The Duluth Winter Village returns to the Northland this weekend, promising two days of festive fun for people of all ages.

Recently, the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center confirmed the event would once again allow attendees to enjoy local shops, featuring vendors that are all local businesses with retail locations around Northern Minnesota.

There will also be hot cocoa, cider and coffee, local drinks, and delicious menus from New Scenic Cafe, DECC Catering, Yes Cheese, Love Creamery, and more. Baked goods from TBSP Waffles and Duluth's Best Bread will also be available.

The 2023 Duluth Winter Village, which is free to attend, will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3.

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A new twist this year is that there will be a limited number of VIP Experience tickets available each day for people 21 and older. Acc

The VIP experience ticket will get you access to the Cedar Bound VIP Tent with private bar and lounge seating AND a custom Duluth Winter Village flight paddle with FOUR signature drink samples!

VIP Experience tickets are $45 and there are only 100 tickets available each day.

As for the local vendors that you'll be able to support throughout the Duluth Winter Village, organizers recently provided an impressive list which includes:

  • Art by Sj Nielsen
  • Atelier & Stone
  • Bailey Builds
  • Free Air Life Co
  • Frost River
  • Liz James Ceramics
  • Naturalight Candles
  • Siiviis Gallery
  • Superior Blooms
  • The Big Lake
  • Tin Cup Design
  • Wintergreen Northern Wear
  • Wonderfully Made
  • Hemlocks
  • Whimsy
  • Ivy Moon
  • Moon Market
  • Duluth Pack
  • Duluth Flower Farm
  • New Scenic
  • Duluth Studio Market
  • Flagship Apparel
  • Lake Superior Art Glass
  • Mix Cosmetiques
  • Y-ker Acres
  • Pebble Spa
  • Heart Berry
  • Forging Community
  • Beyond Nuts
  • Hungry Hippie Tacos
  • Duluth’s Best Bread
  • Love Creamery
  • Tbsp. Waffles
  • Yes, Cheese
  • Scenic 61 by New Scenic Cafe
  • The Minnesota Marshmallow
  • Cotton Candy Skies
  • Sugar on Top Sweet Shop
  • Up North Kettle Corn
  • Hollybeary by Hucklebeary
  • North and Shore Market
  • 5 min portraits by Harper (on Saturday)

There will also be an activity area with Growing Little Loves and free skating with a DJ from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. The Duluth East Choralaires will be entertaining guests on Saturday.

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