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Catch some outdoor music this summer

Outdoor Summer Music

There's no better way to enjoy beautiful summer weather than to catch some live music outside.

Spring Cafe at Como Lake Pavilion

May-September
Enjoy live performances nightly amid open-air waterfront seating at Spring Cafe. All events are free unless indicated otherwise. 

See the website and schedule.

Music in Mears

Thursdays, June-August
Start every weekend (Thursday nights count, right?) with outdoor live music. Music in Mears is a popular Thursday night concert featuring different local acts, and the artists, restaurants and spectators truly bring the romantic park to life.

See the website and schedule.

Groovin' in the Garden

Wednesdays, June-August
A series of free outdoor concerts featuring some of the Twin Cities' finest musicians and activities for the whole family; bring a chair or blanket Wednesdays 6-8 p.m. at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory.

See the website and schedule.

Bands on the Boulevard

Tuesdays, July

Bands on the Boulevard is a new free music series offered every Tuesday night in July on the Minnesota History Center lawn with music kicking off at 6:30 pm. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on the History Center lawn and food and drinks will be available to purchase from Market House and D'Amico. Come early or stay late after the concert to take advantage of free admission to the museum galleries from 3 to 9 pm.

See the website and schedule.

Twin Cities Jazz Festival

June 21-23
Kick off summer with the famous Twin Cities Jazz Festival in Saint Paul's lively Lowertown, with headliners performing on the beautiful outdoor stage in Mears Park. 

See the website and schedule.

Lowertown Blues & Funk Fest

July 20-21
Also headquartered in Mears Park is the Lowertown Blues & Funk Fest—the largest free blues festival in the Twin Cities. The two-day event features regional and national acts on its outdoor stage.

See the website and schedule.

Select an Event Date

Saturday, July 21 2018

Clear

High:

80°

low:

62°

Chance of Rain

10%

Wind:

at 14 MPH

Sunday, July 22 2018

Clear

High:

82°

low:

65°

Chance of Rain

10%

Wind:

NE at 10 MPH

Monday, July 23 2018

Partly Cloudy

High:

82°

low:

63°

Chance of Rain

20%

Wind:

WNW at 15 MPH

Tuesday, July 24 2018

Clear

High:

84°

low:

64°

Chance of Rain

0%

Wind:

NW at 10 MPH