Meeker County- has many attractions that are unique and fun for all. Whether your on a motorcycle cruise on a sunny summer day, or a day trip with the kids and family, there is much to see and do in Meeker. Some great attractions that are always fun to see in Meeker County are listed below. Please take your time and enjoy all that Meeker has to offer. “Make it Meeker”!
Meeker County Parks – Meeker County has 10 great parks that serve all types of people, recreation, camping, and outdoor recreational needs. Information and reservations for Meeker County Parks here.
Meeker County Trails- Meeker County has hiking trails, equestrian trails, bikeways, and snowmobile trails which are open to the public. Information on the trails in Meeker Count here.
Whether its fishing, camping, playgrounds, biking, or just relaxing Meeker County Parks will serve all your outdoor and recreational needs.
Cosmos Space Festival – Always the third weekend in July
More information on Cosmos Space Festival dates, times, and details here on this truly out-of-this-world experience.
World’s Biggest Ball of Twine just off of U.S. Hwy 12 where you can take a picture with the World’s Biggest Ball of Twine for your scrapbook, and also show your support for all things Minnesota. Plan your visit today. More information about the Twine Ball here. For details on what others have said about the World’s Biggest Ball of Twine learn more.
Welcome to the Forest City Stockade! The restoration of the Forest City Stockade was a Meeker County project for the Bicentennial year of 1976. The Stockade, and the two-story museum within, stands as a memorial to the brave pioneers who settled here and sought safety behind its walls during the Sioux Indian Uprising of 1862.
Red Rooster Days is the City’s Celebration. More information on Red Rooster Days dates, times and details here.
Dassel History Center is a great place to explore the past and see unique historical pieces that shaped the rural landscape during that time period. A very good stop for families and those seeking a truly unique experience. Enjoy the culture and art pieces as well throughout the History Center. More information More information about Dassel History Center here.
Valley Daze – Always the fourth weekend in June each year
Please check out the Valley Daze Facebook page for more information on this city celebration.
Amazing Farmyard – Family fun and fall excitement.
Looking for a fun way to spend a day with your family? Look no further; we have what you are looking for here at A maze’n Farmyard. Centrally located between St. Cloud, Willmar, and Hutchinson, this unique family entertainment center provides excitement and adventure for every member in your family.
Litchfield Golf Course (18 holes) This golf course is built overlooking the grand views of Lake Ripley on the southwest side of Litchfield off US Hwy 12. There is always a new reason to enjoy a day of golf and fun times with family and friends at Litchfield Golf Club. Golf is the ideal way to enjoy the outdoors and the company of others. Call the Litchfield Golf Course Pro Shop and book a tee time: 320-693-6059.
Wintercade Ice Fishing Contest – Lake Ripley. More information about Wintercade Ice Fishing Contest here.
Litchfield Watercade Weekend – July 7- 10, 2022 Celebrating our 60th Year!! More information about Litchfield Watercade Weekend here.
ABATE Rolling Prairie MN State Rally – Litchfield, MN on Labor Day Weekend. Motorcycle Rally.
Meeker County Fair – August 5-8, 2021
Located at 1230 North Armstrong Ave. Litchfield, MN
More information about Meeker County Fair here.
Nelson Farm – Welcome to the Nelson Farm! For 25 years, thousands of children, parents, grandparents, teachers, and students have visited our historic family farm in Litchfield, Minnesota. When the air is crisp and the pumpkins are ripe, plan a weekend visit with your family and friends. Birthday parties and church groups are always welcome!
In Litchfield, go West on 5th Street to the “T”
Turn left onto CSAH #1
(3.5 miles on blacktop)
23618 CSAH 1
Litchfield, MN 55355
Litchfield Info: Litchfield Chamber Things to do
Annual Watkins Sportsman’s Fishing Contest in January.
Kraut N’ Wurst Days – The first weekend in August each year
This weekend-long celebration is kicked off with the Little Miss Watkins Pageant and Cow Drop Raffle on Friday night. Saturday they have a parade around the town, activities throughout the day, and an evening street dance. Friday-Sunday enjoy the beverage and food stands located in McCarthy Park.
The Watkins Community Pool is fun for everyone. You can sign your kids up for swimming lessons with their American Red Cross Certified lifeguards. This pool area offers both a deep pool (not equipped for diving) and a kiddie pool so you can make the most out of it, no matter your age.
To learn more about this community pool, check out their Watkins Community Pool Facebook page.
You’re Invited! We would like to invite you to experience our Austrian-Hungarian style Minnesota winery. Please take the time to try a wine tasting, experience a vineyard & winery tour, as well as purchase artisan cheeses and various ethnic meats. We offer all of this, plus an opportunity to learn a tremendous amount about Minnesota grapes and wine. And if you come at the right time you might even be able to hear a little Austrian singing or see a bit of Hungarian dancing.
32025 State Hwy. 15
Kimball, MN 55353
Located 7 miles south of Kimball or 9 miles north of Dassel on MN State Hwy. 15