Granite Falls Events

Imbibe Session with Fattening Frogs

June 15, Imbibe Sessions with Fattening Frogs The Imbibe Sessions is an intimate arts and education series that showcases the history and development of American music from the 1920s through the present. Through partnerships with highly skilled Minnesota musicians, this series is intended to provide participants with an immersive experience in the diverse sounds and history of a variety of musical styles. This interactive and conversational event encourages audience questions and participation. Tickets can be purchased online or at Bluenose Gopher Public House. Funded by a grant from the Southwest MN Arts Council using legacy funds.

June 17, 5 PM Rock and Roll ins at The Rock: Dining & Events 1940 11th Avenue, Granite Falls, MN

June 18 7:30 PM Baseball – GF Kilowatts vs. Bird Island at Richter Field

June 20 American Legion Summer Roll-ins, 11 AM-5 PM, 60 6th Ave., Granite Falls

Crazy Days

June 23, 9 AM- 5 PM, Cowboy Crazy Days, shop Granite Falls businesses for crazy deals!

June 23, 4:30-7:30 PM Western Fest Kick off and Kiddie Parade, downtown Granite Falls

June 23, 7:30 PM Baseball, GF Kilowatts vs. Milroy at Richter Field

June 24, 25, 26, Western Fest PRCA rodeo on all 3 nights, Grand Parade on Saturday at 1 PM.

June 25 and 26, Western Fest Street Dance at the Granite Falls American Legion . June 25 features a live DJ, June 26 live music by Redemption Road and Colt 45.

June 26, 1 PM, Western Fest Grand Parade

June 26, 2-4 PM, Andrew J. Volstead House Museum display on Archie Bush, his early years in Granite Falls. Free admission

June 27 American Legion Summer Roll-ins, 11 AM-5 PM, 60 6th Ave., Granite Falls

June 27, Baseball 5:00 PM, GF Kilowatts vs Wabasso at Richter Field

June 24, 5 PM Rock and Roll ins at The Rock: Dining & Events 1940 11th Avenue, Granite Falls, MN

July 1, 4-7 PM Makers Market – Visit beautiful downtown Granite Falls on the first Thursday evening of each summer month for shops open, specials sales and treats, vendors and artisans and free live music by Sooner than Now. Giant Squid Watch adult beverage area next to the Minnesota River Vendor Registration is $15 https://www.granitefallsarts.org/makers-market

July 1 5 PM Rock and Roll ins at The Rock: Dining & Events 1940 11th Avenue, Granite Falls, MN

July 4 American Legion Summer Roll-ins, 11 AM-5 PM, 60 6th Ave., Granite Falls

July 7, 7:30 PM, Baseball GF Kilowatts vs Marshall at Richter Field

July 8 5 PM Rock and Roll ins at The Rock: Dining & Events 1940 11th Avenue, Granite Falls, MN

July 9, 6:30 PM, Live Music by Betty Danger at Bluenose Gopher Public House, free admission

July 10, 3 PM, Kilowatts Golf Tourney at Granite Run Golf Course

July 9-11 Flea Market at Prairie Mercantile Antiques on Hwy 212.

July 11 American Legion Summer Roll-ins, 11 AM-5 PM, 60 6th Ave., Granite Falls

Imbibe Sessions

July 13, 6 PM, Imbibe Session featuring Waltzing Waves , tickets can be purchased at Bluenose Gopher Public House or online at www.bluenose.coop

July 15 5 PM Rock and Roll ins at The Rock: Dining & Events 1940 11th Avenue, Granite Falls, MN

July 18 American Legion Summer Roll-ins, 11 AM-5 PM, 60 6th Ave., Granite Falls

July 18, Baseball, 5 PM GF Kilowatts vs Willmar at Richter Field

July 22 5 PM Rock and Roll ins at The Rock: Dining & Events 1940 11th Avenue, Granite Falls, MN

July 21 Baseball, 7:30 PM, GF Kilowatts vs Sacred Heart at Richter Field

Bluenose Gopher 50

July 24, Bluenose 50 Gravel Road Race and Ride – Join in the fun with an exciting gravel route along the Minnesota River Valley, a 50 mile ride starting and ending at Bluenose Gopher Public House. Free registration.

