Festival Entertainment

Entertainment Information

Parsons Alley 2019

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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2022 Entertainment Schedule

Saturday, September 24

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.
1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Working From Home - Cover band of 70s 80s and 90s
2:10 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Helen Zhu - Chinese Folk Dance
2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Drake Irish Dance - Drake school of Irish dance
3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Metro Jazz - Jazz, 17 piece big band with 2 vocalists
4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
New Bridge - Rock and Soul, rhythm and blues
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
South Rock - Rock, southern rock and originals
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Sweet Tea & Moonshine - Blend of country and Americana with a few originals and a few old favorites.
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Pam Hamilton & River North - River North is a group of longtime music friends from Duluth, who play an eclectic mix of jazz, Americana, and unique originals.

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.
Smoochyface - An original rock trio drawing inspiration from pop culture, fantasy, sci fi, and video
4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

The Dazy Chains - The Dazy Chains is a modern jazzy-rock band that combines each band members' diverse musical backgrounds into a fun and eclectic experience for all sorts of music lovers.

5:00 p.m. -5:45 p.m.
Jackson Tiberghien Drummer Extraordinaire - The name says it all.

Sunday, September 25

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.

Anslee Davidson - Anslee is a singer/songwriter who has a large catalog of original songs and loves sharing her heart through music with audiences all over.

1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Sonic Alley - Rock band
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Blind Jive - Blues Rock band
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
The Muckers! - Incredible, foot-stompin, Celtic Punk band
4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Ballet Mexicano - Traditional Hispanic dance
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Magic Eastern Ensemble - The Magic Eastern Ensemble was Founded in 2018, we use traditional Chinese instruments to perform music mixed with modern elements like pop and jazz to introduce more people to understand and appreciate traditional Chinese instruments.
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Liquadora - Local eclectic duo of guitar and upright bass
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Phoenix School of Irish Arts - Students will showcase a selection of traditional Irish tunes and songs.
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Keltic Kudzu - Three-piece Celtic band from the greater Atlanta area
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m..

Festival Events

Family-friendly events that everyone will enjoy!

Georgia's best fall Festival Concert

Sat., September 23, 2023
At: 6:30 p.m.
Duluth Festival Center
3142 Hill St NW, Duluth, GA 30096

Fall Festival Parade

September 30, 2023
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 30, 2023
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

October 1, 2023
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

October 1, 2023
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.-->