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


Festival Parade

Duluth Fall Festival Parade

Saturday, September 28th - 10:00 a.m.

Parade Information

Come see Gwinnett’s largest parade. The parade features sports teams and musicians from schools, fire trucks, antique cars, local dignitaries, boy scouts, girl scouts, dancers, businesses, sponsors, clowns, animals and more!

Grand Marshal: TBD

Scott Slade

Duluth Fall Festival is proud to present Scott Slade of WSB TV and Radio as our 2019 Grand Marshal. Scott has been with WSB Radio since 1984 and has won numerous news, programming and advertising awards.

He hosts the Atlanta’s Morning News (airing weekdays 4:30-9:00 a.m., on 95.5 FM and AM750). WSB which is among the top-rated news-talk programs in the USA. The show’s many awards include the Radio Television Digital News Association’s Edward R. Murrow Award as Best Radio Newscast in the nation.

Honorary Grand Marshal: TBD

Wallace Lail

Honorary Grand Marshal of the 2019 Duluth Fall Festival Parade is Dr. Wallace Lail. In 1969, Wallace established his dental practice in Duluth. So, 2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of Lail Family Dentistry!

Parade Route

The Parade starts on Main Street (near the Coleman Middle School), continues south and east to Highway 120, turns south to Buford Highway, and ends at Hardy Industrial Boulevard.

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.-->