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The City of Monticello is a progressive and forward thinking city with a population of 12,759 ( 2010 census). Monticello, MN enjoys more than 16 miles of paved pathways for walking, jogging and bicycles, more than 29 city parks inside the city limits with land acquisition towards a regional park at Bertram Chain of Lakes that includes more than 1200 acres and 4 lakes. The City of Monticello also owns and operates an advanced state-of-the-art fiber optic network offering Internet, TV and telephone to its residents and businesses. With a location along the picturesque Mississippi River, you will see these are just a few of the reasons Monticello becomes an attractive place to become a part of. Discover Monticello, Minnesota.

The City of Monticello has annual community activities year round including summer events such as Riverfest, the Monticello Lions Beer Festival, Free movies in the parks, Riverside Art In the Park craft show and more! Visit the Discover Monticello, MN Community Calendar for dates, times and details.

The City of Monticello enjoys annual winter visits from more than 1,300 Trumpeter Swans. They arrive mid-November and stay through February or early March depending on the weather. Monticello is unique in that open waters remain on the Mississippi River during winter months which allows the Trumpeter swans to make Monticello their winter getaway. Best swan view times are 9:30-11:30 am at the city park located near 117 Mississippi Drive, Monticello, MN 55362.
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  Monticello Farmers Market MN  
Monticello MN
Farmers Market

Mid-May thru mid-Oct
Thurs. 3:30-7:00 pm
at Monticello Library
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Monticello Movie Theatre
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Monticello Movie Theatre has 15 screens including a Dolby Digital 3D auditorium as well as a Monster screen measuring 80 feet wide and 35 feet tall, it is the largest theatre screen in Minnesota.

DIRECTIONS: Located approx. 2 miles south of downtown Monticello, west of Hwy. 25 at 9375 Deegan Avenue.
West of Highway 25 on Deegan Ave

Monticello MN History
Monticello, Minnesota was incorporated as a city in the year 1856. Early on, the city was designated as the county seat where the Wright County Board of Commissioners held their first meeting on April 19, 1855. Later, in 1867, the county seat was moved to its current day location of Buffalo. In 1857, the county commissioners granted a license to G.W. and A.C. Riggs to operate a ferry that crossed the Mississippi River in Moritzious (later named Monticello).

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MMonticello City Parks Pathways

16+ miles of paved pathways are located within Monticello City limits. Monticello is proud of its extensive parks and pathway system, which includes 29 city owned parks and winding trails.

3594 100th Street Northwest, South Haven, MN 55382
This large, outdoor flea market features 200-300 different dealers/vendors on an average day and hosts over 500 vendors on the Holiday weekends. Established in 1970, combination flea market, farmers market, art fair, antique mall, closeout store, pet store and garage sale.
(NOTE: The Monticello Osowski’s Flea Market is no longer in operation. It was demolished in April 2015.)

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