West Saint Paul – Pride in the Park

West Saint Paul Pride. Photo by Sophia Hantzes
West Saint Paul Pride. Photo by Sophia Hantzes

West Saint Paul Pride will take place on Saturday, July 9th at the West Saint Paul Sports Complex. The complex is located at the intersection of Wentworth Aveuue East and Oakdale Avenue. The event starts at 11:00 AM and runs until 4:00 PM. 

West Saint Paul Pride, started as a crowd-funded picnic in 2019 to celebrate the inclusive and LGBTQ+-friendly city of West St. Paul, is back again! Previous iterations have included food vendors, music, and silent auctions.

Other events that will be part of West Saint Paul Pride includes the POUND for PRIDE event being held on Saturday, July 9th at 9:30am. This is a pre-pride workout class designed for all fitness levels. The invitation is to “come celebrate PRIDE month with rockin’ pounding music, big time laughs, and a sweaty good workout! Stay to celebrate West Saint Paul Pride 2022 with our community!”

There are plenty of things to do in this suburb south of Saint Paul. The best local places to visit in and around West Saint Paul are the Black Hart located near Allianz Field, Camp Bar in downtown Saint Paul, the Happy Gnome, W.A. Frost Restaurant, Cafe Astoria, and Rice Park in downtown Saint Paul.  

More details are still forthcoming for 2022, and to stay on top of news about the event, follow the West Saint Paul Pride Festival event on Facebook. You can also log on to their website at www.wsppride.com.

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