Songs on the Lawn

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Songs on the Lawn

 Thursdays in June


 Greater Mankato Songs on the Lawn

Greater Mankato Songs on the Lawn is proud to announce the 13th annual Songs on the Lawn - the popular summer commencement featuring music, entertainment and local food. Songs on the Lawn is presented by Xcel Energy and takes place every Thursday in June from 11 am - 1 pm at Civic Center Plaza in Mankato. Admission is FREE and FREE parking is available throughout the downtown area. Songs on the Lawn gives co-workers, friends and families from all around the region an opportunity to gather in the City Center to enjoy live music from area bands. Attendees can also purchase lunch and snacks sold by a variety of local vendors.




Event Details

When, Music Lineup

Each Thursday in June | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Thursday, June 2, 2016 - Holy Rocka Rollaz (Rockabilly, Early American)

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - Pour Me Band (Rock, Country, Alternative)

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - Barefoot Winos (Blues)

Thursday, June 23, 2016 - Captain Gravitone & String Theory Orchestra (Fusion: Jazz, Blues, Rock, World)

Thursday, June 30, 2016 - Dollys (70s, 80s, 90s Country, Folk Americana)


New Location for the 2016 Songs on the Lawn - not far though, just around the corner at:
1 Civic Center Plaza (click here for map).

Food Vendors

  • Culver's Frozen Custard
  • Dino's Gourmet Pizzeria
  • Hy-Vee
  • Neighbor's Italian Bistro
  • Number 4 American Bar & Kitchen
  • Olives
  • Primrose Retirement Community
  • Pub 500
  • Tavern on the Avenue
  • The Loose Moose Saloon & Conference Center



Presented by:

Xcel Energy


2016 Sponsors:

Century 21 Atwood Realty
KMSURadio Mankato

 Special thanks to:
Verizon Wireless Center, City of Mankato, City of North Mankato and Mankato Family YMCA


Click here to learn more about sponsoring this event

 View photos from the 2015 event


The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Greate Mankato Growth Visit Mankato City Center Partnership