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  • Celebrate the Light of the World

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    Email: info@willmarfests.com

  • Location:

    Robbins Island
    Between Willmar and Foot Lakes
    Willmar, MN 56201

  • Dates:

    Nov 23, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - Dec 31, 2023 @ 10:00 pm

The Celebrate the Light of the World display at the Koosman home began as one man’s idea and grew into an amazing family tradition. As the lights have grown so has their family and their love for their community. After ten years, the Koosmans have handed the responsibility for Celebrate the Light of the World to Willmar Fests. The tradition will continue for years to come for the Willmar Lakes Area and all those who come to see and Celebrate the Light of the World!

Here at Celebrate the Light of the World, we want you to take in all of the bright lights and join our effort in making this Christmas a little brighter for deserving families in our community. Please keep in mind that Celebrate the Light of the World is a drive thru display. For the safety of you and others please drive carefully and be aware of traffic through the display. There are areas where you can park and enjoy the dancing lights for a little longer period of time, please carefully reenter traffic as you can.

At the lights we can boast a lot of big numbers; this year’s display includes nearly nine hundred thousand Christmas lights, seven miles of extension cords, and took over one thousand volunteer hours to assemble and set up.
It is our goal to celebrate another big number this year, please join us in making a donation to support four amazing organizations that help those in need in our community:
~The Salvation Army in Willmar
~Habitat for Humanity of West Central Minnesota
~The Kandiyohi County Food Shelf
~United Way of West Central Minnesota
Make your donation near the Koosman Chapel as you exit the Celebrate the Light of the World Display. You can donate with cash or via Venmo.
Thank you for your generosity! From all of us at Celebrate the Light of the World.

The show will run from Thursday, November 23rd through December 31st, starting at 5:00pm until 10:00pm daily at Robbins Island.

Each year hundreds of volunteers help with set-up, tear-down and nightly duties during the event. But we also need volunteers to collect donations at the Koosman Chapel at the end of Celebrate the Light of the World!! If you’re interested in helping, Click Here to see the available dates and to sign up! Thank you so much for your help to keep this amazing light display running each year!

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