The Lights is a vibrant, walk-able area that promotes entertainment and employment in West Fargo, ND. The Lights is a public private partnership between EPIC Companies and the City of West Fargo. The Lights Entertainment District is employees from both the city of West Fargo and EPIC Companies working together for four years to complete the vision. The goal was to create a type of partnership that would generate activity by public amenities that everyone can enjoy as well as a large tax base that would assist with funding the city, school, park and county through property tax. All infrastructure, roads and public amenities of The Lights is supported by a TIF district guaranteed by the developers of the project.
The Lights Entertainment District features a public parking ramp, community plaza, and the multi-use buildings on premise. The buildings include ECHO, EPIC and The Northern Lights. This area was officially defined as an entertainment district in February 2020 by the planning department at the City of West Fargo. Having this title enables this area to include additional amenities as well as community events that support retail, office, recreation, entertainment and living for the state of North Dakota, this is the first of its kind in North Dakota.
Underground parking available for the residential tenants.
Timed parking for commercial tenants + guests.
City owned public parking ramp with 400+ stalls. Free to use.
The Lights is developed as a public private partnership with: