St. Cloud Pride

St.  Cloud Pride. Photo by Sophia Hantzes
St. Cloud Pride. Photo by Sophia Hantzes

St. Cloud Pride Week has it all, from Pride parades to drag shows for all ages! Join Pride-goers the third weekend of September for a colorful end to summer. This will run from September 11th-18th.

The main event will be St. Cloud Pride in the Park, to be held on Saturday, September 17 at Lake George/Eastman Park from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Scheduled entertainers will include Mia Claire, Cannery Row, Adam Hammer, and Oh So Easy. Plus, the festival will have some special events, including a Puppy Parade Fundraiser for Tri-County Humane Society, Artist Show Case Booth. Expect plenty of local food vendors, such as Trickster Tacos, Smokin Js BBQ, Mario’s Italian Food Truck, Michele’s Cookies, Living the Dream, and Tinacakes. 

On Sunday, September 18, the Pride Parade is set to kick off in downtown St Cloud at 2:00 PM. Final details are being made as of going to press, 

Other events that will make up St. Cloud Pride Week will include the St. Cloud Pride Drag Show on Saturday, September 17 at 8:00 PM at the River’s Edge Convention Center. This a 21-and-over event. 

For those under 21, the Youth Dance Party will be held Friday, September 16, starting at 5:00 PM at the Atwood Memorial Ballroom on the St. Cloud State University campus. After the Youth Dance Party on September 16 will be the All Ages Drag Show performed by the St. Cloud State Drag Troupe. 

On Tuesday, September 13, the Pride & Peace Walk: will start at the Great River Regional Library in St. Cloud. The walk will end at the Lake George/Eastman Park. 

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