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Bayfront Festival Park

Bayfront Festival Park 350 Harbor Drive, Duluth, Minnesota 55802


Few things are more fun than a summer concert on the bright, beautiful shores of our big lake. And Bayfront Festival Park makes it better than ever! Enjoy comfortable concert surroundings, all-new facilities, enhanced vendor areas, spectacular landscaping and a natural amphitheater, which provides an unobstructed view of every concert, as well as ships in the harbor beyond. The quintessential outdoor concert park, Bayfront welcomes countless local, regional and national acts, including the famous Bayfront Blues Festival every August. Bayfront, like no place else in Minnesota, it is the place to be this summer. In winter, Bayfront really comes to life with the largest holiday display in the Midwest. Experience the magic of nearly 3 million lights illuminating Bayfront Festival Park during the Bentleyville Tour of Lights. Be amazed by the tallest steel animated Christmas tree in the U.S. Bayfront Park also welcomes thousands of cheerful winter enthusiasts to an old-fashioned skating rink surrounded with the kind of warmth you find only in a Norman Rockwell original. Skate, stroll, sit in the silence of a starry winter’s night and enjoy the splendor of our most dazzling season.


Duluth Art Institute

506 W Michigan Street, Duluth, Minnesota 55802

(218) 733-7560 www.duluthartinstitute.org

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

130 West Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota 55802

(218) 623-3776 www.dsso.com

Fond-du-Luth Casino

129 East Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota 55802

(218) 720-5113 www.fondduluthcasino.com

Joseph Nease Gallery

23 W. 1st Street, Duluth, Minnesota 55802


We are a contemporary art gallery featuring exhibitions of drawing, painting, ceramics, photography, sculpture, installation, and new media by artists regional, national and international.


Lake Superior Art Glass

202 East Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota 55802

(218) 464-1799 www.lakesuperiorartglass.com

Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium

1023 University Drive, Duluth, Minnesota 55812

(218) 726-6704 www.umdstars.org

Miller Hill Mall

1600 Miller Trunk Highway, Duluth, Minnesota 55811

(218) 733-9101

More than 100 shops, 10 great food court vendors and one fantastic Simon gift card, all at the top of hill!


NorShor Theatre

211 East Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota 55802


The NorShor Theatre is a landmark 1910 theater that has recently undergone a dramatic restoration. After weathering its share of milestones and misfortune, a new life and new legacy are unfolding for this legendary venue. Located in downtown Duluth’s Historic Arts and Theater (HART) District, the restored NorShor Theatre is bringing new economic development, new productions, and new possibilities to the Twin Ports.


On the Rocks Art Studio

307 Canal Park Drive, Duluth, Minnesota 55802

218-525-2736 www.ontherocksart.com

Renegade Theater Company

222 East Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota 55802

(218) 722-6775 www.renegadetheatercompany.org

Teatro Zuccone

222 East Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota 55802

(218) 336-1414 www.teatrozuccone.com

The Duluth Playhouse

211 E Superior St, Duluth, Minnesota 55802

(218) 733-7555

Founded in 1914, Duluth Playhouse is one of the oldest, continuously running, non-profit theatres in the country. The Playhouse produces exceptional live theatrical entertainment across three venues: the NorShor Theatre, the Family Theatre, and the Underground Theatre. Duluth Playhouse showcases the top artistic talent in the region, presenting a series of professional productions that will transport you to another place and time. Your all-time favorite classics are mixed with fresh modern hits to assure that there is something for everyone. Duluth Playhouse invites you back to the theatre to make new memories, wake your spirit, warm your heart and remember what it’s like to laugh. Live theatre is back!


The St. Louis County Depot

506 West Michigan Street, Duluth, Minnesota 55802

(218) 733-7590

Today, heritage steam locomotives and their antique, gilded, wooden coaches wait trackside in the Lake Superior Railroad Museum, home of the Midwest’s largest indoor train collection. (See Lake Superior Railroad Museum and North Shore Scenic Railroad.) Also, walk the streets of Depot Square, a realistic, life-size depiction of downtown Duluth at the turn of the century. One low-priced admission ticket lets you enjoy the railroad museum plus the St. Louis Historical Society’s exhibits featuring regional history, and the Duluth Art Institute’s two galleries. The Depot is also home to the Duluth Playhouse Theater and three other area performing arts organizations including the Minnesota Ballet, Matinee Musicale and Arrowhead Chorale. Two unique museum stores offer rare items relating to the building’s past and current use. Summer Hours: Memorial Day- Labor Day/9:30am-6pm daily. Winter Hours: Mon-Sat/ 10am-5pm; Sun 1-5pm Call for group rates, guided tours, and special exhibit information.


The Waterfront Sculpture Walk

The Lakewalk, Duluth, Minnesota 55802

Offering more than beautiful lake views and charming shops and restaurants, Duluth’s waterfront is an expression of art. A series of prized sculptures representing the social, cultural and historical values of Duluth and its Sister Cities in Vaxjo, Sweden; Thunder Bay, Ontario; Perozavodsk, Russia; and Ohara, Japan, create a casual stroll through an outdoor gallery of international art.

Tweed Museum of Art

1201 Ordean Court, Duluth, Minnesota 55812

(218) 726-8222

The Tweed is inclusive and functions as an art collecting and teaching museum that promotes learning through collections stewardship, exhibits, and diverse art programs for all ages. Founded in 1949 to serve students and Minnesotans, and built in 1958 on the UMD campus, the Tweed operates today in a 33,000 sq. ft. facility. Its collections consist of European, American, and global art. Over time, the Indigenous collections, which began 2007 with a major donation, grew significantly. Today, the museum serves several Indian reservations in our region, rural/urban Minnesota communities, and bordering states such as Wisconsin, Michigan, and Canada.


Zeitgeist Arts

222 East Superior Street, Suite 326, Duluth, Minnesota 55802

(218) 336-1410 www.zeitgeistarts.com

Zero Hour Escape Rooms

5 West 1st Street #103, Duluth, Minnesota 55802



222 East Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota 55802

(218) 722-7300 www.zeitgeistarts.com