Greater Downtown Council

Where the lake ends
and Duluth begins

34th Annual Dinner

The entrepreneurs of our Downtown are one of the great reasons our central business district is so unique. We are pleased that one of those amazing entrepreneurs, Carol Valentini, will be serving as our keynote speaker at the Annual Dinner. Valentini’s family has been in the restaurant business in this region for 88 years and she is a passionate and strong business leader.

Mark your calendar now to join us for this prime networking event at the DECC Harborside Ballroom on January 23rd.

Register today!

Downtown Duluth, The Perfect Place!

Greater Downtown Duluth is filed with vibrancy, history and opportunity whether you’re a visitor or call Duluth home. The 90-block downtown area features unique retail options, delicious restaurants, places to rest your head and unforgettable sites to visit. The Greater Downtown Council has helped make downtown stronger, cleaner, safer and friendlier!

Bringing Joy!

See below for 2018 Downtown Gift Package Give Aways

Enjoy a pleasant shopping experience in Duluth’s Downtown Waterfront this holiday season. Impress your favorite people with the unique selection of gifts and services available at our distinctive and locally owned shops, restaurants and hotels. The Greater Downtown Council’s Christmas City of the North Holiday gift guide is the handbook for joyful, "Where did you find this?!" gift-giving this holiday season.

Listen to KOOL 101.7 December 10 through the 21 for daily give aways and extensive gift giving ideas. The locally–owned businesses featured in the Christmas City of the North Holiday gift guide have all chosen beautiful items to be given away – just in time for holiday gift giving or as a gift for yourself. Photos of all of these great prizes are below. Become eligible to win one of these gifts by voting for your favorite storefront window display at one of the participating businesses. Take in the breathtaking color and lights this holiday season, and then listen to KOOL 101.7 to win.



Downtown Duluth Promo 2018 The Perfect Place! from Greater Downtown Council on Vimeo.

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