Northfield Pride In The Park

Photo courtesy of Northfield Pride In the Park
Photo courtesy of Northfield Pride In the Park

Northfield welcomes us to their Pride in The Park on June 3 – starting at 12:00 PM. It will be held at Central Park, located at 421 E. Fourth St., right at the edge of the Carleton University campus. The organizers are expecting crowds around 2,500-3,000 attendees.

The event will be emceed by meteorologist Sven Sundgaard and Robby McEachren. The City of Northfield will be providing the use of their mobile stage and the electricity for the event.

The program for June 3 will include a Drag Story Hour, Pride Cardio with the local YMCA, speeches by local officials, performances by local drag performer Mrs. Moxie and Lexi D of the Catwalk Party in Fergus Falls. Northfield’s trans-owned gym Misfit BJJ will lead a self-defense demonstration. The program will conclude with an LGBTQ elders panel.

Northfield Pride will crowning their 2023 Pride Ambassador. The recipient will be a local individual who has done a lot for the LGBTQ community this year, voted on by attendees. Plus, they will announce the winner of the Pride in the Park Scholarship Award. This is a $1,000 award to a graduating LGBTQ high school senior, nominated by a teacher or other adult in their life

The Pride Committee is expecting around 55 exhibitors and vendors. Vendors will offer food, art and jewelry from LGBTQ artisans. You can also connect with statewide resources, such as RECLAIM, Transforming MN, and Trans Soup, along with local organizations and churches.

Come to Northfield and celebrate Pride!

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