Festival Projects
  • On-going: Fund Annual Concerts, Duluth Christmas Tree and Lighting Ceremony
  • 2016: Purchased Tractor for the City, Donated $10,000 to Duluth Cluster Schools Foundation, Donated $5,000 to Red Clay for entertainment on Parsons Alley Stage
  • 2015: Purchased Red Clay Music Foundry Marquees; donated $250,000 for Parsons Alley improvements
  • 2014: Installed pavers and landscaped City parking lot-$100,000; remodeled Festival Center
  • 2013: Donated $35,000 to Red Clay Music Foundry; installed hardwood floors in Festival Center
  • 2012: Donated final payment on Festival Center to City
  • 2011: Installed Eastern Continental Divide Monument
  • 2010: Gold Medal Shows Carnival; Man’s Corner
  • 2009: Installed Sponsor Board and Taylor Park Entrance Sign; installed Plantation Shutters in Festival Center
  • 2008: Added public restrooms to Taylor Park,¬†Expanded Entertainment to Two stages
  • 2006: Paved and landscaped Festival Courtyard
  • 2003: Military committee
  • 2002: Shuttle Service
  • 2000: Built Duluth Festival Center,¬†Website
  • 1997: Sponsor committee; Festival expands to Two days
  • 1996: Purchased Taylor Park with City
  • 1995: New stage in Taylor Park
  • 1993: Concert
  • 1990: Festival receives Non-profit 501(c)3 status
  • 1989: Clean-up committee
  • 1988: Silent Auction
  • 1987: Miss Duluth Pageant
  • 1985: Festival T-shirts (sponsored by Citizens Bank of Gwinnett)
  • 1984: Newspaper tabloid
  • 1983: First Duluth Fall Festival

Some of the notable projects undertaken by the Festival are shown below.

DFF Projects