Pride Month and Beyond

Inaugural Wright-Sherburne Pride Festival!

We will have music, food, events and activities for all ages!

Get our 4th Annual WSP Pride in the Park on your summer schedule!

We're back at the WSP Sports Complex with plenty of opportunity for our community to come together - vendors, entertainment, silent auction, crafts, the sunshine, and free lunch.

Pride in the Park will be at the Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead! The afternoon is jam packed with fun and celebration geared at families and individuals of all ages which includes vendors, merchants, artisans, business services, local community groups, Kidway for kiddos and live entertainment!

With well over 100 booths in 2021, unique attractions each year draw both local residents and out of state visitors in the name of equality and is sure to be the place to stop for Pride SWAG!

You won’t want to miss our FREE live music entertainment from area performers, throughout the day as well!

Minnesota POC LGBTQ Pride runs Saturday, August 19–Sunday, August 20.

List of Events:

Brunch at the Hilton Minneapolis Downtown from 10am–12pm

Saturday night is the Mississippi River Boat Ride from 6pm–10:30pm 


Family Funday at Powderhorn Park! DJs, Carnival Food, Games, Local Vendors, and More!

The annual free Pride Festival will celebrate our 37th anniversary in Duluth’s beautiful panoramic Bayfront Festival Park. With beer tents, food trucks, an exciting group of exhibitors, information booths, merchandise vendors, an area of fun games and activities for children & families, and a full day of entertainment on the main stage.

SCMN Pride is here to remind all of us that LGBTQIA+ people are flourishing and happy all over this great state.

Whether you’re looking for support in coming out, searching for an LGBTQIA+ friendly community, or looking for a fun event where you can meet new friends, SCMN Pride is working to help bring together a visible and vibrant LGBTQIA+ and allied community in south central Minnesota. Whatever your life circumstances, SCMN Pride is here to support you.

St. Cloud Pride in the Park is an annual family friendly event featuring local food vendors, businesses, organizations, music, games and more! Join us the third weekend in September from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm for the 14th annual St. Cloud Pride weekend! We invite YOU to come out and show your colors in Central Minnesota! 

Join the annual community PRIDE celebration in Columbia Heights, MN! Each year neighbors and people from across the metro are drawn to this vibrant festival. The carnival atmosphere includes music performances, story tellers, vendor booths, activities, food trucks, and more. All are welcome to attend this family-friendly event!

Thank You to Our Pride Sponsors

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More Ways to Engage

Visit Twin Cities Pride for a full listing of all our communities' events for Pride month. 

Give OUT Day is a fundraising campaign beginning June 1 and culminating on June 28, the only national giving event for the LGBTQ community. Since 2013, Give OUT Day has helped hundreds of LGBTQ nonprofits raise millions of dollars! Donations from June 1 through Give OUT Day count toward Leaderboard prizes: thousands in additional dollars that go to organizations with the most unique donors in their category!

“Out North: MNLGBTQ History" explores the untold past of Minnesota's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community and celebrates the strides the state has made since the gay liberation movement began in the 1970s.

The #1 resource of the Twin Cities Gay, Queer, & Trans Scene.

MNopedia is an online encyclopedia about Minnesota developed by the Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) and its partners. It is a free, curated, and authoritative resource about our state. All of our articles are prepared by historians, consulting experts, professional writers, and others who have been vetted by MNHS.

Featuring LGBTQIA+ community spaces in Downtown Minneapolis, this photo exhibit details queer resistance, love, and identity formation amid the evolution of the neighborhood through the 20th century.

Going Out, Coming In is part of an ongoing partnership between the Minnesota Historical Society and Twin Cities Pride. It is inspired by the Twin Cities LGBTQ+ History Tours developed by MNHS and TC Pride in 2022. On view June 1–October 8, 2023

This exhibit is made possible through funding provided by the Minnesota Legacy Amendment Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Pride Month Calendar

We are LOUD & PROUD about our love and support for every person in this community and we invite you to make this Pride patio performance one for the books! DRAG IS HERE TO STAY—Mr. Mom's Campground Show, outdoor drag show 2–4 PM

This year's brew is a collaboration made with our very own Pride Icon Mr. Mom, benefiting OutFront Minnesota.

East Central Minnesota Pride is celebrating its 18th Pride, which will be held Saturday, June 3, 2023.  Join hundreds of people from across Pine, Isanti, Chisago, Kanabec and Mille Lacs Counties—and beyond. Show your support of the local LGBTQ+ community.  

Join the Minnesota School Outreach Coalition for Youth Pride 2023 at Como Park Pavilion in St Paul, MN from 1:00–6:00 PM

Enjoy entertainment, resources, food, and more!

Northfield's 3rd Annual Pride celebration, featuring exhibitors/vendors, remarks by Representative Kristi Pursell and City Councilmember Davin Sokup, the crowning of the Pride Ambassador, an open runway with Mrs. Moxie and Lexi D., Pride Cardio with the Y, LGBTQIAP+ resources, food trucks, and more—with emcees Sven Sundgaard and Robby McEachren.

Join us for IDEA 3rd Annual Pride Fest! The festival will kick off with a Parade open to all. Followed by music, entertainment, face painting, vendor, bounce house, games and fun for all!

The Loons LOVE love. Minnesota United is focusing on amplifying the rich diversity that lives within the LGBTQ+ community. The club celebrates Pride all-year long, but Pride Night, presented by Cub, is a chance to highlight, reflect and spread awareness on the mission to protect queer and trans rights. Match activations include a game-worn jersey auction and added entertainment and experiences on the Lawn Layover.

