At SBG

Summertime by George! is brought to you by the Rotary Club of St. Cloud to bring the community together. More than a concert, this festival located at Lake George in downtown St. Cloud pops up weekly every summer and brings food, refreshments, and fun for the whole family!

New for 2024!

Drink Anywhere in the Park

You can now drink ANYWHERE inside Lake George Park during Summertime by George! Sip and stroll around the park while soaking up the amazing atmosphere. 

View the Park Map to see the boundary.

Middle Town Market

Eastman Tavern

Little Georgetown

Raffle Extravaganza

Middle Town Market

GREAT stuff to eat! GREAT stuff to buy!

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Each week through the summer, an area near Lake George in St. Cloud, MN called Middle Town Market comes to life. The Middle Town Market has grown to become an unforgettable experience of local food and vendors. From smoky BBQ, fresh sandwiches, super sweet sweets, to hand-crafted artistry and one-of-a-kind merchandise, you can spend hours walking through the aisles.

Stroll through Middle Town Market at SBG! and take in the sizzle, intoxicating smells of the grills, and smiles from the crowds as mango-pepper salsa from your walleye tacos drips down your chin. This list of food vendors is not updated weekly and it does not fully depict how delicious, festive, and affordable the food really is! You’ll have to come down to Lake George on Wednesday evenings to truly understand.

Interested in being a vendor?

We are now accepting applications for food, retail, and nonprofit vendors. 

Things to keep in mind

  • You will be required to follow all COVID-19 protocols as set forth by the city, state, and the St. Cloud Rotary Club.
  • Cancellations due to weather will not be refunded.
  • As part of your application, please include a $300 check or money order. This will go towards your total if you are approved. If you are not approved or if the season is cancelled, the check or money order will be shredded.
  • Payment and application can be mailed to:
    • Express Employment Professionals
      Attn: SBG Middle Town Market
      1410 West St. Germain Street
      St. Cloud, MN 56301
    • or dropped off at the address above Monday thru Friday from 8am-5pm

Download a 2024 Vendor Application Below

Thanks for your interest in being a vendor in Middle Town Market at SBG! If you have any questions, you can email the Middle Town Market Committee at sbgmiddletownmarket@gmail.com

 

Middle Town Tavern

GREAT resting spot to enjoy a refreshment with those delectable eats!

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Middle Town Tavern provides a great selection of beer, wine, and other beverages adults can enjoy with their delicious eats from our vendors.

Eastman Tavern

GREAT refreshments in a GREAT location!

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Located just to the west of the performance stage, you can enjoy Coors Light, an assortment of craft beers, wine, and snacks. Proceeds from sales at Eastman Tavern help fund multiple community programs through the Saint Cloud Rotary. 

Little Georgetown

GREAT and NEW weekly activities for kids!

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The weekly activities in the Little Georgetown area are very well organized and staffed so your little ones can have a blast! Let the kids burn off some energy by participating in physical activities or arts and crafts each week during Summertime By George!

Raffle Extravaganza

GREAT prizes for GREAT causes!

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Each year the St. Cloud Rotary Foundation presents the opportunity to help us raise funds to invest right back into the community through the annual Raffle Extravaganza! Raffle tickets are sold each week at Summertime By George! during the season and the winners for the amazing prizes are drawn during the final concert event!

About the Rotary Foundation

The St Cloud Rotary Foundation, Inc is the charity arm of the Rotary Club of St Cloud.

The following are just a few examples of recent projects funded by our Foundation:

    • Ten $1,000 college scholarships plus funding for school improvement projects at the following high schools: St Cloud Apollo, Cathedral, St Cloud Christian, St Cloud Tech, and St John’s Prep.
    • PAKRAT, (Partners And Kids Reading A-lot Together) a mobile library providing books to area children during the summer, a joint project with the LEAF Foundation.
    • Clean water systems in thirteen villages in the Dominican Republic.
    • Lake George restoration and renovation, new performance stage, upgraded electrical system, and enhanced lighting for public safety.
    • Major funding for the Community Outpost (COP House) in St. Cloud’s South side.
    • 10,000 pairs of mittens and hats for K-3rd grade students at ISD 742over the past 5 years.
    • Funded the Preschool 4 Success Project: Helping children in need have access to early childhood education.
    • Beginning in 2022, St. Cloud Rotary is providing initial funding for a Community Out Post in Waite Park through the Greater St. Cloud Public Safety Foundation.

Must be 18 or older to purchase a ticket or win a prize. Need not be present to win. Winner is responsible for any applicable fees or taxes. All proceeds go to the St. Cloud Rotary Foundation to fund a variety of community & international projects. Gambling license #X-05425.

Bike Corral

GREAT and safe storage for your bike!

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The bike corral is conveniently located on the East side of the park building during Summertime By George! event nights. It’s a secure area staffed by volunteers from the Rotary Club of St. Cloud and St. John’s Prep School where you can leave your bike during the festival. It’s like a coat check! Free, secure, and safe – just bring your bicycle down, get a tag, and enjoy SBG!

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