2020 Midwest Ride-In Results

Thanks to all the attendees, the staff, our volunteers, ERX and everyone else! 2020 MIDWEST RIDE-IN SHOW WINNERS! Thanks to all who came out this year to the Midwest ride-in at ERX. We are thrilled with our new home and are already excited about next year. Much of what we had planned went very well […]

MERC Mini Chopper to be auctioned at Saturday Banquet

Check this out! Our friend Gary Koska (who helps the sport by transporting snowmobiles across the snow-belt states) has created a one of a kind TWISTER mini-chopper. He has donated it and it will be auctioned off at the Saturday night banquet. See it on the ballroom stage…

2 NEW classes for Sunday Judged Show:

We are adding a CROSS-COUNTRY class — restored and un-restored (We felt that the terrain racing machines needed their own class. This class is for machines manufactured for cross-county racing, or show visual evidence of race pedigree.) We now have two classes for the CLASSICs, as follows: CLASSIC 1986-1991 (restored and survivor) CLASSIC 1992-2000 (restored and […]

Hug a Volunteer Today!

Thank a volunteer: Some years, we need to move a lot of snow to allow parking and festivities on Lake Waconia.  Above is a picture of a huge FWD snow blower, getting the site ready for your Waconia Ride-In weekend fun, driven by a volunteer.

Check Out Past Year Photos!

Check out SMUGMUG photos of our previous events Can you find your sled at Waconia?  Click HERE for over 900 photos taken at each of the last two Waconia Ride-In events.

Neon Lights for Sale at Waconia

Again this year, we will be selling snazzy-looking neon snowmobile lights at the Waconia ballroom on Saturday and Sunday.  We sell neon lights for many snowmobile brands.  You will find them on the Ballroom stage both days. The average price is $250.00 a light.  See three pictures below.  Limited quantities, and some are sold out.  Popular lights include […]

Museum Donations Provided

The Waconia Ride-In is happy to give back to the sport/hobby by supporting museums that educate the public on the rich history of snowmobiling. It’s part of our mission statement! In May 2016, donations were awarded to: Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum in Upper Michigan Snowmobile Hall of Fame Museum in St. Germain, WI […]