Bentleyville "Tour of Lights"
December 1-28, 2013
Monday-Thursday 5 pm-9 pm/Friday-Sunday 5 pm-10 pm
Bayfront Festival Park is transformed into the largest holiday light show in the Midwest. The atmosphere turns magical with lights and holiday music floating through the air. Towering in the evening sky is our 128’ animated steel Christmas tree with 50,000 sparkling LED lights. It rises to more than twice the height of New York City’s famous Rockefeller Center Tree. This attraction should not be missed. Bring the family, camera and smiles! Handicap accessible.
Call (218) 740-3535
Christmas City Express Train
December 6-8, 13-15 & 20-22, 2013
Departs at 4:15 pm Fri & Sat/3:45 pm on Sunday
"The Christmas City Express" Train Ride and Story Experience is this year’s holiday train offering from the North Shore Scenic Railroad. After nearly 20 years of doing Polar Express rides, this ALL NEW story and experience is planned to be a new and improved event that is sure to become a holiday tradition for years to come. Riders will travel from Fitgers to the Duluth Depot where they will be treated to model train displays, the beautifully decorated Lake Superior Railroad Museum, a reading of the NEW book, a visit with Santa, carolers, gift shopping, and then finally a ride back to Fitgers. Tickets are $18 for adults/$16 for children.
Call (218) 722-1273
The Train to Bentleyville "Tour of Lights"
December 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 2013
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Board the train to Bentleyville at Fitger’s – enjoy the scenery – Lake Superior, the Aerial Lift Bridge and the looks on the children’s face when they see the lights at Bentleyville. After you have experienced the walking tour of Bentleyville, board the train for the return trip to Fitger’s. Reservations are required.
Call (218) 722-1273 or (800) 423-1273 for reservations/tickets
The Duluth Playhouse presents "Peter Pan"
December 5-8, 11-15, 18-22, 2013
Thursday-Saturday 7:30 pm/Sunday 2:00 pm
Let your imagination run wild and get ready to be whisked away on a breathtaking, high-flying adventure to the mysterious and enchanting Neverland! Join the Darling children on this heartfelt journey full of fantasy and wonder, and be there as they realize what homesick really means amidst dangerous encounters with hungry animals, wild natives, and swashbuckling pirates. By the time the curtain falls, you too will believe in magic! Tickets are $25.00.
Call (218) 733-7555
Minnesota Ballet presents "The Nutcracker"
December 20-22, 2013
Friday-Saturday 7 pm/Sunday 3 pm
The Minnesota Ballet presents the holiday favorite, set in Manhattan in the early 1900’s, complete with a party in an elegant townhouse, a battle between toy soldiers and mouse warriors, and a magical journey beginning in Central Park, snow-topped and glittery, then, led by the Sugar Plum Fairy, on to exotic lands of beautiful dance. Held at Symphony Hall/DECC.
Call (218) 529-3742
Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra presents "Broadway and Hollywood Combine"
December 31, 2013
Dancing & Romancing in a night of song and dance SAT featuring Broadway veterans APR Joan Hess and Kirby Ward. A perfect way to ring out the old and ring in the new. Tickets start at $20 for adults/$18 for seniors/$10 for students. Held at the Symphony Hall at the DECC.
Call (218) 623-3776
Classic Holiday Tours at Fairlawn Mansion
December 1-29, 2013
Sunday-Friday 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm and Saturday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Our classic holiday tours start on the hour, with the last tour of the day at 3:00 pm Admission is $9.00 for adult and $7.50 for seniors and students, children under 6 are free. Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Held at Fairlawn Mansion.
Call (715) 394-5712