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Bentleyville Vandalized Again

Bentleyville Tour of Lights founder asking for extra eyes to help patrol the Northland's biggest festival of lights

DULUTH, Minn.- Duluth Police are investigating vandalism at Bentleyville Tour of Lights in Bayfront Park. One of the trailers was spray painted over the weekend with graffiti. And after theft and vandalism last year, too, Bentleyville’s founder is asking for extra eyes to help patrol the Northland’s biggest festival of lights. Unfortunately the Grinch has struck again at Bentleyville, as…

Brat Fest and ‘Bertapalooza’ Bring Crowds to Bayfront Festival Park

Two Fundraising events in Bayfront for the first time.

DULUTH, Minn.- What do Bratwurst, Beer and a guy named Bert have in common? They all occupied Bayfront for the first time this weekend, to donate to local charities. Festival season has begun at Bayfront Park in Duluth with Brat Fest and Bertapalooza. The sizzle of Bratwurst cooking on the grill means a new festival making its mark at Bayfront,…

Right Around the Corner, Volunteers Needed for Bentleyville

Holiday Light Show Needs Help Setting Up

DULUTH, Minn.- Even though Halloween is still on the way, the clock is ticking to get Bentleyville Tour of Lights up and ready to go, when the switch turns on November 17th. So far there seems to be progress, as Holiday lights line much of Bayfront Park. But volunteers are still needed to help setting up what is billed as…

Art in Bayfront Park Takes Over Duluth this Weekend

Ninth Annual Art in Bayfront Park is Happening Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

DULUTH, Minn. – On Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19, Art in Bayfront Park returns for the ninth year. The two-day art fair takes place at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth. Art lovers will find quality work from local and regional artists. Vendors will include jewelry, painting, photography, ceramics, metalwork, glass and more. New this year, there will be a…

Blues Fills Bayfront For Blues Festival

The Blues Festival runs throughout the rest of the weekend.

DULUTH, Minn. – The 30th annual Blues Festival is happening this weekend at Bayfront Park, and thousands already made their way over for the first day of the fun. The weekend-long event features different blues artist lineups happening all day, and people can bring their own chairs and blankets to enjoy the day. They also have food and drink vendors…

Great Outdoors: Bentleyville Tour of Lights 2017 Finale

Attraction Saw Bigger Crowds Than 2016

Exciting news for Bentleyville Tour of Lights 2017, attendance was way up compared to last year. Nathan Bentley tells us that in 2016, 292,000 people visited Bentleyville in Duluth’s Bayfront Park. In 2017, that number is about 330,000 people. Bentley says it takes a lot of people to make the holiday attraction come together each year, and they are now…