Events Downtown Greater Council

Sidewalk Days Festival

This is Downtown Duluth’s biggest summer shopping festival of the year, so grab the sunscreen and come on Downtown.   Downtown Duluth’s Annual Sidewalk Days Festival is scheduled for July 7th, 8th, and 9th.   

Live entertainment, great shopping, food, music, and fun are all around during the Duluth Sidewalk Days Festival.  This Festival attracts tourists and residents city-wide providing a bustling atmosphere.  This year Sidewalk Days will encompass five (5) city blocks along Superior Street from Lake Avenue to 5th Avenue West.   

Special attractions at this year’s Festival include the Kolar Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac Classic Car Show (8 blocks of classic cars and bands – from Lake  Avenue to 3rd Ave East), the 13th Annual Sidewalk Shuffle 5K, activities with the Duluth Children’s Museum, performances from the DSSO, and more! 

It’s an abundance of free activities for everyone, every block, every day.   

The Greater Downtown Council and its partners ask that attendees adhere to the CDC guidelines for all events including mask-wearing and social distancing restrictions. Up-to-date information on the restrictions will be posted on-site at all Downtown Duluth events. 

**Please note that this event will require street closures, so traffic delays will occur.   Duluth Transit Authority buses will detour to Michigan and First Streets. 


Wednesday, July 7th
9am to 5pm
Kolar Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac Classic Car Show - 5pm to 8pm

Thursday, July 8th
9am to 5pm

Friday, July 9th
9am to 5pm




If you have questions about this year's Sidewalk Days Festival, please contact our Marketing and Events Coordinator Shanda Hanson at