This annual festival promotes Willmar Area Attractions, pride in the community and the quality of life through family participation featuring events for citizens of all ages.
The purpose of Willmar Fests is to encourage the imagination, talents, interests and creativity of the residents of the Willmar Area.
Willmar Fests is the combination of four Festivals rolled into one big summer city wide celebration; International Fest which honors Willmar's sister city of Frameries, Belgium, Aqua Fest featuring water events, Frameries Fest which is a Fine Arts Celebration and Kaffee Fests honoring the coffee tradition of Willmar's Scandinavian roots.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21ST 8:00 am – Flag Raising Ceremony at Selvig Park in Downtown Willmar 8:30 am – “Kaffee Fest with the Candidates” at the Barn Theatre 2:00 pm – Senior Ambassador Coronation at Willmar Community Center 4:00 pm –
Willmar Fests features two parades as part of our annual celebration. Willmar Fests Kiddie Parade The Willmar Fests’ Kiddie Parade takes part during the Block Party Celebration on Thursday evening in Downtown Willmar – find out more on the Kiddie
We are excited this year to be celebrating Willmar Fests’ 72nd year, as you may know, this five-day event includes a wide array of family activities including; a Willmar Stingers Baseball game, the Grande Day Parade, Queen’s Coronation, Little Crow
Willmar Fests Raffle tickets are now available. You can purchase yours from any Willmar Fests Candidates, Ambassadors or Board Members. Only 500 tickets will be sold. There will be one $1,000 winner, 2 – $250 winners, 5 – $100 winners
Get ready for an incredible night with the Willmar Fests Beach Party at Robbins Island, Saturday, June 24th. We kick off the festivities at 7:30 pm with the Little Crow Ski Team as they cruise the water with and