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Strawberry Festival in Cedarburg, Wis. During this popular event north of Milwaukee, there's music, kids' games, a rubber-duck race and shortcake-eating and bubblegum-blowing contests. June 2324.

Afton Strawberry Festival in Afton, Minn. This village on the St. Croix River offers an art fair, music, games, raptor demos and a strawberry shortcake-eating contest. June 2324.

Musky Fest in Hayward, Wis. There will be a carnival, crafts, a watermelon-eating contest, games and a parade at 1 p.m. Sunday. June 2224.

Swedish Days Festival in Geneva, Ill. This Fox River town on the western edge of Chicago offers music, a carnival, a Swedish cottage walk and a big parade Sunday. June 1924.

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Last updated on June 18, 2018