March Events to Put on Your Calendar
March in Minnesota can bring about all kinds of weather...rain, sleet, snow, sunshine...and all kinds of temperatures. But we're use to that, right? So whether we're looking forward to an indoor event or an outdoor event, we know to keep an eye on Mother Nature in case a "weather...
Ways to Celebrate Valentine's in the Willmar Lakes Area
Even though Valentine's Day lands on a Tuesday this year, don't let that get you down. That just means the many Valentine events and activities can be spread out over two weekends! The most common and one of the easiest ways to celebrate is by going out for a...
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...
Looking Forward to the 2023 Spicer WinterFest
From the middle of January through the first week of February, the town that is “nicer” will host their annual WinterFest celebration. Spicer, home to 1,200 smiling residents, is continuing a tradition that fosters community and celebrates the unique town at the edge of Green Lake. The celebration...
Make the Most of Your "Celebrate the Light of the World" Visit
Does one of your holiday traditions include checking out the holiday lights in the neighborhood? Why not expand on that and plan a trip to see the “Celebrate the Light of the World” Christmas light display in the Willmar Lakes Area? This free event is so popular that...
Summer Camping in the Willmar Lakes Area
If you are looking for a camping experience that will leave you counting the days until you can return, look no further than the many beautiful campgrounds in the Willmar Lakes Area. Kandiyohi County has 5 County Parks that you can camp and recreate at. Each park has its...
Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in the Willmar Lakes Area
“Reduce, reuse, recycle.” “Invest in a reusable water bottle.” "Make the transition to reusable grocery bags." "Pledge to stop using disposable straws." I'm sure we've all heard these phrases before and maybe even try to stick to them. But how often do we invest in learning about our environment, taking new steps...
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