Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 25, 2018

MnDOT, State Patrol reminds WE Fest attendees of parking restrictions along Highway 59 in Detroit Lakes

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation, in cooperation with the Minnesota State Patrol, wants to remind WE Fest attendees that no parking is allowed along Highway 59 prior to Monday, July 30. Vehicles arriving before Monday will not be permitted to park on the shoulder and will be subject to removal and penalty by State Patrol.

Vehicles staged along Highway 59 on or after Monday must be parked on the shoulder and parking is at the owner’s risk. Guests must stay within their vehicles and are not permitted to set up camps, chairs, grills, etc., outside of their vehicles.

The area will be patrolled by the Minnesota State Patrol and WE Fest Security.

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