Kick Off Weekend ONLY Attractions, Events & Specials

Attractions

 

Glensheen

Snowshoe Glensheen’s 12 acres on Lake Superior
With the purchase of any Glensheen tour – even a $5 grounds tour – you get a free Snowshoe rental to roam the property at your leisure. This special will be going till the end of February as part of the Cold Front festival
February 1st – 28th

DECC

Cold Front – Pre Valentine’s Day 4 Pack Promo on Kinky Boots
Cold Front – Pre Valentine’s Day 4 Pack Promo on Kinky Boots – April 9, 2018. Get 4 fans together and save 25% on all four tickets. Tickets can be purchased on line at http://bit.ly/2yrGupM or in person at the DECC Ticket Office during their business hours. On line orders select ME+3 in the special offer box or mention Cold Front at the DECC Ticket Office. Must be purchased in multiples of four. This offer is valid Feb 1st – Feb 6th. “There is no show hotter than KINKY BOOTS!” – CBS News
February 1st – 6th

Fairlawn Mansion

Half Price Tours
Guided tours of the Fairlawn Mansion will be offered at half-price during the Cold Front Festival Hours are 12-3 Thursday, Friday, and Sunday. 10-3 on Saturday. Tours leave on the hour with the last tour leaving at 3 p.m.
February 1st – 4th

Duluth Children’s Museum

Free First Friday – Cool in the Cold
The Duluth Children’s Museum’s monthly Free First Friday is February 2nd from 5pm to 7pm. As part of Duluth’s Cold Front Celebration, the museum will be showcasing amazing cold science and winter crafts. Come find out how ice and salt can turn milk into ice cream, watch the wonders of liquid nitrogen, and learn about the culture of cold climates! The event is FREE and open to all families.
February 2nd at 5:00 – 7:00pm

Lake Superior Art Glass

Cold got you down? Warm up while making glass icicles!
Learn how to make icicle ornaments through the manipulation of molten glass, creating around 5-10 icicles in your 90-minute class. Give them as a gift or add them to your own collection! Held at our downtown location
February 2nd – 3rd

Renegade Improv

Beat the cold with Renegade Improv!
Two teams of improvisers compete for points (which they earn from the referee) and laughter (which they earn from you)! That’s 2 nights of fast-paced, smart, entertaining comedy from some of the finest talent our region has to offer.
February 2nd – 3rd

Solve Entertainment

20% off all Escape Room Games
Solve Entertainment is pleased to support the Cold Front Celebration by offering 20% OFF all Live Action Escape Room Games all weekend long! Solve Entertainment is just a snowball’s throw from all the festivities, so come warm up with one of our hot-ticket games for 20% OFF!
Use code: COLDFRONT at checkout online to book your game today
February 2nd – 4th

Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center

Hypothermia Activity
Discover how to recreate safely in the winter around water. At 11:00 am join Ranger India in the Lecture Hall to get a closer look at the obstacles Great Lakes mariners face in the winter with a presentation entitled “Sub-Zero”. 2:00 pm Ranger India will present another program, Tall Waters, Steel Ships, which covers the massive Mataafa Storm in 1905 that wrecked 29 Great Lakes Vessels.
February 3rd

Lake Superior Zoo

“Tail” Gate Party
Wrap up the Cold Front Celebration on Sunday before the big game with a “tail” gate party at the Lake Superior Zoo! Bring your sleds and receive $1.00 off per ticket – up to 5 discounts per sled. Warm up at our sledding hill campfires with hot dogs, s’mores and hot chocolate. Keeper chats are scheduled throughout the day, as well as a lion training at 3:00 pm, weather permitting! Cold Front at the zoo runs from 11am to 3:30 pm.
February 4th

Pier B Resort Hotel/Silos Restaurant at Pier B

Big Game Watch Party
Super Bowl Watch Party- doors open at 3pm. Vikings Legends Robert Tate, Tommy Kramer, Keith Millard, and Henry Thomas will be in attendance. $25 in advance/$30 Day of event. Price includes 1 drink ticket, apps, and one autographed item.
February 4th

