Free Jingle Bus to Bentleyville

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Free Jingle Bus to Bentleyville

November 15, 2012 Updated Nov 15, 2012 at 2:08 PM CST

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.COM) -- The Greater Downtown Council is again providing free shuttles to the Bentleyville Tour of Lights on Friday and Saturday nights.

Bentleyville will be opening on Saturday, November 17 at Bayfront Festival Park and for those going are encouraged to hop on the Jingle Bus.

Two routes will be offered, one in Canal Park and another Downtown along Superior Street.

This will allow visitors to park at nearby ramps and meters and board the bus to Bentleyville.

Taking the Jingle Bus also means that one can make a night of it by enjoying dinner, shopping and Bentleyville without the hassle of parking and re-parking.

Both of the routes begin at 4:30 p.m. with one pick up location offered in Canal Park and three pick-up locations offered in Downtown.

Shuttles will run every 20 - 30 minutes.

The Canal Park Route will have a shuttle every 20 minutes. The pick-up location is at Buchanan Street near Canal Park Drive.

The Downtown Route will have a shuttle every 30 minutes. The pick-up locations are at the Greysolon Plaza, the Holiday Center, and 5th Avenue West near the Library.

Stops will be marked with decorative Bentleyville Bus Stop signs.

Wheelchair accessible service is available upon request before 2:00 p.m. the previous day.

In addition, free Bentleyville parking will be offered at the following ramps after 5:00 p.m., Medical District Ramp, 4th Avenue Auto Park, US Bank, Shopper's Auto Park and Holiday Inn.

Posted to the web by Jenna Vogt