Parks & Recreation

Reservations & Permits

COVID-19 Update

  • Special Events: all special event permits are cancelled through June 30, 2020. We are taking applications for events in the future.
  • Weddings: All permits through July 6, 2020 must adhere to following CDC and MDH guidelines:
    • No more than 10 people
    • Social distancing of 6ft for all attendees not living in the same household
  • Building Rentals: all facilities are currently closed through July 6, 2020. Reservation can be made for future dates.
  • Wade Stadium: Closed through July 6, 2020

Wedding Permits

Reserve a Park for a wedding, wedding rehearsal or wedding reception.

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Building Rentals

Five different buildings are available to rent for meetings, parties or other events.

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Private Events

Private events are "by invitation only". Examples: Birthday Parties, Graduation Celebrations, Church Picnics.

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Special Events

Special events are those open to the public, often requiring an admission or registration fee.

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Fields & Courts

Rent Wheeler Athletic Complex, Wade Softball Fields, Washington Center Gym and other neighborhood fields.

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Wade Stadium

Wade Stadium is Duluth's Premier outdoor, artificial turf baseball stadium. Rental Season: Mid March through October

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Commercial Operations

At times there are opportunities for businesses to utilize city properties that provide a great user experience.

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Alcohol Consumption

All Facility Rentals must have an Alcohol Consumption Permit before alcohol can be consumed.

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Busking Permit

The City of Duluth recognizes the life, color, and interest that Street Performers bring to a public space.

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Angel of Hope

The Angel of Hope is a memorial located in Leif Erikson Park that offers a place of solace for grieving parents who have lost a child of any age.

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Kayak Rack Rental

The City of Duluth offers canoe/kayak rack rental to residents and non-residents for an annual fee.

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