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Bridge Bash 2022 – Welcome Back, Students!

September 17 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT

Free – $600.00

The Moorhead Business Association (MBA) invites you to our annual Bridge Bash — an event specifically geared toward making connections between the students who fill the FM colleges/universities and the business community.

On Saturday, September 17th from 1-4PM, join us at Viking Ship Park & the Hjemkomst Center as we welcome students back to the area for another school year.

Featuring an afternoon of:

  • Live DJ ♫
  • Food Trucks
  • Games
  • Activities
  • Vendor Booths
    …and MORE!!
⇨ FREE ADMISSION to the event
⇨ FREE Canoe & Kayak Rentals thanks to Moorhead Parks & Rec
⇨ FREE Admission to the Hjemkomst Center/Historical Society of Clay County (go see the Viking ship!!)
⇨ FREE Travel Escape Room sponsored by the MBA
⇨ FREE Photo Booth with Olive the Photo Camper sponsored by American Crystal Sugar
⇨ Grocery Bingo – Win FREE Groceries!
sponsored by Moorhead American Legion, Lotus Center, and MN REC
⇨ Draw Club & Spray Paint Wall
thanks to Not Hideuhs Art
+ more coming!


⇨ Misfits BBQ
⇨ Northern Brain Freeze
⇨ Tri-College University
⇨ Third Drop Coffee
⇨ Gate City Bank
⇨ Bell Bank
⇨ Rescue House Church
⇨ Personal Touch Marketing
⇨ Replay Games
⇨ FM Aerial & Movement Arts
⇨ Moorhead Public Library Book Truck
⇨ Marvin Windows & Doors
⇨ Talecris Plasma Resources
⇨ YMCA of Cass & Clay County
⇨ East 10 Laundry
⇨ Lake Agassiz Regional Library
⇨ Sanford Ambulance
⇨ Radio FM Media
+ more coming!


123 11th St. N. Moorhead
(218) 512-0506
Radio FM Media

Moorhead Parks & Rec (Canoe & Kayak Rentals)
American Crystal Sugar (Photo Booth)
Hjemkomst Center (Admission/Event Location)
American Legion (Grocery Bingo)
Lotus Center (Grocery Bingo)
MN REC (Grocery Bingo)
EPIC Events (Spray Paint Wall)

Help us out if you can! Below are the volunteer opportunities. Read the hours & duties and then scroll down to RSVP to Volunteer! Select the number of people in your group volunteering and which roles you would prefer. THANK YOU!

Set Up Volunteers
Active, Indoors & Outdoors

  • Assist with set up inside the Hjemkomst Center and outside in Viking Ship Park
    Afterwards you can stick around and enjoy the event!
  • Meet at Registration Table inside the Hjemkomst at 11am for instructions

Parking Volunteers
Active & Stationary, Outdoors

  • Directing vehicles on where to park once they arrive
  • Showing guests where to go after exiting their vehicles
  • Meet at Registration Table inside the Hjemkomst at 12:30pm to receive your safety vests and get instructions

Registration Table Volunteers
Stationary, Indoors

  • Welcoming the students to the event, giving them a rundown of the schedule, and directing them through the Hjemkomst route to get outside
  • Telling them about all the FREE fun available for the day — Olive the Photobooth, Grocery Bingo, Hjemkomst Center, Stave Church, Spray Painting, Yard Games, Live Music, Canoe & Kayak Rentals, etc.
  • Presenting the first 300 students who arrive with a ”Do More In Moorhead” Swag Bag and answer any questions they have about the merch/coupons inside.
  • Informing the students on the businesses/vendors present and food/drink options

Student Engagement Volunteers
Active, Outdoors

  • Walking around Viking Ship Park and checking in on students
  • Invite & encourage students to get involved in the games
  • Direct students where to go for FREE fun!
  • Be available to answer any questions the students may have
  • Meet at the Registration Table inside the Hjemkomst at 12:30pm for instructions

Grocery Bag Bingo Volunteers
3 Sessions (3hr)
–> (1:15-1:45) (2:15-2:45) (3:15-3:45)
–> Can rotate roles/take breaks if we have enough volunteers
Active or Stationary, Indoors

  • Pull and call out numbers
  • Verify winning bingo numbers
  • Hand out new cards & collect old ones to throw away
  • Gather winning students info & label bags

Tear Down Volunteers
Active, Indoors & Outdoors

  • Assist with tearing down booths, decorations, etc. both inside the Hjemkomst Center and outside in Viking Ship Park


Please select your sponsorship or vendor option below under “Tickets”


September 17
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT
Free – $600.00


Moorhead Business Association


Hjemkomst Center
202 1st Avenue North
Moorhead, MN 56560 United States
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