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Alive After Five

Written on January 17, 2020 at 10:33 am, by

Enjoy an evening of music, food and beverages. Held Thursdays in August from 5:00-7:30 p.m.

Songs on the Lawn

Written on January 17, 2020 at 10:16 am, by

A lunchtime event with music, food and fun in the heart of City Center Mankato. Held each Thursday in June from 11:00 a.m.-1:0o p.m.

Christmas at the Hubbard House

Written on January 14, 2020 at 1:48 pm, by

Take a step back in time and see the house decorated for the season. Something has gone wrong at the Hubbard House! Can you untangle the mystery? Visit with the Hubbard family, staff and guests and see if you can solve the history mystery! Enjoy a display of textiles and handiworks throughout the house as  Continue Reading »

SnowKato Days

Written on January 14, 2020 at 1:26 pm, by

A 10-day winter festival packed with festivities for all ages including a medallion hunt, promotional buttons, daily prizes, learn to curl, ski and ice skate, a snow sculpture contest, sled bowling, hockey and more.

Raw Fusion

Written on April 6, 2018 at 2:22 pm, by

Raw Fusion, presented by the Minnesota River Builders Association, is a high-energy, abstract fashion show dedicated to bringing attention to the local building industry while raising funds and awareness for a local cause. Utilizing raw building materials as the inspiration for their outfit ensemble, each is judged for their uniqueness and flair.

Gather in the GreenSeam

Written on July 26, 2017 at 2:48 pm, by

Gather in the GreenSeam is a celebration of the entire spectrum of people, organizations and businesses that make this area the most special agricultural region in the country. Take part in fun themed weekends focused around food, harvest and natural resources. Learn more about agriculture through Gather in the GreenSeam partners providing an ag-related special,  Continue Reading »

Rockin’ on the Hill

Written on July 15, 2016 at 2:16 pm, by

Rockin’ on the Hill is a family-friendly outdoor event on Good Counsel Hill in Mankato. This summer music fest will feature great live music, food trucks, spirits, pull tabs, traveling boutiques and more! Bands will play from 5:30 to 11 p.m., with gates at 5 p.m. Invite your friends and bring your lawn chair for  Continue Reading »

Annual Grape Stomp and Vendor Show

Written on July 15, 2016 at 10:17 am, by

Sign up now for the annual Grape Stomp. Four heats of stompers will compete in groups of two. There will be great prizes for the top four teams. There will also be a costume contest for the best dressed group. Don’t feel like stomping? Come out and cheer on your favorite teams. Vote for your  Continue Reading »

CityArt Meet and Greet on the Street

Written on May 10, 2016 at 11:22 am, by

Saturday, May 14th from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Twenty-seven new sculptures are slated to arrive in the City Center of Mankato and North Mankato on Saturday, May 14th for the sixth installation of the CityArt Walking Sculpture Tour. Come out and meet participating artists at their newly installed sculpture around the City Center of Mankato and North Mankato. This  Continue Reading »

YWCA Mankato Girls on the Run

Written on April 7, 2016 at 8:55 pm, by

On-site registration and activities begin at 8 am. Kid’s K begins at 9 a.m. 10K begins at 9:45 a.m. 5K Run/Walk begins at 10 a.m. Free family activities throughout the event include: happy hair station, face painting and temporary tattoos, bounce house and sign making.