Food & Drinks

Boat Club Restaurant

Signature cocktails and Happy Hour
Warm up with a Boat Club Campfire S’more Hot Cocoas. Perfect to enjoy in our restaurant or by the firepit in our courtyard overlooking beautiful Lake Superior. Enjoy Happy Hour specials every day from 4:00PM-6:00PM and 9:00PM to close. Happy hour specials include half price tap beer, rail cocktails, and our house wine along with a special appetizer menu.
All Month Long in February

Canal Park Brewing Company

Burger & Brew of the Week
Enjoy the dancing lights of our icy globes and the warm fire out on our patio. Dress for the weather (if you choose to be outside) and come hungry! We’ll be featuring our Cold Front themed Burger of the Week, the Hot Italian Burger. This burger warm you right up with Italian sausage patty stuffed with fresh mozzarella, served on a Focaccia bun with Pepperoncini and a delicious Caprese salad. Try our Cold Front themed brew! We’ve taken our popular Last Ship Imperial Stout and combined it with blueberries for a rich roasted flavor with a hint of summer. This hearty beer will warm you up and remind you of warmer nights. Finally, check out our Winter Cocktails. We’ve got Bloody Marys, Winter Sangria, MN Mule, Snow Plow, and more!
February 1st – 4th

Canal Park Brewing Company

Ice Luminary Happy Hour
Enjoy a special craft brew, special burger, and ice luminaries on the lakeside patio. Friday, February 2nd from 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm
$1.50 off Pints
$1 off Spirits/Drinks/Wine
$2.50 Off Appetizers
February 2nd

Pier B Resort Hotel/Silos Restaurant

Beverages inside their Yurt
Enjoy hot cocoa and hot toddy’s starting at 3pm in the warming Yurt
February 2nd

Zinema 2 at Zeitgeist

Free Popcorn
Zinema 2 patrons that mention the Cold Front Celebration will receive a free small popcorn with the purchase of a movie ticket.
February 2nd – 4th

Pier B Resort Hotel/Silos Restaurant

Beer Tasting and Live Music in the Yurt
Enjoy a tasting with Bent Paddle beer and live music by Hannah Rey from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
February 3rd

Bent Paddle Brewing

Skol Bowl Lll “Pre-Game” Growler Grab + Hang Out
We are asking folks to stop by the Bent Paddle Taproom from 11am – 4p for a “pre-game” growler grab and hangout, prior to the big game. Each customer sporting their purple pride will be entered into a drawing to win one of 5 “Super Bowl” worthy prizes. The drawing will take place at 3:30pm. Participants will need to be present to win. Along with being entered into a drawing each “purple people eater” will receive a pint size upgrade of the ever elusive “Eric The Red Ale” or any other beer of their choosing.
February 4th

Blacklist Artisan Ales

Blacklist Presents: Art on Tap – The Boutique Bowl
Come on down to Minnesota Art on Tap‘s Boutique Bowl on Super Bowl Sunday from 11am – 3pm. Happy hour the whole time, including Beermosas, and our new Crowlers® will be for sale to bring home for the game! Minnesota Art on Tap was born from two women’s love of craft beer and local art. They strive to celebrate the amazing makers and artists in our communities by organizing mobile marketplace events in craft breweries’ creative spaces.
February 4th

Lodging

South Pier Inn

Cold Front Celebration Offer
After a full day on the town, relax, and unwind in Duluth’s only waterfront boutique hotel – the South Pier Inn! Book a getaway with us during the Cold Front Celebration, and enjoy 20% off per night, when you stay two or more nights. Enjoy one of our luxurious waterfront suites, complete with whirlpool, fireplace and private balcony. Must book online at www.southpierinn.com and enter promo code CLDFRNT18 to receive this special offer. 
Valid for stays January 31st – February 5th only. Restrictions apply.

