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1 month ago

Rockin' Robbins

It’s happening! The new 4-season shelter and rental pavilion is officially under construction at Robbins Island. Can’t wait to see the finished product next spring! Welcome to Willmar’s new Assistant City Engineer, Bruce Cochran, who was onsite today checking out the progress. ... See MoreSee Less

It’s happening! The new 4-season shelter and rental pavilion is officially under construction at Robbins Island. Can’t wait to see the finished product next spring! Welcome to Willmar’s new  Assistant City Engineer, Bruce Cochran, who was onsite today checking out the progress.Image attachment

3 months ago

Rockin' Robbins

The old bathrooms at Robbins Island beach are now history as we make way for a new 4-season rental pavilion. Think kayaks, paddle boards, ice skates, cross country skis... this is going to be great! Stay tuned for more progress updates, and thanks to everyone for supporting our vision of a new and improved Robbins Island Regional Park! ... See MoreSee Less

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But will there still be restrooms on Robbins Island?

Awesome!!

3 months ago

Rockin' Robbins

Check out this great video from PFF. Great things are happening in Willmar! ... See MoreSee Less

4 months ago

Rockin' Robbins

A HUGE thank you to all our sponsors who help make Rockin' Robbins possible – we couldn't do it without you!

Since 2016, Rockin' Robbins has grown from a tiny speck of an idea to a wildly successful community event that has raised over $150,000 dollars for the revitalization of our beautiful Robbins Island Regional Park. Even more important, this free summer concert series has brought our community together in ways we could have never imagined. We are so proud. Thank you, Willmar! See you again in 2020!

Lakeland Broadcasting, Schwieters Chevrolet of Willmar, TerWisscha Construction, Inc., Divine House, Inc., Bernick's, Jennie-O, Carris Health - Rice Memorial Hospital and ACMC Health, Chappell Central, Inc., Concorde Bank, Cub, Dooley's Petroleum, Bethesda Willmar, Prairie's Edge Casino Resort, Duininck, Willmar Lakes Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, City of Willmar, Minnesota, West Central Steel Inc, West Central Tribune, Willmar Bus Service, West Central Sanitation, Rambow, Pioneer Heritage Insurance LLC, Mills Auto Center of Willmar, Kensington Bank, Johnson, Moody, Schmidt & Kleinhuizen P.A.

Alley on Ash, Ameriprise Financial, Best Western Plus & Willmar Conference Center, Bolton & Menk, Christianson CPAs and Consultants, Conway, Deuth & Schmeising, Edina Realty, Edward Jones - Doug Kveene and Jeanne Ashburn, Fischer Laser Eye Center, Floor to Ceiling Store, Home State Bank, Kandiyohi Power Cooperative, Marcus Construction, Northern Factory Sales, Paradise Pools & Spas, Perkins Lumber Company, Raymond James Financial Services, Runnings, Stacy's Nursery, Taatjes Financial Group, Walt's Soft Cloth Car Wash, Westberg Eischens

Cash Wise Foods, Cash Wise Liquor, Farm-Rite Equipment of Willmar, Hansen Advertising, Motor Sports of Willmar, Premium Waters, Inc., Pro Color Graphics, Quick Signs, South Central Tent Rental, Uncommon, Inc., Willmar Parks and Recreation, Willmar Stingers
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A HUGE thank you to all our sponsors who help make Rockin Robbins possible – we couldnt do it without you! 

Since 2016, Rockin Robbins has grown from a tiny speck of an idea to a wildly successful community event that has raised over $150,000 dollars for the revitalization of our beautiful Robbins Island Regional Park. Even more important, this free summer concert series has brought our community together in ways we could have never imagined. We are so proud. Thank you, Willmar! See you again in 2020!

Lakeland Broadcasting, Schwieters Chevrolet of Willmar, TerWisscha Construction, Inc., Divine House, Inc., Bernicks, Jennie-O, Carris Health - Rice Memorial Hospital and ACMC Health, Chappell Central, Inc., Concorde Bank, Cub, Dooleys Petroleum, Bethesda Willmar, Prairies Edge Casino Resort, Duininck, Willmar Lakes Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, City of Willmar, Minnesota, West Central Steel Inc, West Central Tribune, Willmar Bus Service, West Central Sanitation, Rambow, Pioneer Heritage Insurance LLC, Mills Auto Center of Willmar, Kensington Bank, Johnson, Moody, Schmidt & Kleinhuizen P.A.

