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Greater Mankato Songs on the Lawn Every Thursday in June

Mankato, MINN (June 1, 2012) – Greater Mankato Growth is continuing its popular annual event, which many consider the official start of summer. Greater Mankato Songs on the Lawn presented by Xcel Energy draws individuals from throughout the region to the City Center to enjoy a lunchtime filled with music, food and fun. The event takes place every Thursday in June from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Civic Center Plaza in front of Mankato’s Intergovernmental Center, with free admission and parking available in the Civic Center and Cherry Street ramps. 

This year’s musical line-up includes:

June 7:   The Divers

June 14: The Lost Walleye Orchestra

June 21: Rain Kings

June 28: The DW3

The event also features fun activities led by the Mankato Family YMCA every week, and on June 7 the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota will also provide interactive excitement for the kids.

A variety of food will also be sold by area vendors, including: Angie’s Kettle Corn, Buffalo Wild Wings, Culver’s Frozen Custard, Dino’s Gourmet Pizzeria, Hy-Vee, Neighbor’s Italian Bistro, Number 4 American Bar & Kitchen, Olives, Pub 500, Sodexo, Tavern on the Avenue and The Loose Moose Saloon.

This year’s Greater Mankato Songs on the Lawn presented by Xcel Energy is sponsored by Charter Communications, MTU Onsite Energy and Hot 96.7 and Minnesota 93, members of Radio Mankato. Visit greatermankato.com/gmg-SongsontheLawn.php for more information y.

About Greater Mankato Growth

Greater Mankato Growth (GMG) is committed to advancing business for a stronger community. As the Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization serving the regional marketplace, GMG advances business through: existing business support, new business growth, business promotion, talent development, public affairs, community marketing, visitor attraction and servicing and civic engagement.



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