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October 2016


August 2016

Aug 3
August 3
Farmers Market Launching SNAP Program, Celebrating National Farmers Market Week

The Grinnell Farmers Market will soon become one of the few farmers markets in the state to be SNAP certified, meaning the entire market will accept the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program’s (SNAP) Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) government issued cards as well as credit and debit cards. The Grinnell market will launch its SNAP program on August 25, one week following National Farmers Market Week. 


June 2016

Jun 24
June 24
Grinnell Fourth of July Celebration Schedule

Grinnell resident Howard McDonough will lead the Fourth of July parade as the 2016 grand marshal on Monday, July 4. The parade route will be altered due to road construction.

Jun 2
June 2
Grinnell Games schedule packed with family-friendly fun, some streets closed for festivities

The 2016 Grinnell Games is right around the corner, and this year’s family sports festival is packed with family fun. The Grinnell Games, presented by Grinnell State Bank, takes place June 11 through 12. 


May 2016

May 23
May 23
Grand marshal nominations and parade registration now open

Nominations are sought for the Grinnell Fourth of July parade grand marshal, and parade entry forms are now available.

May 20
May 20
Toaster kicks off Friday Fest series June 3

Toaster, a rock and roll cover band, will perform a free concert at Friday Fest on Friday, June 3, in downtown Grinnell.

May 20
May 20
Grinnell Games weekend to feature new UV Splash nighttime run

Online registration is open for the Grinnell Games, which will take place June 11 and 12. Those wishing to participate in events may sign up at The Grinnell Games, Iowa’s Family Sports Festival, is presented by Grinnell State Bank.

May 12
May 12
Chamber Receives Midwest Award For Community E-Newsletter

The Mid-America Chamber Executives association recognized the Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce as the recipient of its “Publication of the Year” award during its annual conference that took place May 4-6 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.


April 2016

Apr 29
April 29
Grinnell Farmers Market kicks off Thursday, May 12

The Grinnell Farmers Market is gearing up for its 2016 season, which begins Thursday, May 12.  Nearly thirty vendors are currently registered to participate in the market this season, between the Thursday & Saturday markets. 


March 2016

Mar 3
March 3
Grinnell Farmers Market accepting vendors for 2016 season

The Grinnell Farmers Market is currently accepting applications for vendors for their 2016 season, which begins May 12 and runs through October 22.


February 2016

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