Canal Park Lodge

Cold Front February
25% off all booking during the whole month of February.
February 1st – 28th

Inn on Lake Superior

Cold Front Celebration Offer
Enjoy 25% Off Select Rooms Off the Standard Rate at The Inn on Lake Superior in Canal Park We Wish You Were Here! Based on availability. Advance reservations required.
February 1st – 28th

Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark

Lodging & Waterpark Fun
Enjoy 25% Off Select Rooms at the Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark. Offer includes wristbands to the waterpark! Based on availability. Advance reservations required.
February 1st – 28th

Pier B Resort Hotel

Cold Front Weekend Offer
Pier B Resort Hotel is teaming up with Duluth’s Cold Front Celebration to bring you a winter weekend full of fun. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, come down to Pier B to celebrate Duluth and experience winter like a true Duluthian. Book online using code ‘COLD’ and get 20% off room rates. 
February 2nd, 3rd, and 4th

Outdoors & Sports

The Duluth Experience

Thirsty Thursday Brewery Tour
Warm up with a cool brewery tour in Minnesota’s craft beer capital. Hop aboard the tour bus and wet your whistle with this behind-the-scenes craft beer adventure at three great breweries.
February 1st

The Duluth Experience

TGIF Brewery tour
Warm up with a cool brewery tour in Minnesota’s craft beer capital. Hop aboard the tour bus and wet your whistle with this behind-the-scenes craft beer adventure at three great breweries.
February 2nd

Grandma’s Marathon, Inc.

G-Crew Runs
G-Crew runs are designed to explore the community with routes that accommodate any level of runner and usually end at a local establishment for a post run beverage. The run will begin at the Blue Bridge in Canal Park and similarly follow the William A. Irvin 5K route around the DECC, through Bayfront, up and over to Lake Place Park, back down and along the Lakewalk where it will end it at the Cold Front gathering to celebrate!
February 2nd

The Duluth Experience

Bike and Brews Night Ride
The Bike & Brews Night Ride combines epic winter adventure with a victory beer at Bent Paddle Brewing Company. Designed for intermediate and advanced riders, this adventure is the perfect way to celebrate winter and explore The Duluth Traverse. We’ll take care of everything from outfitting you with high-quality gear to transporting you to the trail
February 2nd and 3rd

Pier B Resort Hotel/Silos Restaurant at Pier B

Skating and Snow Golf
Skate on Pier B’s Ice rink on Friday starting at 3:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday skating starts at 10:00 am. Snow Golf in the Slip from Noon – 4:00 pm on Saturday. Fire pits, warming yurt, and beverages as well
February 2nd and 3rd

Duluth Climbers Coalition

Duluth Ice and Mixed Fest
Enjoy Climbers’ Social and Festival Kickoff, Climbing at Casket Quarry, Daytime Clinics, informal climbing, and activities for Non-climbers
February 2nd, 3rd, and 4th

The Duluth Experience

Fat Tire Bike Adventure
This scenic Fat Tire Bike Adventure is the perfect way to explore Duluth’s winter landscape – forested trails, breathtaking ridge lines, and beautiful woodland streams. We’ll take care of everything from outfitting you with high-quality gear to transporting you to the trail.
February 2nd, 3rd, and 4th

The Duluth Experience

Northwoods Snowshoe Adventure
The Northwoods Snowshoe Adventure is the perfect way to explore Duluth’s winter landscape – forested trails, breathtaking ridge lines, and beautiful woodland streams. We’ll take care of everything from outfitting you with high quality gear to transporting you to the trail.
February 2nd, 3rd, and 4th

Grandma’s Marathon, Inc.

Saturday Morning at the Races
Children ages 14 and under are invited FREE of charge. Children will participate in a fun run around the indoor track. Participants will receive an official Saturday Morning at the Races T-Shirt and post-race snacks. Registration is between 9:00 and 9:50 a.m. with races starting at 10:00a.m.
February 3rd

The Duluth Experience

Twin Ports Brewery Tour
Warm up with a cool brewery tour in Minnesota’s craft beer capital. Hop aboard the tour bus and wet your whistle with this behind-the-scenes craft beer adventure at three great breweries.
February 3rd

The Duluth Experience

Saturday Night Brewery Tour
Warm up with a cool brewery tour in Minnesota’s craft beer capital. Hop aboard the tour bus and wet your whistle with this behind-the-scenes craft beer adventure at three great breweries.
February 3rd

Duluth Cross Country Ski Club (DXC)

