Welcome to June Jubilee 2024!

We cannot wait to see EVERYONE in Wadena on June 7 and 8 for the kick off to summer fun!

June Jubilee Schedule.

mugwugs wadena

The Mugwugs will perform Friday, June 7th from 8pm-10pm at BN Park

George Ditsworth Youth Fishing Derby

Free Youth Fishing Derby Saturday June 8th 10am-12pm

June Jubilee Car Show

June Jubilee Car Show Saturday June 8th 12pm-4pm

June Jubilee Parade

June Jubilee Grand Parade Saturday June 8th at 6pm

rocket club concert

Rocket Club will perform Saturday June 8th from 9pm-10:30pm at BN Park.



7:30-10am - Town & Country Breakfast at The Depot. Sponsored by Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union. Freewill offering. Veterans and spouses free of charge.

9am-5pm - June Jubilee Arts & Marketplace at East BN Park. Over 45 vendors!

11am - Flag Raising Ceremony in BN Park. All are welcome! Sponsored by Schuller Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Services and The Boondocks Cafe & Catering.

12-7pm - Food trucks featuring One Trick Pony, Dang That’s Good!, Baby’s Bagels, 2M Fiesta, Dutchkins, The Ice Cream Truck and Coffee 33 along Aldrich Avenue.

12-3pm - Joah’s Ark petting zoo! Enjoy a variety of animals in BN Park West. From llamas to pigs to bunnies and more! $2 feed cups.

12-3pm - Top Gun Fun inflatables for kiddos! Supervised fun in BN Park West. Free.

1:15-2pm - Comedian DonB! mixes comedy with unicycles, juggling and the art of illusion! He is a two-time national unicycling champion who has worked with the Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Circus. Bring the whole family and your lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy this FREE family fun entertainment in BN Park.

3-9:30pm - Beer and Spirits Garden featuring Wadena VFW, Drastic Measures Brewing and Little Round Still at BN Park.

5:30-6:30pm - 2nd annual Wadena Area’s Got Talent Show at BN Park. Sponsored by Lunde Auto Sales. Deadline to register your talent is Monday, June 3. Email chamber@wadenacoc.com for form. Talent Show admission $5 adults, 13 under free.

8-10pm - June Jubilee Street Dance featuring “The Mugwugs” at BN Park. The Mugwugs take pride in calling themselves a “live band mix tape” playing everything from Johnny Cash to Doobie Brothers to Poison and Little River Band. The band likes to say, “If we don’t play it, you don’t need to hear it!” Enjoy a fun evening of music and getting together with friends to dance the night away! Free of charge.



Sponsored by Weber’s Wadena Hardware, Wadena VFW Post #3922, Knobhill Sportsman Club and MN Deer Hunters Association-Wadena Chapter.

9am-10am - Joe Rousslang Youth Breakfast. $5 for adults, 15 and under free.

10am-12pm - George Ditsworth Free Youth Fishing Derby. Open to kids ages 1 to 15. Bring your fishing poles and win prizes! Free frisbee from Invenergy/Purple Wind Energy to the first 200 kiddos!


10am-4pm - June Jubilee Arts & Marketplace Vendor Show at East BN Park. Some vendors open after parade!

10am - June Jubilee Medallion Hunt begins! Watch for clues posted at The Depot’s front door. Sponsored by Kern Laser Systems.

12-9pm - Food trucks featuring One Trick Pony, Dang That’s Good!, Baby’s Bagels, 2M Fiesta, Dutchkins, The Ice Cream Truck and Coffee 33 along Aldrich Avenue.

1pm-10pm Beer and Spirits Garden featuring Wadena VFW, Drastic Measures Brewing and Little Round Still at BN Park.

12pm-4pm - 2nd annual June Jubilee Car Show at Wadena County Workforce Center parking lot. Vote for your favorite car! Sponsored by State Farm - Jolene Johannes and Culligan of Wadena.

12pm-5pm - Cornhole Tournament along Aldrich Ave in BN Park. $20 team. Max of 32 teams. Register at start of tourney. Hosted by and fundraiser for Deer Trail Days!

1:30pm - Nickel Dig in West BN Park. Open to kids 5 and under. $100 in nickels donated by Wadena State Bank.

2-4pm - Kiddie Carnival at West BN Park. Outdoor games and goodies, face painting by Beth Kern, and more. Register for kiddie parade too. Many sponsors for this fun youth activity!

2-4pm - Hoot & Toot on Aldrich Ave. Visit with law enforcement, fire, ambulance, DNR, and National Guard vehicles and staff. Stickers, goodies and more!

2-4pm - Local Celebrity Dunk Tank at West BN Park. Fundraiser for Wadena Youth Hockey.

2-5pm - Caricatures by Doug Curtis in BN Park. $5 per face.

3pm - Announce the winning name of the Wadena Pioneer Journal/Chamber’s “Name the Baby Buffalo Contest” in BN Park.

4:30-8pm - Wadena VFW hamburger fry at BN Park (next to VFW Beer Garden).

5:15pm - June Jubilee Kiddie Parade! Pre-register at Kiddie Carnival table from 2-4pm. Free. Line-up at Steve’s Alignment begins at 4:45pm with Nette Nelson, kiddie parade coordinator. Sponsored by Steve’s Alignment and Napa Auto Parts.

6pm - June Jubilee Grand Parade! Line-up begins at 4:30 p.m. behind M|State. Pre-registration is required. Forms available at the Chamber or by emailing chamber@wadenacoc.com. Free of charge.

9-10:30pm - Superstation K106 and the Wadena Area Chamber presents 2nd annual Country Concert featuring “Rocket Club” at BN Park. A fantastic band from Minneapolis that’s recorded 5 studio albums. $10 per ticket. Gates open at 7:30pm. Bring your lawn chair. It’s going to be epic! Thank you to the amazing support of many sponsors of this concert!

Dusk / about 9:45pm - Grand Finale’ Fireworks! Sponsored by Wadena Fire Department Relief Association. Rocket Club will take a 15-minute intermission for the fireworks so everyone at the concert can enjoy!

For more information, contact Wadena Area Chamber of Commerce at 218-632-7704 or chamber@wadenacoc.com.