In the Historic Prairies Region, Granite Falls is located in Yellow Medicine County, southeast of Montevideo on US 212, on the banks of the Minnesota river. A pedestrian bridge leads to Rice Park and the Granite Falls Dam.
The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 3,116, an increase of 33 since 1990.
History Yellow Medicine County Historical Museum |
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05/11 Coming to The area
Scott-Carver Thresher's Annual Swap Meet Jordan MN May4-5 Antique car, tractor, farm equipment and machinery for consignment and auction.
Teapot Days Tea SD June13-15 Enjoy the carnival, view antique tractors and equipment, and watch the crowning of Ma and Pa Teapot.
Craft Brew Fest Winnebago MN June29 Craft Brew Fest is a festival dedicated to the enjoyment of craft beer. Over 50 different beers from some great craft breweries will be available for sampling.
Henderson Sauerkraut Days Henderson MN June28-30 Activities include a Car Cruise, Tractor Ride, Kiddie Parade, Car Show, Softball Tourney, Miss Henderson Coronation, Mini Rods, Live Music Outdoors, Cabbage Toss, World Champion Kraut Eating Contest.
Turner County Fair Parker SD August12-15 South Dakota's oldest county fair. The four best days of summer.
Sidewalk Arts Festival Sioux Falls SD September7 The Sidewalk Arts Festival is the Sioux Salls region's largest one day outdoor festival. Held each year in historic downtown Sioux falls, the festival fills Phillips Avenue from 9th to 14th streets, draws 65,000 visitors and showcases 375 fine art, folk art, and craft booths.