The 2021 June Jubilee parade did not disappoint for those looking for goodies, music, dancing and even a T-shirt cannon.
The grand parade kicks off events that continue on through Friday and Saturday in Wadena.
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June Jubilee parade brings the heat
Friday, June 11
Enjoy your favorite breakfast foods at the Town & Country Breakfast from 7-10 a.m. at Burlington Northern Park. The Hoot & Toot, which showcases area law enforcement and emergency personnel and vehicles, is from 9-11 a.m. in the Super One or Depot parking lot.
The Sunnybrook Stomp 5K run/walk begins at 6:30 p.m. with the course through the park and industrial, health care and residential areas of the northeast side of Wadena. Registration in advance is required; there will be no in-person registration at the event. Online registration
is open through June 9 at runsignup.com/Race/MN/Wadena/SunnybrookStomp.
Adult tickets are $25, youth are $20 and kids under 10 years old participating in the 1K are free. The ticket sales benefit the Tri-County Health Care pediatric rehab program.
Saturday, June 12
Breakfast delicacies strike again with the youth breakfast at Sunnybrook Park from 9-10 a.m. followed by the free youth fishing tournament from 10 a.m. to noon as a part of Family Fun Day. Kids can eat for free at the breakfast.
City-wide garage sales are also happening Thursday through Saturday.
1/11: The Nimrod Royalty appearing at the Wadena parade includes Courtney Hogan (back) Haley Hoemberg, Ellie Roggenkamp, Tenley Bartylla, Faith Burstad and Payton Rowe. Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
2/11: New York Mills band members put on a great performance for parade attendees at the event June 10, 2021. Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
3/11: Wadena Alliance Church members passed out free goodie bags before the start of the parade on June 10, 2021. Rebecca Mitchell/Pioneer Journal
4/11: As Grand Marshals of the June Jubilee parade, Luther (left) and Marilyn Nervig cruised in style while waving at the crowd on June 10, 2021. Rebecca Mitchell/Pioneer Journal
5/11: The WDC FFA team made the wise decision to hand out frozen treats at the June Jubilee parade Thursday, June 10, 2021, in Wadena. Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
6/11: Mid Central National Bank members stood out from the crowd as they handed out goodies for all at the June Jubilee parade June 10, 2021. Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
7/11: Underwood School band members had to stay hydrated along the long path at the June Jubilee parade June 10, 2021. Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
8/11: Beckham Pearson and Bentley Pettit toss candy for the Wadena State Bank float at the June Jubilee parade Thursday, June 10, 2021, in Wadena. Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
9/11: Crowds came out despite sweltering temperatures at the June Jubilee parade Thursday, June 10, in Wadena. Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
10/11: 1-year-old Aspen Dahlvang reaches out showing off her goodie she picked up along the route of the June Jubilee parade Thursday, June 10, in Wadena. Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal
11/11: Parade attendees brought their own shade in preparation for the heat during the June Jubilee parade on June 10, 2021. Rebecca Mitchell/Pioneer Journal
Michael Johnson is the news editor for Agweek. He lives in the city of Verndale, Minn., but is bent on making it as country as he can until he returns once more to the farm living he enjoys. Also living the dream are his two children and wife. You can reach Michael at firstname.lastname@example.org or 218-640-2312.