FREE! Every Wednesday from 5PM to 9PM
June 14 – August 16, 2023
Summertime by George! is a free concert and festival put on by the Rotary Club of St. Cloud at the local and beautiful Lake George Park in downtown, St. Cloud! The area is transformed into a fun and active place every Wednesday with free live music from local and regional bands, local vendors, artisans, and a kid’s zone for the entire family to enjoy!
Sponsored by the Rotary Club of St. Cloud, this free weekly event will be held every Wednesday starting in June and running through August. The event starts at 5:00 p.m. each Wednesday night except for two break weeks (July 5 & August 2). See you there!
First up... June 14th featuring The Johnny Holm Band!
Middle Town Market
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.
The atmosphere inside the Eastman Tavern ‘beer garden’ area is always lively. It’s nestled up just to the west of the performance stage and once inside, you can enjoy Coors Light, an assortment of craft beers, wine, and snacks.
The weekly activities in the Little George Town 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!
These sponsors help us deliver the best summertime experience for you and your family at Lake George! Let’s thank them!
Middle Town Market
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SBG Involves Massive Volunteer Effort
Producing and managing a weekly music series for 12 weeks would be a challenge for any organization. That makes the success of Summertime by George! all the more impressive.
The summer events are created and managed with a volunteer workforce, Rotarians, most of whom are not experts in coordinating or staging events.
Stronger Together: City of St. Cloud and Rotary Partnership
When two or more entities with similar goals come together, pool their resources, and work alongside each other, it’s impressive what they’re able to pull off. The City of St. Cloud and the Rotary Club of St. Cloud have been working together for years to make the community a better place for everyone to live.
Napkin Scribbling Inspires Idea of SBG
There’s a legend about the origin of Summertime by George! Members of the Rotary Club of St. Cloud tell it with zeal.
There was a cocktail napkin, they say. Which has sadly been lost to history, they add.
Thanks to these amazing sponsors who help us bring live music to you!