Shark on the Lake

Love Creamery Ice Cream & Local Drinks

Open daily | June 21 – August 29 | 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Plus! We’re open LATE on Wednesdays during events and Saturdays until 7:00 pm

FREE for members and tour guests who purchase a Grounds Admission, Classic Tour, or Full Mansion Tour.

P.S. Grounds Admission is FREE on Wednesday nights 

Youth 15-years-old & under receive a FREE Grounds Admission with the purchase of an adult Grounds Admission.

Shark on the Lake is a family-friendly, outdoor space with local Love Creamery ice cream and local drinks available for purchase. Imagine you and your family enjoying a perfect Duluth day on Glensheen’s Lake Superior shoreline with ice cream and a drink in hand. The kids can throw rocks into the Lake and eat local Love Creamery ice cream while you and your partner sit down and enjoy a local beer, glass of wine, or signature cocktail – the Sharktail.

WHERE IS IT LOCATED EXACTLY ON THE GLENSHEEN ESTATE? AND HOW DO I GET THERE?

Ice cream is available for purchase in the Garage space of the Carriage House & drinks are available for purchase at the lakeside Shark Shack.

First, you’ll need to check-in at the Ticket House

Follow the yellow line from the parking lot to the Lake.

You will see the giant wooden shark, wood hut, and bar.

IS IT OFFERED RAIN OR SHINE?

Ice cream is offered rain or shine. The bar is operated in fair weather or shine only.

IS THERE SEATING AVAILABLE?
There are a handful of picnic tables available

IS THERE FOOD AVAILABLE?
Get food delivered, like Sammy’s pizza, right to your picnic table on the shore.

Yes, most places will deliver directly to your picnic table!

Check this list of Duluth restaurants offering delivery & take out

Or bring your own picnic (no outside alcohol or glass is allowed.)

WHAT KIND OF DRINKS ARE THERE?
Local beer like Bent Paddle and Castle Danger.

The signature cocktail is the Sharktail, made with liquor from the local, Vikre Distillery.

Local bar service from Catering by Bellisio’s

WHAT ELSE IS THERE TO DO AT SHARK ON THE LAKE?
Explore the 12-acre estate! Relax. Enjoy Lake Superior. Skip rocks.

Bring a picnic, get food delivered. Let the kids run around.

CAN I BRING FIDO WITH ME?
Only service animals are allowed on the estate per University of Minnesota policy.

HAVE OTHER QUESTIONS?
Give us a call, (888) 454-4536 or (218) 726-8910.