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BENTLEYVILLE “TOUR OF LIGHTS”

Bentleyville “Tour of Lights” brings people together to create delightful memories for all with a walk-through format for our 2021 season with FREE admission. Santa skydives in on opening night! Open Evenings Nov. 20th – Dec. 27th, 2021 • 5-9 Sun-Thurs 5-10 Fri-Sat

Back to a Walk Through – in 2021 Bentleyville is a walk through event again! We switched to a drive through format in 2020 due to covid-19 restrictions, but we are happy to see everyone in-person again!

Visiting with Santa – Santa & Mrs. Claus are on site to visit with families. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be standing near the line of guests to hear Christmas wishes and take photos. To ensure safety of guests and staff, visitors will not be permitted to sit on Santa’s lap.

Donations – Guests are encouraged to bring a nonperishable food item or new unwrapped toy to donate to the Salvation Army for those in need. Food and toys collected at Bentleyville are distributed to seven communities in Northern Minnesota and Wisconsin. Financial donations can be made on site at Bentleyville by depositing checks or cash at any of our donation bins throughout the park.

Bentleyville is FREE – Bentleyville has free admission for all guests, as well as free hot cocoa & coffee, free cookies, free freshly popped popcorn, free marshmallows to roast, and free visits with Santa & Mrs. Claus! $10 per vehicle to park in the Bentleyville lots.

How to Dress – BENTLEYVILLE IS AN OUTDOOR EVENT! DRESS FOR WARMTH! It is always easier to take off a layer than to add one (though you can stop in our Gift Shop and pick up a scarf or sweater!) Our event is on the shores of Lake Superior and the weather conditions can be very hard on those who are very young or very old. Please dress for strong winds and cold temps!

Handicap Accessibility – Bayfront Festival Park is handicapped accessible and we keep the pathways as clear as possible for those who need mobility assistance. We have wheelchairs that are free to use for guests. They are available on a first-come-first-serve basis and are located near the main entrance. You can also ask event staff for a chair when you arrive and we will bring it to you.

Bentleyville opens each night at 5 pm – including all Holidays! – Bentleyville will open Saturday, November 21st and continue through Saturday, December 26th. We will be open on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas.

November 20th – December 27th, 2021 Sunday – Thursday 5 pm – 9 pm Friday & Saturday 5 pm – 10 pm

Food & Toy Donations – Bentleyville is an official Salvation Army drop off site for non-perishable food items and new unwrapped toys. We encourage all guests to bring a new unwrapped toy or nonperishable food item

Help us reach our goal of collecting 25,000 lbs. of food and 15,000 new toys for those in need. Donations collected at Bentleyville are given to families in 7 communities in Northern Minnesota and Wisconsin.

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Bentleyville's history, people, finances, and special moments behind the 5-million lights 

Bentleyville is open nightly (including holidays) from november 19 - december 26. , more than 50% of the displays are new for 2022, including the gigantic "grand castle" entrance.

The Bentleyville tour of lights has been an amazing triumph for Duluth.

The annual, walk-through holiday light display - featuring over five million lights, live characters, refreshments, and a large variety of themed displays - typically welcomes an astonishing 300,000+ visitors per year. While many are local residents, others come from far and wide to visit Bentleyville. In fact, Visit Duluth estimates that the event provides between $21-22 million in annual economic impact.

But, beyond the astounding influx of tourism and cash for the local economy, Bentleyville is also doing great things for the community. Each year, the event collects and distributes thousands of pounds of food, and thousands of children’s toys, for the less fortunate. Nineteen years after its inception, Bentleyville remains free to the public, as it has since day one. Bentleyville has free admission for all guests, as well as free hot cocoa & coffee, free cookies, free freshly popped popcorn, free marshmallows to roast, and free visits with Santa & Mrs. Claus!

“As long as I’m at the helm, it will always be free,” said founder/creator/namesake, Nathan Bentley. “That’s part of the uniqueness of it all. A lot of people don’t have extra disposable income – especially at that time of year.”

Please Note: Parking is $10 per vehicle near the attraction, but if you're willing to hike a little, free street parking is available downtown after 5:30 pm.

Nathan Bentley

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Nathan Bentley, the founder, mastermind and "Mayor of Bentleyville." Photo submitted.

Nathan Bentley is first and foremost a businessman. He has owned Advantage Emblem, a screen printing and embroidery business, since the age of 18.

But he also has a heart of gold and enjoys doing acts of service to help others. In addition to creating and maintaining Bentleyville, he spends four months of every year in Laos. Here, he helps renovate schools and installs infrastructure like roads and lighting.

