Parks & Recreation

Special Events

To view all Parks and Recreation programs and events, check out our Duluth Parks & Recreation Program Brochure.


  • Solstice Luminary Hike

Wednesday, December 21 | 5-8 p.m. | Hartley Park | Free

Welcome winter with a self-guided, candle-lit walk at Hartley Park! Drop in anytime between 5-8 p.m. Start near Hartley Nature Center and follow the luminaries on the nearby path. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate as you welcome in longer days ahead! 
  • Cold Front

Saturday, February 4 | Noon-6 p.m. | Bayfront Festival Park | Free

Our annual winter celebration! Learn more at


  • Parks Night Out



  • Public Orchard Celebration
  • Pumpkin Palooza
  • Glow Hike