Music in the Parks

Grab your lawn chair, blanket, picnic basket and cooler and come join us on Wednesday evenings for some great musical entertainment in the parks! All performances are family friendly. Local Anoka and metro area musicians take the stage to entertain you and share their love of music.  Many different genre’s of music are represented throughout both concert series so there is sure to be something for everyone! Concerts are free.  Concerts will be cancelled if there is inclement weather. Be sure to follow the City of Anoka facebook page for the most recent concert information and reminders. 

Rockin’ on the Rum

Wednesday evenings during June, July, and August.  Concerts begin at 6:00 p.m. and last  2-hours. These concerts feature a variety of family-friendly music by popular metro area and regional performers. Some concert dates will include food trucks or concessions.  Bring your lawn chair, pack a picnic or grab a meal to go from one of the restaurants in the downtown area.  The Rum River provides a fantastic backdrop - boat docks located above and below the dam provide a great option for people that like to visit Anoka via the river!

Veterans Stage at Riverfront Memorial Park
2201 2nd Ave, Anoka

2023 Concert in the Park Flyer

Rockin' on the Rum Schedule - Wednesday Evenings

Performer Name

(Click their name to view their website)

Date Start Time Description
Spring Into Summer Concert-  June 21 5pm Music, Food Trucks, and more!
Contemporary Dance!
Salsa Del Sol June 28 6:00 p.m. Salsa
Shirts and Skins July 5 6:00 p.m. Contemporary Dance!
The Bill Koncar Band July 12 6:00 p.m. Polka!
The Shane Martin Band July 19 6:00 p.m. Country
Roadhouse Blue July 26 6:00 p.m. Classic Rock!
The Castaways August 2 6:00 p.m. 50's and 60's
Power of 10 Aug 9 6:00 p.m. Pop, funk, R&B, and a whole lotta dancin' music!

Cat Tales

Aug 16 6:00 p.m. Funk
Riverside All-Stars Aug 23 6:00 p.m. Variety
Aug 30 6:00 p.m. Progressive Roots

Spring into Summer


June 21, 2023- 5 p.m. 

Anoka’s Spring into Summer will take place at Riverfront Memorial Park, 2201 2nd Ave,  in June each year.  This outdoor event includes a concert on the Veterans Stage, food trucks, yard games, and much more! 

2023:
Music from Good For Gary 
Little Blue's Traveling Zoo will have their petting zoo!
Food Trucks and more!

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