Tricks and Treats on Commerce Drive

Saturday, October 26th, 2pm – 4pm

Commerce Drive, Upper North Mankato

Trick or Treat at participating businesses on Commerce Dr. that have orange and black balloons! Try out Ignition Fitness’s Ninja Warrior course at 3pm and then stop for a bite to eat at a Commerce Drive restaurant!

Contact: 507-625-4141


Dad’s Belgian Waffle Feed

Sunday, October 27th, 8am – noon

Fire Station #2, 1825 Howard Dr. W

Come on out for the North Mankato Fire Department fundraiser! All you can eat waffles, scrambled eggs, and sausages! Carry outs available! Adults $9.00, Kids $7.00, and 5 & under eat free!

Contact: 507-625-5378


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 and map.

Contact: 507-625-4141


Caswell Park

Caswell Sports Fall League

Tuesday, October 22nd, 6:15pm – 9:15pm

Caswell Park, 1875 Howard Drive

Contact: Phil Tostenson at 507-625-4141


North Mankato Taylor Library


Espresso Patronum
Thursday, October 24th 4-5pm
Neutral Groundz
Bring a book you are reading to share and discuss for our monthly teen book club. Beverages are provided. Open to ages 11-18. No registration required.
Contact: 507-345-5120

Brian Freeman Author Visit
Thursday, October 24th 6-7:30pm
Police Annex
Join Brian Freeman as he shares fun stories from his 15 years in the publishing business!  He’ll talk about his career and take all of your questions, and he’ll describe his 2020 releases, including the stand-alone Minnesota thriller “Thief River Falls” and the next novel in his Duluth-based Jonathan Stride series, “Funeral for a Friend.” He’ll also provide a sneak preview of his work taking over Robert Ludlum’s Jason Bourne series, with Brian’s first Bourne novel “The Bourne Conspiracy” due out in the summer of 2020. His books will all be available for sale and signing.
“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.”
Contact: 507-345-5120

Red Cross Blood Drive
Friday, October 25th 12-6pm
Police Annex
Get yourself registered for our fall blood drive! Stop into the library or call with any questions. Registration is available online or in person at the library.

Contact: 507-345-5120

Tween/Teen DIY
Tuesday, October 29th 4pm
North Mankato Taylor Library
The craft for October’s Tween/Teen DIY is Frankenstein luminaries! Open to ages 9-18. Registration required.

Contact: 507-345-5120

Trunk or Treat
Thursday, October 31st 5-7pm
North Mankato Taylor Library
Trick or Treat safely with the city of North Mankato! There will be a police car, fire truck, a public works vehicle and more for you to trick or treat at! Wear your best costume and join in the candy, games and fun!

Contact: 507-345-5120