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Rail Road Days is Back!
Saturday and Sunday, September 18 & 19, 2021

We are excited to bring back Rail Road Days to Willmar! This is two days of celebrating the history of the Rail Road in Willmar and Kandiyohi County while at the same time raising funds for the Kandiyohi County Historical Society. This event will take place in two locations: the Kandiyohi County Historical Society and the Willmar Community Center.
There will raffle and silent auction going both days!

At the Community Center:
-Rail Fair: a vendor show for the rail road enthusiast
-Presentations starting on Saturday from 8am-5pm and on Sunday from 10am-2pm. The presentations will take you through the history railroad in Willmar.
-Lunch on both Saturday and Sunday

At the Kandiyohi County Historical Society:
-Tours of all the buildings
-Living history hobo camp
-Silent Auction
-Activities for big and little kids!

The cost of the event is $20 for individuals and $35 for family pass (this includes parents or guardian and children under 17). The cost of your ticket covers both days!

On Sunday there will be a bus tour in the afternoon of the Willmar and railroad area.
The tour cost is $10 per person and you need to purchase a separate ticket for this tour.

This event is a fundraiser for the Kandiyohi County Historical Society. We would love to see you come out to support our event.
If you are unable to make it to this event, but would still like to support the Kandiyohi County Historical, please make a donation.

There is a hotel block at the Best Western Plus. The information is below and please use the code “Kandiyohi County Historical Society” when you call and make the reservation.  The reservation under the block need to be called in.

Best Western Plus
2100 US-12
Willmar, MN 56201
Call-in Code:  Kandiyohi County Historical Society

Other hotels in Willmar:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
250 23rd St. SE
Willmar, MN  56201

Country Inn & Suites
201 28th Ave SE
Willmar, MN  56201

2404 US-12 East
Willmar, MN  56201