Bring a blanket or chair, sit under the big sky of Whitetail Woods on a summer evening, and enjoy food trucks and entertaining musical performances.
2023 performance dates
- Tuesday, June 27, 5–7 p.m.
- 5–5:45 p.m. & 6:15–7 p.m.: K-Libre24 (Latin America Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and Bachata)
- 5:45–6:00 p.m.: Away Runakuna Dance Group (Ecuadorian Folkloric Dance)
- Tuesday, July 25, 5–7 p.m.
- 5–5:45 p.m. & 6:15–7 p.m.: Sawyer's Dream (Vocal Harmony Americana)
- 5:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.: The Pan-handlers Steel Drum Band (Caribbean Music on Steel Pans)
- Tuesday, Aug. 29, 5–7 p.m.
- 5–5:45 p.m.: Amanda Grace (Americana Folk singer-songwriter band)
- 5:45–7 p.m.: Siama's Congo Roots (Feel-good African Music)
Amphitheater, Whitetail Woods Regional Park
The outdoor amphitheater is a large open lawn space with terraced grass seating. Portable chairs, picnic blankets and umbrellas for personal shade are welcome. The area is near picnic grounds and the Empire Lake Picnic Shelter — an open-air shelter with modern restrooms. Wi-Fi is available.
Check back soon for our food truck line up.
Free, no ticket or pre-registration required
Free, available onsite. Parking is limited, please arrive early and carpool.
What to bring
Come dressed for the weather. This event is outside. Bring a blanket or chair, bug spray and sunscreen.
The event is light rain or shine. In the event of severe or significantly rainy weather, event staff will determine if the event will be canceled 2-3 hours before the event start time. Updates, including cancellation notices, will be posted as available on the Dakota County Parks-forever wild Facebook page, or you can call the Lebanon Hills Visitor Center at 651-554-6530.
- Wheelchair accessible concrete sidewalks and ramps are available from the accessible parking area to the outdoor amphitheater. Concrete pads connected to the sidewalk allow for accessible seating for scooters, walkers and wheelchairs, so they can enjoy the performance.
- Event staff are available to greet attendees and show them to the accessible seating areas.
- American Sign Language interpreters will be available for those who would appreciate to see the performance lyrics in sign language. Interpretation will be clearly visible from the first few rows. These rows will be reserved for accessible viewing.
- Spanish interpretation will be available.
Program series funded in part by the Minnesota Clean Water and Legancy Amendment and planned in partnership with the Dakota County Public Art Advisory Committee.