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Butter the Octopus Mural in Fargo, North Dakota

As you walk around Fargo, North Dakota you’ll encounter a lot of interesting street art and murals. From the Fargo Mario Wall (a Super Mario Bros mural) to the Bird Up mural to an expressive art alley to a pair of angel wings, the city has been taken over with colorful, interactive walls. Walls like this, the Butter the Octopus Mural in Fargo, North Dakota.

Butter the Octopus Mural in Fargo, North Dakota by artist Olivia Bain - Fargo street art in North Dakota

Created by artist Olivia Bain, this gay octopus was formed in July 2018. The giant orange octopus has beaming lime green eyes, powder-blue lines tentacles dotted with multi-colored hearts, and waves a rainbow Pride flag.

The giant public painting sprawls across the back garage entrance at 409 Broadway, around the corner from the Bird Up mural.

Butter the Octopus Mural in Fargo, North Dakota by artist Olivia Bain - Fargo street art in North Dakota

While visiting Fargo I highly recommend taking a street art tour and exploring all the colorful murals for yourself! (Also, don’t forget to cross the border into Minneapolis to visit the Moorhead Dairy Queen and see the World’s Largest Dilly Bar!


Butter the Octopus Mural

Address: 409 Broadway, Fargo, ND
Hours: Always Visible
Cost: Free to See


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The Butter the Octopus Mural in Fargo, North Dakota, depicts a giant orange and blue octopus full of hearts and waving a rainbow flag by artist Olivia Bain. The colorful interactive street art is a fun stop on a Fargo vacation or road trip through North Dakota. It's an amazing and cool mural with a fun aesthetic.
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The Butter the Octopus Mural in Fargo, North Dakota, depicts a giant orange and blue octopus full of hearts and waving a rainbow flag by artist Olivia Bain. The colorful interactive street art is a fun stop on a Fargo vacation or road trip through North Dakota. It’s an amazing and cool mural with a fun aesthetic.

VALerie BROMANN

Founder & Head Road Tripper

Val is the founder and head road tripper at Silly America. Having grown up near Berwyn's famed car kabob, The Spindle, and a restaurant with a cow on its roof, her fascination with roadside attractions started early. Today, Val has visited hundreds roadside attractions across the United States and is constantly on the lookout for the next BIG thing!

The Road Trip Journal & Activity Book - Everything You Need to Have and Record an Epic Road Trip! By Valerie Bromann

The Road Trip Journal & Activity Book

Everything You Need to Have and Record an Epic Road Trip!

BY Valerie Bromann

Enjoy fun games and challenges to pass the time on your next road trip and have a keepsake to look back on for years to come with this entertaining must-have for your next vacation.

The road trip you’ve been dreaming of starts here! Journal about your stops and get to know your fellow passengers with activities and exercises designed to pass the time and bring you closer together. Instead of “Are we there yet?” you’ll find yourself asking, “We’re there already?”. Complete with prompts you can turn to while driving between locations, this journal will one day be a memento of your life-changing trip.