Stop and smell the Lilac Lovefest

Stop and smell the Lilac Lovefest

Talking about all things Lilac in the Duluth area. You can track the locations with the Lilac Love Fest.

It’s been said that Twin Ports has one of the longest lilac seasons in the world- and Lilac Lovefest is dedicated to proving it.

Organizer Linda Nervick says people we calling to find out if we’d have a lilac season. Now she brings the good new, “There are plenty. I am here to tell you.”

Look for the lilac hot-spots around on the Lilac Lovefest website.

“Lilacs are not wild. They have to be planted. So if you see a vacant lot with lilacs there was once a house there,” Linda says.

Throughout the month of June, you can enjoy Saturday mornings at 8 a.m. Lilac Yoga in the Fitger’s Courtyard.

There will be plenty of lilacs on the GIn & Gin train. As of Monday, there is still some space on the North Shore Scenic Railroad Excursions.

You can even check out a Lilac Art Exhibit at Cloquet Encore Performing Arts. That runs from June 14 to August 18. The opening reception is from 5 – 7 p.m.