A smokin hot June Jubilee parade kicks off the festivities

In case you missed the fun, here's a glimpse of the grand parade.

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Miriam Miller and other staff at Taste of Colombia in Wadena took their parade entry to another level, dancing through the whole parade with temperatures in the mid 90s at the June Jubilee parade Thursday, June 10, 2021, in Wadena. Michael Johnson/Pioneer Journal

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.

DID WE TAKE YOUR PICTURE? 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


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.

Grabbing his first candy of the evening is Clayton Osborn at the June Jubilee parade June 10, 2021. Michael Johnson/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 or 218-640-2312.
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