Pride Festival

Join us for a month-long celebration of Pride at the Twin Cities Pride Festival! Throughout June, we have a diverse lineup of events that celebrate love, equality, and diversity. From our iconic Pride Parade to Family Fun Day, Cheers to Pride, and our Grand Marshal Reception, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Come together with friends, family, and allies to honor the LGBTQIA+ community and create lasting memories.  Stay tuned for our full event schedule and get ready to celebrate Pride all month long!


Join us for the official kick-off to Pride month event! On June 1st, each participating location has generously committed to donating a percentage of their sales to support Rainbow Circle. We’ve made sure to include a variety of places around the metro area, so there’s something for everyone, whether you’re sober, vegan, or only have time for a quick coffee in the morning. Pick a participating location, raise a glass, and cheers to the start of Pride month while helping us raise funds for a great cause!

When: June 1st, 2024


Celebrate the leaders and champions of the LGBTQIA+ community at the Twin Cities Pride Grand Marshal Reception. Join us for an evening of recognition and inspiration as we honor our Grand Marshal of the year, Carley Knox, and present our Community Awards to those making a difference. This event is a testament to the resilience and strength of our community, highlighting the progress we’ve made and the work still ahead. Your attendance supports Twin Cities Pride’s mission to help each LGBTQIA+ individual live their most authentic lives. Together, we can continue to build a more accepting and equitable world for all.

When: Saturday, June 15th 5:30pm – 9pm
Location: Guthrie Theater


Join us at Twin Cities Pride Family Fun Day on June 23, 2024, from 11 am to 2 pm at Como Park East Pavilions for a vibrant celebration of LGBTQ+ families! Rain or shine, this FREE event offers hot dogs, chips, beverages, and more, along with engaging crafts, exciting games, and fun activities for kids. Don’t miss the opportunity to shop for exclusive Twin Cities Pride merchandise and yard signs. Open to all families, friends, and allies, this day promises joy, togetherness, and a chance to celebrate love and diversity in our community. See you there!


Get ready for the first-ever Twin Cities Pride Youth Night! Join us as we kick off the festival with a night of fun, activities, and entertainment for LGBTQIA+ youth. Featuring drag performances, DJ, photo booth, and more! This event is open to ages 10-20. We will have free food, drinks, and fun! There will be spaces for caregivers to relax during the event.

When: Friday, June 28th 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Location: Loring Park, Minneapolis, Minnesota


The Twin Cities Pride Festival is Minnesota’s second largest festival and the largest FREE Pride festival. Highlighting the best in LGBTQIA+ entertainment on 4 stages, featuring over 650 vendors, including LGBTQIA+ & BIPOC community resources, artists, and businesses. 

When: Saturday, June 29th 10am – 7pm & Sunday, June 30th 10am – 6pm
Location: Loring Park, Minneapolis, Minnesota


Get ready to dash through the rainbow at the 2024 Twin Cities Pride Rainbow Run 5k! Join us for an electric run down Hennepin Ave. and feel the energy as parade spectators cheer you on, or participate virtually from wherever you are!

This year, our theme is ‘Show Your Colors 365,’ so gather your friends and family and dress as bright and colorful as possible to celebrate and represent your identity in this race for all paces. There will be a contest for best race outfit with prizes! 


Celebrate love, equality, and diversity at the Twin Cities Pride Parade, an iconic event renowned as one of the largest Pride Parades in the United States. With a vibrant procession down Hennepin Avenue, this annual extravaganza draws over 200,000 cheering supporters to champion LGBTQIA+ rights and visibility. Join us as we march forward, spreading joy, acceptance, and empowerment for all.

When: Sunday, June 30, 2024 @ 11 AM

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