Updated: Jul 16, 2020
LUVERNE – The City of Luverne is in the midst of the 58th annual Hot Dog Week Celebration, which includes socially distanced twists on favorite events.
Today is the last day to enter the Love Your Dog Beauty Pageant by dressing up your dog and snapping a photo, then messaging it to the Luverne Area Chamber of Commerce. The winner will be announced Thursday.
Speaking of Thursday, that’s the day to join the Hot Dog Eating Contest. Take a picture of you or your family eating hot dogs and message them to the Chamber. Winners will be announced Friday.
Also on Thursday is the Hot-Diggity Dog Challenge from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Luverne City Park. This is for youth up to age 12. Participants should head to the park and complete the 15-step challenge course, which will earn them a ribbon and a free snow cone.
At 6 p.m. Friday, the Wienerman Championship begins, a 4-person relay that includes running, biking, kayaking and hot dog eating. From 6 to 8 p.m. is the Cruise Night, with classic vehicles.