Laurel Festival in Winsted this weekend includes Main Street parade Sunday

WINSTED —  Winsted’s 84th annual Laurel Festival will be held at locations throughout town on Friday, June 8, Saturday, June 9, and Sunday, June 10. 

The festival is organized by the Laurel Commission and dates back to 1934;  no festivals were held beginning in 1942, because of World War II.

It was restarted in 1949 but then it stopped again in 1950. In 1952 it was restarted yet again and continued until 1968. In 1981 the festival was restarted and it has continued ever since.

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