Welcome to Riverfront Park
Riverfront Park will celebrate the heritage and culture of greater Mankato by providing recreational and cultural opportunities along the banks of the Minnesota River.
Arts by the River Festival
The third annual Arts by the River Festival is scheduled to return to the Riverfront Park on June 8th & 9th, featuring The Gear Daddies.
The Jagermeister Country Tour
The Verizon Wireless Center is proud to welcome the Jagermeister Country Tour featuring CMT Music Award Nominee, Aaron Lewis with special guests Brian Davis and Rick Monroe.
The Verizon Wireless Center is pleased to welcome Blues Traveler with Special Guest Indigenous on June 29th.
The Verizon Wireless Center is excited to welcome Grammy-Nominated rock band, Buckcherry to Mankato on July 3rd, 2013 with special guest Girl On Fire.
The Verizon Wireless Center is proud to welcome Merle Haggard to Mankato for a performance at the Vetterstone Amphitheater on July 24th, 2013.
We are excited to announce and welcome RATT to the Vetterstone Amphitheater on August 15th with special guests Sebastian Bach, Dokken, and Lita Ford.
The Verizon Wireless Center is pleased to welcome Buddy Guy to the Vetterstone Amphitheater on September 14th, 2013.
From the founding of Mankato in 1852 to today, this area on the bank of the Minnesota River has served as the birthplace of industrial and commercial development in Mankato.
By the turn of the last century, Mankato saw increased industrial expansion that included large manufacturing plants like foundries, flour mills, knitting mills, quarries, a bottling plant, breweries, tractor and farm equipment plants, a meat processing plant and the famous carp packing plant. Steamboat and railroad transportation allowed the convergence of manufacturing, technology and distribution, not only for Mankato but for the world. This area also served as the hub for power - electricity, gas and oil distribution - for the community; as well as a retail marketplace for the greater Mankato area. Today we celebrate the captains of industry who founded, developed and built this community.
Researched and written by the Blue Earth County Historical Society, 2009
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