Within 5-10 minutes of the hotel: Within summer walking distance (4-5 blocks):
Bentleyville Blue’s Fest Grandma’s Marathon Finish Line
Bayfront Art Fair Park Point Art Fair Inline Marathon Finish Line
John Beargrease Dog Sled Duluth Pride Festival Tall Ships
Fitger’s Harvest Run Movies in the Park Garry Bjorkland 5-mile Finish
Boat and Travel Show Sidewalk Days Grandma’s ½ Marathon Finish
Hot Air Balloon Festival City of Duluth 4th Fest Irvin A. William Haunted Ship
Arrowhead Home Show Bayfront Reggae Festival
Duluth Film Festival All Pints North Brew Fest
City on the Hill Music Festival Tribute Fest
Howling Moon Music Festival Gails of November
City of the North Parade Arrowhead Ice Fishing Show
The Park Point Marina Inn is Duluth’s festival and event headquarters. The hotel provides a complimentary shuttle service to Canal Park 7 days a week to bring you even closer to the events. It drops you off right by the seasonal (June-Labor Day) Port Town Trolley stop that goes to Bayfront Park and downtown Duluth. It drops you off 1 block from the DECC and Amsoil lower entrance near the Vista Fleet. We are located within 4 blocks of Canal Park & the Aerial Lift Bridge, 8 blocks from the DECC and Amsoil Arena, and 10 blocks from Bayfront Festival Park and downtown Duluth. We are within easy walking distance from events such as Grandma’s Marathon, William Irvin 5K, Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon, Inline Marathon, Tall Ships, Twin Ports Lighthouse Days, Sailboat Races, and Park Point Sand Modeling Contest. We are a seasonal Port Town Trolley (June-Labor Day) ride away from Bayfront Blues Festival, Battle of the Jug Bands, Twin Port Bridge Festival, Bayfront Reggae and World Music Festival, Sidewalk Days, Bayfront Art Fair, Duluth Superior Pride Festival, Duluth Hot Air Balloon Festival, and all the shows and concerts at the DECC, Pioneer Hall, Amsoil Arena, and Duluth Auditorium.
The 4th of July fireworks cascade right out in front of the hotel over the harbor, and can be seen from the resort in dramatic fashion. They are spectacular.
The Park Point Art Fair, with over 80 artists, and the Park Point Rummage Sale, are located on Park Point just a few miles from the hotel.
Bentleyville is a guest favorite and is held in Bayfront Park. The hotel runs a shuttle for this event. Check with the Concierge Service Center for exact dates and times of the shuttle service.
Check over the hotel event calendar for unique and entertaining resort events throughout the year like worst Christmas Sweater Week, Kiss and Make Up Day, International Surf Music Month, Boat Club Heritage Days, and Park Point Beach Days, to name a few. We will also honor national events and days like; Ice Cream Day, National Bike Month, Nature Photography Day, Lake Superior Day, and National Wilderness Day. We enjoy having fun and encourage our guests to participate and embrace our celebration of unique days and events.
Life is way too short not to steal some moments and celebrate some of Duluth’s great festivals and events. Cross over the bridge from ordinary and experience one of our hotel’s unique events or one of Duluth’s great celebrations.
Visitors and residents alike are invited to hit the Lakewalk from downtown Duluth to Lakeside. Free family entertainment and activities are scheduled throughout the weekend. This festival event is free and is held on Duluth’s waterfront.
Bayfront Reggae & World Music Festival is a tribute to international music and those artists who spread the message of love, hope, and equality for all people worldwide. As the largest festival event of its kind in Minnesota, international performers will entertain while you enjoy ethnic foods, beverages and a variety of artisans displaying their wares.
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Duluth , MN 55802
Dragon boat racing is not only one of the fastest growing water sports in the world; it is also one of the most exciting! As one of the largest festivals of its kind, The Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival is proud to be a part of this growing community-building tradition.
Lake Superior Marine Museum Association (LSMMA), presents its annual maritime conference and event fundraiser benefit.
Deep rooted in the community, the Duluth farmer’s market is an event that has been around since 1911. During the summer months it is full of locally grown produce and plants, August and September being the prime time for fresh fruits and vegetables. In the winter you can buy your Christmas tree and a wreath.