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Events for "Duluth, MN"

May

  • Virtual Homegrown Music Festival (May 2 – 9)

    Duluth, MN

    More than 100 musical acts perform in venues around the Twin Ports, and there also will be film, visual arts and craft beer.

    It's online again this year.


  • Duluth Dylan Festival (May 22 – 30)

    Duluth, MN

    The town in which Bob Dylan was born celebrates the singer's 80th birthday with a Blood on the Tracks train ride, a singer-songwriter contest, a bus tour, films, music and a trivia contest.

     


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September

  • Oktoberfestival (Sep. 17 – 19)

    Duluth, MN

    This festival on the bayfront features stein-holding, barrel-rolling and pretzel-tossing contests, a kids' zone and a dachshund derby on Sunday, plus German food and music. Admission is $20, $10 up to week of event, free for youths 15 and under.


November

  • Virtual Gales of November (Nov. 12 – 13)

    Duluth, MN

    Listen to experts discuss Lake Superior shipwrecks and maritime history.


  • Bentleyville Tour of Lights (Nov. 20 – Dec 27)

    Duluth, MN

    Tour the retro-cool lighted decorations in Bayfront Festival Park, including a tree that dances to music, Dinosaurland and Penguin Park, and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

    There's free hot chocolate, cookies, popcorn and marshmallows to roast over fire pits. Bring cash or food to donate to food shelves.


January

  • Duluth Ice & Mixed Fest (Jan. 29 – 30)

    Duluth, MN

    This annual festival in West Duluth's Quarry Park features such events as a free ice-climbing clinic for youths 12 and older, beginner and intermediate clinics for adult climbers, a fat-bike intro and presentations on mountain climbing.


  • John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon (Jan. 30)

    Duluth, MN

    From Duluth, marathon mushers travel to to Grand Portage and mid-distance racers to Tofte.