Competitors in the annual Paddle and Portage Canoe Race paddle their way through the last leg of the race.
Brennan Rust and Clayton Custer make their way down the Yahara River with an inflatable dinosaur sitting princess in their canoe.
Jacob Eugster gets sprayed with Silly String by kids watching the Paddle and Portage Canoe Race.
Participants in the Paddle and Portage Race paddle towards the finish line.
Syttende Mai 2017 City Band
City band director Roger Gohlke leads the band in a performance before the start of the canoe race on Friday, May 19.
Brandon Carmichael, of Stoughton, holds his dog Coda up to the bridge railing so she can watch the Paddle and Portage Canoe Race with him and his wife Renee.
The city band peformed before the start of the canoe race on Friday, May 19.
Matthew Read knocks down fellow Norwegian Dancer Tristan Jenny during a dance where the boys show off to the girls during the Stoughton High School Norwegian Dancers performance on Sunday.
Zeth Zeichert knocks off a top hat held high by Corrine Olson during the Stoughton High School Norwegian Dancers performance on Sunday.
Miranda Heimsoth smiles as she dances during the last Norwegian Dancer performance of the festival Sunday.
Cookies served at Fosdal’s Bakery demonstrate pride in the city’s Norwegian heritage.
Seth Charleston and Tristan Jenny dance with one another while heading back to their partners during a traditional dance with the Stoughton High School Norwegian Dancers on Sunday.
From left, Aria Volkman, 2, and Aspen Volkman, 3, both of Madison, snack on ice cream at the Syttende Mai festival on Friday.
Deb White and Ernie Krumme, with Ernie's Kettle Korn, sold their signature kettle korn during Syttende Mai weekend.
Lukas Christensen, of Stoughton, enjoyed a Chocolate Shoppe icecream cone during Syttende Mai on Sunday.
Syttende Mai 2017 Livsreise
The rainy weather throughout the weekend brought almost 1,000 visitors to Livsreise throughout Syttende Mai weekend.
Kate Flanagan and Abby Britian, 8, explored Livsreise on Sunday, May 21 during Syttende Mai.
Syttende Mai Opening ceremonies 2017
Ald. Sid Boersma and Anja Nygaard performed Norwegian heritage songs during the Syttende Mai opening ceremonies on Friday night.
Ever Brekken, 6, dances with her friends before the opening ceremonies on Friday, May 19.
Students performed traditional Norwegian music during the opening ceremonies on Friday, May 19.
Mayor Donna Olson read the proclamation during the opening ceremony on Friday, May 19.
Quinn Hintz, 2, from Stoughton, checks out the Stoughton Lions Club lion in front of their food tent on Friday, May 19.
Marcy and Michael Berigan, from Stoughton, donned their Norwegian flag shirts for the first day of the Syttende Mai festival on Friday, May 19.
Scott Williams and Bowen, 3, point in excitement towards the canoe racers on Friday, May 19.
Canoe race attendees got creative with their viewing spots during the Syttende Mai canoe race on Friday, May 19.
A dog wearing a bunad was carried down Main Street with the Boy Scouts troop during the Syttende Mai parade on Sunday.
Olivia Pearson, 7, right, and Millie Vinson, 8, both of Stoughton, enjoy blue moon ice cream before the start of Sunday’s parade.
The Madison Pipes and Drums march down Main Street during the Syttende Mai parade.
Andrew Kettner, 6, of Stoughton, waves a Norwegian flag as the parade starts.
Aiden Davie, age 16 months, watches the parade with his mother Monica.
A young girl jumps to reach the hand of a performer walking on stilts to give a high-five during the parade.
A member of the Stoughton City Band waves to a family member watching on the sidewalk during the parade.
Former Syttende Mai Kings and Queens ride on a float during Sunday’s Parade.
A toddler on his bike brings up the end of Saturday’s kiddie parade.
Silas Bouzek marches down Main Street with the Stoughton High School Marching Band during the Syttende Mai parade.
Members of the River Bluff Middle School Band march in the rain during the kiddie parade on Saturday.
Aria Volkman, 2, of Madison, waves a Norwegian flag as she watches the Syttende Mai Parade.
Syttende Mai 2017
From left, Emily Friedland, 4, Cortney Mesdjian and Owen Friedland, 2, bundle up with blankets while holding Norwegian flags before the start of the parade on Sunday, May 21.
The rainy weather had most Syttende Mai attendees bundling up from the cold, and the pup Mr. Chi found warmth in his owners sweatshirt.
Main Street quickly filled with Syttende Mai attendees before the start of the parade on Sunday, May 21.
Friends wave at each other across Main Street before the beginning of the Syttende Mai parade on Sunday, May 21.
From left, Elizabeth Hulleberg, 2, and her brother Poppy, 4, wave flags and cheer at the motorcyclists who drove through the parade on Sunday, May 21.
Mayor Donna Olson waved to the crowd from the top of the Wells Fargo wagon during the Syttende Mai parade on Sunday, May 21.