Summer Fun in Duluth – 2017 Edition

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Duluth Tours

Ongoing, Unique Summer Tours:

One Night, Two Historic Homes
Tuesday, June 20 from 6 p.m. to 8p.m., Free

Take advantage of the Duluth Preservation Alliance’s tour of two historic Duluth homes that are currently on the market. A unique opportunity like this doesn’t come around often.

Duluth Women’s Club 50th Annual Tour of Homes and Gardens
Wednesday, July 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., $30 (includes lunch)

Spend the day touring some of Duluth’s historic homes as well as some of the best new homes.

Flavorful Events

Taste of Duluth
Saturday, July 1 from 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Free

Head over to Bayfront Festival Park, right on the shores of Lake Superior, to immerse yourself in Duluth’s cultural      heritage. The event will have great food, beer, live music, shopping and more!

All Pints North Summer Brew Fest
Saturday, July 29 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., $45

Are you a beer lover? If so, enjoy the afternoon at Bayfront Festival Park with the breweries and brewpubs of Minnesota’s Craft Brewers Guild. You can’t go wrong with craft beer, food, live music and craft beer education!

Music Events

City of Duluth Fourth Fest
Tuesday, July 4. Gates open at 4:00 p.m. and music starts at 4:30 p.m., Free

This Independence Day, gather at the Bayfront Festival Park for treats, live music and the largest fireworks in the upper Midwest. Prepare to be in awe if attending this event.

Bayfront Reggae & World Music Festival
Saturday, July 15th at 11:00 a.m.

Attend this music festival at Bayfront Festival Park to celebrate artists who have spread the message of love, hope and equality for all people worldwide through their music.

Bayfront Blues Festival
Friday, August 11 through Sunday, August 13 at 11:30 a.m.

Join over 20,000 people in viewing more than 30 different blues acts on two stages at Bayfront Festival Park.

Even More Fun!

Spirit Valley Days
Wednesday, August 2 through Sunday, August 6

Celebrate West Duluth and attend the Northland’s largest classic car show during Spirit Valley Days. Not only this but Spirit Valley Days hosts Duluth’s largest parade of the summer and puts on a street dance, 5k Run/Walk, canoe and kayak tour of the St. Louis River, pancake breakfast and more! There is definitely something for everyone this week.

Kraus-Anderson Bike Duluth Festival
Saturday, August 12 and Sunday, August 13 at 10 a.m.

This family oriented biking event in Duluth, Minnesota will for sure get your adrenaline going. The event includes, enduro, downhill, and XC races along with a casual road bike tour, beer tent, food, live music and live and silent auctions. All proceeds benefit COGGS and the Duluth Area Family YMCA.

Mini Golf at the Old Firehouse
Monday, August 21 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Play a round of mini golf with the local police and fire personnel and enjoy a hot dog! Don’t forget to check out the fire truck!

The 16th Annual Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival
Friday, August 25 and Saturday, August 26 at 6 p.m.

This family, fun and free event is perfect for those who want to watch or participate in one of the fastest growing water sports in the world. The festival is organized to raise money for the Twin Ports Rotary Clubs and the Essentia Health Foundation. The festival also includes great food, music, a craft fair and more!