Willmar Fests

June 19, 2019 - June 23, 2019  

Date/Time

Date(s) - June 19, 2019 - June 23, 2019
All Day

Location

Willmar Fests

Categories

  • Community Event,  
  • Entertainment,  
  • Family Fun,  
  • Festivals,  
  • Kids,  
  • Outdoors,  

Willmar Fests will be June 19-22nd, 2019

Here’s the 2019 Schedule

TUESDAY, JUNE 18th
5:30 pm – Willmar Fests Wing Eating Contest at Ruff’s Wings and Sports Bar
-Three different divisions: Local Businesses, Local Organizations and General Public. Contact Ruff’s to sign up 320-214-7833 – Space is limited!

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19th
8:00 am – Flag Raising Ceremony at Selvig Park in Downtown Willmar
8:30 am – Coffee with the Candidates at The Goodness Coffee House
2:00 pm – Senior Ambassador Coronation at Willmar Community Center
4:00 pm – Queen’s Splash at the Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center
5:30 pm – Pie & Ice Cream Social at Robbins Island
7:00 pm – West Central Connection Chorus
7:30 pm – Prairie Winds Summer Band Concert at Robbins Island

THURSDAY, JUNE 20th
9:30 am & 10:30 am – Royal Storytime at the Willmar Public Library
4:15 pm – Jaycee’s Block Party Kickoff at 5th & Becker Ave 
Food trucks, various vendors, kids activities and more
– Kick Off with 100.1 Big Country
– Meet the Willmar Fests Queen Candidates
– Crowning of the Willmar Fests Junior Royalty
5:00 pm – Willmar FIRST Robotics Program
5:30 pm – Little Foot 1/2K – Kids Run
6:00 pm – Willmar Fests Kiddie Parade
6:30 pm – Fireman’s Challenge
7:00 pm – Jaycees Minute 2 Win It Games

FRIDAY, JUNE 21st
Willmar Fests Tennis Tournament
7:30 am Willmar Fests Chamber Connection at Heritage Bank
9:00 am – 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament at Community Christian School in Willmar
1:00 pm – Appreciation Day Dance at the Willmar Community Center
7:05 pm – Willmar Stingers Baseball Baker Field at Bill Taunton Stadium
8:00 pm Movies in the Park at Robbins Island featuring Spiderman: Into Spiderverse

SATURDAY, JUNE 22nd
Willmar Fests Tennis Tournament
7:00 am – 1:00 pm Willmar Fire Department Pancake Feed-Willmar Fire Station
8:00 am – Rice Memorial Hospital Foot Lake Four Run/Walk – Downtown
10:30 am – Grande Day Parade – Downtown
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Willmar Fests Ambassador Coronation-WEAC
5:00 pm – Beach Party at Robbins Island-Food Vendors, Beer Garden, Music, and Fireworks
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Jennie-O Turkey Store Kids Carnival at Robbins Island- Inflatables and more…
7:30 pm – “The Little Crow Ski Show”
8:30 pm -11:00 pm – Beach Party Concert with Jonah and the Whales
10:00 pm – Q102 Lakeland Broadcasting’s “Works Over Water” Fireworks Show

SUNDAY, JUNE 23rd
Willmar Fests Tennis Tournament
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 willmarfests.com for the latest

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.

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Questions? Contact the CVB