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City festivals celebrated in Brooten, Clara City and Litchfield

Local city festivals continued over the weekend in Brooten, Clara City and Litchfield.

William Heine, 2, checks out the vintage tractors on display while cruising around during Bonanza Valley Days in downtown Brooten on Saturday, July 9, 2022.
William Heine, 2, checks out the vintage tractors on display while cruising around during Bonanza Valley Days in downtown Brooten on Saturday, July 9, 2022.
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The summer festival schedule continued over the weekend with Bonanza Valley Days in Brooten, Prairie Fest in Clara City and Watercade Celebration in Litchfield.

Those in attendance saw marching bands, kiddie parades, Grande Day parade, classic car show, tractor show, candy everywhere and, of course, new royalty for the coming year.

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LITCHFIELD — The 66th annual Watercade celebration brought out the masses to crowd Litchfield's downtown streets Saturday afternoon, as the four-day event held its Grande Day Parade.
The rumble of cool, classic cars echoed off the storefront buildings as they cruised into their parking spots along Central Avenue North for the 15th annual car and tractor show early Saturday morning.
CLARA CITY — The community park of Clara City was the place to be Friday evening during Prairie Fest, as area residents and folks from afar gathered under the shade of expansive park trees for a night of fun, laughs and camaraderie.
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