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Bentleyville Duluth Holiday Christmas Light Display
Bayfront Festival Park
Duluth, Minnesota

Bentleyville Holiday Village, Duluth, MN
The 120 foot Christmas Tree is located in the center of the
fantasy Christmas Village of Bentleyville in Duluth, Minnesota.
(see more photos & video below)

Information on Bentleyville Tour of Lights

Opening before Thanksgiving, the Bentleyville Tour of Lights is a huge Christmas Lights Holiday Village constructed in Duluth's Bayfront Park out of wire and about 5 million lights. It is America's Largest Free Walk-Through Holiday Lights Display. A fun visit for kids, young and old (including seniors smile )

When does Bentleyville open for 2022? (Bentleyville Holiday Lights opens November 19, 2022 and is reverting back to a Walk Through format for the 2022 season with FREE admission. Parking in any lot at or near Bentleyville will be $10 per vehicle..

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Strolling Through the Duluth Christmas Lights Village

Bentleyville Duluth 2022 Dates for the Holiday Tour of Lights & Christmas Village Schedule

Nov 19th to Dec 26th


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Christmas Train

Nov 25 - Dec 18

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A path runs through the village allowing holiday visitors to stroll along at their leisure enjoying the illuminated creations. Kids, big and small, can also enjoy visiting with Santa and Mrs. Claus, stopping at the Cookie House or Popcorn Igloo for treats, roasting Marsh mellows by the fire, and visiting the General Store for gift ideas. Bentleyville visitors are also treated to Christmas music broadcast throughout the village. There is no admission charge, however, donations are accepted (No one will pressure you for a donation so families and folks of modest means should feel free to enjoy the Christmas spirit without obligation)

Transportation and parking. A special Polar Express train also runs between Fitgers and Bentleyville. Parking adjacent to the park is available for a modest fee. After 5pm parking is free at a number of Duluth downtown parking lots plus there is a special free Jingle Bus shuttle service runs from downtown and Canal Park on the weekends to and from Bentleyville.

Sponsored by a number of area businesses and organizations, Bentleyville is a great holiday fun activity for all ages.

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Entering through the Castle Gates

Santa's band at Bentleyville Lights
Santa's band entertains visitors arriving at Bentleyville


 

Entrance to Bentleyville
We arrive at the entry gate.



The Bentleyville Castle and Tree

The Bentleyville Castle. In the background is the 120 ft tall Christmas Trees whose lights change and flash in time with the music.

Inside Bentleyville Holiday of Lights

Bentleyville Cookie House
The Cookie House offers complimentary coffee, hot chocolate, and cookies


Popcorn House
The Polar Popcorn House offered free popcorn.


12 days of Christmas at Bentleyville

Ginger Bread Man
The exhibits included traditional Christmas themes like the "12 Days of Christmas" and the "Ginger Bread Man" plus . . .

Enger Tower, Duluth, MN

The Bentleyville Lift Bridge and Tree
Iconic Duluth landmarks like the
Enger Park Tower and the Aerial Lift Bridge.

Tall Ships at Bentleyville Christmas Lights

Bentleyville John Beagrease Lights
The popular summer Tall Ships Festival was represented
in lights as is legendary north shore dog sled mailman
- John Beargrease -
for whom the Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is named.

Bentleyville Golf Course


Bentleyville Christmas Lights Golf Course
"Frosty Fairways" portrays Duluth's popular municipal golf courses, Enger Park and Lester Park.


Junping Fish at Bentleyville Lights Village
The pond at the edge of the golf course
featured "jumping fish."

 



Downtown Lights Tunnel

Chrismtas Lights Tunnel
The village walk takes visitors through different districts of Bentleyville-Duluth and through tunnels simulating
those that run I-35 underneath city parks.

Bayfront Pavilion with holiday lights
After the magnificent 120 ft tall Christmas Tree, I thought the decorated Bayfront Pavilion was the most impressive lighting scene.

More Kid Christmas Fun

Talking to Penguins, Roasting Marsh mellows, Visiting Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Penguin at Bentleyville Tour of LightsRoasting MarshmellowsMrs. Claus at Bentleyville


More Videos from the Bentleyville Christmas Lights Tour
And the Christmas Polar Express Train

Christmas City Express


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Bentleyville Holiday
Light Show Donations

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