Twin Cities Pride makes a comeback this year with events and festivities that lift up the significant LGBTQ community in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Here's a list of Pride activities and events you can take part in!
Twin Cities Pride
Minnesota's largest Pride celebration is back! The 49th annual Twin Cities Pride Festival will be held in Loring Park in Minneapolis, Saturday and Sunday, July 17 and 18. be back in Loring Park this summer! Celebrate and support the LGBTQ community with food vendors, a beer garden, live music stage and more. The festival will feature BIPOC and LGBTQ vendors for you to shop and get to know.
Grand Marshal MASKqueerade
Did you know Twin Cities Pride has a new event this year? The Grand Marshall MASKqueerade Party! This event take place Thursday, July 8, and is loaded with entertainment and fun. To accommodate more guests, the party will take place in two locations simultaneously (The Granada Theater in Uptown and the Amsterdam Bar & Hall in St. Paul), as well as online via livestream. A limited number of in-person tickets are available.
9th Annual Pride Beer Dabbler
The Beer Dabbler's annual celebration of the LGBTQ + craft beer community returns Friday, July 16, at a brand new venue - the scenic Minneapolis Sculpture Garden! Attend the Pride Beer Dabbler to sample Pride-themed beer, cider, and seltzers from more than 65 local breweries, dance to live music and DJs, and enjoy a variety of food trucks. And of course - wear your best Pride-themed outfit.
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Drag Brunch is a heckuva good time at Union Rooftop in downtown Minneapolis! Watch some of the area's best drag queens perform a themed show while you enjoy brunch and mimosas. The best part? Drag Brunch isn't just during Pride - it's is every weekend! Be a proud supporter all year long. Upcoming shows:
- Sunday, June 20 - Whitney Houston + Tina Turner Drag Brunch
- Saturday, June 26 - 90s Pride Drag Brunch
- Saturday, July 3 - Dolly Parton Drag Brunch
- Sunday, July 4 - WAP: Hot Girl Summer Drag Brunch
- Monday, July 5 - 2000s Drag Brunch
Pro Team Pride Nights
Minnesota's pro-sports teams each have a special Pride night at an upcoming home game. Ticket packages include a special Pride giveaway.
- Wednesday, June 23 - Pride Night at Minnesota United game at Allianz Field
- Friday, June 25 - Pride Night at Minnesota Lynx game at Target Center
- Tuesday, July 6 - Pride Night at Minnesota Twins game at Target Field
Show us how you celebrate Pride this summer by sharing your photos on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with the hashtag #WeLoveMNW!