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Discovering the Perfect Backdrop: Wedding and Reception Venues in the Willmar Lakes Area

Nestled in the heart of Minnesota, the Willmar Lakes Area emerges as a hidden gem for couples dreaming of a picturesque setting for their wedding day. With its serene lakes, lush landscapes, and charming venues, this locale offers a plethora of options for both wedding ceremonies and receptions....

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Ultimate Family Staycation: Exploring Willmar Lakes Area

Are you looking for a family-friendly spring break getaway without the hassle of traveling far from home? Look no further than the Willmar Lakes Area, where you can enjoy a perfect staycation with plenty of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. Start your adventure by checking into...

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The Hustle of the Holiday Season is Here

As the holidays quickly approach, our schedules start to fill up with children's Christmas programs and holiday band/choir concerts as well as holiday shopping and family gatherings. And if time allows, we'd also like to attend a few of the special holiday events taking place around the county....

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The Holidays Light Up the Willmar Lakes Area

There's so much to do and see during the holidays in the Willmar Lakes Area! With the amazing events starting mid-November and going throughout the month of December, you will definitely need to plan more than one visit to fit it all in! Holidaze Event Holidaze is the annual celebration...

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Fall Festivals & Events are a Plenty this October

If you ask me, October is the best month of the year. Not too hot, not too cold and a lot less bugs! We get to watch nature change as the many plants and trees turn to vibrant fall colors and watch as the birds start to migrate...

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August Events You'll Want on Your Calendar

Make some memories before summer ends. These local events offer a little fun for everyone – and one huge reason to add an extra stop on your next road trip! August 1-6 - Lake Lillian Fun Days Join in on the family fun during Lake Lillian Fun Days the first weekend...

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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 it's here! One of the most popular winter activities in Minnesota...

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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.

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