Economic impact of Willmar, Minn., Sonshine festival could be up to $4M
WILLMAR -- From fast-food restaurants to gas stations to grocery stores, local businesses are stocking up for the Sonshine music festival.
"You plan for everything," said Corissa Jones, store manager of the Willmar McDonald's restaurant.
Starting Wednesday, the city's population will double with the 20,000 Christian music fans expected to attend this year's outdoor festival on the grounds of the Willmar Civic Center.
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