Mankato Pridefest 2018
September 07, 2018 - September 08, 2018
Celebrate and support the LGBTQA community!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AND ATTRACTIONS:
Friday, September 7.
Q U E E R A O K E!
8:00pm. The Loose Moose.
119 S. Front Street, Mankato
Start practicing your favorite songs and get ready for this annual Pride Kick-off celebration! See you there! Kato Karaoke will be our host for the night. FREE and open to the public.
Saturday, September 8.
P R I D E P A R A D E
11:30 am. Riverfront Drive, Mankato.
Check out our annual PARADE down Riverfront Drive! The route begins at Plum and Riverfront, marches down Riverfront Drive, and ends at the festival grounds at Riverfront Park, Mankato. Everyone is invited to create a float, march along with us, or cheer us on from the sidewalk! Event is FREE and open to the public!
M A N K A T O P R I D E F E S T
12pm-5pm. Riverfront Park, Mankato.
Featuring Music, Food, Exhibitors, Artisits, Kids Crafts, Inflatable Fun Activities, and more! Stage line-up features amazing bands and many of your favorite kings and queens. Gosh Alice Jones will again join us as our celebrity emcee. Event is FREE and open to the public.
P R I D E D A N C E P A R T Y
8pm-12:30am. The VFW, Morson Ario.
1900 No. Riverfront Drive, Mankato.
Get ready to dance your face off at this Pride tradition! Tickets are $7 in advance, and can be purchased online or at the PrideFest, day of. $10 at the door. 18+ to enter, 21+ to drink. Tickets on sale August 15-September 8.
YOUTH PRIDE DANCE PARTY
7pm-9pm. Wow Zone. 2030 Adams Street, Mankato.
Youth ages 20 and under are invited to celebrate the Pride festivities in this chaperoned event! Entry is FREE for LGBTQA youth 20 and under.
STUFF TO KNOW!
All events are Rain or Shine!
Unfortunately, Mankato does not allow Pets at Mankato Parks, including Riverfront Park. SCMN Pride regrets that you’ll have to leave your four legged friends at home.
Please check out Riverfront Park’s website in advance. Parking in the park itself will be limited to food vendors, performers, and our friends with disabilities. Vendors will have access to load and unload. https://www.mankatomn.gov/city-services-a-z/city-services-n-z/riverfront-park
For up to date details, check out http://www.scmnpride.org/
Vetter Stone Amphitheater