Donate to the Festival

You can donate to the Fall Festival in the following ways:

When you use shop or search the Web to donate to the Festival, it doesn’t cost you a thing! All you have to do is select the Duluth Fall Festival as the recipient of your activity. Or, as you complete your year-end giving, consider donating to the Festival to make an immediate impact on your community. if your company has a gift-matching program, you can double your donation to the Festival for an even greater impact.

The following table shows some of the ways that you can support the Festival through your actions and generosity.

What You Do What the Festival Gets Sponsor
Shop at Amazon.com A percentage of your purchase Amazon
Select the Duluth Fall Festival as your charity of choice in corporate giving programs. Gift Match Benevity Causes
Shop at Kroger and use your Plus card. A percentage of your purchase Kroger
Search the Web, and donate 1 cent of every search. One cent per search GoodSearch
Shop on the Web. A percentage of your purchase GoodShop

Upcoming Events

Festival Concert

September 14
Featuring Electric Avenue at: 8:00 p.m. Duluth Festival Center 3142 Hill St NW, Duluth, GA 30096

Festival Carnival

September 26-29
The Duluth Fall Festival Carnival returns this year to host a full-fledged carnival, with a variety of rides and games. Be sure to take a ride on the Ferris wheel, where you can get a bird’s eye view of the continually changing Duluth skyline.

Festival Parade

September 28
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.

Opening Ceremony

September 28
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
Promptly at 8:00, the race starts with runners winding through historic Duluth. At the end of the race, participants receive a complimentary donut and coffee, courtesy of Dunkin Donuts on Buford Hwy, Duluth. The Festival also provides water and energy snacks.

Worship on the Green

September 29
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.