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fargo tour calgary

Where to take a Fargo Tour in Calgary

By SEEMA DHAWAN & MICHAELA RITCHIE

Fargo brought much silver screen acclaim to Calgary when it began filming its first season here in the fall of 2013. Martin Freeman, shown here, starred in the first season as Lester Nygaard. (Photo courtesy of Chris Large/FX)

The critically acclaimed television series Fargo has found its match for a backdrop in Calgary. This dark comedy-drama films extensively in the city, and Calgary’s heritage neighbourhoods and surrounding wilderness have been versatile enough to transport viewers to desolate landscapes in Minnesota and North and South Dakota across three separate pockets of time.

Want to make a visit to the American mid-west off-screen? Here’s where to go for a Fargo Tour in Calgary. (more…)