July 25 American Legion Summer Roll-ins, 11 AM-5 PM, 60 6th Ave., Granite Falls

July 29, MVPA, vintage military vehicle convoy visits Granite Falls with a lunch stop at the Granite Falls Leigon.

July 29 5 PM Rock and Roll ins at The Rock: Dining & Events 1940 11th Avenue, Granite Falls, MN

August 1 American Legion Summer Roll-ins, 11 AM-5 PM, 60 6th Ave., Granite Falls

August 5 , 4-7 PM Makers Market – Visit beautiful downtown Granite Falls on the first Thursday evening of each summer month for shops open, specials sales and treats, vendors and artisans and live music. Giant Squid Watch adult beverage area next to the Minnesota River. Vendor Registration is $15 https://www.granitefallsarts.org/makers-market

August 5 5 PM Rock and Roll ins at The Rock: Dining & Events 1940 11th Avenue, Granite Falls, MN

August 8 American Legion Summer Roll-ins, 11 AM-5 PM, 60 6th Ave., Granite Falls

August 12 5 PM Rock and Roll ins at The Rock: Dining & Events 1940 11th Avenue, Granite Falls, MN

August 13-15 Flea Market at Prairie Mercantile Antiques on Hwy 212.

August 14, Riverside Jam at the Granite Falls American Legion. 2 stages with Colt 45 and Hicktown Mafia!

August 15 American Legion Summer Roll-ins, 11 AM-5 PM, 60 6th Ave., Granite Falls

August 19 5 PM Rock and Roll ins at The Rock: Dining & Events 1940 11th Avenue, Granite Falls, MN

August 26 5 PM Rock and Roll ins at The Rock: Dining & Events 1940 11th Avenue, Granite Falls, MN

August 22 American Legion Summer Roll-ins, 11 AM-5 PM, 60 6th Ave., Granite Falls

August 28, Rockfest at The Rock, Dining and Events

August 29 American Legion Summer Roll-ins, 11 AM-5 PM, 60 6th Ave., Granite Falls

September 2 , 4-7 PM Makers Market – Visit beautiful downtown Granite Falls on the first Thursday evening of each summer month for shops open, specials sales and treats, vendors and artisans and live music. Giant Squid Watch adult beverage area next to the Minnesota River. Vendor Registration is $15 https://www.granitefallsarts.org/makers-market

September 10-13 , Flea Market at Prairie Mercantile Antiques on Hwy 212.

Yellowstone Trail Sociabiity Run

September 11, Yellowstone Trail Sociability Run 9-6, Get in your vehicle or bicycle and cruise the Yellowstone Trail from Ortonville to Buffalo Lake, more details coming soon!

September 18, CAIR FAIR, what is your art?

October 1, 6-9 PM, Light up the River, Meander Friday night in Granite Falls. The riverfront lights up with art, music, local dining and pop-up performances! Neon parade on the footbridge and “not so silent” film with the Get Lit afterparty at Bluenose Gopher Public House

October 1-3 , Upper Minnesota River Art Meander is a free self-guided tour featuring over 40 artists from 5 counties in western Minnesota. The annual event offers a chance for the public to meet with the region’s top artists in their home studios nestled among the small towns and family farms found in the Upper Minnesota River valley.

October 31, Trunk or Treat downtown, Andrew Volstead’s birthday treats at the Volstead House.

November 20 Community Holiday Lighting Ceremony

November 27, Small Business Saturday

November 28, Artists Sunday

December 19, 1-4 PM, Santa and live Reindeer at the Volstead House

December 21, 10-7 PM Winter Solstice Shopping Extravaganza

Makers Market, 1st Thursday in the summer, 4-7 PM

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