Cottage Grove is located in Washington County
, in the Twin Cities Metro Region
. Settled in the 1840s with the creation of the Langdon and "Old Cottage Grove" villages, Cottage Grove is on US 61 in the southeast part of the Minneapolis-St. Paul
The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 31,250, an increase of 8,315 since 1990.
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12/05 Coming to The area
Minnesota Alpaca Festival Owatonna MN April13-14 The halter show has over 500 alpacas in the most astonishing array of colors. Award winning fleece will be on display throughout the weekend! This is also a shopping extravaganza.
Scott-Carver Thresher's Annual Swap Meet Jordan MN May4-5 Antique car, tractor, farm equipment and machinery for consignment and auction.
Shepherd's Harvest Sheep and Wool Festival Lake Elmo MN May10-12 Shepherd’s Harvest Festival is an opportunity for rural and urban people to meet and share information about sheep and sheep products and other fiber-producing animals.
Rhubarb Festival Lanesboro MN June1 Taste such delicious rhubarb delights as pies, crisps, cakes, soups, chutneys, chili, jams, ketchup, leathers, drinks and more. Be the judge of the best of everything rhubarb. After tasting your favorites, vote. Winners of Peoples Choice Awards win great prizes!
Rhubarb Days Osceola WI June7-8 Enjoy rhubarb at Mill Pond Park in Osceola.
Coon Creek Trout Fest Coon Valley WI June15 Bring you friends and family and celebrate the fish. Kids trout derby and classic car show.