshot here.

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