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November 16, 2017
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There will be about 25 different floats during Saturday's Holidaze parade in Willmar; and the more lights the better.
Lights, penguins, Santa! 15th annual Holidaze parade Saturday to light up downtown Willmar
November 16, 2017 - 3:15pm
October 9, 2017
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Willmar Fests, which already sponsored several floats in the Holidaze parade, has now taken over the entire event that kicks off the holiday season each winter in Willmar. The City Council approved giving Willmar Fests the $5,000 for Holidaze, which was initially appropriated to Willmar Downtown Development until the group said it could no longer organize the event.
Willmar Fests takes over Holidaze
October 9, 2017 - 6:08am
November 20, 2016
Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Downtown Willmar hosts annual Holidaze parade
November 20, 2016 - 7:02pm
November 22, 2015
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Video: A hint of snow at 2015 Willmar Holidaze Parade
November 22, 2015 - 7:52am
November 23, 2013
Editorial: Take time to enjoy Holidaze today
November 23, 2013 - 6:00am
November 21, 2013
Brinley Boeyink, 14 months, gets help from her grandpa, Scott Boeyink, as she tries out a hobby horse Sunday at Bob Anderson’s shop in Willmar.  A group from First Presbyterian Church in Willmar assembled to get the train of horses decorated for this weekend’s Holidaze Parade. The horses, built by Anderson, have been part of the parade for six years.   Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Unofficial start to local holiday season kicks off this weekend
November 21, 2013 - 11:23pm
November 20, 2012
Samantha Johnson, from left, Nyla Johnson and Logan Anderson ride in the Heritage Bank float Saturday at the 10th annual Holidaze Parade in downtown Willmar. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Holidaze parade
November 20, 2012 - 12:00am
November 19, 2012
Holidaze parade
November 19, 2012 - 12:00am
November 16, 2012
Mariah Miller, then 12, of Willmar is greeted by Frosty the Snowman prior to the 2010 Holidaze Parade in downtown Willmar. Tribune file photo by Ron Adams
Holidaze: Celebration marks 10th year of downtown fun
November 16, 2012 - 12:00am
November 20, 2011
The annual Holidaze Parade is held in downtown Willmar, Minnesota on Saturday, November 19, 2011.
Holidaze Parade held in downtown Willmar
November 20, 2011 - 5:38pm
November 17, 2011
Holidaze Parade is Saturday in downtown Willmar, Minn.
November 17, 2011 - 11:05am
November 22, 2010
Ryley Gulbrandson, 5, left, and Lleyton Gulbrandson, 8, enjoy a sleigh ride Saturday in downtown Willmar prior to the annual Holidaze Parade. (Tribune photos by Ron Adams)
Holidaze festivities
November 22, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
Willmar Holidaze festivities begin at 3 p.m. Saturday
November 19, 2010 - 8:39am
November 23, 2009
Even Santa Claus 
himself stops to ask directions from parade director Roger Lundquist, right, during the annual Holidaze Parade. 
Holidaze events were held Saturday afternoon and evening and included live 
animals, vendors, music and food as well as the annual parade through downtown. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Holidaze events
November 23, 2009 - 12:02am
November 22, 2009
The annual Holidaze Parade was held in downtown Willmar, Minnesota on Saturday, November 21, 2009.
Holidaze Parade Willmar, Minn November 21, 2009
November 22, 2009 - 3:51pm