Twin Cities Pride Youth Night

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. 

Join us on June 28th from 5:30pm-8:30pm in Loring Park for Twin Cities Pride Youth Night!

This special event is tailored for ages 10-20, offering a safe and inclusive space for LGBTQIA+ youth to celebrate Pride. 

Don’t miss this unforgettable night of fun, entertainment, and community! Stay tuned for more details and event schedule

Event Highlights

🌈 Free food and drinks

🌈 Youth Drag Competition with Prizes

🌈 DJ

🌈 Art Activities

🌈 Speech by Leigh Finke

🌈 Drag Performers

🌈 Face Painting

🌈 Sensory Break Area

🌈 Free Gender Affirming Rainbow Wardrobe


Adults accompanying kids are welcome to come into the youth area with kids if that is what you feel most comfortable with.

If you want to wait nearby but not in the youth area we have our family services tent open for you to wait in. Gai Noi is also offering specials to adults who are waiting.

Please see this map for instructions.

We have a designated drop off area at the corner of Willow and Yale.

To get there take Hennepin Ave to South 12th Street, take South 12th Street to Yale, turn right onto Yale heading westbound toward the Park. Follow Yale to Spruce and enter Controlled Entry for Youth Night Drop Off/Pick-Up, proceed forward staying on the left side of Yale. Proceed forward to the circle drive to drop off/pick-up.

There will be volunteer chaperones waiting to walk your child through the park to the youth area.

Please see this map for instructions.

We recommend parking in the MCTC parking ramp off of Hennepin and walking into the park. There will be signage and volunteers to guide you.

We will have the following free food: 

Pizza including gluten free pizza available

Ice cream truck with soft serve ice cream and a dairy free option. 


Water and Soda


Participating Organizations
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