Winter Trails Day
Free skiing on one of Duluth’s finest Nordic ski trails from 8am-5pm at the Spirit Mountain Nordic Center (https://www.duluthxc.com/spirit-mtn-nordic-center)! Free rentals and new equipment demos available all day. Free beginner classic ski lessons at 10am or 1:30pm (ages 8 to 98; registration required, here: https://www.zapevent.com/reg/event/15354). Free animal track guided snowshoe hike at 10:30am (equipment provided) by Youth Outdoors-Duluth. Free orienteering lesson and hike (all ages) at 3pm. Free bonfire and lunch for all from 11am-3pm!
February 3rd

Zeitgeist

Zeitgeist’s Winter Bike Week: Group Rides to Cold Front Celebration
Two family and beginner-friendly group rides. Ride options at Noon: meet at the Rose Garden or Corner Park in the Lincoln Park Business District. These guided rides both end in Canal Park at the Cold Front kick-off celebration. Bring your own bike, as we do not have any available for use. This event is part of Winter Bike Week.
February 3rd

Zeitgeist

Zeitgeist’s Winter Bike Week
A celebration of winter biking in all its forms. Whether for fun and recreation or transportation and commuting. Working with partner organizations in the Duluth area, Winter Bike Week will host community events, educational workshops, and family-friendly bike rides to demonstrate that winter biking is fun, practical, and accessible to most people in our community.
February 3rd – 11th

Shopping

Blue Heron Trading Company

Register to win and an in-store food and drink tasting
Register to win a chip & dip set with chips and salsa included. On FRIDAY enjoy Nan’s Bloody Mary Mix and Jalapena Nina’s spicy pickled garlic. On SATURDAY enjoy North Aire Market wild rice soup.
February 1st – 4th

Yarn Harbor

Shopping offer
To celebrate Kicking Off Cold Front February in Duluth, Yarn Harbor is offering a Subzero Sale on Alpaca/Alpaca Blends @ 20% off.
February 1st – 4th

Art in the Alley

Give a Little Love promo
Purchase a Tami Love pendant & you can pick a head band to donate to cancer patients in our community. Enjoy a pottery demonstration on Friday & Saturday from 1 pm – 3 pm in the downtown store.
February 2nd – 4th

Cold Comfort Clothing

Special Pricing & Free shipping, see website for details
Use the code “ColdNorth2018” and receive free shipping on all North Gear ordered on the website, at www.coldcomfortclothing.com
February 2nd – 4th

Dewitt-Seitz Marketplace

Shopping, food, drinks, and drawings
Please join our locally owned businesses to kick off the Duluth’s 1st Cold Front Celebration. Register for drawings throughout the complex.
February 2nd – 4th

Duluth Pack

Duluth Pack Cold Front Sale
Items available both in-store and online at https://www.duluthpack.com – while supplies lasts.
$10 Logo Beanies: AR-0002 (all colors) – / Logo Beanie – USUALLY $20.00
$10 Logo T shirts: DSP-0001 (both colors) / Duluth Pack Logo Shirt – USUALLY $20.00
$10 Campfire Logo Mugs: M-660-GRN, RED, YLW / Campfire Mug – USUALLY $12.99
$25 Logo Pint Glass 4 Pack: M994-4PACK – / Duluth Pack Logo Pint Glass – USUALLY $8 each
$30 Logo Sweatshirts: CHX-0006 (all colors) / Logo Crew Neck Sweatshirt – USUALLY $50.00
$30 Logo Sweaters: ART-0004 (both colors) – Women’s Patch 1/2 Zip Fleece Sweatshirt – USUALLY $50.00
February 2nd – 4th

Frost River

Shopping and Tours
Shops tours are available to see where they make their waxed canvas packs and bags. Free Duluth coffee company Coffee, shop, and see stuff being made.
February 2nd – 4th

Hepzibah’s Sweet Shoppe

Gift Certificate for Hepzibah’s
Sign up to win a $25.00 gift certificate to Hepzibah’s. Drawings throughout the complex with participating merchants displaying a snowflake on their door.
February 2nd – 4th

Minnesota Gifts by Sandra Dee

Drawing for gift
Sign up to win a Minnesota Cribbage Board and a Duluth deck of cards. Drawings throughout the complex with participating merchants displaying a snowflake on their door.
February 2nd – 4th

Spirit Bay Duluth

Shopping offer
Cold Front Weekend Special: Everything in the store. Buy two like items, get the 3rd like item FREE!
February 2nd – 4th

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