Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Michigan Residents Celebrate Annual Mud Day

About 5,000 people turned up the at the Hines Park Nankin Mills Area in Westland, Michigan, for the state's 24th annual mud day. More than 200 tons of topsoil and over 20,000 gallons of water are mixed to produce a huge pool of mud, where both kids and adults play and frolic for two hours. The event also holds various contest like “Mud Limbo” and wheel barrow races. At noon, King and Queen Mud were crowned.

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