Playing Free Park Concerts

since 1923!


To provide a consistent series of free, public outdoor concerts. These are events for all ages. We play your favorite styles: marches, concert band favorites, jazz, Big Band, children's, Disney tunes, old and new movie/show tunes. Biggest variety of any band in town! Come bring the entire family out to Sibley! Especially good for families: Children's march weekly with bubbles and other surprises!

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About Us

Cartoon kids play in park and band plays in park



This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

This project is partially funded by the City of Mankato Community Grant Program.

Also supported by All-American Foods, Schwickerts of Mankato, and many individual contributors.

Welcome! Here are dates for


June 13, 20  at Sibley Park.

June 27 at Lincoln Park

July 6 at Faribault, MN Central Park

​July 11, 18, 25 at Sibley Park

Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m.

Located at the Leas Schwickert Memorial Bandshell, near the red barn and the petting zoo. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Rain cancels.

Conductor: Ryan Juutilainen

Co-Conductor: Dr. Amy Roisum-Foley