Taste of Duluth

by Invitation Only

Payne Corley House

Sponsor Information

The Taste of Duluth is an invitation-only celebration honoring the Festival’s generous sponsors. Hosted at Duluth’s premier special-event facility, the Payne-Corley House, the Taste of Duluth features samples from local restaurants and retailers and music provided by local musicians.

Owners Michael and Krista Ganley love Duluth and regularly contribute their culinary talents to host local non-profit events at the Payne-Corley House.

Taste of Duluth Participants


California Dreaming
Crave Pie Studio
Dreamland BBQ
Duluth Rexall Grill
FUMI Hibachi & Sushi Bar
Good Word Brew Pub
Kurt’s Euro Bistro
Local on North
Maple Street Biscuit Company


Marlow’s Tavern
Nacho Daddy
Payne-Corley House
PURE Taqueria
Simply Done Donuts
The Chocolaterie
The Cottage on Main
The Patio Café & Bakery
Uncle Jack’s Meat House

Beverage Retailers

Duluth Package Store
Peachtree Liquor Store
Sweetwater Package Store

Flower Arrangements

Abby’s at The Cottage


Mark Wettlaufer

Upcoming Events

Festival Concert

September 12
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 26
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 26
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 27
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 27
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.