COVID-19 Updates

3/30/20 Update:

Currently, the Alerus Center offices will be closed to the public through April 30.

We are currently working with each event planner and promoter to determine the status of their event and/or reschedule meetings, conferences, and live event performances that fall between the Governor’s recommended mass gathering restrictions.

Please utilize this page to see the status of upcoming public events. If the event you have a question on is not listed below, please CLICK HERE to email us for an update or question.

The safety and well-being of our employees, partners, performers, athletes and guests is our top priority. We will continue to follow recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local authorities as the situation develops.   

Your patience and understanding is greatly appreciated. The most up-to-date status for each event will be available at Alerus Center.


It is the highest priority of Spectra, Alerus Center, and our event partners to ensure the health and safety of our event attendees, visitors, and employees. As we continue to closely monitor the situation, we remain focused on upgraded daily cleaning of the building and preventative measures in the front- and back-of-the-house. We have been thoroughly and frequently disinfecting and sanitizing the building, including elevator buttons, escalator handrails, and bathrooms. We have also heightened food service policies to reflect a proactive approach to housekeeping, sanitation, hygiene, and food handling.

Our staff, partners, and guests are encouraged to follow standard health precautions, such as consistent hand washing and covering coughs and sneezes. We encourage individuals who are sick to stay home.

Moving forward, we will remain in close contact with our local and state health departments, and also monitor daily advisories from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to update and adjust our protocols according to their recommendations.


Please use this page as a resource for the latest Alerus Center event updates. If an upcoming event is not listed below we have no updates on its status and unless we get further instruction it will move forward as planned.

Glossary of Terms below:

Postponed/Suspended - Event has been, or will be, rescheduled to a future date. All tickets for the original date are valid and ticket holders do not need to do anything but hold onto their tickets for the rescheduled date.

Cancelled - Event has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. When an event cancels, credit card purchases are automatically refunded to the original ticket purchaser. Any cash purchases done through the Alerus Center Box Office would need to request their refund at the Alerus Center Box Office.

Alice Cooper - Postponed

Alice Cooper is regretfully postponing his Spring 2020 headline North American tour, which was slated to run from March 31 through April 22. The tour is being rescheduled for Fall 2020 and the itinerary will be announced as soon as possible. Fans are encouraged to hold onto their tickets at this time.

Due to the current concerns regarding COVID-19, the health and safety of our fans, local venue staffs, as well as the health and safety of our band and crew, is of utmost priority. Information regarding previously purchased tickets and VIP packages will be available soon at It is recommended that those who have tickets should retain them, as they may be valid for the re-scheduled shows.

Let's get through this together and resume rocking later in the year.

SCHEELS Easter Egg Scramble - Cancelled

Due to the current concerns regarding COVID-19 and in accordance with national, state, and local governments prohibiting group gatherings, we will be cancelling the SCHEELS Easter Egg Scramble for 2020. Thank you and be safe.

PBR Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour - Postponed

In light of U.S. and global health authority guidelines regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus), the PBR Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour’s Grand Forks Chute Out event set to take place at Alerus Center on Saturday, April 18 in Grand Forks, N.D., has been postponed. The rescheduled 2020 date will be announced in the coming weeks. We encourage our fans to hold onto their tickets as they will be honored for the rescheduled event. Any refunds will be provided from the original point of purchase. Fans who purchased via PBR Direct will receive an email with refund instructions. We appreciate the support and understanding of our fans, competitors, partners and staff.

Bryce Vine - Rescheduled

Due to the current concerns regarding COVID-19, Bryce Vine sponsored by UND Student Government has been rescheduled to Friday, October 16. This event is open to the public and is presented by XL93.

All tickets for the original date will be honored for the new date. Fans unable to attend the new date can receive a refund until May 1. Refunds can be received at the point of purchase. For questions, please contact the Alerus Center Box Office at 701.792.1417.

Home Design & Garden Show - Postponed

Date to be announced soon. 

Hugo's Toughest Monster Truck Tour - Rescheduled

The Hugo’s Toughest Monster Truck Tour Championship Weekend event scheduled for April 25 at Alerus Center has been rescheduled to Saturday, September 12, due to directives from the medical community urging people to practice social distancing and avoid large groups to stop the spread of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. As these directives have been extended through the month of April, Alerus Center will remain closed to the public during this time.

Tickets for the April event will be honored at the September event. Pit Passes for the April event will also be honored at the September event.

“While we are disappointed to postpone the event, we are happy that we were able to find a new date to return to North Dakota this fall. The most important focus right now needs to be the health and safety of the communities we visit and our drivers and crew,” said Kelly Goldman, president of Thunderbird Entertainment who owns the Toughest Monster Truck Tour.

For more information, please visit or visit the Alerus Center box office when it reopens.

For information and updates about the Toughest Monster Truck Tour, visit the Toughest Monster Truck Tour Facebook page or

Trolls LIVE! - Rescheduled

VStar Entertainment Group announces today Trolls LIVE! originally scheduled for April 21 & 22 at Alerus Center in Grand Forks has been rescheduled to December 29 & 30. This announcement comes following cancellations and/or postponement of numerous VStar Entertainment shows across the country due to COVID-19.

Tickets for the performances on April 21 & 22 will be automatically transferred and honored for the respective December dates and times. If fans are unable to attend, they should request their refund at point of purchase. Additional inquires can be directed to Ticketmaster at 1-800-653-8000.


  • Tuesday, December 29 @ 6:00pm (originally Tuesday, April 21 @ 6:00pm)
  • Wednesday, December 30 @ 6:00pm (originally Wednesday, April 22 @ 6:00pm)

For any other questions, please contact Alerus Center via phone at 218.230.6538.

RRV Motorcycle Show - Cancelled

In light of COVID-19, the Red River Valley Motorcyclists Annual Motorcycle Show has been cancelled for 2020. Stay tuned for 2021 dates.


In accordance with the guidance and recommendations set forth by the CDC and local health officials, we respectfully request that the following guests do not attend events:

  • Guests who are feeling sick or experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms (including fever, cough and shortness of breath);
  • Guests who have been diagnosed with, or believe to have contracted, COVID-19;
  • Guests who have been in contact with an individual diagnosed with COVID-19 within the past 14 days; and
  • Guests who have traveled to, or been in close contact with someone who has traveled to, any location subject to a Level 1, 2 or 3 travel notice issued by the CDC (including China, Italy, South Korea, Japan, Iran and Hong Kong) in the past 14 days.