Town comes out for 83rd annual Laurel Festival

The Elks Lodge’s float “Future Laurel Festival Winners,” was named the best parade float by the Laurel Commission. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

WINSTED —  Hundreds of residents attended this year’s Laurel Festival, which included the annual Laurel Ball held at the Crystal Peak Ballroom on Friday, June 9, and the Laurel Parade on Sunday, June 11.

At the end of the parade, during the Laurel King and Laurel Queen coronation ceremony, members of the Laurel Commission announced award winners.

Best parade car: Anhthy Pham.

Best use of Laurel in a parade float: Stephanie Blass.

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