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July 19, 2018
Friday night's Bash on the Beach concert, featuring Hairball, drew roughly 2,300 people to the Detroit Lakes City Beach. (Gene Lof / Dr. Drone Aerial Images)
Warm, wet, and a little wild: Water carnival's final weekend draws record crowds
July 19, 2018 - 11:40am
July 16, 2018
From Two Harbors, Minnesota, Castle Danger Brewery representatives show off their favorite brews, like the Summer Crush American blonde ale with a pleasant lemon aroma and brewed with dill and rosemary. Emily Driscoll / Tribune
Water Carnival cruises into final weekend: Water fights, beer brewing contest and more draw big crowds to DL
July 16, 2018 - 10:41am
July 11, 2018
The J&J Concrete team digs in before its first win Tuesday at the Water Carnival Tug of war competition on the beach near the Pavilion. Nathan Bowe/Tribune
Battle in the sand: Water Carnival Tug of War draws a crowd
July 11, 2018 - 10:16am
July 19, 2017
Two men dressed as clowns spray the crowd with water. Many floats incorporated water, either in the form of water balloons or hoses. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Ahh, good times: 82nd Annual Northwest Water Carnival another success
July 19, 2017 - 9:12am
July 14, 2017
The Dinger Club, foreground, outlasted the team from Dion's Dangerzone Gym in the finale of the kid's Tug O' War contest Tuesday night at Pavilion Beach. (Robert Williams/Tribune)
The party continues...: Thousands coming out for the 82nd annual Water Carnival
July 14, 2017 - 3:10pm
July 12, 2017
A little girl shows off the tootsie rolls she found in the sand. Candy, coins and small toys were hidden on the beach for the Sand Treasure Dig. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
'Water' you doing this weekend?: 82nd Annual Northwest Water Carnival takes over DL
July 12, 2017 - 1:00pm
Clara Frank, 2, smiles as she plays catch. Clara got a large beach ball from the Toddler Trot. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Photos: 82nd Annual Northwest Water Carnival rushes into town
July 12, 2017 - 11:56am
March 3, 2017
'I want to fly, man': Frankie Ballard to play in DL on July 15
March 3, 2017 - 10:52am
July 21, 2016
Princess Aubrie and Prince Oliver waving after being crowned in the Junior Pageant. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Mattie Hjelseth
Out with a splash: Water Carnival ends on a high note
July 21, 2016 - 1:19pm
July 18, 2016
Post 15 leadoff hitter Josh Bollig scored DL's lone run in a 3-1 loss to Coon Rapids Saturday. Robert Williams/Tribune
Coon Rapids takes pitcher’s duel over Post 15
July 18, 2016 - 2:11pm
July 13, 2016
Admiral's Hat has been found!
July 13, 2016 - 5:08pm
Saturday’s demolition derby brought out big crowds to watch car and truck drivers battle it out at the Becker County Fairgrounds.
Photo Gallery: Water Carnival Mania!
July 13, 2016 - 8:30am
July 11, 2016
Water Carnival parade back on route
July 11, 2016 - 3:25pm
July 10, 2016
Last year’s water carnival featured a hot dog eating contest and a human hamster ball in a pool. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Brian Basham
Water Carnival fun continues this week
July 10, 2016 - 5:05am
July 1, 2016
Water Carnival fun starts Friday
July 1, 2016 - 3:36pm