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cyber cafe coat drive

Cyber Cafe Annual Coat Drive

Dates: September 30, 2016 - October 30, 2016

Description: Annual Coat Drive.  Accepting coats, hats, mittens, scarves, boots and other winter clothing in good condition

Contact Information: Doug Wolff 632-5700 or Ann Pate 631-2665

Location: The Cyber Cafe





someplace safe chili fundraiser

Someplace Safe Chili Fundraiser

Dates: Friday, October 21, 2016

Description: Annual Chili Fundraiser

Admission/Fees: Free will donation

Location: St. Ann's Catholic Church

For more info contact 218-631-3311 or tanja.r@someplacesafe.info


halloween extravaganza

WDC School Halloween Extravaganza

Dates: Monday, October 31, 2016

Description: Halloween Extravaganza for children 12 and under. Games and activities for little trick-or-treaters and oodles of candy and trinkets. A fun and safe outing for the entire family. Wear your costume and don't forget to bring your trick-or-treat bag.

Location: WDC Elementary Gymnasium

Time: 5:00 - 7:00 PM

Admission/Fees: Bring a non-perishable food item for the Wadena Food Shelf.

fireman's bingo

Annual Fireman's Bingo

Dates: Friday, November 18, 2016

Description: Bring your family for a fun night of Bingo. We'll play 50 games.

Location: WDC Elementary Gymnasium

Time: 7:00 -10:30 PM | Doors open at 6:15

Admission/Fees: 20 cents per card.



christmas festival

Wadena Christmas Festival

Dates: Saturday, November 26, 2016

Description: This one day Christmas Festival feature crafters, music, food, and even a special visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus and Carriage Rides from 9am-5pm. There are over 80 booths with products that will delight young and old alike.

Location: WDC Elementary School

Time: 9:00 - 5:00 PM

Admission/Fees: $2.00 per person.

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midwest vision

Midwest Vision

Midwest Vision Centers provide personalized vision care and quality optical products. Locally owned and operated, we are “Bringing Life into Focus” by providing eye exams, glasses, contact lenses and sunglasses for our customers. Most insurance is accepted. Midwest Vision is located at 318 S. Jefferson and their phone number is 218-631-3300.


Central Minnesota Credit Union

Central MN Credit Union was chartered in Melrose, MN in 1939 under the philosophy of “people helping people.”  CMCU currently serves over 55,000 members across MN and ND. CMCU was ranked by SNL Financial in 2012 as one of the top 50 Credit Unions in the country – coming in at #22. CMCU also holds the distinction of being the largest federally insured agricultural lender among credit unions in the United States.

CMCU offers a wide variety of services, including:  Savings Accounts, Business & Personal Checking, Internet & Mobile Banking, Mortgage, Business, Agricultural, Recreational Vehicle & Auto Loans, Retirement Planning & HSA Accounts. With the simple act of opening up a $5 share account, you are a member. Central MN Credit Union is located at 80 S. Jefferson and their phone number is 218-632-5203.

What Wadena has to offer...

Check out everything going on in Wadena...from our Art Deco Downtown with great shopping and many historic storefronts to our many acres of public parks and campground...from our Art Deco Memorial Auditorium to our community wide celebrations, you will always find something happening in the Wadena Community. Wadena is uniquely situated in central Minnesota to be your gateway to north country recreation. Make Wadena the starting point for your golf or biking trip, the course and trails are well maintained and conditions are great!

Get In Touch

Wadena Chamber of Commerce
5 Aldrich Ave. SE
Wadena, MN 56482
Phone: 218-632-7704
Toll Free: 877-631-7704
Email: chamber@wadenacoc.com