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Willmar Fests activities wrap up for 2022

Willmar Fests coverage from the West Central Tribune

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Willmar Fest Ambassador program on Saturday, June 25, 2022 crowned the following: 2023 Queen of Festivals Lleyten Rein (Green dress), International Princess Crisstill Duaso, (pink dress) and Aqua Princess Leah Smith (blue dress)<br/>
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Retired Willmar Police Sgt. Mike Jahnke has been named the 2022 Willmar Fests Grand Marshal. Jahnke served almost 30 years on the police force, with duties ranging from patrol officer, SWAT team member and making sure many of Willmar's events were safe and enjoyable for residents and visitors alike.
David and Diana Frey named 2022 Senior Ambassadors as Willmar Fest begins
The annual Willmar Fests block party took place Thursday, June 23, 2022, in downtown Willmar.
Grande Day Parade attendees enjoyed the treats, saw a collection of floats and watched bands dance during Willmar Fests annual Saturday parade.
Photos from the first days of Willmar Fest 2022!
Lleyten Rein was named Queen of Festivals with Crisstill Duaso named International Princess and Leah Smith named Aqua Princess

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