Pride Festival 2023 in Greater St. Cloud

The 14th annual St. Cloud Pride Week is Monday September, 11 – Sunday September, 17 and it’s jam packed with events and activities for all!

Activities and events throughout Pride Week are welcome to anyone who wants to celebrate, support, and advocate for the LGBTQ+ community.

While you’re in town, if you’re looking for great local places to eat, check out this list!

Need a place to stay? Greater St. Cloud has you covered with multiple hotel options that are in close proximity to most of the Pride events – click here for the list!


5p: The week kicks off with an all-ages pride skate from 5-8p at the St. Cloud Skatin’ Place.


5:30p: Grab your sneakers and join local faith leaders in the Pride and Peace Walk to rally for LGBTQ+ peace. The walk will start at Great River Regional Library at 5:30p and end at Lake George at 7p.


4:30p: Enjoy a burlesque dinner featuring outstanding entertainment brought to you by MN local performers at Arroy Thai and Filipino Restaurant. 18+. Buy tickets here.


10:00a:  Celebrate pride and test your knowledge at Senior Pride Bingo & Brunch for the Senior LGBTQ+ community at First United Methodist Church in Sartell!

6:30p: Enjoy a drink with friends and play pride-themed trivia at Beaver Island Brewing Co. 


5p: Dance your heart out at Youth Pride Dance Party in the Atwood Ballroom!  For middle and highschoolers, click here to preregister.

7:30p: A drag show for EVERYONE – YES PLEASE! The SCSU Drag Troupe will be hosting an all-ages drag show at Atwood Ballroom on the SCSU campus!


11a: Pride in the Park is is always a favorite! This family friendly event takes place at Lake George with live music, food vendors, games, local businesses and organizations, and more! The event is 11a – 5p.

11a: Puppy Parade!! Need I say more?! There will be prizes for best costume and so much cuteness! Parade starts at 11a at Lake George to kick off Pride in the Park. Click here to register your puppy in the parade!

8:30p Get ready for one heck of a show…. it’s St. Cloud Pride’s annual Drag Show (21+) at the River’s Edge Convention Center!

11p: PARTY TIME!! Celebrate Pride Week at the Red Carpet Pride After Party (21+)!


2p Wrap up pride week with the annual Pride Parade Downtown St. Cloud! Parade starts at 2p!