Bentley and his wife, Tricia, have been married for 32 years, and have four adult kids: Aryanah (28), Austin (26), Abbey (24), and Alex (22). The family has also grown to include a grandson, Zion (2). The Bentley family also includes three “Doodle” dogs: a Sheepadoodle, a Goldendoodle, and a Mini Bernedoodle.

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A 1000' ship navigates under the Aerial Lift Bridge passing by Bentleyville. - Photo by Dennis O'Hara.

Bentley explained a little about how Bentleyville began. “It was a complete accident,” he noted with a chuckle. “It wasn’t built on purpose. I was just trying to put up more lights than my neighbor had.”

The holiday display celebrated its first year at the Bentley family home in Esko, in 2001. When the family moved to Cloquet, Bentleyville did, too. It remained there for the next four years.

As the number of lights and displays grew, people took notice. “One of my employees facetiously called it ‘Bentleyville,’ as a jab. Kind of like Whoville,” Bentley explained.

Bentley leaned into the joke, and ultimately embraced it. He put up a Bentleyville banner, and added apple cider and cookies - and the people just kept coming.

“Eventually, people started putting $1s and $5s under the Christmas tree I had by my shed to help contribute,” Bentley said. “I like to say it was organically grown.”

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The Giant Castle entrance seen in this photo is being replaced this year with a new 74' wide x 24' tall entrance. Photo by Dennis O'Hara.

In 2008, former Duluth mayor Don Ness approached Bentley about relocating the display to Bayfront Festival Park. Bentley’s response? “Sure, we’ll try it.”

The event took a year off in 2009, while Bentleyville and City leadership focused on planning for the future. Power, infrastructure, and parking, among other topics, had to be figured out.

The event roared back, bigger than ever, in 2010 and now is America's largest free walk-through holiday display.

Bentleyville has come a long way from its modest beginnings in Esko. The event now has an annual budget of $800,000, which includes:

  • $200,000 for new lights and displays
  • $60,000 for stocking caps, which are free for children
  • $45,000 for cookies, hot cocoa, and popcorn, which are free for guests, at the Cookie House
  • $15,000 for restroom facilities
  • $8,000 for cookies given out by Santa
  • $9,000 for power bills

Other significant expenses include snow removal, equipment rentals, zip ties, trucking costs, insurance, costumes, and infrastructure.

Bentley noted that as part of the agreement for the move, the City of Duluth pays for Bentleyville’s power bills. Bentley unfortunately gets some flak from the community about this expense. His response? “That money comes from tourism, and it’s a very small portion of our budget. We spend more in zip ties than we do on the power bill.”

Bentleyville is a 501(c)(3) non-profit entity; as such, funding comes from a variety of sources.

Bell Bank, along with a variety of other corporate sponsors, helps pay the bills. There are also annual fundraising events, like the Chip in Fore Bentleyville golf scramble and a candy bar sale. Funding is rounded out by donations, parking lot revenue (parking in a nearby lot costs $10), and retail revenue from the Bentleyville gift shop.

For those who want to contribute, financial donations are always welcomed and accepted. People are also encouraged to bring non-perishable food items and new, unwrapped toys for kids and teens. These items are donated to, and distributed by, the Salvation Army, and shared with seven regional locations.

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There are free cookies, cocoa, popcorn and marshmallows for roasting over the fire pits. In addition, children 10 and under who visit Santa will receive a free stocking cap. Photo by Dennis O'Hara

Volunteers NEEDED!

It takes a giant team to host Bentleyville every year. Volunteers are needed nightly for the Marshmallow Hut, Popcorn Box, Fire Pits, Cookie House and Greeters. Learn more about volunteering and sign up by clicking here

At the top of the volunteer list is Nathan Bentley who is is accompanied by his long-time assistant, Tim Rogentine.

Volunteers also include an 11-person Executive Board of Directors, who meet monthly to discuss budgets, contracts, and other high-level items. The Operations Committee (also called “Red Coat Staff”) consists of 30 people who coordinate all details, and work as hands-on decision makers for the event.

There is a 7-person sewing group, who make costumes for the live characters at Bentleyville, including Santa, Mrs. Claus, reindeer, penguins, snowmen, and more.

A group of four welding volunteers provide the welding and repairs for all the steel and aluminum displays. The Ironworkers Local #512 also volunteer to handle the set-up and take-down of displays and the enormous metal Christmas tree every year.

