Good Times @ The Gardens of Castle Rock

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Thank you to everyone who joined us for 2023 Good Times @ The Gardens.  The live summer music series is over, but we’re already working on 2024. Stay tuned to The Gardens of Castle Rock’s social media platforms for all the latest Good Times news.


The Gardens of Castle Rock is proud to introduce 2023 Good Times @ The Gardens Live Summer Music Series!

Need a break in the middle of the work week? We’ve got you! Good Times @ The Gardens is the perfect opportunity to walk the venue, enjoy live music, munch on tasty food, and relax with adult beverages all while enjoying the natural environment.


Join us the following 2023 Wednesdays this summer from 3:30-8:00 pm:

June 7 – Joyann Parker

June 14 – Trevor & Mary with Dan Lowinger

June 28 – Tony Cuchetti

July 5 – Cole Diamond

July 12 – Joshua Schmidt

July 19 – Trevor & Mary with Dan Lowinger 

July 26 – Miss Myra Trio

Aug 2 – Old Country Boys

Aug 9 – Dan Lowinger Four

Aug 16 – James Eugene Russell


Aug 30 – Whiskey Serenade

Good Times @ The Gardens


June, July & August

Live music from 5:30-8:00 pm

Woodfire Nachos, Tacos & Salads

Live music from 5:30-8:00 pm

  • This outdoor event takes place the following Wednesdays in June, July & August 2023 at The Gardens of Castle Rock, 26601 Chippendale Ave, Northfield, MN 55057. The event moves inside the tent during rain.
  • The self-service style of this event is meant to be relaxed and laid back. Do not expect traditional restaurant service.
  • Carpooling is encouraged because many guests are single riders coming from work. Parking is available in The Gardens parking lot. Please follow the signs.
  • $5.00 entrance fee per person is payable upon arrival / check-in at the front entrance.  The fee helps us cover the cost of hosting this event and helps maintain a sustainable guest count. Our 2023 and 2024 wedding couples receive complimentary admission – be sure to notify the entrance attendant. 
  • Cash or credit/debit cards accepted.
  • Full bar service is available under the Garden Pavilion.  
  • Food orders are placed and prepared in the Main Assembly Building.
    Woodfired nachos will be delivered to your table when ready.   
  • Please send any questions or concerns to
  • Seating is first come, first serve.  
  • Please do not move the large cedar tables. 
  • Feel free to move the small and large round tables to accommodate your group because these tables are removed at the end of the evening.   
  • We encourage you to bring your own blanket or comfortable lawn chairs to relax while you wait for a table to open or when you leave your table for another guest.
  • DJ music will be provided from 3:30-5:30 pm 
  • Live Acoustic music will be playing from 5:30-8:00 pm
  • Live music will be located on the lawn, near the tent.
  • The music will move inside the tent if it rains.
  • We promote a self-served relaxed service style.  
  • Cash or credit/debit cards accepted.
  • Full bar service is available under the Garden Pavilion.  
  • Food orders are placed and prepared in the Main Assembly Building.  Woodfired nachos will be delivered to your table when ready.   
  • Street tacos with chips & salsa, woodfire nachos & fresh salads are available. 
  • Click HERE for the full menu.
  • Please dispose of your empty beverage containers in the trash or recycle them before you leave. 
  • Please dispose of your food containers in the trash receptacles.  
  • Please let our team know if you would like a table to be wiped or sanitized.
  • Waste receptacles can fill quickly. Please be patient and let us know if they are full and we will empty them promptly.
  • Good Times @ The Gardens is a live music event just for adults. We want everyone to be able to relax and enjoy a night away. The atmosphere isn’t intended for small children or pets, so call your favorite sitter and join us for the perfect summer night out.
  • No Pets / Small Children (16+ age event).
  • You are not allowed to bring your own food or beverages.
  • Be sure to check in on our Facebook page and share your Good Times @ The Gardens fun!

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