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Winter Events & Activities

Explore all Duluth has to offer this winter!

Bentleyville Tour of Lights

Bentleyville Tour of Lights

Open Evenings Nov. 21st – Dec. 27th, 2020 • Open 5-9 Sun-Thurs, 5-10 Fri-Sat.

Bentleyville invites guests to take our drive-thru tour under the glow of over 5 million lights in a 20-acre park situated on the shores of Lake Superior! Bringing people together (while staying apart) to create delightful memories.

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Spirit of the Lights - Glensheen Mansion

Begins November 24th, 2020 • Open from 5pm-9pm.

The display is spread out over the grounds and is celebrated for its intimate and natural feel. Many of the motifs and displays are in memory of individuals or in recognition of meaningful moments. Spirit of Lights display is FREE and open to the public, but reservations will be required.

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Christmas City Express

Christmas City Express

November 27th - December 20th, 2020 

The performance of the Christmas City Express begins in the Lake Superior Railroad Museum (included with all tickets), where you’ll be treated to a reading of the new Christmas City Express story, enjoy carolers, and a visit from a special guest! Then climb aboard the train for a 30-minute ride up to Lake Superior. Onboard, enjoy hot chocolate, cookies, and holiday tunes.

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Christmas City Express

Duluth Winter Village

December 5th, 2020 

With safety and our amazing local businesses in mind, we have decided to take the 2020 Duluth Winter Village online this year. Stay tuned for our 2020 Virtual Duluth Winter Village, including our gift guide with ideas and ways to support your favorite local shops.

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Visit our Event Calendar to find up-to-date details about events in and around Duluth all winter long!

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Duluth Winter Activities

Frosted Fatty Frosted Fatty
Weekend of February  20, 2021
(218) 628-2891 | 800-642-6377 • Visit Website

Join Spirit Mountain for a winter downhill fat bike racing at Spirit Mountain. The Frosted Fatty is growing even “fatter” this year.  The Fat Bike celebration at the regions only lift-access fat bike ski area.


Spirit Mountain Spirit Mountain
(218) 628-2891 | 800-642-6377 • Visit Website

With 22 downhill runs, the Midwest’s largest Terrain Park, and 22 km of Nordic Ski Trails, there is definitely something for everyone. Plus, Spirit Mountain Adventure Park offers the year-round “Timber Twister” Alpine Coaster and a NEW Snow Tubing Park.


Day Tripper of Duluth Day Tripper of Duluth
(218) 390-1605 • Visit Website

Offers a wide range of activities for small and large groups of all ages and ability levels. Snowshoeing and Snow Biking and skiing tours available.


Mont du Lac Recreation Mont du Lac Resort
(218) 626-3797 • Visit Website

Offers 424 wooded acres, just 15 minutes from Downtown Duluth/Superior where guests can ski or snowboard on a variety of runs from beginner to expert.



Outdoor Edventures Positive Energy Outdoors
(218) 391-0147 • Visit Website

Offers a wide range of activities for all ages and ability levels. Dog Sledding, Sleigh and Wagon Rides, Skijoring, Rock and Ice Climbing.


Lake Superior Art Glass Lake Superior Art Glass
Design your own Snowman

357 Canal Park Dr., Duluth, MN    Visit Website


Brighten your home for the holidays with a custom designed blown glass snowman! These happy snow-people sculptures are created from solid glass in our Hot Shop and are personalized to your liking. Customize your snowman by choosing the body color, design, and accessories.




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