Good Times @ The Gardens of Castle Rock

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The Gardens of Castle Rock is proud to introduce 2024 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. Your summer just got a little bit better!


Join us the following 2024 Wednesdays this summer from 6:00-8:30 pm for live music. Venue opens at 5:00 pm.

June 5 – Michael Gay

June 12 – The Dan Lowinger Four

June 19 – Debbie Briggs’ Vintage Jazz

**Udder Buddies, MN premium ice cream, will be selling ice cream from 5-8:30 pm on June 19th**

June 26 – Joyann Parker

July 3 – Tony Cuchetti

July 10 – Joshua J. Schmidt

July 17 – Old Country Brothers Duo

July 24 – Cole Diamond

July 31 – The Neverly Sisters & Friends

Aug 7 – The New Havoline Supremes, featuring Mary Cutrufello

Aug 14 –Jeremy Poland & Lantz Dale

Aug 21 – Americana Dream featuring Debbie Briggs of The Good Time Gals

Aug 28 – The Gabe Marchán Group


Stay tuned to The Gardens of Castle Rock’s social media platforms for all the latest Good Times news.

Good Times @ The Gardens


June, July & August

Venue opens @ 5 pm

Live music begins @ 6 pm

Woodfire Nachos, Street Tacos & Fresh Salads

Live music

6:00-8:30 pm

  • This outdoor event takes place Wednesdays in June, July & August 2024 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. Gardens’ 2024 and 2025 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 at the bar under the Garden Pavilion. Food is 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.
  • Venue opens at 5:00 pm.
  • Live acoustic music will be playing from 6:00-8:30 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. 
  • Full menu here.
  • 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 The Gardens’ Facebook page and share your Good Times @ The Gardens fun!

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