Willmar Fests

June 20, 2018 - June 24, 2018  


Date(s) - June 20, 2018 - June 24, 2018
All Day


Willmar Fests


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

Willmar Fests will be June 20-24th, 2018

Here’s the 2018 Schedule

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
7:30 pm – Prairie Winds Summer Band Concert at Robbins Island

9:00 am – Prince and Princess Story Hour at the Willmar Public Library

Jaycee’s Block Party Kickoff at 5th & Becker Ave
4:15 pm – Kick off with The Rock Station 94.1 The Loon
– Meet the Willmar Fests Queen Candidates
– Crowning of the Willmar Fests Junior Royalty
4:00pm – 8:00pm – Carnival Games- Bethel Lutheran Church Youth Group
5:00 pm – Community Group Performances and Demonstrations
5:40 pm – Jaycees Minute 2 Win It
6:00 pm – Willmar Fests Kiddie Parade
6:30 pm – Fireman Challenge
7:00 pm – The B’s
8:00 pm – “Willmar’s Got Talent” with 94.1 The Loon

Willmar Fests Tennis Tournament
7:30 am Willmar Fests Chamber Connection
7:05 pm – Willmar Stingers Baseball Baker Field at Bill Taunton Stadium

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
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 Brat Pack Radio
10:00 pm – Q102 Lakeland Broadcasting’s “Works Over Water” Fireworks Show

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