Parks & Recreation

Special Events

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


Chester Creek Concert Series 2022

Join us for music in the park with the Chester Creek Concert Series! This free ten-week series features a wide variety of live music and local food trucks. The concerts are held on Tuesday evenings throughout the summer at Chester Park, 1801 E. Skyline Pkwy.  


Join Duluth Parks & Recreation and the Duluth Public Library in a different neighborhood park each week for storytimes in the park at 9:30 a.m. followed by fun, youth-focused activities and recreation!
Storytimes introduce young children to books, rhymes, music, and other fun activities that promote early literacy skills!
Geared to children 0-5; any age is welcome to enjoy the story or play with Parks & Rec equipment.
Special guests from other local, youth-focused organizations throughout the summer!
Beat the heat this summer by cooling down at a Pop-Up Splash Pad!
Duluth Parks and Recreation and the Duluth Fire Department will be popping up at three neighborhood parks this summer.
Attendees can run through the spray of a fire hose, as well as participate in water games and other fun challenges. These events are free and open to all ages.
 🌊 FRIDAY, JULY 15 | 3-5 P.M.
KEENE CREEK PARK, Bristol Street & N. 63rd Ave W.
 🌊 FRIDAY, JULY 29 | 3-5 P.M.
HARRISON PARK, 3002 W. 3rd St.
 🌊 FRIDAY, AUG. 12 | 3-5 P.M.
In the event of severe weather, cancellations or updates will be posted to this event and on our website:
Take a stroll along the Lakewalk from Canal Park to Fitgers and enjoy the musical stylings of local buskers, happening once a month this summer!
Updated info about performers and their locations will be posted in this event leading up to each month's Busker Stroll.
Interested in busking during this event? Contact 
In the event of severe weather, cancellations or updates will be posted to this event and on our website:

Cold Front February 2023

Save the date: Saturday, February 4, 2023 

A day of winter fun at Bayfront Festival Park!
Check our website for more info: