IMPORTANT: Due to the circumstances surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Big Top Tent Entertainment has been suspended at this time. Our staff is working on modified event plans that could potentially fit within state guidelines on race weekend.

IMPORTANT: it is likely that spectators and other visitors will be discouraged from gathering in Duluth’s Canal Park on the 2021 Grandma’s Marathon weekend.

Rock the Big Top Muscial Lineup (2021 TBD)

Official Weekend Kick-Off Party
Open to all ages (15 & under need to be accompanied by an adult).

Race Day Entertainment
FREE admission, open to all ages.

Official Post-Race Celebration
Ages 21+.

Weekend Ticket Packages (2021 TBD)

Advance Ticket Pricing Structure: TBD

Craft & domestic beers, wine, and ciders — all ONLY $5 in the Big Top Tent!

NOTE: Photo IDs will be checked at the gate. Wristbands must be worn at all times. On Friday night, those 15 and under must be accompanied by a paid adult. Alcohol will be served. Security personnel must be able to verify your age to distribute the appropriate wristband. Underage drinking will not be tolerated or allowed. Saturday night is a 21+ show. Shows will happen rain or shine. No refunds. Standing room only.


The status of the 2021 Grandma’s Marathon weekend is subject to change at any time. 
We realize that the COVID-19 pandemic is a dynamic situation, and we will continue to monitor all updates from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). If the status of the event changes, we will notify participants via email as soon as possible.