Other Marathon Weekend Events | Live Music

Live musical entertainment is showcased throughout Grandma's Marathon weekend under the Big Top Tent. Performances under the Big Top Tent on Saturday afternoon are open for all ages to enjoy. The Friday and Saturday evening shows under the Big Top Tent are limited to those at least 21 years of age. We hope you can join us!


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Staying at UMD and looking for a way down to the live entertainment on Friday and Saturday night? Check out this info!

Grandma's Marathon provides free shuttle bus service to the Canal Park area for runners, family and friends who are staying at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

On Friday, June 20 buses continually depart Kirby Circle at UMD from 3:00 p.m. until midnight and arrive at the DECC parking lot’s main entrance off of Railroad Street. Return buses leave from the same location at the DECC until midnight. Please Note: From 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., buses will pick up and drop off patrons at the Radisson Hotel, due to the simultaneous running of the William A. Irvin 5K.

On Saturday, June 21 buses continually depart Kirby Circle at UMD from 4:00 p.m. until midnight, and arrive at the Minnesota Slip Bridge on Harbor Drive. Return buses leave the Minnesota Slip Bridge area until 1:30 a.m.