WILLMAR — The annual Willmar Holidaze will be Saturday in downtown Willmar.
The afternoon will begin with the holiday movie “The Grinch” at 3 p.m. at the Barn Theatre.
Most events are from 4 to 6 p.m. There will be family activities along Fourth Street, including “Touch a Truck” and free hot chocolate at Selvig Park while supplies last.
Visit with Santa at the Goodness Coffee House and take a photo at the Holidaze Selfie Station at Lotus on Burlington, a women’s boutique at 201 Fourth Street.
There will be a bags tournament outside Spurs and turkey bowling in front of Foxhole Brewhouse.
The Taste of Downtown will be from 3 to 6 p.m.; purchase your passport at the Willmar Lakes Area CVB office for $20 each.
The Holidaze parade begins at 6:30 p.m. The three-block-long lighted parade begins at the corner of Fifth Street and Becker Avenue, travels north for one block on Fifth Street to Litchfield Avenue, turns east on Litchfield to Fourth Street and turns south for one block to Becker Avenue.
New and unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots will be collected during the parade.
For more information and a map of the parade route, visit the Willmar Fests website at willmarfests.com/holidaze/
Schedule of events
3 p.m.: Holiday movie, "The Grinch" at The Barn Theatre
3–6 p.m.: Taste of Downtown (purchase your passport at the Willmar Lakes Area CVB office for $20)
3–6 p.m.: Holidaze selfie station at Lotus on Burlington
4 p.m.: Free hot chocolate from Q102 at Selvig Park (while supplies last)
4–6 p.m.: Meet Santa at The Goodness Coffee House
4–6 p.m.: Holidaze “Touch a Truck” on 4th Street
4–6 p.m.: Family activities along 4th Street
4–6 p.m.: Holidaze bags tournament outside Spurs
5–6 p.m.: Turkey bowling outside the Foxhole Brewhouse
6:30 p.m.: Holidaze parade