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“A city treasure” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lake Harriet Band Shell

Lake Harriet Band Shell
4135 West Lake Harriet Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55409
612 661 4785
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Ranked #32 of 118 Attractions in Minneapolis
Type: Architectural Buildings
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Fargo, North Dakota, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“A city treasure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Tucked away in one of the city's many parks, the Lake Harriet Bandshell hosts free nightly concerts by area musicians. Always well attended concerts cover the spectrum of the vibrant Twin Cities musical community -- classical, big band, blue grass, folk, rock, jazz. I recently attended a concert and enjoyed the wonderful music plus the audience's ballroom dancing. Parking can be tough to find and the nearby lot fills fast so be prepared to hunt on neighborhood streets. The nearby concessions stand Bread and Pickle is an tremendous upgrade from the usual hot dogs.

Visited August 2013
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Edina, Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“pleasure in the city”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

nightly concerts and friday night movies in the summer---beautiful walk arounf the lake summer and winter--ice fishing---sailing--boating--swimming--canoeing---pur spring water can be obtained free just bering a container---weekend train rides to lake calhoun---always something going on and always smiles on peoples faces---one way around the lake--got ot visit this gem

Visited July 2013
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
55 attraction reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Lovely Setting for Opera Under The Stars”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Lovely Setting for Opera Under The Stars. Sadly it was heaving and the sound system was about as loud as an iPhone at 200 feet.

Visited June 2013
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Free concerts every night in the summer”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Free concerts every night in the summer, what's not to like? Beautiful views, there is a snack bar close by and a playground there as well.

Visited May 2013
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Crystal, Minnesota, United States
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Fun and relaxing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

nice pretty walking paths, the concerts are generally fun and relaxing, good place to spend a nice day with the family. parking can be a nightmare, but the beautiful lake and paths are worth the walks

Visited July 2012
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