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Address: 4135 West Lake Harriet Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55409
Phone Number: 612 661 4785
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Free music!

Bring a blanket and snacks and wine, or come early for a bench seat, purchase snacks there, stroll along the lakefront. All while listening to all kinds of free plein aire music

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Bring a blanket and snacks and wine, or come early for a bench seat, purchase snacks there, stroll along the lakefront. All while listening to all kinds of free plein aire music

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

WOW, how can you beat such a setting for free music and shows. Parking can be tough if it's popular show, so get there early and bring a chair. The back setting of Lake Harriet is perfect and having the nearby snack bar is even better. Gotta love this city amenity!!!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The Lake Harriet band shell is a great destination for a summer evening concert. Make sure you check out the concert schedule. They offer a variety of types of music . Bring your lawn chairs and a picnic, and enjoy the show. They have benches to sit on, if you prefer. There is a concession stand with snacks and beverages.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

You know it is summer when you take in some music at the Lake Harriet Band Shell. Lots of people came out to hear the Belfast Cowboys but this place is simply a wonderful venue and park to experience music on a hot summer night. Check the schedule, bring a chair and picnic and go have some fun.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Visiting here was truly lovely. I was lucky to catch several free concerts and shows, they even did an outdoor movie. The Lake as the back drop was simply perfect and the many ducks that you could feed as they swam around was so quaint.

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Richmond, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A picnic spread on a blanket listening to the Minneapolis Pops was a perfect evening. Linden Hills is fortunate to have the band shell and music being offered free to the public. The band shell, lake and venue are well-kept and clean. Food is available for purchase and bathroom facilities are also available. Enjoy your summer with family and friends... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The free concerts and movie nights at the Band Shell are always fun (and very, very crowded) on a lovely summer night. Good food options as well. Be prepared to show up early for a show or movie to get a good seat!

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HAM LAKE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

There are a wide variety of concerts available throughout much of the year. Many are very talented soloists or groups. Be prepared for casual and delightful concert. Bring your own chair and come early for good seating and nearby parking.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The Lake Harriet Band Shell area is a great place to bring family and friends for a walk around the lake or through the bird sanctuary, to have a picnic or to see outdoor music or a movie. There is ample seating in front of the Band Shell, activities by the lake, a playground and lots of free parking around... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This band shell has some great music with many different styles played. It's so nice to go there in the Summertime evenings es- pecially. I really like to relax at this place after dinner.

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