Sunday, May 14, 3:30pm: Run Smelt Run Parade & Party 2017 · Duluth MN

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Sunday, May 14 · Run Smelt Run puppet parade

3:30 Presentation of the Smelt Queen
  • Maritime Visitors' Center (same as past years)
  • Second line parade on the Lakewalk.
  • Music by the Brass Messengers.
  • Everyone encouraged to wear silver!
5:00 Smelt Fry and Party

A lively spectacle, at Zeitgeist (same as past years), featuring masks and large puppets, including:
A stilt walking Royal Guard.
An energetic school of silver smelt puppet and mask dancers.
A musical procession featuring a delegation from the Kingdom of Smelt!

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund and an appropriation from the State Legislature.