What Wadena area holiday events are on or off?

Wadena's Christmas Festival has been canceled among others.


The following updates to schedules and responses to the COVID-19 pandemic are for events in the Wadena area in November and December as of Nov. 24.

Turkey Bingo

The event scheduled for Nov. 20 has been canceled.

Thanksgiving Events

The Wadena Community Meal has been canceled. The Verndale area churches Thanksgathering for Nov. 22 has been canceled.

Nov. 25

Epicenter Thanksgiving service online at 6:30 p.m. Visit the church Facebook page for more information.


Nov. 26

New York Mills free will offering Thanksgiving takeout dinner with Farmer’s Daughter Rustic Bakery from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call Lisa at 218-385-3035 by Monday, Nov. 23 for your meal(s).

Staples holiday meal for area residents. The free meal can be picked up at the Timbers Restaurant from 4-6 p.m. Place your order by Nov. 17 at noon at . Call the Staples Chamber at 218-894-3974 with questions.

Nov. 28

The Christmas Festival scheduled for Nov. 28 has been canceled.

Oma's Bread along with several local businesses will be hosting a Weihnacht‘s market, a European style Christmas market from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. including cookies, Glühwein (mulled wine) and coffee amongst the festivities.

This is not a complete list and is likely to change. Please call ahead or visit each organization's website for more information as this health pandemic continues to change schedules.

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