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Lake Harriet Park, Minneapolis

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  • No self-respecting resident of the West Metro should go through a summer without a visit to the Lake Harriet Band Shell. The music varies, of course, but the view and ambiance just says "summer". Just...  more »
  • Spend 5 minutes or 2 hours listening to music at the bandshell. Either way it's enjoyable and free. Individuals are coming and going during the concerts, so it's not something where you have to commit...  more »
  • Popcorn at Bread and Pickle are always in style. The food is great and a wonderful accompaniment to incredible musical variety.  more »
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  • This place is a summer must ... As often as possible! Why? •Free live music (check online for schedule? • A great place to pause, after or during a spin around the lake, take in the view and breezes​ off of the water • Clean Restrooms • Tons of Seating • Bread and Pickle - a casual, walk up to window and wait for your order place but otherwise, far from the typical, waterside, snack bar. From their website: Open now through Labor Day, 7am-9pm. Serving locally farmed &sustainable picnic foods, local craft beer & wine, and free wifi! Tip Look for free parking around the lake or down nearby streets.
  • All sorts of activities of you love waking biking or swimming, or just sitting on the shore. Kayaking and paddle boats available too. Beach is kind of small, but kids would enjoy it. Roadside parking available, and paid parking too. $1/hour. Brad and pickle eatery available. Changing rooms available so carry extra clothing if you want to take a dip.
  • Terrific pavilion with yoga every morning and music every afternoon through the summer. Bring a picnic or try the food at bread and pickle next to the pavilion. And kids are happy to at the newly remodeled playground area.
  • Been coming here for 20 years and never had a bad time. Convenient food service at the Band Shell. Beautiful beaches. Fun for the whole family.
  • Great place for a relaxing picnic or walk, not as crowded as Lake Calhoun, which is a free trolley ride or short walk north. Free concerts at the bandshell in the summer and tasty treats at the Bread & Pickle cafe!

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