Duluth Mayor Don Ness announced today that Bentleyville will return again next year.  Over the past few days rumors were swirling around about the possibility that founder of Bentleyville, Nathan Bentley, would end it's contract with the city.  Now a tentative contract agreement has been reached to keep the popular Christmas attraction in Bayfront Festival Park for at least 3 more years.

With this tentative contract agreement, Nathan Bentley's Tour of Lights display will be extended to the year 2015.  In a City of Duluth press release, Mayor Ness stated "Bentleyville has become a holiday tradition in Duluth and has had a positive impact on our community".

Bentleyville Tour of Lights will remain open this year until Wednesday, December 26th. A spectacular fireworks display will be held on Wednesday starting at 6:30 PM.