Annual PRIDE cook-OUT!

Pride Cookout Saturday July 26th

Celebrate Summer at our annual PRIDE cook-OUT!

Saturday, July 26th


Sibley Park, Pavilion #2

(nearest the animals and playground)

Wieners, Veggie wieners and all the fix in’s will be provided.

Bring a dish to pass and a beverage.

Sorry, no glass bottles or four-legged friends are allowed in Mankato Parks.

Event is rain or shine.

This is a family friendly event with yard games, the sibley park petting zoo, a fun playground, and lots of PRIDE!

Hope to see you there!


Mankato Pride Brewery Fun-Raiser

pride logo and pictures of beer with text

Hey, are you wondering how you can drink beer, eat food, listen to awesome music, AND help support Mankato Pridefest? We know! Attend our second annual Mankato Brewery Fun-raiser!

June 7th, 2014 from 4-7pm

Mankato Brewery

1119 Center Street, Mankato

Join us for an evening of live music from The Frye, appetizers, and good company. This event is to raise money for our upcoming Pride Festival on September 6th at Riverfront Park and to make more affordable events for all. