Attraction Spotlight: Duluth Entertainment Convention Center

Posted by Kris Lindahl on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 at 1:41pm.

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Found on the shores of Lake Superior, the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center or DECC is one of the top convention centers in the area. Not only do they hold a number of trade show events throughout the year, but they also hold plenty of entertainment, sporting and special events.

DECC is found very close to both Downtown and Canal Park. There are plenty of shopping and dining options found nearby, along with many lodging choice. Of course, this facility also provides amazing panoramic views of the Harbor and the Aerial Lift Bridge.

The AMSOIL Arena

Named at the stadium of the year in 2013, this arena is a part of DECC. It's used by many sporting groups within the area. It's a popular arena for UMD hockey games, conventions, larger trade shows, entertainment events and other types of events.

Types of Events at DECC

The DECC provide a number of different events including:

  • Concerts
  • Hockey
  • Minnesota Ballet
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Weddings
  • Galas
  • Balls
  • Trade Shows
  • And More!

From public events to private events, there are all types of things going on at the center throughout the year.

With over 250,000 square feet of meeting space, ballrooms and more, this is a premier choice for all types of events. The DECC also provides in-house catering, ice rental, an exposition services center and more.

Upcoming Events

To get an idea of what types of events are held here, a quick look at a few of the upcoming events will help:

  • Gun & Knife Show - January 31st to February 1st
  • MOMA Pool & Dart Tournament - February 5th to 8th
  • Denfeld High School Sweetheart Dance - February 7th
  • Harbor City Roller Dames - February 14th
  • Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra | 1001 Nights - February 28th
  • City of Duluth Open Skate - March 8th
  • Celtic Thunder - March 23rd
  • MN Ballet | Sleeping Beauty - March 27th and 28th
  • And More!

This is just a small sampling of the events held at the DECC. There are also regular hockey events, motocross events and so much more held here.

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