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Second Greater Mankato Songs on the Lawn a Success

(June 18, 2015) MANKATO, MINN. -  Songs on the Lawn, an event of Greater Mankato Growth and presented by Xcel Energy, was another success on Thursday, June 18. The lawn was overflowing with blankets and chairs as The Last Revel performed folk rock melodies while attendees of all ages danced along to the music.

The crowd enjoyed lunch and snacks from various vendors including: Buffalo Wild Wings, Culver’s Frozen Custard, Dino’s Gourmet Pizzeria, Hy-Vee, Olives, Primrose Retirement Community, Tavern on the Avenue, The Neighbor's Italian Bistro, Number 4, Pub 500, Sodexo and The Loose Moose Saloon & Conference Center. 

Songs on the Lawn is presented by Xcel Energy and is made possible with the support of our sponsors:Blue Earth County Library, Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment, All American Towing, KMSU, Pepsi-Cola of Mankato Inc. and Radio Mankato. Special thanks to Verizon Wireless Center, City of Mankato, City of North Mankato and Mankato Family YMCA. For more information, please visit greatermankato.com/songs-lawn.

Songs on the Lawn takes place every Thursday in June and the second Thursday in July from 11 am to 1 pm at Jackson Park, adjacent to The Free Press. Admission is free and parking is available throughout the downtown area. To follow the event on social media use #KatoSongs. For more information, and photos from this week, please visit greatermankato.com/songs-lawn.

About Greater Mankato Growth
Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. exists to intentionally develop the regional center by promoting, supporting and serving as a catalyst for economic development through: business growth, retention and attraction; talent growth, retention and attraction; regional livability and advocacy of the marketplace. Greater Mankato Growth, Inc., the regional Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization, includes two LLCs: Visit Mankato, LLC, which focuses on visitor attraction and servicing, and the City Center Partnership, LLC, which focuses on development in the City Center. For more information, visit greatermankato.com.


Contact: Amy Linde, 507.382.3993 or alinde@greatermankato.com

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