Father Hennepin Festival

The community of Champlin celebrates summer with their annual Father Hennepin Festival. Weekend long events running from June 8-10 included a parade, carnival rides, business expo, live entertainment and more.

Grand marshal Jake Sawyer tosses candy to excited parade goers. Sawyer was selected as grand marshal for his achievements in the Special Olympics which include a gold medal, a bronze medal and two 6th place finishes.

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