Join the Dark Clouds supporters group at The Black Hart of St Paul before the game for additional Pride festivities!

Join us for a special screening and conversation to mark 10 years since Minnesota legalized same-sex marriage. The 2016 MSPIFF Audience Award-winning How Love Won: The Fight for Marriage Equality in Minnesota traces the unlikely victories for same-sex marriage supporters in Minnesota.

The conversation following the film will include panelists former Minnesotans United for All Families Campaign Manager Richard Carlbom, OutFront Minnesota Executive Director Kat Rohn, and filmmaker Michael McIntee. Discussion will include what has changed and what has not—including increasing violence and harmful rhetoric targeting trans people.

Creekside Supper Club in South Minneapolis is proud to celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month with weekly Give Back Thursday events.

Dine with us Thursday, June 8 from 4:00-9:00 p.m. to support OutFront Minnesota.

10% of sales will be donated to each commendable organization making an impact on our local community!

The June 10th Pride Celebration is only one of many Pride-centered events featured throughout June. Check out local event calendars for other Pride events.

Throughout these events, the Cook County Pride Committee and our allied partners seek to communicate that all are welcomed and celebrated in our community. Please join us in encouraging folks to be their authentic selves. Whether born here, a transplant, a Band Member, or a visitor, let’s celebrate together and make our home safe for all.

The Golden Valley Pride Festival is a celebration of Golden Valley LGBTQ individuals, families, and friends. The event is planned and run by a group of volunteer Golden Valley residents. All are welcome.

The 1st Annual Golden Valley Pride Festival was on June 12, 2016 at Brookview Park. The event was a huge success, with over 3,000 people in attendance. The 2nd and 3rd Annual Golden Valley Pride Festivals were even bigger, with over 5,000 attendees each.

Come enjoy a community celebration! Family-friendly, pet-friendly, joy-friendly! Have fun at the kids art space, listen to live music, enjoy food and craft vendors, and support your local LGBTQ+ community.

We’re going all out for Pride by combining ALL of our favorite things. Come party with us on Saturday, June 17th from 1:00–11:00 p.m., and help us raise funds for two very important causes. This event has it all, including:

🐱 A kitten snuggling booth supporting Feline Rescue, Inc.!
🍺 A new charity sour supporting OutFront Minnesota!
🍦 Ice cream!
🌮 Tacos from El Taco Riendo!
🎵 Boppin' local musicians and DJs!
🛍️ Local makers from Monstera Plant Co.!
🌈 A whole lot of queer vibes!

Join families, friends, and neighbors to recognize and honor LGBTQIA+ community members and celebrate Pride Month. Participate in a community art project, join a pride-themed storytime, enjoy bubbles and music, learn about resources, and more. Each child will receive a free book while supplies last. Presented in partnership with the Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library. Geared for all ages and abilities.

The 51st annual Twin Cities Pride Festival will be held at Loring Park and Parade Park in Minneapolis June 23–25, 2023 and will feature local BIPOC and LGBTQ+ vendors, food courts, a beer garden, and music stages.

Pride Beer Dabbler is a celebration of our state’s vibrant LGBTQ+ community and offers beer enthusiasts a chance to take part in the festive and flamboyant environment of Twin Cities Pride all while sampling great beer, cider, and seltzer from over 70+ breweries and cideries in one of Minneapolis’ most scenic parks–complete with food trucks, dance parties, and more!

Find OutFront Minnesota at the Surly Brewing Table

It’s the second annual Twin Cities Pride Weekend celebration of those who got us this far! Come together for a meal, LGBTQ Trivia with Trivia Mafia, a puppy party, Queer Circus and more! Free parking available. The event is free but reservations are required. 

Sponsored by Rainbow Health, Friends & Co., OutFront Minnesota, East Side Neighborhood Services, Trellis, Queermunity Collaborative, AARP, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church.

Taylor Swift is bringing her ERAS to Minneapolis! Don't miss two days of Taylor Swift Drag Brunches to celebrate her return to Minneapolis.

Starring Sasha Cassadine (host) and Jade Jolie (RuPaul's Drag Race + star of Taylor's You Need to Calm Down music video)

It's PRIDE WEEKEND! Join us for a FANTASTIC rooftop Drag Brunch at CRAVE.

Hosted by Domita Sanchez. Featuring Lady Cassadine, Priscilla Es Yuicy, and Frozaen Pissàs

Watch the Pride Parade from the rooftop!

Join Sasha Cassadine, Mercedes Iman Diamond (RuPaul's Drag Race), and Aranya
Music by DJ QueenDuin

Join Flip Phone and OutFront Minnesota as we bring you the LARGEST and MOST FUN Pride Sunday Dance Party + Parade Viewing Party.

CRAVE has the biggest rooftops downtown, so that means you can watch the parade and dance all day. Last time, our party didn't end until sundown.

Flip Phone's DJ IZZIE P and will spinnin' jamz all day, so get ready to DANCE!

Flip Phone + The Butcher's Tale + Daddy Issues present


We are taking over The Butcher's Tale for Pride Sunday. Don't miss a new ICONIC event. Join us all day or just come after the parade.

Disco Dancing all day!

Pride Requests

Interested in having OutFront Minnesota at your festival or event, or wish to support OutFront Minnesota during Pride 2024? Reach out today and get on our calendar.

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Sponsor Pride

As Minnesota's largest LGBTQ+ organization, we celebrate Pride with 20+ regional community pride festivals. A sponsorship of OutFront Minnesota's Pride Celebrations ensures that we provide the same quality experience for our many communities across the state.

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