Volunteer Information

2019 Volunteers

Volunteer Information

Festival VolunteersIt takes 300+ volunteers to make the Duluth Fall Festival a success. From installing decorations to unloading and loading vendor stock to working at the Festival Concession Stand, or managing a committee, you can be sure that there is a job for you. If you want to make a lot of new friends while improving your community, we want you to join us.

You can find the answers to many general questions about volunteering for the Duluth Fall Festival by reviewing the Volunteer pages or our FAQs page. When you are ready, join us at the next monthly Festival meeting.

Volunteer Events

Volunteer Photo: Sunday morning of Festival weekend at 11:45, the annual Volunteer photo will be taken.

Volunteer meetings are held from February through October on the last Thursday of the month.

  • February-July at the Duluth Festival Center
  • August-October at the City Hall Community Room.

Other volunteer activities run throughout the year. See the Volunteer Calendar for details.

Volunteer Calendar >

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.