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March 22, 2017
Full WE Fest lineup announced
The full three-day lineup has been announced for the 35th Anniversary WE Fest celebration, set for Aug. 3-5 at Detroit Lakes' Soo Pass Ranch....
March 22, 2017 - 7:00pm
December 18, 2016
WE Fest 2017's third headliner is... Lady Antebellum
Lady Antebellum will make their WE Fest debut at the Soo Pass Ranch next summer. Townsquare Media announced on Thursday that the chart-topping...
December 18, 2016 - 11:00am
August 23, 2016
Wife of man who died in camper at WeFest last year, still searching for answers
Moorhead, MN (WDAY/WDAZ News) - A Moorhead woman is frustrated after the one year anniversary of her husband's death has passed, and questions...
August 23, 2016 - 11:01am
August 10, 2016
Cops deem WE Fest more 'manageable' this year
Area law enforcement officers from the Minnesota State Patrol, Becker County Sheriff’s Office and Detroit Lakes Police Department were kept...
August 10, 2016 - 10:48am
WE Fest 2016: Over 150,000 fans enjoyed 34th annual event
WE Fest wrapped up its 34th year this past Saturday with some big names and even bigger crowds. “We had a super crowd this year, very well...
August 10, 2016 - 8:54am
August 7, 2016
McGraw and Tyler make WE Fest finale 'One of Those Nights'
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Every year WE Fest has one heritage act, a legend that may not be on radio so much these days, but definitely made a mark....
August 7, 2016 - 3:42pm
August 6, 2016
There’s nothing like WE Fest
There is just no way to throw a party for 30,000 people without that party generating some complaints. We get it – WE Fest at its worst can be - for a lack of a more sophisticated word – nasty. Thousands of people are there, many of whom are drinking. This causes behaviors and...
August 6, 2016 - 5:10am
August 5, 2016
Campers go all out to design fun, creative sites out at Soo Pass Ranch
We-Fest is serious business, especially for the campers who go all out and decorate their campsites. Walking around the different campgrounds,...
August 5, 2016 - 3:34pm
Helping keep the peace at WE Fest
During WE Fest weekend it would seem there are law enforcement cars patrolling around every corner. An influx of concert-goers at WE Fest time...
August 5, 2016 - 3:30pm
In the (toilet) bowl: Working WE Fest
During the other 362 days of the year, the WE Fest grounds sit relatively untouched—bathrooms included—so when the 50,000-plus attendees...
August 5, 2016 - 3:28pm
WE Fest 2016
As the largest country music festival in the nation, We Fest brings thousands of visitors to our community each year. This highlights everything...
August 5, 2016 - 9:51am
August 4, 2016
WE Fest audience is mostly women, but performers largely aren’t
Amanda Watkins will kick off the largest country music and camping festival in the United States here Thursday, Aug. 4, with an early afternoon...
August 4, 2016 - 9:59am
August 3, 2016
WE Fest still looking for volunteers to fill the 700 they need every year
Detroit Lakes, MN (WDAY News) - Believe it or not, people have been lined up along the highway since Sunday, waiting to get in to WeFest before...
August 3, 2016 - 1:50pm
WE Fest 2016 to feature several new improvements, as locals gear up for a very busy weekend
It has begun. Thousands of fans are once again converging on Detroit Lakes’ Soo Pass Ranch for the annual musical celebration of all things...
August 3, 2016 - 10:49am
WE Fest move brews trouble with vendors
WE Fest has come under fire after replacing its corps of local beer vendors with an independent contractor, which brought in its own beer hawkers....
August 3, 2016 - 10:43am