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Mankato, Minnesota

 

Solstice Outdoor Music Festival Coming to Mankato, June 22-23

 

Float down the Blue Earth River for a unique experience with Paddle Jam during the Solstice Fest. The Midwestern reggae rock band, Irie Minds, will entertain paddlers from a pontoon.

 

Mankato, Minnesota - Highlighting the beautiful harmony of music, the river and camping, Solstice is a family-friendly outdoor music festival in Mankato, Minnesota, held June 22-23, 2018, at at Land of Memories Park in Mankato, MN 56001.


Solstice packs eclectic genres of live music into its two-day festival. Artists like jam band The Big Wu, soul group Frogleg, and bluegrass/funk/folk band Armchair Boogie will perform throughout the event.

 

Float down the Blue Earth River for a unique experience with Paddle Jam during the Solstice Fest. The Midwestern reggae rock band, Irie Minds, will entertain paddlers from a pontoon. Fulton Brewery will provide a cold beer during the ride. Paddle Jam ends at Land of Memories Park to continue the Solstice fun. Paddlers must bring their own boat; however, rentals are available through local Bent River Outfitter.

 

Solstice single day passes are available for $10 for Friday's activities and $20 for Saturday's festivities. Pre-sale weekend passes for $20 are available until June 21. For those who purchase a pre-sale weekend pass, an entry will be given for a drawing to win a kayak. Weekend music passes for $25 can be purchased at the gate.
 
Solstice offers festival goers the additional opportunity to camp on-site. Camping ranges from $15 to $75. Outside food and beverages are allowed in the campsites and are not permitted in the festival area. Within the festival, food and drink will be available for purchase from vendors, including food trucks starting at 5 p.m. June 22 and at 11 a.m. June 22. 

 

For more information about Solstice Outdoor Music Festival June 22-23, visit www.festivalsolstice.com
 
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Media Contact: Carrie Kijenski
Phone: 507-385-6666 
Email: ckijenski@visitmankatomn.com

 

About Visit Mankato - www.visitmankatomn.com

In Minnesota, only Mankato offers enriching cultural encounters such as headliner concerts, theatre, music, visual arts and lively entertainment in combination with its vibrant downtown, extensive cycling trails and historic river valley. While you’re here, you’ll also find just the right combination of small town feel and thriving regional center. Mankato is a hub for arts, entertainment, shopping and nightlife. And it’s all so close. Just a short 75 minutes from Minneapolis, Mankato is an easily accessible Minnesota destination of choice.

 

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