Leif Erikson Park

Rose Garden Maintenance Begins

DULUTH, Minn. – City crews were out at Leif Erikson Park in the Rose Garden this afternoon getting rid of leaves they put on the roses last fall. Roses are not the most hearty plants so they need the bags of leaves for insulation during the colder months. Workers say, this is the time people should think about doing gardening…

Boating, Biking, Even Dancing in Sunshine at Leif Erikson Park

Two dancers turned the stage in the center of the park into their own dance floor.

DULUTH, Minn.- Saturday’s above average temperatures brought tons of people out to Leif Erikson Park to enjoy the sunshine. The park was alive with people taking advantage of the nice day in their own way–boating in the lake, biking and jogging along the walkways. Now, a new outdoor park activity: dancing on the stage in the center of the grass….

Roses In Full Bloom

Roses of all colors are in full bloom over at Leif Erikson Park

DULUTH, Minn.- One of Duluth’s most visible and popular parks is in full bloom right now. The Rose Garden in Leif Erikson Park was filled with Northlanders checking out and even getting a smell or two of all the different roses down at the park. One visitor we talked with who had a rose garden for years, says having something…

Raise Awareness for Huntington’s Disease Saturday in Duluth

An Awareness Walk is Planned to Begin at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, June 15 in the Rose Garden at Leif Erikson Park

DULUTH, Minn. – More than 30,000 Americans are currently living with a fatal disease known as Huntington’s. On Saturday, June 15, you’re invited to help raise awareness in Duluth. Huntington’s Disease is an inherited brain disorder resulting in the progressive loss of both mental and physical control. Symptoms typically appear between the ages of 30 to 50, and worsen over…

DECS Students Sing in the Sun

Duluth Edison Charter Schools put on Spring Concert in Leif Erickson Park

DULUTH, Minn.- Many Northlanders were out enjoying the summer-like temps on Monday. Many spent the day at the Leif Erickson Park listening to students sing, in what seemed to be one of Duluth’s many summer festivals. It was sort of a pre-music festival as students from Duluth Edison Charter schools put on their Spring Concert, taking audiences on a trip…

CHUM to Host Homeless Fundraising Event in Leif Erikson Park

"Walk a Mile in These Shoes" is Happening Saturday, May 4 in Duluth's Leif Erikson Park

DULUTH, Minn. – CHUM is set to host a first ever fundraising event, “Walk a Mile in These Shoes.” The event is happening Saturday, May 4 at Duluth’s Leif Erickson Park. The fundraising event for CHUM will call attention to the issues of poverty, hunger, homelessness, and the extreme shortage of affordable housing in Duluth. Participants will learn about the…

Pedestrians for Pitbull Positivity

2nd Walk with a Pitbull Held at Leif Erickson Park

Duluth, Minn- Duluth’s Leif Erickson park went to the dogs as a group walked to promote Pitbull awareness. Organized by nicepitbull.com, the walk was to promote Pitbull Positivity, and debunk negative Pitbull stereotypes. Many think of Pitbulls as angry, antisocial, and the start of most dog attacks. Yet according to the CDC, fatal dog attacks are not breed specific. “Pitbulls…

Local Loveliness

Duluth Rose Garden in Full Bloom

Duluth, Minn.- Some clouds and cooler air didn’t stop people from getting a whiff of the flowers at Duluth’s Rose garden today. It was so perfect thoughts of romance were even in the air. “This would be a good spot for proposing to somebody, yknow?” said Koua Chang, visiting from St. Paul. Chang, a California native, equates the Rose Garden and…

Coffee Conversation: Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park will Begin on Friday, July 13 at 9:05 p.m.

DULUTH, Minn. It’s that time of year again, Northlanders will be digging out the blankets and dusting off the lawn chairs in preparation for the 2018 Movies in the Park presented by the Duluth Greater Downtown Council, North Shore Federal Credit Union and many other local sponsors. The movies will show every Friday evening, from July 13 through August 31…

Movies in the Park to Start Friday

It's Going to be a Wild Summer at Movies in the Park, Hosted by the Greater Downtown Council

DULUTH, Minn. -The Greater Downtown Council along with other fine sponsors are excited to invite the community to Leif Erikson Park for the 2017 Movies in the Park series. Every Friday evening from July 7 to August 4, gather the family and head to the park for free featured films. Darlene Marshall with the Greater Downtown Council stopped by FOX 21 to chat with…