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Perham celebrates summer with the annual Turtle Fest, scheduled this year for June 16-24. The festival includes kid's games, vendors, turtle races, a street dance, a parade, a demo derby, a triathlon and tournaments.

Perham's Turtle Fest: Turtle races, parade, derby, triathlon and more during summer celebration

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Saturday, June 16, starts with a softball tournament at 9 a.m. and soapbox derby races at 11 a.m. Sunday features a disc golf tournament at 2 p.m.


A medallion hunt sponsored by Lakes Radio runs from Monday through Friday.

Wednesday, June 20, marks the start of Perham's international turtle races, which are every Wednesday, June through August, with registration at 10 a.m. and races starting at 10:30 a.m.

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