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Annual Events

Grandma's Marathon

  • One of Duluth's biggest events.
  • Runners and other visitors from around the world.
  • Variety of activities surrounding the race.
  • Elite classes; team competitions.

Fourthfest

  • Great music and food on the waterfront.
  • Incredible fireworks display.

Bayfront Blues Festival

  • Cool blues on Lake Superior's shore.
  • Four days of nationally known acts.

Duluth Airshow

  • Minnesota's largest Airshow.
  • Features the United States Air Force Thunderbirds and/or the United States Navy Blue Angels.
  • Including the most sought after Military and Civilian performers in the world..

Hawk Ridge Nature Reserve

  • Panoramic view of Lake Superior.
  • Spring and fall migration of thousands of birds.
  • Hawks, falcons, eagles and many other species.
  • Literally a "hawk highway" during migration.

NorthShore Inline Marathon

  • Largest inline race in North America.
  • Same scenic course as Grandma's Marathon.

AMSOIL Duluth National Snocross

  • Largest on-the-snow event anywhere in the world.
  • 1,000 snowmobile racers; 36,000 spectators.
  • Pro-am races with some of the world's best drivers.
  • Thanksgiving weekend.