Welcome to the Walla Walla Wagon Wheelers Website
The Walla Walla Wagon Wheelers is one of the oldest organizations in the Walla Walla Valley being established in 1936 during the Whitman Centennial Celebration. In the past 80 plus years this service club has a lot of accomplishments to make it’s members and community proud.
The Wagon Wheelers are sad to inform you of upcoming event cancellations.
Due to Governor Inslee’s covid Delta variant mandate we are forced to cancel the Wagon Wheeler’s Annual Pre-Fair Ham Dinner for, August 31, and Ladies Night, September 11, 2021. The Men’s overnight Godman Ride, September 10-12, has also been cancelled due to the forestry closing the area for wild fire and safety danger (Greenridge Fire)
It is the first time in over 50 years that the Wagon Wheelers will not be drilling at the rodeo this year. To bring back the drill, the club needs more members interested in riding in the mounted drill.
Yahoo….The Frontier Days parade is a go, Saturday August 4. If you are interested and plan on participating in the parade please contact Clark (386-5663) or Carolyn (386-5628 text or email) to sign up for your gear for the parade. If you are new to participate in the parade, we will need to know sizes for shirts and chaps. If you are a returning parade member we have your information, but we need to know that you are parading so the gear will be ready for pick up.
The club was started by a group of business men, local farmers and ranchers with the goal of representing the Walla Walla Valley in various area celebrations using horses, wagons and a western dress uniform. In 1947 our organization became incorporated. That same year we started our well know drill team. In 1950 we became sheriff posse members, and in 1953 members became bonded Deputy Sheriffs for Walla Walla County. Over the years members assisted with mounted teams to assist in lost person search and rescue, and occasional man hunts for criminals at large.
The club has a variety of annual events; Trail Rides (single, multi day), a Parade group, Drill Team (feature performers at Frontier Days!), Ham Feed, Barrel Racing, Family Playdays (with and without Pot lucks), Family Christmas Party.
Wagon Wheelers sponsor the Junior Wagon Wheelers, a youth organization for boys and girls to promote the healthy growth of our young people into fine adults. FFA, 4-H, and other Southeastern Washington Fair related activities are also supported by our organization. Additionally we offer two $750 college scholarships annually to a current member in good standing for two years or more, or a graduating senior or full-time college student who is a son, daughter, or grandchild of a current member in good standing for two years or more with the Walla Walla Wagon Wheelers.
October 20th 1999, Wagon Wheelers received a donation from Don and Sharon Johnson of approximately 11 acres of land located off Hussey Road. Located on the land was a 160′ by 280′ lighted arena, a 6 stall barn, and a large metal horse shelter. That shelter was converted into a state of the art club house. Through the generosity of Don and Sharon Johnson, local business support, and membership labor we now have the finest horse club facility in the area.