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Run Smelt Run Puppet Parade

Sunday, May 12

3:30: Presentation of the Smelt Queen

Maritime Visitor's Center, beside the Aerial Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

  • Second line parade on the Lakewalk
  • 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!
  • Music by the Brass Messengers
  • Everyone encouraged to wear silver!

5:00: Smelt Fry & Party

Zeitgeist Arts Cafe, 222 E. Superior St.

Smelt Up!: Parade HQ & Workshop: 1832 W. Superior St.

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.