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chili cook-off

Chili Cook-Off

Date: Thursday, September 18th

Time: 3:00 - 6:00 PM

Location: Downtown Wadena

Event Details: Stroll along downtown and try chili samples.  Vote for your favorite. A Traveling Trophy goes to the winner.


Princess Warrior

Princess Warrior 5K

Date: Saturday, September 27th


Registration: 8:30 am    
Walk begins: 10:00 am

Location: Tapley Park  617 SW Lincoln Ave.

Event Description: 5K Run, Walk, Roll, Stroll or Crawl


Jane Fiemeyer was diagnosed with Leukemia at the age of 7. She lost her fight with Leukemia on September 6, 2012. Jane had a dream to find a cure for Cancer. Be sure to come dressed in your best Princess/Prince Attire.

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Central Minnesota Credit Union

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. Central MN Credit Union is located at 80 S. Jefferson and their phone number is 218-632-5203.

David Paulson Agency

Firehouse Bar and Grill

The Firehouse Bar and Grill offers home cooking with a twist. They start serving breakfast at 7:00 am and offer daily specials. The food is homemade. There is a separate room for parties. The Firehouse Bar and Grill is located at 63131 US Highway 10 and their phone number is 218-632-5890. Like them on their Facebook page.

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: info@wadenachamber.com