Let’s Light up the night and Shine as a community for the 2018 HOLIDAZE Parade!

Saturday, November 17th, 2018. 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.


4:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Visit Santa at The Barn Theatre
Tours of Willmar Fire Department Vehicles on 4th St
4 :00 pm – 6:00 pm: Petting Zoo and Reindeer Sleigh Rides on Becker Ave, Penguins with Hemker Park & Zoo and inflatables at the City Auditorium
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Kids’ Crafts at the Willmar Public Library
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm: Chili Feed at Bethel Lutheran Church (Free will donation)
5:00 pm: Community Drum Circles at the Willmar Public Library
5:00 pm: Turkey Bowling in front of the Foxhole Brewhouse
6:30 pm: PARADE, route starts at 5th St & Becker Avenue going north to Litchfield Ave, east one block, then south on 4th St
Following the parade, there is a Free Holiday Movie at the Barn Theatre – The Santa Clause




Parade registration is closed.  Check in for the Holidaze Parade is at 6:00 pm at the corner of Becker Avenue and 5th Street in Downtown Willmar.  The Parade will begin at 6:30 pm.  Here is the Line-up:

  1. Willmar Police Department
  2. Willmar Fire Department
  3. Willmar Fire Department
  4. Willmar Public Works – Snowplow
  5. Jennie-O Turkey Store
  6. Willmar Fests
  7. Sons of Norway
  8. Glenwood Waterama
  9. Girl Scout Troop 3278
  10. Miss Minnewaska/Starbuck Heritage Days
  11. Heritage Bank and Pioneer Heritage Insurance
  12. Willmar HS Nordic Ski Team
  13. Kandiyohi County Dairy Association
  14. First Presbyterian Church
  15. First Presbyterian Church
  16. New London Ambassadors
  17. Clara City Prairie Fest Ambassadors
  18. Re/Max Preferred Realty
  19. The Goodness Coffee House
  20. Santa & Mrs. Claus
  21. West Central Sanitation