Greater Mankato Growth is proud to announce the 16th annual Songs on the Lawn – the popular summer commencement featuring music, entertainment and local food. Songs on the Lawn is presented by Xcel Energy and takes place each Thursday in June from 11 am – 1 pm at Civic Center Plaza, starting June 6, 2019. Parking is available around the city center free of charge.

This year’s musical lineup includes:

Songs on the Lawn is a community event for co-workers, families and friends to gather and enjoy sun, entertainment, activities and food. Attendees may purchase lunch and snacks sold by a variety of local vendors including Dino’s Gourmet Pizzeria, Olives, Pub 500, The Loose Moose Saloon & Conference Center, Number 4 American Bar & Kitchen, Flask and Tavern of the Avenue.

Attendees are invited to visit booths from local companies at the event.

Songs on the Lawn is produced by Greater Mankato Growth and sponsored by Xcel Energy. Band support is provided by KMSU through the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment. MinnStar Bank is the event sponsor, Monarch Healthcare Management and Ecumen Pathstone Living are the supporting sponsors. For more information, please visit