Potato Bowl USA

Week at a Glance

Tentative 2017  Schedule of Events 

Tuesday, September 5th

Hugo’s Potato Bowl PLINKO Begins!
Location: Register at any Hugo’s Greater Grand Forks location.

Wednesday, September 6th

Hugo’s Potato Bowl Golf Scramble 
Time:  Registration: 11:00 AM
Tee Time: 12:00 Noon
Location:  Valley Golf Course, East Grand Forks, MN
Fees:  $95 – Entry fee includes: green fees, cart, dinner, Potato Bowl gift, & golf prizes

Chip Giveaway – Scheels All Sports- Columbia Mall

Hugo’s Potato Bowl PLINKO
Location: Register at any Hugo’s Greater Grand Forks location.

Thursday, September 7th

Baked Potato Bar, served 11 AM – 1:30 PM (all Hugo’s locations)

Chip Giveaway – All Fransden Bank & Trust locations

Hugo’s Potato Bowl PLINKO
Location: Register at any Hugo’s Greater Grand Forks location.

French Fry Feed and Fireworks – Time:  4:00 PM – dusk
Location:    University Park & Memorial Stadium

World’s Largest French Feed courtesy the J.R. Simplot  Co.

Friday, September 8th

UND Fan Luncheon – Serving begins at 11:30, program at noon – Alerus Center

Baked Potato Bar, served 11 AM – 1:30 PM (all Hugo’s locations)

Hugo’s Potato Bowl PLINKO
Location: Register at any Hugo’s Greater Grand Forks location.

Get Wet and Run Wild!  Hugo’s Potato Bowl 1K and 2K Races (Under age 14) at Choice Health and Fitness Registration begins at 4 PM, races start at 5:30 & 5:50.  Free swim for all racers and their families after the event.

JLG’s Rock the Streets  A Friday night concert/street dance at Town Square in Grand Forks sponsored by JLG Architects!  It is free and open to the public.  Food and beer start at 7 PM, band starts at 8 PM.  Bring your own lawn chair and get there early to get a good seat!

Saturday, September 9th

GF Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast – 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM at Grand Forks Central High School

Sons of Norway Potato Pancake Breakfast – 7:30 AM t0 1:00 PM at 1401 9th Avenue South in Grand Forks.

KEM Shrine Potato Bowl Parade – 10:30 AM.   The route will go down DeMers Avenue through Downtown Grand Forks and East Grand Forks.

Tailgating Party – Alerus Center Parking Lot. Parking lot opens at 11:00, Tailgate Village at 1:30.  Lots of games, activities, food, music and fun! Get your free baked potato with all the toppings at the Northern Plains Potato Growers tent.

Hugo’s Potato Bowl PLINKO Contest Finale!
Location: Alerus Center parking lot near the baked potato tent.

51st Annual Potato Bowl Football Game – North Dakota vs the University of South Dakota.  Kickoff time is 4:00 inside the Alerus Center in Grand Forks.