We welcome you to visit Wadena!

Wadena downtown view

Wadena Area Chamber of Commerce wants to extend a warm "Welcome to Wadena!" We are a beautiful, progressive community who enjoys visitors and treats them like friends.

Wadena offers a charming small-town experience with its friendly retailers community, scenic parks, and various events and outdoor activities. Visitors can explore our parks like Black's Grove and cultural attractions like the historic Cozy Theatre, Oma's German Restaurant & Bakery and the Wadena County Historical Society museum.

Wadena provides a unique shopping and dining experience with its locally-owned stores known for their wonderful customer service. Enjoy the variety of dining options that showcase the local flavors and hospitality -- from wood-fired pizza to authentic German cuisine to delicious burgers, brews and spirits, Wadena offers so many awesome options. Our downtown is a draw for visitors who enjoy the unique vibes and beverages at Drastic Measures Brewing and Little Round Still.

Wadena is located in the central part of the state. It is situated in Wadena County and is part of the greater central Minnesota region. Our populations is 4,300 and growing!

We are positioned at the crossroads of U.S. Highways 10 and 71, making it a strategic location in the central part of the state.

Please utilize our extensive Calendar of Events when making plans to visit Wadena or call the Chamber for more information at (218) 632-7704.

We hope to see you soon!