Wakarusa Chamber Events ~ it's a family thing!!

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Family values and traditions underlie all of the events in the beautiful small town of Wakarusa. Make them YOUR Family Traditions!


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Educational Days
March 22-24, 2017

Hundreds of children (2nd-4th grades) experience "Days of Old" at the Wakarusa Historic Museum Complex.  Registration Required.

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Maple Syrup Festival
April 28, 29 & 30, 2017

So much FUN when the SAP starts to RUN at the Annual Maple Syrup Festival.  

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Wakarusa/Nappanee Chamber Golf Outing
June 13, 2017

Having FUN raising FUNDS - this joint Chamber Golf Outing has provided Scholarships and supports the many FREE community events the Nappanee and Wakarusa Chambers offer throughout the year!

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Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show June 17, 2017

Held the 3rd Saturday in June, this time honored event celebrates it's 15th year in 2017.

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Wakarusa Historic AG Days & Tractor Show - August TBA

Vintage farm equipment displays and demonstrations. "Spark Show", Children's games, Hometown bluegrass musicians, Apple cider press & other country treats, Chamber Tractor Show

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Annual Chamber Appreciation Banquet
September TBA

Celebrating who we are and what we do with Business Awards, Teacher of the Year and Friend of the Chamber Awards!

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Annual Wakarusa Events at a Glance

* denotes non-chamber event


Maple Syrup Educational Days


Chamber Easter Egg Hunt

Maple Syrup Festival


Quilt Garden


Joint Wakarusa/Nappanee Chamber Golf Outing

Wakarusa Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show

*Pork Chops in the Park (Lion's Club)

*Wakarusa Bluegrass Festival

*Town - Movie in the Park

*America At The Ball Park

*Bi-Annual Wakarusa High School Reunion - 4th weekend of June in EVEN years.


*Elkhart County 4-H Fair


Annual Ice Cream Social

Wakarusa Historic Ag Days / Chamber Tractor Show


Chamber Appreciation Banquet


*Wakarusa Elementary PTO Jonah Fish Fry

Wakarusa Chamber Lamppost Decorating and Pumpkin Tree

Wakarusa Fall Party

*Town of Wakarusa Trick or Treating


Wakarusa Christmas Retail Promotion

*Kelsey Mikel Scholarship - I'm Thankful Four run/walk


Christmas Around the Tree

About Us

The Wakarusa Chamber "Doing the Things That Most People Think Just Happen"

Every Community needs someone....

To be the Ambasssdor of the community
To promote existing businesses
To preserve the hometown spirit
To encourage new enterprise
To provide local information to visitors and residents
To promote interaction within the community
To promote sound economic evelopment in the area

Contact Us

Wakarusa Chamber of Commerce
100 W. Waterford Street / PO Box 291
Wakarus, IN  46573
P: (574) 862-4344