Get ready to celebrate at the biggest family event of the summer, Festival by the Lake, Saturday, July 13th at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth.

With gates opening at 11AM this festival promises a day filled with food, live music, vendors, crafts, a kid’s area, refreshing beverages (including beer and ciders) and great fun for everyone.

Bayfront will come alive with great music by local & regional talents on the Centricity Credit Union Main Stage. The schedule for the main stage is as follows:

12PM      Maxi Childs Trio

1PM       Sound Inc. Reunion

2PM       Side Street Detour

3PM       Jake Birdseye

4PM       Sydney Hansen

5PM       Port Authority Reunion

6PM       BoomStick

But the fun doesn’t end there! The Irving Community Center Kids Area will be a hub of excitement with bounce houses and live entertainment by family favorites Dan the Monkey Man and the magic of Kelvin Saline’s Magic Village Shows. Kids of all ages will be sure to have a fabulous time.

In addition to the entertainment, Festival by the Lake will host a wide variety of food vendors, allowing attendees to indulge in delicious treats and culinary delights. With options to suit every palate, including gluten free and vegetarian foods. Food enthusiasts are in for a treat.

For further details and updates about Festival by the Lake, please visit our official website at Stay connected through our social media channels for the latest news and announcements.

Admission for Festival by the Lake is $5 (children 12 & under FREE when accompanied by an adult). Festival by the Lake is, in part, a fundraiser for the Bluebird Foundation, a 501c3 dedicated to supporting high school aged kids involved in the performing arts in the region.

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Park Attendee Rules for Festival by the Lake: 

  • No bottles, cans, coolers, outside food/beverages, or weapons are permitted inside the event. (One factory-sealed or empty water bottle will be allowed per person)
  • No pets are allowed (except authorized service animals)
  • No political campaigning unless you are a registered exhibitor
  • No soliciting unless you are a vendor
  • Children must be supervised at all times
  • We encourage patrons to leave backpacks and large bags at home. Bags and purses will be subject to security checks.
  • You may bring your own chair (subject to search at security)
  • No smoking is allowed at Bayfront Festival Park or in the parking areas.