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christmas in wadena light show

Christmas in Wadena Light Show

Description: See and hear the show in the comfort of your own vehicle! When arriving, tune your radio to 88.1 FM. The display will dance to the music. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show. Tell your family and friends.

For more information: www.christmasinwadena.com/

Location: 414 3rd St SW Wadena

Admission: Free - Donations for Project Share of Wadena County Food Shelf if so moved.


Nov. 26 - Dec. 31
Monday - Thursday 5:30 -9:00PM
Friday-Sunday 5:30 - 10:00pm

empty stocking

Empty Stocking Talent Show

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Description: Talent Show Telethon to raise money for the Empty Stocking Fund.
Call: 218-632-Give to donate. This number is only good on date of Talent Show.

Location:WDC Middle/High School Commons

Time: 7:00 - 10:00 PM


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Annual Kids Christmas Party

Date: Sunday, December 11, 2016

Description: Santa will have gifts for all kids 10 and under.  Games for everyone and lunch will be served.  All are welcome.

Location: Wadena Elks
647 N. Jefferson St.

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Admission: FREE

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mid-central federal savings bank

Mid-Central Federal Savings Bank

Mid Central Federal Savings Bank offers a variety of services; personal and business checking and savings accounts, online and mobile banking, certificate of deposit, automatic transfer and sweep accounts. MCF also offers a variety of loans to help you accomplish your life goals. Please call or stop by any of our 3 locations to get details. For your convenience MCF now has online mortgage applications!
We are 100% committed to our customers, guaranteed!
Wadena (218) 631-1414 |  Long Prairie (320) 732-6191 | Staples (218) 894-3900
Visit us at www.midcentralbank.com


Wadena VFW

Stop in at the Wadena VFW and enjoy a friendly atmosphere and great food. There are daily specials on drinks & food with $1.50 Hamburger night on Tuesday and enjoy Bingo at 6 pm on Thursday nights. Join them for the meat raffle at 5:30 on Friday evening and enjoy a great meal of Steak, Grilled Shrimp or Broasted Chicken for $8.99. Happy hour 6 days a week from 4 – 6 pm with 75 cents off a drink. 

Walleye Fry!!! Every other Friday night from 5 – 7 pm for only $11.00 a plate.
The Event Hall is available for your next special event. Reasonable rates and courteous staff.  They also do In or Out of House catering. The Public is Always Welcome.

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