Music in the Gardens

People listening to music

Enjoy live music throughout the summer on the Newton Dining Terrace just outside the Eatery. Local bands and community groups will perform on Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Terrace tables will be available for seating. 

Date and Time

6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays and 1:30-3 p.m. Sundays, select dates throughout the summer (see below)


Newton Dining Terrace


Included with general daily admission. Tickets will be available in early May for the June dates. 



DateTimeMusic Group
June 21:30-3 p.m.Matt Hannah Music
June 66-7:30 p.m.Prior Lake Brass Quintet
June 91:30-3 p.m.The Gritpickers
June 136-7:30 p.m.Minnetonka Symphony Orchestra
June 161:30-3 p.m.Flute Cocktail
June 206-7:30 p.m.Harmonic Relief
June 231:30-3 p.m.Jazz on the Prairie
June 276-7:30 p.m.Minnesota Mandolin Orchestra
June 301:30-3 p.m.Westwind Big Band


DateTimeMusic Group
July 46-7:30 p.m.The Prairie Ramblers
July 71:30-3 p.m.Bluemood
July 116-7:30 p.m.Toreadors Four Tuba Quartet
July 141:30-3 p.m.The Abiders
July 186-7:30 p.m.Minnesota Valley Community Band
July 211:30-3 p.m.Star of the North Concert Band
July 256-7:30 p.m.The Prairie Brass
July 281:30-3 p.m.Old Guys Play the Blues


DateTimeMusic Group
Aug. 16-7:30 p.m.Flutes of the Spirit
Aug. 41:30-3 p.m.The Silverwinds Flutes
Aug. 86-7:30 p.m.Dylan Band
Aug. 111:30-3 p.m.The Abiders
Aug. 156-7:30 p.m.Brasscots
Aug. 181:30-3 p.m.Westwind Swing Band
Aug. 226-7:30 p.m.The Groove Boat
Aug. 251:30-3 p.m.Celebration Brass
Aug. 296-7:30 p.m.Bend in the River Big Band