And, a local artist, Barry Pirkola, creates drawings and renderings of new displays every year. Bentley sends these drawings to his contacts in Southeast Asia, where the new displays are manufactured.

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The Aerial Lift Bridge is the backdrop of many displays at Bentleyville. Photo by Dennis O'Hara

What’s New?

This year will bring some exciting new changes to Bentleyville. “This will be the first year that between 50-60% of our displays are new,” Bentley said. “We really wanted to do an overhaul.”

A huge, new gift shop will be added this year, too, with plenty of Bentleyville merch available for purchase. Previously, the gift shop was 800 square feet; this year, it will be 4,000 square feet.

And, the grand entrance castle display is being replaced this year. It is a custom-made, 72’ long, 24’ high behemoth, welcoming guests to Bentleyville.

With next year being a milestone anniversary, big changes are coming to 2023, too. “We try to make things fresh for photo opportunities every year,” Bentley said. “But with next year being our 20 th anniversary, we have big plans.”

Special Memories

Over the years, Bentley has witnessed some amazing memories being made. “People have had their first date there and gotten engaged there,” he shared.

“Couples have even gotten married there,” he added. “In fact, we host between 3-4 weddings a year.

“People also name their kids and dogs after Bentleyville! It’s really fun that the next generation is also bringing their kids. I enjoy seeing the smiles on everyone’s faces, and just watching them have a good time.”

Bentleyville Tour of Lights opens Saturday, November 19 th , and runs through Monday, December 26 th . The event is open from 5-9 PM Sundays - Thursdays, and 5-10 PM on Fridays and Saturdays.

There will be fireworks on opening night, and Santa and Mrs. Claus are planning to continue their annual tradition of skydiving in to kick things off.

For more information, go to BentleyvilleUSA.org

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Lights up on Bentleyville’s 2022 holiday season

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The lights at the Bentleyville Tour of Lights were shinning bright as a big crowd gathered for the opening of their 2022 holiday season.

To see check Bentleyville’s hours and to learn more about Bentleyville you can visit their website here.

Over 5,000,000 lights are used at the attraction, drawing in crowds from all over the country. Everyone of them excited to walk around and see all the sights.

“I just love Bentleyville!”, says long time visitor Chrystal Meyer, “I like the Christmas lights, Santa, and all of it. My mom’s kind of a crazy Christmas mom so we are here to take it all in”

Check out the aerial view of @BentleyvilleUSA 's opening ceremony for their 2022 season🎄. WDIO will be broadcasting live on The Lift and WDIO News at Five & Six on Tuesday so join us then! pic.twitter.com/ZZ7Lb2dXH2 — WDIO News (@wdiowirt) November 20, 2022

The opening night bringing out a lot of loved ones and family members. Catherine McBride was enjoying company down at the fire pits.

She says, “Do you know what? I love it! All the people, we are all doing the same thing! We are having popcorn and and roasting marshmallows, everyone is together and generally everyone is happy.”

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Bentleyville “Tour of Lights”

November 18, 2023 • 5:00 pm - december 26, 2023 • 10:00 pm.

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Bentleyville Tour of Lights

Bentleyville Tour of Lights is a walk through holiday lighting extravaganza! We take over Bayfront Festival Park, on the shores of Lake Superior in Downtown Duluth, and decorate it with over 5,000,000 lights! We are very popular and we often see large crowds – be prepared to wait if you are visiting on a weekend or right when we open for the evening. Many guests prefer to visit later in the evening or on weeknights. Learn more at bentleyvilleusa.org !

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November 16, 2022 / 8:00 AM CST / CBS Minnesota

Bentleyville "Tour of Lights" in Duluth starts Nov. 19 and runs through Dec. 26.

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Enjoy Bentleyville Tour of Lights with Fitger’s Luxury Lakefront Hotel

The Bentleyville Tour of Lights is a must-see holiday event in Duluth, Minnesota and there’s no better way to enjoy it than from the comfort of Fitger’s Luxury Lakefront Hotel. This beautiful hotel is the perfect base for exploring all that Bentleyville has to offer. It’s a great jumping point for visiting Bentleyville, and its prime lakeside location means you can enjoy stunning views of the lights from your room.

Both Bentleyville and Fitger’s offer a wide range of holiday activities and events, so you’ll always have something to do and enjoy. If you’re looking for a festive night out, take a stroll through Bentleyville to see the lights, then head to one of Fitger’s restaurants or bars for a delicious meal or a festive cocktail. Or, if you’re up for a more relaxing evening, curl up in your cozy hotel room with an amazing book and enjoy the view of the sparkling lights from your window.

