Lincoln Park Craft District Walking Tour
Meet The Makers & "Craft-epreneurs" Inspiring Lincoln Park's Revival

Hand-Crafted & Behind-The-Scenes Experiences

Go behind-the-scenes and meet the artisans, restaurateurs, brewers, and craftspeople who are breathing fresh energy into Duluth’s Lincoln Park Craft District. This unique walking tour is a guided experience through the heart of Lincoln Park – a nexus for hand-made crafts, visual, and culinary arts. You’ll learn about the neighborhood’s history and its bright future while exploring fun new businesses that embody the essence of “locally-made”.

Welcome to The Lincoln Park Craft District



Craft District Walking Tour Details:

Price > $29 per person – NO ADDED TAX OR FEES
Duration > Approximately 3 hours
Tour Availability > June thru September – see the walking tour calendar for availability
Meeting Location > Lincoln Park – look for the red marker on the map below
Start Time > Beginning at Bent Paddle Brewing’s parking lot at 10:00AM (see red marker in map below)
End Time Ending at Bent Paddle Brewing Company at approximately 1:00PM
All-Inclusive > Guided tour, VIP behind-the-scenes tours at each location, and craft beer samples at Bent Paddle Brewing Company
Maximum Participants > 10 people (call for larger group options)
Minimum Age > 13 years of age or older – children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult/guardian and ID is required for beer samples at Bent Paddle Brewing
Walking Distance > Approximately 1 mile at a leisurely pace
Tipping > Tips are not included, please consider tipping your guide

Craft District Walking Tour Highlights:

The Lincoln Park Craft District Walking Tour begins at Bent Paddle Brewing Company and follows a leisurely route that showcases a bit of Lincoln Park history and an immersive experience with local artisans. You’ll learn about the Lincoln Park’s recent revival and the inspiration for the neighborhood’s exciting new identity as a nexus for hand-made craftsmanship. Then you’ll experience exclusive, behind-the-scenes tours where you’ll meet the local artisans who are shaping The Craft District’s current culture and future plans. Your first stop is OMC Smokehouse where you’ll learn about the owner’s efforts to revitalize Lincoln Park and explore their restaurant’s unique brand of hand-crafted, house-smoked barbecue made with a focus on local, fresh and clean ingredients. Your second stop is Duluth Pottery where you’ll explore the artistic lifestyle with owner Karin Kraemer. Then it’s off to Frost River where you’ll experience a behind-the-scenes tour of the hand-made process their team uses to craft canoe packs, backpacks, briefcases, luggage and accessories that are shipped across the country and around the world. Last (but not least), your tour will wrap up at Bent Paddle Brewing Company where you will tour their new pilot brewery and taproom before sitting down to enjoy a celebratory brew and reflect on the excitement buzzing around The Lincoln Park Craft District.

Still have questions? Visit our Walking Tour FAQ Page or call us at (218) 464-6337 for more information.


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