Due to COVID-19, all 2020 events have been canceled or postponed! 

Tuesday, September 29th

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


Wednesday, September 30th

Hugo’s Potato Bowl Golf Scramble 
Time:  Registration at11:00 AM
Tee Time: 12:00 Noon
Location:  Valley Golf Course, East Grand Forks, MN
Fees: $100 (2017) – Entry fee includes: green fees, cart, dinner, Potato Bowl gift and golf prizes                              


Chip Giveaway
Location:  Scheels All Sports - Columbia Mall


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


Thursday, October 1st

Baked Potato Bar

Time: 11 AM – 1:30 PM (all Hugo’s locations)


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


World’s Largest French Feed courtesy of J.R. Simplot!

Time:  4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: TBD

  • Thomsen Homes Kid's Zone – Large inflatable games

  • Magic Show 

  • Meet UND football athletes and coaches 

  • Potato Sack Races

  • French Fry Eating Contest

  • Potato Picking Contest

  • Food & soda stands


Friday, October 2nd

UND Fan Luncheon 

Time: 11:30 AM, program at 12:00 Noon

Location: Alerus Center


Baked Potato Bar

Time: 11 AM – 1:30 PM (all Hugo’s locations)


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

Get Wet and Run Wild!  Hugo’s Potato Bowl 1K and 2K Races (Under age 14)

Time: Registration begins at 4 PM, races start at 5:30 and 5:50 PM

Location: Choice Health and Fitness

Free swim for all racers and their families after the event.  


KEM Shrine “Rockin’ the Forks” 

Details TBA


Saturday, October 3rd

GF Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast

Time: 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Grand Forks Central High School


Sons of Norway Potato Pancake Breakfast 

Time: 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Location: Sons of Norway Building – 1401 9th Avenue South in Grand Forks.


KEM Shrine Potato Bowl Parade brought to you by Opp Construction 

Time: 10:00 AM   

Location: The route will go down University Avenue from one block west of North Washington to the west edge of Univerity Park.


Tailgating Party

Location: Alerus Center Parking Lot

Lots of games, activities, food, music and fun!  Season permit tailgating opens at TBA. All other tailgating at TBA.  Tailgate Village opens at TBA. Get your free baked potato with all the toppings at the Northern Plains Potato Growers tent beginning at TBA .    


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


55th Annual Potato Bowl USA Football Game – North Dakota vs South Dakota State

Location: Alerus Center – Grand Forks

Time:  TBA 




For more information about the event, feel free to contact us.

Phone number: 218-773-3633 

Fax: 218-773-6227 

Address: Potato Bowl USA – PO Box 301 – East Grand Forks, MN 56721

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