Whether you're attending a convention, a sporting event or visiting our beautiful lake country, we have the information you need. Kandiyohi County is home to more than 100 sparkling lakes, providing opportunities for fishing, boating, water sports, and other popular recreational activities. We have several wonderful convention and sports facilities and we would like nothing more that to help you create a memorable event. The Willmar Lakes Area waits for you.
Summer provides opportunities for enjoying our golf courses, lake resorts, arts and entertainment, fairs and festivals while the winter season allows snowmobiling, ice fishing, cross-country skiing, birding, or just a vacation at one of many hotels/motels, campgrounds, bed and breakfasts, and lake resorts in our area.
Willmar and it's surrounding area offers diverse dining and cultural experiences to suit most tastes and as a regional center, offers several comfort-controlled shopping malls, big-box retailers, as well as locally-owned specialty shops .
Besides Willmar Lakes Area's beautiful lakes and parks there are many bike, snowmobile, and hiking trails. They are located throughout the county with many of them being connected, forming a wonderful network of recreation and fun.