Alley on Ash, Ameriprise Financial, Best Western Plus & Willmar Conference Center, Bolton & Menk, Christianson CPAs and Consultants, Conway, Deuth & Schmeising, Edina Realty, Edward Jones - Doug Kveene and Jeanne Ashburn, Fischer Laser Eye Center, Floor to Ceiling Store, Home State Bank, Kandiyohi Power Cooperative, Marcus Construction, Northern Factory Sales, Paradise Pools & Spas, Perkins Lumber Company, Raymond James Financial Services, Runnings, Stacys Nursery, Taatjes Financial Group, Walts Soft Cloth Car Wash, Westberg Eischens

Cash Wise Foods, Cash Wise Liquor, Farm-Rite Equipment of Willmar, Hansen Advertising, Motor Sports of Willmar, Premium Waters, Inc., Pro Color Graphics, Quick Signs, South Central Tent Rental, Uncommon, Inc., Willmar Parks and Recreation, Willmar Stingers

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Thanks to all who make this amazing community event a wonderful treat for all of us attendees. Keep it up! We aren’t disappointed!!😀👍

This really has turned into a beautiful event! It’s so wonderful seeing the community come together with beautiful music! I deeply appreciate all the hard work put into this, many moving parts! Thank You all so much!

This event is something we’ve come to look forward to each summer! Thank you to everyone involved for your hard work and dedication!

Thank you for all the work put into this. It is a very organized event. Love it!

Thank you. You are what Willmar has needed and LONG awaited for!! ❤️

Fun concert last Tuesday! What a crowd!

This is great!! But not to much longer ,, you will need a bigger spot!

If u build it ...they will come...

Fun...

Fun...

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4 months ago

Rockin' Robbins

Holy buckets, what a night at the Island! Photos from last night's concert are now on our website at rockinrobbins.com/photos/. Again, thanks to our fantabulous photographer, Dennis Benson, for capturing all the memories!

All previous attendance records are now officially shattered! Willmar PD estimated there were close to 8,000 people at last night's Eagles Tribute with the Fabulous Armadillos and Collective Unconscious. Our Opening Act, Walter's Wheelhouse also pulled in a record-breaking crowd for the 5 PM show.

A huge thank you to last night's Presenting Sponsor, Lakeland Broadcasting, and our Opening Act Sponsor, Johnson, Moody, Schmidt & Kleinhuizen P.A.. We are already thinking about our band lineup for next year, so let us know if you have any suggestions!

THANKS WILLMAR! We are so proud of our community for supporting this event and can't wait to start spending our proceeds on upcoming improvements at Robbins Island! Stay tuned!
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Big thanks from Walter’s Wheelhouse!! Well run, huge attendance, great engaged crowd! 😎

Absolutely awesome! So glad I could make it to every concert this year! Thanks to everyone that has made this possible for Willmar!❤️

You all should be proud! That was an amazing night, and very well organized!

It was a fantastic concert last night !!! It was our 1st time at that park !!! And we had never seen those bands so it was extra fun !!! Thank you so very much !!! And it was a beautiful night to enjoy !!!

Great pictures of an exceptionally fun night!! Thanks to all!!

WOW!! It was an awesome evening! Thanks so much!!

WOW what an amazing series at Rockin Robin's!! Great fun can't wait for next year!!! Good job and thanks to all for making this happen!!!

Great music

It was a great night. THANK YOU!!!

Let's have them back again next year! It was awesome!!

Loved the addition of the bike check in

It was AMAZING !! Thank you everyone who helps with this. Willmar has been craving this for a long time!! You are AWESOME!!

Wonderful!!

Yes, band for next year, Hicktown Mafia of Belview, Mn. and Fab Flippers, a 60s band with horns, great guitars, and all 60s and 70s stuff. Both bands "Rock"

Was there from start to finish. Eagles fan since way back. Fun night and I'm 70 years young. Still Rockin.

it sure was a fun show last night I enjoyed it. 😀

Suggestion : a band that plays some rock .

