Welcome to Your Historic

Dairy Queen

Where the Weather
is Always Sunny

From our homemade entrees and fresh toppings, to our hand-dipped Buster Bars and Dilly Bars, you’ll fall in love with our food. We also cater for events, large and small. Come on over to the Historic Moorhead Dairy Queen—we’re waiting to serve you up a smile!

it’s true!

We Don’t Serve Ugly Ice Cream!

Serving Up Smiles Since 1949!

You know you’ve officially survived a Minnesota winter when you find yourself standing in line at the Historic Moorhead Dairy Queen’s traditional walkup window as we open for the season. On March 1st, regardless of what Mother Nature thinks, we say it’s time for a Blizzard!

‘Tis the Season to Smile!

One taste and you’ll discover for yourself why locals can’t get enough of our fare, not just because it’s the best in town, but because it’s the best in the country. Maybe the world. And it’s fun food too!

You see, at the Historic Moorhead Dairy Queen, we’re not afraid to experiment with new treats or hold on to beloved favorites, like our mouthwatering Bar-B-Ques and Chili, Monkey Tails, Chipper Sandwiches, Mr. Malties, Old-Fashion Sodas, and more. Customers simply adore our handmade, homemade food.

A Local Institution

Since Bob and Phyllis Litherland founded the store in 1949, we have been the original hometown fan favorite. As a staple of Moorhead, Minnesota’s downtown area and one of the oldest stores in the Dairy Queen system, owners Troy and Diane DeLeon are proud to carry on the Litherlands’ tradition of creating tasty food at a fair price and serving it in a family-friendly atmosphere.

Never miss a deal

Coupons and Special Offers

How Sweet it is To Be Loved by You!

We appreciate our customers and have forged lifelong friendships with many of you. It is an absolute pleasure to serve locals and visitors to the area alike. Whether you are new here or have been part of the Moorhead Dairy Queen family for years, we’re grateful for your business. We work hard to make each season our best yet, and we hope it shows.

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24 S. 8th Street
Moorhead, MN 56560


March 1st - End of October
Mon - Sun 10:00AM – 10:00PM
Closed on Easter Sunday & 4th of July

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