Alive After 5 is a free summer concert series held on Thursday nights from 5:00-7:30 p.m. in August. This fun after hours event hosted by the City Center Partnership is a social gathering for co-workers, friends and family to enjoy live music, artisan market, food and beverages in a relaxed outdoor setting. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a fun evening out in City Center Mankato!
- August 5 – William Elliott Whitmore (roots-folk, country, Americana)
- August 12 – International Reggae All Stars (reggae, R & B)
- August 19 – The Federales (classic country for the modern world)
- August 26 – Seasaw (indie-pop)
Location | Civic Center Plaza (1 Civic Center Plaza, between the Intergovernmental Center, Mankato Civic Center and Hilton Garden Inn)
Cost | FREE
Food Vendors | Pub 500, Wooden Spoon, and Pizza Ranch
Parking | Free parking available in the US Bank parking ramp and Cherry Street Plaza parking ramp.