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If you’re into it, Duluth has it. Experience fun family attractions, shopping, local food and drink and more to explore around every corner. Check out some ideas below or download our Visitor Guide for even more.

Area events

Duluth offers year-round events and festivals featuring music, crafts, arts and sporting events that offer something for everyone

Christmas City Express Train December 9 • 4:15 pm8:45 pm
Bentleyville “Tour of Lights” December 9 • 5:00 pm10:00 pm
Christmas City Express Train December 10 • 3:15 pm8:45 pm

Read our Blog

  • Faces of Duluth: Dustin Heckman of the Glensheen Mansion
    When it comes to iconic Duluth landmarks, it’s hard not to think of Glensheen Mansion. Situated right on Great Lake Superior, this historical destination has been preserved for visitors to enjoy both inside and out – no matter the season. We talked with Dustin Heckman, director at Glensheen, about what drew him to the mansion, and what continues to draw visitors year after year, especially during the holidays.
  • Duluth Shines on the Silver Screen: See the Sights of “Merry Kiss Cam”
    Duluth has brought the most recent spotlight to the North Star State with Hulu’s new original holiday movie, “Merry Kiss Cam,” which was both filmed and set in Duluth. Live a day in the life of the movie’s main characters Jess Woods, a local artist, and Danny Carmody, a local bar owner, with this self-guided tour of the sights featured in this holiday love story.
  • How to Bentleyville
    If you’re planning a trip to Bentleyville this season with your family, significant other, friends or solo, we have a few top tips to help you keep those joyful sleigh bells ringing the entire time you’re in Duluth.