People walk past art vendors, Lemonade Concert and Art Fair, St. Cloud State University, August 1979
St. Cloud residents, visitors and friends of the university celebrated the 42nd Lemonade Concert and Art Fair during this June’s summer Celebrate! at St. Cloud State University.
The event began July 9, 1974, with the dedication of the campus mall between Stewart Hall, Atwood Memorial Center and Centennial Hall, according to Tom Steman, of the University Archives.
The ceremony featured an art show, a carillon concert, a dedication ceremony, a concert by the Minnesota Orchestra and a dance on the mall.
The event returned the following year under the moniker the Lemonade Concert and Art Fair.
“And the name has stuck since then,” he said.