Tickets are on sale now for the 7th annual United Way Men’s Event, 5-9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16 at Mankato’s ISG Field.

Presented by MTU, the Men’s Event welcomes men ages 21+ to enjoy a casual night of fun, food, games and more to raise awareness of United Way’s work to improve lives in our region.

Normally held indoors in March, this year’s Men’s Event was postponed to June and moved outdoors due to COVID-19.

The event includes food samples from local vendors, games, silent auction, meat raffle and prize raffles. $1,700 in Scheels gift cards will be awarded. Cash bar.

New this year, $10 raffle tickets are being sold prior to the event as well as the night of. The five prizes include: Traeger grill donated by True Value; stand up paddleboard donated by Bent River; $250 gift card donated by Rooms & Rest; 8-pack of Dog Pound tickets donated by MoonDogs; cocktail basket donated by J Longs. Need not be present to win raffle.

The silent auction includes more than two dozen packages donated by local businesses and individuals. Auction packages include sports, clothing, fitness, vehicle care, lawn care, outdoor décor, live music, recreation and more.

Games include returning favorites, such as hoops, bags and golf putting, as well as new activities, such as wiffle ball and speed pitch. Music by Radio Mankato.

Visit www.MankatoUnitedWay.org/MensEvent to purchase event tickets. Individual tickets are $75 each. Purchase a 5-pack of tickets for $350 or a 9-pack for $600. All tickets include food, gameplay, and access to auction and raffles. All who turn in their event ticket will receive two MoonDogs game vouchers. 

The 2021 Men’s Event committee chair is Brian Taylor of Mankato Motors.