2018: After 84 years, Laurel Festival still a milestone for young ‘royals’

The winners of the Laurel Festival King and Queen contest posed on stage at East End Park at the conclusion of the festival on Sunday, June 10. From left: Laurel King Runner-up Andrey Zhovskly, Laurel King Adrian Delacruz, Laurel Queen Anna King and Laurel Queen Runner-Up Alexis Kacmarcik. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

WINSTED — To add an extra celebratory air around the crowning of a new queen at the 2018 Laurel Fest in June, festival commission member Lara Green Kazlauskas tracked down past Laurel Queens and shared their photos and memories with The Lakeville Journal.

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