Fourth Fest

Taking Down Bayfront After Five-Day Concert Run

Local tent rental business feeling positive effects of Bayfront week.

DULUTH, Minn.- After a successful five-day stretch of concerts at Bayfront Festival Park, the Park is returning to its resting state. Crews with local business Doucette’s Special Events, Party, and Tent Rental were at Bayfront Monday disassembling the tents used during the shows. They say 4th of July week was a great boost for their business. “For this week I…

Five Nights of Fun at Bayfront Wrapping Up

Longest run of concerts in venue's history set to bring in sizable revenue.

DULUTH, Minn.- Music lovers packed Bayfront Festival Park for the final time to hear the bands 311 and Dirty Heads Sunday night. The show concludes an impressive 5-night, back-to-back run of festivals and concerts at Bayfront, the largest run in the venue’s history. “About 35,000 total over the course of those 5 days have set foot through Bayfront Festival Park,”…

Duluth Gets a Boost in Tourism this Fourth of July

DULUTH, Minn. – Fourth of July can be one of the busiest times of the year for Duluth. It draws thousands of visitors from across the country. And the increase in tourism can have its advantages for the city. Many call Duluth the “go to” place to spend their weekend on a non–holiday. “Well it’s a beautiful city. You have…

Summer, Tourism Season Right Around the Corner

Tourism expected to have over $900 million dollar impact.

DULUTH, Minn.- The official start of summer is a little more than a week away, and in Duluth that means Grandma’s Marathon, outdoor festivals, and live music at Bayfront Festival Park. Those events all bring in Tourists. Grandma’s Marathon brings in as many as 20,000 runners and their friends and family. That weekend kicks off Duluth’s summer of fun. Grandma’s…

Fourth Fest Postponed Until July 5th

Organizers say the risk for public safety was something they couldn't ignore.

DULUTH, Minn. – Fourth Fest is changing to Fifth Fest at Bayfront Park, because of the potential severe weather. The Fourth of July has been memorable in Duluth. Thirty years ago there was a massive fireworks explosion and this year’s fourth fest is rescheduled. Bayfront Festival Park organizers tell us they were paying close attention to the forecast all weekend particularly for tonight. After…

Eyes on the Sky as Fourth Fest Inches Closer

Officials Will Make a Decision Regarding Fourth Fest by Noon on Wednesday, July 4, Weather Permitting

DULUTH, Minn. – All eyes are on the sky as forecasters have mentioned rain showers and strong storms multiple times for the forecast on Independence Day. As of Tuesday afternoon, FOX 21 Meteorologist Brittney Merlot says we should expect storms in the morning hours, and a mix of sun and clouds through the afternoon. Later into the evening, strong storms are…