HOLIDAZE 2017 – a Downtown Willmar Celebration

Let’s Light up the night and Shine as a community for the 2017 HOLIDAZE Parade!

Saturday, November 18th, 2017. HOLIDAZE is a fun event for the whole family in downtown Willmar! Activities starting at 4:00 pm. Parade Line Up at 6:00 pm, Parade starts at 6:30 pm.

Bring your whole family and join us for our annual Holidaze event in Downtown Willmar! All are welcome to attend. Please dress accordingly for outdoor activities.


4:00pm – 6:00pm: Visit Santa at The Barn Theatre
Tours of Willmar Fire Department Emergency Vehicles on 4th St

4 :00pm – 6pm: Petting Zoo and Reindeer Sleigh Rides on Becker Ave,
Penguins with Hemker Park & Zoo and inflatables at the City Auditorium

4:00pm – 6:00pm: Kids’ Crafts at Willmar Public Library

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm: Chili Feed at Bethel Lutheran Church (Free will donation)

5:00pm: Turkey Bowling in front of the Foxhole Brewhouse

6:30pm: PARADE, route starts at 5th St & Becker Avenue going north to Litchfield Ave, east one block, then south on 4th St

Free Cocoa & Cookies following the parade at the First Presbyterian Church

7:30pm: Free Movie at the Barn Theatre, Elf starring Will Ferrell




This is a LIGHTED Parade, it will be dark so the more lights the better. There will be a Santa Claus featured in the parade so no additional Santa’s please.

Parade Registration is now Closed