2024 Willmar Fests Schedule

Subject to change


9:00 am - Coffee with the Candidates at the Goodness Coffee Company
Kiwanis Kids Day at Rice Park
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Kids Activities, Inflatables, games, and food while supplies last.
5:00 pm - LIVE Music with the Jolly Pops
6:00 pm - Pie & Ice Cream Social at Rice Park, sponsored by Mills Automotive Group
6:00 pm - Willmar Fests Senior and Junior Coronation
7:00 pm - Prairie Winds Summer Band Concert at Rice Park
- West Central Connection Chorus at 7:00 pm
- Prairie Winds Summer Band at 7:30 pm


10:00 am - Royal story time at Miller Park
Willmar Fests Block Party - Kickoff at 5th & Becker Ave
5:00 pm - Food Trucks, Various Vendors, Kids Activities and More
- Meet the Willmar Fests Queen Candidates
- Home Depot Kids Workshop
- PWELC Climbing Wall from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
- NinjaAnywhere from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
- Kids Fun Run with Miles 4 Mentors at 5:30 pm
- The Dam Jammers on the Block Party Stage at 6:00 pm


7:30 am - Willmar Fests Chamber Connection at Heritage Bank
1:00 pm - Appreciation Day Dance at the Willmar Community Center
6:35 pm - Willmar Stingers Baseball Baker Field at Bill Taunton Stadium


7:00 am - 1:00 pm - Willmar Fire Department Pancake Feed-Willmar Fire Station 8:00 am - Foot Lake 4 Walk/Run - On The Run MN
10:30 am - Grande Day Parade – Downtown
12:00 pm - Kandiyohi County Rescue Squad Car Show at Robbins Island
3:00 pm - Willmar Fests Ambassador Coronation at Willmar Education and Arts Center
Willmar Fests Beach Party at Robbins Island Regional Park 
Food Trucks and the Willmar Rotary Club Beer Garden
7:00 pm - The Little Crow Ski Show
8:30 pm - Beach Party Concert with Radio Nation
10:00 pm - Q102 Lakeland Broadcasting’s “Works Over Water” Fireworks Show
More music after the Fireworks with Radio Nation


Willmar Firefighters Association Water Ball Fight
11:00 am Registration
12:00 pm Water Ball Fights at Robbins Island
RAIN Backup Plan – 7:30 pm “The Little Crow Ski Show”-Robbins Island
RAIN Backup Plan – 10:00 pm “Works Over Water” Fireworks Show-Foot Lake
Schedule subject to change – check for the latest