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• Population: 86,211
• Land area in square miles: 67.79
• Persons per square mile: 1,272
• Sister Cities: Petrozavodsk, Russia; Thunder Bay, Canada; Oharo-Isumi City, Japan; Växjö, Sweden
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Enjoy the great outdoors of our beautiful city and host your special occasion in one of our many parks! All events to include 40 or more people require a permit, however, a permit is recommended to ensure availability regardless of size. Without a permit, pavilions and other favored areas are first-come, first-serve. Indoor recreation center buildings are also available by securing a building rental permit.
Events that require a wedding permit:
Contact Katie or call 218.730.4330.
Download Wedding Event Guide
Building Rental Permit:
Duluth Parks and Recreation manages four different buildings that are available for rent for meetings, parties, or other events.
Download Building Rental Permit Guide.
Contact Kraig or call 218.730.4305
Other Helpful Documents:
Private Event Permit:
Private events are "by invitation only". Examples include, but are not limited to:
Download Private Event Guide.
Contact Kraig or call 218-730-4305.
Special Event Permit:
Special events are those open to the public, often requiring an admission or registration fee. Examples include, but are not limited to:
The proper permit is required for a special event to be held in a City of Duluth Park.
Download Special Event Guide
Athletic Fields and Courts Permit:
The City of Duluth offers athletic field and court rentals, including the Wheeler Athletic Complex, Wade Softball Fields, Washington Center Gym and other neighborhood fields.
Printable versions of the athletic field rental permit can be found here
Printable versions of the Washington Center gym/conference room rental permit can be found here
View Washington Center calendar here
Wade Stadium Rental:
To rent wade stadium please complete the steps below:
Alcohol Consumption Permit:
All the City of Duluth Facility Rentals must have an Alcohol Consumption Permit before alcohol can be consumed.
Applications must be completed at least 30 days in advance of event.