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Oct. 25 Memories on Front Street in Mankato

Visit three establishments on Front Street in Mankato and learn about what other business the buildings housed.


Reminisce Along Front Street

Join alumni and friends on an exclusive tour of historic Front Street establishments in downtown Mankato!  Learn about the history of the buildings and share memories from your time in college. Blue Earth County Historical Society will lead the tour and talk about the different business that were located downtown.

Front Street tours start at

  • Buffalo Wild Wings (12 Civic Center Plaza, #1715) at 6 pm.
  • We will then travel to Blue Bricks and Pub 500.
  • Cost per person is $20 and includes a souvenir glass and appetizers at each stop.
  • Free parking is available at many downtown locations.

Alumni are encouraged to email photos or memories of specific Front Street businesses over the decades to:; your photos may be used in a slideshow or other display.

Register by October 18 online or by calling 507-389-3235. The tour has limited spaces available. We welcome all guests 21 years of age or older.

For MSU events: individuals with a disability, who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, are asked to contact the Office of Accessibility Resources at 507-389-2825 (V/TTD), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTD) at least five days prior to the event.

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