I have officially been granted permission to announce what Willmar’s been waiting for since last fall!
The newly-constructed Dairy Queen on Willmar’s Highway 12 is open for business as of TODAY!!
I’m super excited to share this news with my fellow ice-cream-loving Willmarites. (Soft-serve, if we’re being specific.) The brand new Highway 12 location has all the classic DQ favorites – cones, Blizzards, Dilly Bars, and MooLattes – plus a wide selection of savory meals, too. Whether you’re in the mood for a burger, buying chicken strips for your kids, or wanting to try one of the new buffalo chicken wraps, there are all kinds of entrees to choose from!
And, of course, there’s always the famed Dairy Queen ice cream cake. Enough said.
I had the privilege of attending a pre-opening event yesterday, and I was impressed by it all – the 5-buck lunch; the clean, modern design with retro accents; the warm friendliness of each staff member; and, naturally, the yummy soft-serve.
Just what the doctor ordered for a sunny Thursday! I’m sure of it.
And I might have taken one of these incredible Cookie Dough Blizzard cake confections home:
Possibly. I’ll never tell.
I, for one, am pumped about this new DQ location that’s accessible for both out-of-towners and those who live and work anywhere in between the 1st Street and Spicer locations.
You can find this new DQ next to the Best Western at 610 Litchfield Ave SE. Like the Highway 12 Dairy Queen on Facebook for more info and up-to-date posts!
Let’s be real: it’s gonna be tough to resist the temptation of a $5 lunch that includes ice cream now that summer’s (hopefully) here to stay! Lunch breaks just met a game-changer and so did my wallet. I’m a proud penny-pincher and this fits the bill…no pun intended. 😉
Hot eats + cool treats + a nice price = heaven right here in Willmar, Minnesota.
Don’t be surprised if you see me in the drive-thru tomorrow! Happy Friday!