Bier on Belgrade

Saturday, September 21st – noon to 10pm

Central Business District of Belgrade Ave.

Business on Belgrade presents a miniature version of German heritage and fun. Join us for our 7th annual Bier on Belgrade located in the central business district of historical and unique beautiful lower North Mankato.We will have a fun filled day of activities, food vendors, live music, bier sampling from local and world-renowned breweries, a ceremonial first beer with city officials, a bean bag toss and a keg. This is a FREE event, but must be 21 years of age to attend.

Contact: [email protected]


Party on the Prairie: Fall Festival

Saturday, October 5th – 2-7pm

Benson Park, North Mankato

Join us in Benson Park for this free community event including a corn pit, scarecrow walk, face painting, bounce house, hayrides, fall food, drinks and more! Bring your lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy live music, starting at 2pm.

Contact: Katie at 507-345-5120 or at


North Mankato Farmers’ Market

3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. every Monday through October 2019

Messiah Lutheran Church Parking Lot, 1706 Lee Blvd.

Contact: Kim Henrickson at 340-6984

Historic Display

August 1st– December 14th: Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Nicollet County Historical Society (1851 N Minnesota Ave, St Peter, MN 56082)

North Mankato History Display panels set up there August 1st- December 14th The Nicollet County Historical Society will be hosting an exhibit displaying North Mankato’s history in honor of our 120th Anniversary

Contact: 507-625-4141


120 Years of Community: A Stroll Through History Walking Tour

Take a self-guided walking tour of historical sites in lower North Mankato! The walking tour as listed is around 2.3 miles and takes about 35 minutes to complete. Historical sites include: Old Municipal Building, Belltower Apartments, Marigold Dairy, Otto Nietge House, A.L. Wheeler House and more! Visit City Hall or the Taylor Library to pick up your walking tour brochure.

Contact: 507-625-4141

North Mankato Taylor Library


Teen Free Food Friday
Friday, September 13th 6:30-8pm
North Mankato Taylor Library
After a busy summer and the start of school, join us for a relaxing night at the library! Enjoy pizza and snacks, play games, look at books or watch a movie, whatever you want to do! Registration requested. Open to ages 13-18.

Teen Treat Monday
Monday, September 16th 3:30-5pm
North Mankato Taylor Library
Stop in at the library to get some treats to celebrate the end of another Monday! Feel free to stay and hang out with other teens and play some games as well. Open to ages 11-18. No registration required.
Pet Painting Workshop (REGISTRATION FULL)
Thursday, September 19th 6-8pm
Police Annex
Sign up to paint your pet! (Not literally—just on a 16×20 canvas) After you register, send a picture of your pet to [email protected] by September 13th so I can send it to Design & Wine. From there they will make an outline of your pet on canvas for you to paint at our workshop on September 19th. Must be a clear, close up picture in order to get the most detail. Limit one pet per picture. Feel free to bring your own beverage. Registration required. Open to ages 18+
“This project is made possible by a grant provided by the Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative and was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.”

Murder Mystery Party
Friday, September 20th 6:30-8pm
North Mankato Taylor Library

Sign up to attend the Greatest Murder Mystery Party on Earth!! Choose a character when you register and come dressed as them and ready to act like them too! Registration required. Open to ages 11-18.


Flu Shot Clinic
Monday, September 30th 3-5pm
North Mankato Taylor Library Conference Room

Sign up for a five minute time slot in person at the library or over the phone at 507-345-5120 to receive your free flu shot! No insurance necessary, but if you have it please bring a copy of your insurance card. Please register by Monday, September 16th.


Caswell Park


Caswell Sports Fall League Begins

Tuesday, September 10th, 6:15pm – 9:15pm

Caswell Park, 1875 Howard Drive

Contact: Phil Tostenson at 507-625-4141


Mankato Peppers Fall Frenzy

Tuesday, September 14th, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Caswell Park, 1875 Howard Drive

Contact: Phil Tostenson at 507-625-4141