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Published On: August 9th, 2016

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Mankato, MN – The Mankato MoonDogs will be presenting the first ever Wingfest & Brew at Franklin Rogers Park on August 27th, to benefit MRCI.

The event will begin that Saturday at 4 p.m. and will end at 8:00 p.m. featuring food from all over Southern Minnesota competing for the best wings in the area.
There will also be live musical entertainment from the popular band, IV Play from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.

There will be a Beer Garden as well as a Kids Zone, so guests of all ages can have a fun time while enjoying some of Southern Minnesota’s best food. Guests will have a chance to vote on the “Best Boneless Wings,” “Best Bone-In Wings,” and the “Overall People’s Choice” categories, so you get to choose who has the best wings in Mankato! At 7 p.m. there will be a Mankato Celebrity Judge category that takes place.

Tickets will be $15 and can be purchased in advance or at the event for $20 with proceeds going to support the local non-profit, MRCI Worksource and the Mankato MoonDogs.

You can pre-order your tickets using the link below! Click on the General Admission section and select the number of tickets!


The Mankato MoonDogs are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 23rd season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 150 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (CHC). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store and set the MoonDogs as your favorite team.