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Community Events

4th Annual Bookin' on Belgrade

Saturday, May 19, 2018

A nearly 5K Family Fun Run and Walk began in 2013 and is aimed at promoting public health and well-being in the community. Register before the deadline to be garenteed a t-shirt, goodie bag and free book!


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North Mankato Farmers' Market

Monday's beginning June 11th, 2018
3:30 - 6:30pm

The North Mankato Farmers' Market will kick off its third summer market season on June 11th at Messiah Lutheran Church located at 1706 Lee Boulevard in North Mankato. The weekly market will be held every Monday evening, offering fresh locally grown fruits and vegetables, baked and canned goods, handmade soaps, arts, crafts and much more! 

For more information or to become a vendor, contact Kim Henrickson at (507) 340-6984 or email northmankatofarmersmarket.


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ArtSplash Art Fair

Saturday, June 16th, 2018
11am - 4pm
South Central College Campus
1920 Lee Boulevard

ArtSplash Art Fair is a local art fair that helps raise money for the North Mankato Taylor Library. Arts, crafts, live music, food and drink vendors, kids activities, and more!

Live Music:
11am - 1pm
: The Electric Sky
1:30pm - 4:30pm: The Porchlights

Arts & Crafts:
Original photography, paintings, cards, jewelry, handmade items, yard art, and more for sale!

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Fun Days

Friday, July 6 - Sunday, July 8, 2018

North Mankato Fun Days includes five days of fun for people of all ages. Fun Days offers a variety of activities including a parade, kiddie parade, carnival, softball tournaments, live music and more.

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Blues on Belgrade

Saturday, July 28, 2018 
12:00pm - 11:00pm

The Blues on Belgrade concert began in 2009 as the Belgrade Ave Blues and Jazz Festival on a small gravel parking lot behind the Circle Inn which is now the site of the Marigold building. This event is free to the community and is a day full of blues music from local and national acts, food, and fun!

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Bier on Belgrade

Saturday, September 29, 2018
2:00pm - 8:00pm

Beginning in 2012, this event is filled with a day of activities, food vendors, live music and bier sampling. Everyone is encouraged to dress in Oktoberfest attire. Must be 21 years of age to attend. Admission charge required.

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Bells on Belgrade

Saturday, December 1, 2018
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Holiday fun event for the entire family! Trolley rides along Belgrade Avenue, Medallion Hunt, Santa & Elves, local caroling groups, winter wonderland parade and more. This event is for the children and brought to you free of charge by the Business on Belgrade Association, the City of North Mankato and local businesses on Belgrade Ave.

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Anthony Ford Pond Hockey Tournament

January 2019
9am - 5pm

The event takes place in Spring Lake Park in beautiful lower North Mankato. The core purpose of the event is to raise funds for pediatric cancer research and help make hockey more affordable for youth hockey players. 


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