Event Series Songs on the Lawn

Songs on the Lawn

Civic Center Plaza Hickory Street, Mankato, Minnesota

JUNE 1, 8, 15, 22 Join us as we celebrate our 20th year for Songs on the Lawn, a popular summer event series featuring music, entertainment, and local food! The event will take place on Thursdays in June from 11 am to 1 pm at...

Beer, Brats & Bourbon

FOCP BackPack Central 2120 Howard Drive West, North Mankato, Minnesota

Feeding Our Communities Partners (FOCP) and United Prairie Bank are excited to announce that after a year of aging and flavor infusing, Beer, Brats & Bourbon for BackPack 2023 will be hosted on June 22nd! Join us as we kick our feet up and celebrate...

North Mankato Fun Days

Wheeler Park 402 Page Ave, North Mankato, MN, United States

Mark your calendars for the 2023 North Mankato Fun Days for a weekend of fun for the whole family. Enjoy enjoy the parade, concessions, carnival, rides and live entertainment. See their website the full schedule and list of events and activities. North Mankato Fun Days...

Kiwanis Thunder of Drums – Drum & Bugle Corp Show and Competition

Blakeslee Stadium 191 Stadium Road, Mankato, Minnesota

A seven-corps drum and bugle corps competition this year featuring four of the finest World Class corps, finalists and semi-finalists in the 2023 world championships: This year's show features the Blue Stars from LaCrosse, WI; the Madison Scouts from Madison, WI; the Crossmen from San...

LEEP Legends 2023

ISG Field 601 Reed Street, Mankato, Minnesota

Leisure Education for Exceptional People or LEEP invites you to ISG Field for LEEP Legends 2023 on Thursday, July 13! Come watch a fun game where local celebrities will take the field for teams Country Financial and GSW Exterior Specialists in a charity softball game....

Greater Mankato Area United Way Campaign Kickoff

Civic Center Plaza Hickory Street, Mankato, Minnesota

United Way’s annual campaign seeks to raise essential funding for programs in our four-county region. Join us in our campaign kickoff events as we come together to build a better tomorrow for all! If you are interested in becoming a Pacesetter recognized at Kickoff by...

Taste of Mankato: A Multicultural Dining Experience

The Pond on Madison 1850 Madison Avenue, Mankato, MN, United States

Join us at The Venue located at The Pond on Madison to celebrate the rich cultural diversity of Mankato through food, entertainment, and more! Register Here

Women with Heart Luncheon

Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center 1 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato, MN, United States

Women of all ages are invited to Greater Mankato Area United Way’s annual Women with Heart Luncheon on Wednesday, August 3. This year’s event will focus on supporting children in our community. We'll hear from local leaders about child development and well-being, including recent effects...


Vetter Stone Amphitheater 309 W Rock St., Mankato, MN, United States

Come celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Mankato’s Tastiest Music Festival this summer with iconic performers and mouthwatering BBQ from award-winning ribbers all over the US. Indulge in one of America’s favorite meaty dishes at Ribfest, held annually every August at Riverfront Park and Vetter Stone Amphitheater...

Kip Moore

Vetter Stone Amphitheater 309 W Rock St., Mankato, MN, United States

With Special Guests The Cadillac Three Mankato, MN – Kip Moore is bringing his Damn Love World Tour with special guest The Cadillac Three to the Vetter Stone Amphitheater in Mankato on Saturday, August 26. Tickets start at $40.50 plus applicable fees and go on-sale...

2023 Pridefest

Stay tuned for more information. scmnpride.org  

Human Foosball Tournament & Block Party

Held in September, Greater Mankato Area United Way’s Human Foosball Tournament welcomes teams to participate in a fun-filled day competing on life-sized foosball courts to benefit United Way programs! This event is free for spectators -- all are welcome to cheer on the teams and...