Bayfront Festival Park is available for special event rentals beginning May 1 through mid-September each year. Events are scheduled for three separate areas of Bayfront depending on the size of the event. Click here for map. Descriptions of each area are below.
- Bayfront Family Center is the building at the front entrance to the park that is used as the warming shack during ice skating season. It is available for family reunions, birthday parties, weddings, etc. This rental includes only this building – no other park properties.
- Bayfront Park Plaza consists of the Railroad Street side of the park up to the end of the wide brick walkway (before the grassy area in front of the music pavilion and stage). This includes the paved vendor area.
- Bayfront Festival Park includes the entire Bayfront Festival Park grounds, including the Family Center building, Bayfront Park Plaza and the Lois Paulucci Music Pavilion and is used primarily for large music festivals.
To inquire about rates and available dates, please contact the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC) at 218.722.5573 or by email.
*Please note – the entire park, including the Family Center, Park Plaza and Music Pavilion are not available for rentals from mid-September through April.
Bayfront Event Rental Information
Bayfront Rent & Fee Schedule 2023 [download pdf]
Bayfront Rental Application [download pdf]
Bayfront Usage Guidelines [download pdf]
City of Duluth Electrical Requirements [download pdf]
Bayfront Festival Parks Maps and Diagrams
Bayfront Diagram [download pdf]
Bayfront Diagram with Dimensions [download pdf]
Bayfront Aerial View/Approved Tent Areas [download pdf]
Bayfront Rigging [download pdf]
Bayfront Rigging Photos [download pdf 5mb]
Bayfront Pavillion Stage Diagram 1 [download pdf]
Bayfront Pavillion Stage Diagram2 [download pdf]
Bayfront Backstage Layout [download pdf]
Bayfront Vendor Area [download pdf]
Parking Lots at Bayfront
The parking lots are operated separately from Bayfront Festival Park. The parking lots are not included with any park rentals. Daily parking rates of $5 per vehicle may be charged at the Bayfront Parking lots. Special event parking rates are $10. Additional parking information is available here.