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Looney Daze

August 6, 2016
Vergas' annual Looney Daze festival includes a grand parade on Sunday, where the community’s recently crowned Miss Vergas, Princess Altona and junior royalty are asked to take part. The Miss Vergas Pageant kicks off this year’s Looney Daze festival on Thursday, Aug. 11 at 7 p.m.; the parade is set for Sunday, Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Vicki Gerdes
Vergas city festival starts Thursday
August 6, 2016 - 5:25am
August 12, 2015
Flea market, rummage and sidewalk sales are a big part of Vergas’s annual Looney Daze celebration, which starts Thursday, and continues through Sunday. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Vicki Gerdes
Celebrating 50 years of Looney Daze
August 12, 2015 - 12:15pm
August 13, 2013
Miss Vergas 2013, Libby Schmit, and Princess Altona Kendra Sparby presided over Sunday afternoon’s parade festivities. DL Newspapers
Sunny skies, wiener dogs and loon-calling bring big crowds to Vergas
August 13, 2013 - 10:50am
July 27, 2013
Summer festival set Aug. 8-11 in Vergas
July 27, 2013 - 4:00pm
Wiener dogs will be jumping hurdles to compete in the national competition, being held in Vergas during Looney Daze.
Wiener Dog races to be run in Vergas
July 27, 2013 - 12:00pm
August 7, 2009
The community of Vergas will once again be hosting its annual summer festival, Looney Daze, next weekend. The activities start Thursday, Aug. 13 with the crowning of Miss Vergas and Miss Altona (above left), and continue through the grand parade on Sunday, Aug. 16. The water fights (above right) are set to follow the parade, which starts at 2 p.m.
Looney Daze festivities start Thursday
August 7, 2009 - 3:41pm