Songs on the Lawn


June 4, 11, 18 & 25

Greater Mankato Songs on the Lawn presented by Xcel Energy is celebrating its 12th year, with the same fun flavor that has made it such a popular annual event.  This summer tradition takes place every Thursday in June from 11 am – 1 pm in Jackson Park adjacent to The Free Press and the Brett's building. Admission is free and free parking is available throughout the downtown area. 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.

This year’s musical lineup includes:

  • June 4, Pour Me Band
  • June 11, Rogue Valley
  • June 18, The Last Revel
  • June 25, The PorchLights

Food Vendors: Buffalo Wild Wings | Culver’s Frozen Custard | Dino’s Gourmet Pizzeria | Hy-Vee | Neighbor's Italian Bistro | Number 4 American Bar & Kitchen | Olives | Primrose Retirement Community | Pub 500 | Sodexo | Tavern on the Avenue | The Loose Moose Saloon & Conference Center 

Special thanks to: Verizon Wireless Center, City of Mankato, City of North Mankato, Pepsi-Cola of Mankato, Mankato Family YMCA, Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota and Red Door Creative


Photos and Video
View photos from all Songs on the Lawn events on our flickr page.




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