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PGI convention returns to area

The Red River Valley Fair Association and the Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau have announced the return on the Pyrotechnics Guild International (PGI). The 2011 show "Rhapsody of the Red" will be held Aug. 6-12, 2011. Reserved ticket bundles will go on sale in the Red River Valley Fair Office Friday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. General Admission seat tickets go on sale at area Stop-N-Go convenience stores later this spring.

"We are very excited to have the PGI convention back in the FM area," said Bryan Schulz, General Manager, Red River Valley Fair. "Be prepared to be in awe at the beauty of these large firework displays."

Four-night reserved ticket seat bundles go on sale for $50. Single day reserved tickets will be available for purchase nightly for $15. General Admission tickets range from $10 to $15. Sufficient parking will be available. Parking fees will be from $5 to $10 depending on the lot.

There are four nights of firework entertainment with shows beginning at dusk.  Dates for shows are: Sunday, Aug. 7; Tuesday, Aug. 9; Wednesday, Aug. 10; and Friday, Aug 12.

To view the seating chart and parking lots available, visit To order tickets, call the Fair office at 701-282-2200 Monday-Friday.