Our View: The Bentleyville legacy lives on
December 20, 2019
It’s a distinctly 21st-century phenomenon: Bentleyville Tour of Lights was born in Carlton County in 2001 and is now a huge, nationally recognized Christmas season event in Duluth’s Bayfront Park.
It’s a lovely setting for the amazing display of lights, snowflakes and holiday cheer.
Santa is available for questioning, by children and grownups alike, and if you’ve been nice he’ll give you a Bentleyville stocking cap. There are Christmas cookies, cider and hot chocolate to enjoy as you stroll through the displays or warm yourselves by the fire pits. It’s often crowded but never hu...