Songs on the Lawn in City Center Mankato

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Songs on the Lawn

The 16th annual Greater Mankato Songs on the Lawn will commence on Thursday, June 6, 2019 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. NEW THIS YEAR - FREE WI-FI, thanks to Mankato Networks!

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.



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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 
Wooden Spoon

Booth Vendors

Alpha Media
Aurora Chiropractic
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
Chris Willaert Insurance Agency, LLC - Farmers Insurance
Devin Kreinke & Associates
Ecumen Pathstone Living
Guentzel Family Farms
Kato Engineering/Nidec
Lloyd Management Inc.
Mankato Family YMCA
McGowan Water Conditioning
MedExpress Urgent Care
Minnesota Valley Federal Credit Union
MinnStar Bank
Monarch Healthcare Management
Radio Mankato
The Pillars of Mankato
Xcel Energy

 Learn More about Sponsoring Songs on the Lawn

2019 Songs on the Lawn Sponsors:


Presenting Sponsor:

Xcel Energy

Event Sponsors:

 MinnStar BankNidec Kato EngineeringMedExpressThe Pillars of Mankato

Supporting Sponsors:

 Monarch HealthCare Management 


Band Sponsors: 



Stage Sponsor:

Radio Mankato


Marketplace Sponsor:

 Country 103.5Mix 99.1 

Members of Alpha Media Mankato


Free WiFi Sponsors:



View photos from 2018

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