Keep it up... it’s awesome

Can’t wait for next year!!! The whole series was so much fun!!

They were phenomenal!!

Here's one more for your files.

Boogie Wonderland hasn't been around in years. Good mix of music also.

Suggestion: Band that plays 60’s music

White Sidewalls would be a good band to have.

Fantastic eve, wonderful band, wonderful weather & wonderful group of people who are responsible for getting this all together- Thank you!

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4 months ago

Rockin' Robbins

It takes a lot of moving parts to get Rockin' Robbins off the ground each week. Special thanks to the "early crew" who start setting things up as early as 7:30 AM! – Willmar Public Works, South Central Tent Rental, Inc., Kandiyohi County Recycling, West Central Sanitation, Steve Brisendine, Willmar Police Department, Kandiyohi County Public Works, Willmar Bus Service, Willmar Ambulance - Carris Health, and even a few of our food vendors! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you all so much! A great effort by all! Such a beautiful way to bring the community together!

Such a fun night!! Thank you to everyone who helped put it together!

Thanks to all who make this awesome free community event happen each summer, it’s such wonderful talent you bring to the Willmar community. the size of attendance at each show proves our gratitude & appreciation for all the time & effort put into it for us attendees to enjoy. Thank you thank you!!👏🏻👏🏻😃😃

👏👏👏👏 Thanks to all for your work!!! An awesome community event!! 👍🙂

Thank you for all your work and organizing to pull this off these past 4 weeks. Loved tonight’s concert! Law enforcement does an amazing job to keep all attendees safe crossing the highway!!

Thanks for all you do! The concert was awesome!

Your all awesome

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4 months ago

Rockin' Robbins

Willmar Rotarian Joy Baker was live at Robbins Island this morning, talking to Jay Marcus and the Willmar Public Works crew as they were setting up for tonight's big concert! Thanks to everyone who helps each week to get things ready for our Rockin' Robbins concert series. See you soon for Rockin' Robbins - Takin' It To the Limit: An Eagles Tribute! Opening Act Walter's Wheelhouse starts at 5 PM! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks to Motor Sports of Willmar Superstore for lending us the ATVs for our courtesy ride shuttles! (Sorry for the slip-up!)

Thank you!

Nice job Jay!

Thanks for all you do!! What a gift to enjoy!

Proud of you Jay Marcus!! Thanks for your work!

Thank you so much .the park looks great!

Yay Jay Marcus!! You did a great job!

Thanks for all your help with this event!

Thanks for everything

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4 months ago

Rockin' Robbins

Hey Rockin' Robbins fans, we just reached 2,000 LIKES on Facebook! Thanks everyone! Keep inviting your friends! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you for these concerts. I saw some awesome dancers up front that would not have this opportunity otherwise. They were a joy to watch. Love the music and concessions. Great job Willmar!

Sure enjoy the concerts and all!! Such a wonderful event to attend! Thankyou!! ❤️

We love the concerts and fun to see new and old friends, thank you!

4 months ago

Rockin' Robbins

The weather could not have been more perfect for Week 3 of Rockin' Robbins 2019! Michael Shynes wowed the crowd early... and HEY... how about that national anthem by Hitchville?? Wowzers!

Thanks again to our Opening Act sponsor, Kensington Bank, and our Presenting Sponsor, Schwieters Chevrolet of Willmar. Pictures from last night's concert are now available on our website at www.RockinRobbins.com/photos. Kudos to our talented Rockin' Robbins photographer, Dennis Benson.

See you next Tuesday for our LAST concert of 2019! Walter's Wheelhouse takes the stage at 5 PM sponsored by Johnson, Moody, Schmidt & Kleinhuizen P.A.. Next up at 6:30, it's our headliners – the Fabulous Armadillos and Collective Unconscious – bringing us Rockin' Robbins - Takin' It To the Limit: An Eagles Tribute, sponsored by Lakeland Broadcasting.
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Great music, very well organized night.

Great show

Loved both acts. Have them back again!!

We didn’t make it last night but heard it was great!

It was a great show!

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