Bluestem Amphitheater


Nestled along the Red River of the North in Moorhead, MN, Bluestem Center for the Arts is a first-class arts venue complete with outdoor stages, a 3,000-seat amphitheater, and a unique indoor educational center that serves as both a performance venue and rental facility. The grounds of the Center include beautiful river views, grassy meadows, woods and wildlife.

Bluestem Center for the Arts, home of Trollwood Performing Arts School, is a testament to our region’s commitment to the arts. The Center opened in 2009 and was built with the generous support of the entire community. The venue is also an exciting collaboration between Fargo Public Schools and the City of Moorhead. Bluestem Center for the Arts is programmed and managed by Trollwood Performing Arts School, a program of Fargo Public Schools, who leases the facility from the City of Moorhead.

Bluestem Center for the Arts hosts many programs that inspire a love for the arts in people of all ages. The facility is used for school arts curriculum and activities, public performances, exhibitions, community festivals, corporate retreats, conferences, and other private rental opportunities. Since opening, thousands of patrons have enjoyed a broad range of programming including theatre, arts educational opportunities, concerts, dance, music, and special events.