Welcome to the official Website of the City of Watkins.
Watkins is located in Meeker County, 60 miles west of the Twin Cities area and 25 miles southwest of St. Cloud on MN Highway 55. We are a growing community of 962 people. Watkins is rich in its German-Catholic heritage. Our history dates back to 1886 with the coming of the railroad. Browse our Website or stop and experience our community. For more information contact City Hall at 320-764-6400. THIS INSTITUTION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROIVIDER AND EMPLOYER.
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SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN
Santa Day is Saturday, December 14th. The Watkins Lioness are hosting Christmas shopping for kids from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Village Hall. All gifts are $1.
The Watkins Theater Group will present its annual Christmas play at 1 p.m. at the Village Hall. This year's play is "Disorder in the Court". There will be door prizes and Santa will visit so bring your camera for pictures. The Watkins Chamber of Commerce will be handing out bags of candy as well. This is a free event but food shelf donations are greatly appreciated!
After the program, the Watkins Lions Club will provide free hot chocolate and hotdogs at the Lions Skating Rink along with free horse-drawn sleigh rides.