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Turtle Fest - It's not just about turtles at Perham event

Like each year, the Perham Turtle Days celebration is a big one.

There are nine days filled with everything from turtle races (of course since it’s Turtle Days) to baseball, dances and music to a skateboard competition. And that’s just the beginning of it.

  • Saturday, June 15: All Day Softball Tournament; All Day Screaming Eagles Fun Fly; Perham Turtle Fest bike ride for Project New Hope; 32 Below
  • Sunday, June 16: Frizbee Golf Tournament
  • Monday, June 17, and Tuesday, June 18: All Day Medallion Hunt
  • Wednesday, June 19: All Day Medallion Hunt; All Day Train Rides; Turtle Races; Marshal Arts Demonstration for youngsters; Pork chops  and ice cream
  • Thursday, June 20: All Day Medallion hunt; All Day Arvig Street Fair; All Day Perham Express Train Rides; Pork shops on a stick and ice cream; Summer Bash; lunch, free bouncy toys for kids; Dog Expo; Cotton Club Group
  • Friday, June 21: All Day  Train Rides; All Day Medallion Hunt; Arts Festival; pork chops on a stick and ice cream; NP craft vendors; Turtle Races; Magic Nick for youngsters; Penny and Pals; Leo’s Pedal Pull Contest; Army National Guard Climbing Wall; Bouncy Toys for Kids; local street vendors; Kowabonga Skate Board Competition; Perham Idol; Grande Parade; Street Dance “Fat Daddys;” All Class Reunion
  • Saturday, June 22: All Day City Wide Garage Sale; All Day Volleyball Tournament; EMS/Fireman’s Pancake breakfast; 18th Annual 5 & 10K Road Race; NP Craft Vendors; Arts Festival; Golf Ball Drop; Red Neck Games; Demo Derby; Power Play
  • Sunday, June 23: Legion Baseball Tournament; Rotary Breakfast; Heavenly Hackers Golf Tournament

For more information, visit the chamber’s website at