Songs on the Lawn

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Songs on the Lawn




The 16th annual Greater Mankato Songs on the Lawn will commence on Thursday, June 6th in the Civic Center Plaza. This is a local popular summer series features music, entertainment and local food.

Songs on the Lawn 2019 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 always FREE and FREE parking is available at Cherry Street and City Center ramps.

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 am - 1 pm

June 6: The Gentlemen’s Anti-Temperance League (Uptempo, Swing Jazz)

June 13: The Holy Rocka Rollaz (Rockabilly/Early American)

June 20:  The Federales (Classic Country for the Modern World)

June 27:  The Fattenin' Frogs (Roots/Folk/Blues/Rock)


1 Civic Center Plaza (click here for directions/map).

Parking  |  Free parking available in the US Bank parking ramp and Cherry Street Plaza parking ramp. See City Center Parking Map. 


Food Vendors

Dino’s Gourmet Pizzeria
Number 4 American Bar & Kitchen
Pub 500
Tavern of the Avenue
The Loose Moose Saloon & Conference Center 

Booth Vendors

Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
Chris Willaert Insurance Agency, LLC - Farmers Insurance
Ecumen Pathstone Living
Kato Engineering
Lloyd Management Inc.
MinnStar Bank
Monarch Healthcare Management
Xcel Energy



View photos from 2018



Click here to learn more about sponsoring this event


2019 Songs on the Lawn Sponsors:


Presenting Sponsor:

Xcel Energy

Event Sponsor:


 MinnStar BankNidec Kato EngineeringMedExpressThe Pillars of Mankato

Supporting Sponsors:

 Monarch HealthCare Management 


Band Sponsors: 



Stage Sponsors:

Radio Mankato


Market Place Sponsor:

 Country 103.5Mix 99.1 

Members of Alpha Media Mankato

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