This holiday season, enjoy the festive lights and displays at Bentleyville while staying in style at Fitger’s. Our luxurious hotel is an ideal point to relax after a day of exploring all the holiday cheer Bentleyville has to offer. So, bundle up and head on over to Fitger’s Luxury Lakefront Hotel for a Bentleyville Tour of Lights experience you won’t soon forget!

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What is Bentleyville Free Walk-through Light Show?

Bentleyville is a walk-through light show that happens every year in Duluth, Minnesota. It is put on by the city of Duluth and features over 5 million lights. The light show is set up in Bayfront Park and covers about 20 acres.

The show is set to music, and there are also some fire pits set up around the park for people to warm up by. Bentleyville is one of the largest free light shows in the country, and it attracts people from Midwest and all over the world.

The light show is sponsored by a variety of businesses. It is an amazing display of lights that is put on for the public to enjoy. If you want to get into the holiday spirit, Bentleyville is the place to be!

Bentleyville Walk-Through and Why You Should Explore It

As the temperatures drop and it starts to snow, it’s time to enjoy all the winter wonderland has to offer. Bentleyville is known for its spectacular display of Christmas lights.

This year, Bentleyville is upping the ante with an even bigger and brighter display of lights. The area has teamed up with the local companies to string together over 5 million lights. That’s right, 5 million lights!

The display will span the entire length of Main Street from the gingerbread entrance, and will be sure to dazzle visitors of all ages.

Why You Should Explore Bentleyville Tour of Lights?

Bentleyville Tour of Lights is among the best Christmas light displays in the country. It’s a must-see for anyone who loves Christmas lights, and it’s one of the most popular holiday attractions in Duluth. The area has been featured in magazines and on television. If you have never seen the Bentleyville Tour of Lights, you should definitely add it to your list of places to visit. Here’s why:

It’s the Largest Free Walk-Through Light Show in America

The Bentleyville Tour of Lights is the largest free walk-through show in America. Every year, over two million people come to see the display. The lights are spread out over 20 acres, and there are over 5 million lights in the display.

It’s a Magical Experience

The Bentleyville Tour of Lights is a truly magical experience. It’s like being in a winter wonderland, with millions of lights illuminating the night sky. Even on the coldest of winter nights, Bentleyville is sure to warm your heart.

The North Shore Scenic Railroad offers a unique way to get to Bentleyville – from the comfort of a heated train car! The short train ride gives you an up-close look at Bentleyville, as well as stunning views of Lake Superior and the Duluth harbor. After the train ride, enjoy hot cocoa and cookies in the Depot’s Great Hall. The train ride is only $10 and saves a lot of time walking and allows you a chance to warm up.

It’s Free

That’s right, the Bentleyville Tour of Lights is completely free. You don’t have to pay anything to enjoy the display. The only rule is that you get photos and keep moving so everyone else can enjoy the display.

The Bentleyville Tour of Lights runs until December and is open nightly with a few nights where the hours are extended until midnight. The entire event runs on donations and volunteer efforts.

It’s Family-Friendly

The Bentleyville Tour of Lights is a great activity for the whole family. There’s something for people of all age groups to enjoy, from the youngest child to the oldest grandparent.

The tour includes a visit to Santa’s Workshop, where children can make their own decorations and take photos with Santa. There’s also a live nativity scene, complete with animals, and a chance to see the special effects that make the lights dance and twinkle.

Gets You in the Christmas Spirit

Looking at all of the beautiful lights is a brilliant way to get into the Christmas spirit. The Bentleyville Tour of Lights is the perfect place to get a dose of Christmas cheer. There are many locations through Duluth of places to look at lights, and Bentleyville reigns supreme.

You’ll Have an Unforgettable Experience

The Bentleyville Tour of Lights is an unforgettable experience. The 5-mile walk-through display a must-see for anyone who loves Christmas lights. In addition to the lights, Bentleyville features Santa Claus, live music, roasted marshmallows, hot chocolate, and more.

Different Displays to See at Bentleyville

There are many different displays to see at Bentleyville Tour of Lights. One of the most popular displays is the Nativity Scene. The Nativity Scene is a life-size display that features Mary, Joseph, and the baby Jesus.

Why Choose Fitger’s Hotel to Explore Bentleyville?

If you need to stay in a comfortable hotel while you enjoy the Bentleyville Tour of Lights, Fitger’s Luxury Hotel is a great choice. This upscale hotel is nestled right on the water, so you get to enjoy stunning views of Lake Superior while you relax in luxury.

