Saturday, Sept. 28th (9am-7pm)
and Sunday, Sept. 29th (9am-5pm)



Festival Entertainment
Festival Center Entertainment, Sponsored by The Piedmont Bank

Entertainment Information

Parson's Alley 2021

The Duluth Fall Festival provides continuous entertainment during the two days of the Festival at two venues. During the weekend more than 20 acts will perform a variety of music and dance. The Festival Center Stage hosts bands and dance acts, while the Parsons Alley stage hosts smaller bands and acoustic music in an intimate setting. Throughout the Festival, you may run into street performers, such as puppeteers or our Festival scarecrow mascot.

Entertainers are not paid to perform at the Duluth Fall Festival.

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2024 Entertainment Schedule (TBD)

Saturday, September 30

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Opening Ceremony
12:15 p.m. -12:25 p.m.

Wildcat Cheerleaders Marching Band - Duluth High School cheerleaders and Drumline

12:35 p.m. - 1:05 p.m.
AllStars Performing Arts Academy, Dance performance in multiple styles with a special tribute this year to the loss of a very special friend of the Festival.
1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Six Degree Tilt - Six Degree Tilt is a Cover and Originals Band playing Iconic Alternative Rock!
2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
New Bridge - Rock and Soul, rhythm and blues
3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Muckers - Incredible, foot-stompin, Celtic Punk band !!!
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Five Long Years - Great three-piece rock band from Gwinnett!
5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Maggie Clement Band - Variety 5-piece rock &, soul and blues
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Brett Ryder - Singer/Songwriter with focus on classic rock, southern rock and original music.
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Steve McElroy - A twenty year Duluth resident, Steve McElroy is a 12-String guitarist playing the favorites from the folk-rock era.

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Blackfoot Daisy - Acoustic trio, all multi-instrumentalists, playing a variety of original and cover songs.
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Phil Griffin Duo - Duo act, bringing a full band feel. Performing music from over the decades: 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 00's.
4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Surly Trolls - Bluegrass/Americana band performing a variety of original music as well as traditional tunes and some unexpected Bluegrass versions of artists like Talking Heads, Rolling Stones, and Prince.

5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
The Bea Arthurs - Formed in 2018 out of their love for rock music and the Golden Girls, Influenced by bands from The Stooges to Nirvana to Rancid, the Bea Arthurs have entertained crowds across the southeast.
6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Jackson Tiberghien Drummer Extraordinaire - The name says it all

Sunday, October 1

7:40 a.m. -7:55 p.m.
Warm-up for Road Race
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Duluth First United Methodist Church - Christian non-denominational church service
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Working from Home - Cover band playing music from 70s.80s.90s.

1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

City Limits Band (featuring Barry Richman) - Playing all your favorite Classic British and Southern Rock, classic R&B and country.

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Over the Influence - High-energy, rock 'n' roll cover band playing your favorite rock songs from the 80s and beyond.
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Metro Jazz - Metro Jazz Club is a 17-piece big band with vocals. We play jazz standards, 70s and 80s rock, Motown, & swing.
4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Dance Mexicano - Traditional Mexican Dance
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Harm’s Way - Acoustic group performing Americana, folk- rock, singersongwriter, a standard or two, and more
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Foster Greene - Acoustic Duo - Dan Foster on guitar & vocals; Paula Jones on vocals & percussion playing a mix of Americana, old style country, and originals.
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Church of Gray - Original and covers, Delta Pop and Rock
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Yao Lu and Xiaodan Chen - Yao and her friend Xiaodan Chen are cultivating a new generation of performing music on traditional East Asian instruments. The group is excited to explore not only traditional music but new folk compositions.
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m..
Stone Mountain Chorus - Stone Mountain Chorus is the Greater Atlanta Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society. A community chorus, its mission is devoted to music education and enjoyment, while promoting the barbershop style of a cappella singing.

Festival Events

Family-friendly events that everyone will enjoy!

Georgia's best fall Festival Concert

September 14, 2024
At: 6:30 p.m.
Duluth Festival Center
3142 Hill St NW, Duluth, GA 30096

Fall Festival Parade

September 28, 2024
Come see local schools—elementary through high school with different activities, fire trucks, antique cars, local dignitaries, boy scouts, girl scouts, dance classes, sponsors, and clowns! The parade begins Saturday at 10:00 am. Streets close by 9:45 am so come early.-->

Fall Festival Opening Ceremony

September 28, 2024
Immediately after the Parade, join us at the Festival Center Amphitheater for the Opening Ceremony. The Parade Grand Marshal and Honorary Grand Marshal, and other local dignitaries, will be honored. -->

Donut Dash 5K Race

September 29, 2024
The race goes throughout the streets of Duluth and ends at the Duluth Festival Center.
Dunkin Donuts Corporate is one of the sponsors! Receive a long-sleeved t-shirt at the end of the race. Race proceeds go to Wellroot Family Services.

Worship on the Green

September 29, 2024
Make plans to join us for “Worship on the Town Green” on Sunday morning with a community worship service beginning at 10 a.m. at the Duluth Town Green. This service will be led by staff, musicians and members of Duluth First United Methodist Church.-->