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MankatoLIFE.com stories about celebrations. Your guide to arts, leisure and everything to do in Mankato, St. Peter and the surrounding communities. There’s more going on than most people ever imagine!

Photo by Ron Hamm - Wacipi Pow Wow - Mankato, MN - Grand Entry

2018 Mankato Wacipi Pow Wow

Todd Papa Bear Preacher Finney explains the meaning behind the 2018 Mankato Wacipi Pow Wow and why everyone should attend.
North Mankato Fun Days at nigh

2018 North Mankato Fun Days In Wheeler Park

2018 marks the 54th year of North Mankato Fun days, started as a thank you to volunteers who filled sandbags ahead of an anticipated flood in 1965.
MSU Sesquicentennial Homecoming Parade - Mankato, MN

Stacy K’s Old Town Guide – I Love a Parade!

Stacy K walks us through Downtown and Old Town to join the MSU Mankato Sesquicentennial Homecoming Parade
2018 Ribfest - Mankato, MN

Smokin’! 21st Annual RibFest at Vetter Stone Amphitheater in Riverfront Park

The 21st annual RibFest starts on Thursday, August 2nd thru Sunday, August 5th at Vetter Stone Amphitheater in Riverfront Park, Mankato.
Blues on Belgrade

10th Annual Blues on Belgrade – Saturday, July 28th

Blues on Belgrade celebrates its 10th anniversary at the crossroads of Range and Belgrade in lower North Mankato, Saturday, July 28th. Admission is free!
The hands of poet & musician, Jill Niebuhr, aka, Jammin, The Warrior from St. Peter, MN

Victorious! Poet & Musician – Jammin, The Warrior

Jill Niebuhr, aka Jammin, The Warrior has overcome tremendous obstacles which she describes in her poetry and music.
Bells - Mankato, MN

Stacy K’s Old Town Guide — Bells will be ringing on Belgrade!

Kid at heart, Stacy K, points us towards a great event for kids of all ages, Bells on Belgrade in lower North Mankato.

Stacy K’s Old Town Guide – Project Bike 2018 Exhibit Reception and Documentary

Stacy K guides us to the opening reception for the 2018 Project Bike exhibit and the premier of this year's documentary film in downtown Mankato
Festival Solstice Mankato 2018

Stacy K’s Weekend Guide – Festival Solstice!

Stacy K's Weekend Guide leads us to Land of Memories Park for Festival Solstice Mankato 2018!

A FEW LOCAL SHOPS FROM THE DIRECTORY