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Last drew good crowds to downtown Detroit Lakes. The 12th annual event takes place from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 1, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 2. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)

Street Faire at the Lakes returns: DL's 12th annual 'kickoff to summer' set June 1-2

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For 12 years now, the Street Faire at the Lakes has served as the summer's official kickoff event for Detroit Lakes residents -- and the event is only becoming more popular each year, among visitors and vendors alike.


"We have 135 booths -- that's a little bit more than last year," said organizer Mary Beth Gilsdorf, who has been involved with the event since its inception in 2001.

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