The family and friends who make the pub what it is
If there’s a cornerstone in Downtown Fargo, Dempsey’s Public House is it. The Fargo-Moorhead areas favorite Irish pub, Dempsey’s features a friendly atmosphere with great food and live entertainment.
Opened in 2006, Dempsey’s quickly became central to the renaissance of Downtown Fargo. The pub is located just steps away from the historic Fargo Theatre, and has become the meeting spot for everyone who lives and works downtown.
The pub itself features a full Chicago-style bar menu from the legendary Bertrosa’s, and a wide selection of great tap beers and cocktails. Nightly entertainment includes live music, karaoke, and bar games and trivia. Check out our daily schedule and our events calendar.
Upstairs, The Aquarium is Fargo-Moorhead’s premiere live music venue which hosts touring independent and original artists in an intimate environment. Past shows have included nationally known artists including Band of Horses, The Melvins, Against Me!, Beach House, The War on Drugs, Macklemore, The Hold Steady, Aesop Rock and Father John Misty.