Montevideo, Minnesota An All American City

Montevideo, Minnesota is a hub of activity and excitement in western Minnesota. There is always somewhere to go, something to do, and sights and activities to enjoy. It's the city of parks, a center of art and history, and an epicenter of activity!

Downtown life!


Downtown Montevideo is an incredible destination for food and shopping! There are plenty of dining options: Java River, Valentino's, and Jake's Pizza, just to name a few. Plus, Montevideo is home to one of the prairie's great new breweries, Talking Waters.

snapshots of some of the wonderful places to grab a bite to eat or something to drink.

Eating isn't the only thing to do in Montevideo -- there's also shopping and activities to take part in. There are plenty of shops downtown to browse clothes, furniture, art, and more!

Freddy's Food and Fun, Hollywood on Main, and A to Z Printing

Fiesta Days - since 1943

Montevideo Fiesta Days celebrated the 3rd weekend in June! Join us for the Community Picnic/Kiddie Parade/Jr. Coronation on Thursday, Bean Bag tournament/Beer Garden on Friday, Rib Cook-off/Fireman's Dance on Saturday and Grand Day Parade on Sunday!

The community coming together to enjoy the annual Fiesta Days, downtown

There are parades, the Chippewa County Fair, Fiesta Days, the Threshing Show, and so much more to do in Montevideo!

Chippewa County Fair

A weekend you do not want to miss! From rides, to shows, to yummy food! Oh, and did we mention the LIVE entertainment?

Heritage Hill threshing show

Why Montevideo?

  • Excellent school system with a 97% graduation rate
  • Quality health care opportunities at our locally-owned hospital and clinic
  • A wide range of housing options
  • Strong local and regional workforce
  • Crossroads of US Highways 212 and 59 and State Highways 7 and 29
  • 115 acres of parks compliment our wide variety of recreational opportunities
Lac qui Parle State Park

With so much to do and see in beautiful Montevideo, there's even more to explore. To see more about Montevideo, and other cities in the Upper Minnesota Valley area, head to the Western Minnesota Prairie Waters website.

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