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Lake Harriet Band Shell

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Address: 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55410-1213
Phone Number: 612 661 4785
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Good food - nice respite.

This place has something going almost every night of the summer. It is a joyful place to stop and get something to drink or eat. The actual "dining" food is quite good. The ice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place has something going almost every night of the summer. It is a joyful place to stop and get something to drink or eat. The actual "dining" food is quite good. The ice cream comes in large portions and is good. The actual bandshell allows for a large crowd to sit and enjoy AND is set up so one... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Watched some wonderful music. There was art for sale and I didn't have any money so I used the ATM at the food place and bought the most beautiful painting.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The concerts start on Memorial Day and run through Labor Day. This year there are concerts every day except Wednesdays. There are two concerts on Sunday. There is a wide variety of concerts- some of the bar-band type and some from the MN Orchestra and Mpls Pops Orchestra, some reggae, brass bands, etc. Parking is scarce so if you want... More 

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Thank Steve B
Madison, WI USA
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The area is well maintained and beautifully landscaped. The band shell is large and there is plenty of seating to enjoy the music. It is a great place to walk along the water and people watch.

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

The Lake Harriet Bandshell has numerous entertainment offerings during the summer evenings. We attended recently to hear the Minneapolis Orchestra perform several pieces including Star Wars. It was a very nice summer day in Minnesota. The bandshell does have a good number of bench seats available in front of the banshell, but they can fill up quickly, so you should... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Visiting from Wisconsin and enjoyed one of the free concerts in the parks with the Minneapolis Pops Orchestra. Beautiful setting with the lake behind the band. Ample seating with park benches with backs. Sound was well done as well.

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washington D.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Great place to take in a free concert in summer. Busy place with all the bikers and joggers, but nice setting and energy. Get there a bit early and find the shade of the big trees way back on the hill.

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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Check out the performances online. I attended my first FREE concert here in 1968. It has been updated since then. The entire park is phenomenal as are all the parks in Minneapolis.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Wonderful way to enjoy my Sunday afternoon with a nice walkabout then entertainment in the Band Shell. Even have food vender on site, great popcorn, air popped.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

During the summer the band shell has concerts every night. The cost is free. If you don't want to sit and listen you can walk the trails and still enjoy the music.

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