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There’s nothing quite like a winter in Minnesota, especially after a big snowstorm! The Willmar Lakes Area was recently blessed with plenty of snowfall and locals and visitors alike are excited to get out and enjoy it while it’s here!

Winter is Snow Much FUN!

Winter brings with it so many fun activities to do and attractions to visit in the Willmar Lakes Area! Check out our Top 10 List of Winter Attractions.

Top Winter Attractions

Fishing is a wonderful outlet to experiencing the great outdoors, getting away from the demands of life, and spending quality time with friends & family!

Just Hook It!

From January 15th through February 12th, the town that is “nicer” will host their annual WinterFest celebration, filled with fun events and an impressive ice sculpture built with blocks of ice from Green Lake.

Spicer’s WinterFest

Fish our lakes

The possibilities are endless on our 30 recreational lakes…boating, swimming, fishing, water skiing, tubing, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boating, hydro biking, paddle boarding and so much more!

Fishing Report

Explore our Trails

Surrounded by beautiful lakes and scenery…who wouldn’t take a hike or a leisurely bike ride to enjoy the view? With miles of trials to choose from, you can always find new places to explore.

Trail Report

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Should you decide to stay for a week or a lifetime, there’s always more to discover in the communities of the Willmar Lakes Area.

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New Year + Fresh Snow = Lots of FUN!

There’s nothing quite like a winter in Minnesota, especially after a big snowstorm! The Willmar Lakes Area was recently blessed with plenty of snowfall and locals and visitors alike are excited to get out and enjoy it while…

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Just for Planners

The Willmar Lakes Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is your resource for information on the Willmar Lakes Area. Our staff will work with you to tailor our services to meet your needs! Think of us as a free assistant, working for you, to make sure your stay is enjoyable and your meeting is a success!

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Got an event you’re hosting in one of our communities? Send us the details so we can help spread the word!

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