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Things to Do

Sponsored by Schell's Brewing Company

Alive After 5 is a free summer concert series held  on Thursday nights from 5:00-7:30 p.m. in August. This fun after hours event hosted by the City Center Partnership is a social gathering for co-workers, friends and family to enjoy live music, artisan market, food and beverages in a relaxed outdoor setting. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a fun evening out in City Center Mankato!

2021 Line-Up

  • August 5 – William Elliott Whitmore (roots-folk, country, Americana)
  • August 12 – International Reggae All Stars (reggae, R & B)
  • August 19 – The Federales (classic country for the modern world)
  • August 26 – Seasaw (indie-pop)

Location | Civic Center Plaza (1 Civic Center Plaza, between the Intergovernmental Center, Mankato Civic Center and Hilton Garden Inn)

Cost  |  FREE

Food Vendors |  Pub 500, Wooden Spoon, and Pizza Ranch

Parking  |  Free parking available in the US Bank parking ramp and Cherry Street Plaza parking ramp. See City Center Parking Map.

Learn more about being a 2021 Alive After 5 sponsor here.

Submit your band information contact information here.

Artisan & Craft Pop-Up Market Vendor Application: Print & Fillable

THANK YOU TO OUR 2021 SPONSORS:

PRESENTING SPONSOR:

BAND SPONSORS

This activity is funded in part by the Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council with an appropriation from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the State’s general fund.

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

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STAGE SPONSORS

Members of Radio Mankato

MARKETPLACE SPONSORS

Members of Alpha Media