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 was held this past June in the Civic Center Plaza. This is a local popular summer series that features music, entertainment and local food.

Songs on the Lawn 2019 was presented by Xcel Energy and took 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 was provided by Mankato Networks & Jaquar Communications!

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 2020 Bands TBD


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. 

 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