But that’s not all that makes Fitger’s such a great choice for your Bentleyville stay. Here are just a few more reasons why we think our hotel is the perfect jumping point for your holiday festivities:

We’re close to all the action. Fitger’s is just a short drive from Bentleyville, so you can easily enjoy all the holiday lights and activities without having to worry about transportation.

We also have a great location. Not only are we close to Bentleyville, but we’re also centrally located in Duluth. That means you can easily explore all the city has to offer, from the Canal Park Boardwalk to the Aerial Lift Bridge.

Excellent Gastronomy

We have on-site dining options. If you don’t feel like venturing out for dinner, you can enjoy a meal at one of our on-site restaurants. We have something for every palate, from fine dining to casual fare.

Luxurious Accommodation

The hotel has luxury rooms with private balconies that overlook the lake. There are also indoor restaurants, a spa, and a fitness center. We offer various room types to fit your needs. Whether you’re looking for a cozy single room or a spacious suite, we have you covered.

Superior Service

From the moment you step foot in Fitger’s, you’ll be greeted with Superior service. Our friendly and helpful staff are always on hand to ensure you have everything you need to enjoy your stay. And because we’re a local, independently-owned hotel, we’re able to offer a more personal touch that you won’t find at the large chain hotels. So, if you’re out for a hotel that will make you feel right at home, Fitger’s won’t disappoint.

A Little About Fitger’s

As the only hotel located on the picturesque shores of Lake Superior, Fitger’s offers guests stunning views of the world’s largest freshwater lake. In addition, the hotel is just steps away from all the shopping, entertainment and dining that Duluth’s historic Fitger’s complex has to offer. So, whether you’re looking to enjoy the great outdoors or simply want to explore all that Duluth has to offer, Fitger’s is the perfect place to call home during your stay.

Make Fitger’s Your Home Away from Home

Whether you’re visiting Duluth for business or pleasure, Fitger’s Luxury Lakefront Hotel is the perfect place to call home during your stay. From its prime location on the shores of Lake Superior, to its plethora of on-site amenities and activities, Fitger’s has everything you need to enjoy a Duluth getaway. So why stay anywhere else when Fitger’s has it all?

Bentleyville Tour of Lights is a popular event for families in Duluth, Minnesota. If you have never seen the Bentleyville Tour of Lights, you should definitely add it to your list of places to visit.

No matter how you spend your time at Bentleyville and Fitger’s, you’re sure to have a holiday experience you’ll never forget.

Start planning your Duluth trip today and get ready to enjoy all that this magical time of year has to offer. Book your stay at Fitger’s today and get ready to enjoy a truly Superior Bentleyville experience!

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    Ride to the Bentleyville Tour of Lights aboard the North Shore Scenic Railroad. Skip the hastle of parking at Bayfront, and enjoy a meal at Fitgers before or after your tour (not included with your ticket). All tickets are round-trip included for the short, 10-minute ride to Bentleyville and back. Tickets are just $10 each, sold online only.

  20. Bentleyville "Tour of Lights"

    November 16, 2022 / 8:00 AM CST / CBS Minnesota WCCO Digital Update: Morning of Nov. 16, 2022 Bentleyville "Tour of Lights" in Duluth starts Nov. 19 and runs through Dec. 26.

  21. Virtual Tour

    2021 Bentleyville Virtual Tour created by Fulcrum Visions. Provided by Fulcrum Visions. OPEN DAILY NOV 23 - DEC 28, 2024 Sunday - Thursday Open 5 - 9 pm Friday - Saturday Open 5 - 10 pm. Bentleyville Tour of Lights. Event Location: 700 Railroad St, Duluth, MN 55802 (11/23/24-12/28/24)

  22. Enjoy Bentleyville Tour of Lights with Fitger's Luxury Lakefront Hotel

    By mpaschke | November 8, 2022. The Bentleyville Tour of Lights is a must-see holiday event in Duluth, Minnesota and there's no better way to enjoy it than from the comfort of Fitger's Luxury Lakefront Hotel. This beautiful hotel is the perfect base for exploring all that Bentleyville has to offer. It's a great jumping point for visiting ...

  23. Plan your Trip

    Home»Plan your Trip. Plan your Trip. OPEN DAILY NOV 23 - DEC 28, 2024. Sunday - Thursday. Open 5 - 9 pm. Friday - Saturday. Open 5 - 10 pm. Bentleyville Tour of Lights. Event Location: 700 Railroad St, Duluth, MN 55802.