Mankato offers many options for the sports lover. Support a local town baseball team throughout the summer or cheer on the Mankato MoonDogs, a collegiate summer baseball team in the Northwoods League. Mankato is also a regional hub for entertainment, shopping and nightlife. Treat yourself to a relaxing bottle of wine or gear up for a night on the town with live music in our lively City Center. We have a packed event calendar so you can pick and choose what exciting thing you’ll do next.
The Mankato MoonDogs start its season in June each summer. The games continue until the home season wraps up in mid-August with the hope of playoff games already in the air. Special events and fan-friendly promotions are often part of the MoonDog experience. Giveaways, guest appearances by sports celebrities and silly ballgame antics can be expected at many of the games. Learn More. Go>
They might be classified as an amateur baseball team, but this town team offers exciting, home-town baseball. Cheer on the local boys at various fields in Mankato throughout the summer including Franklin Rogers Park (360° virtual tour) , home of the Mankato MoonDogs collegiate summer team. Learn More. Go>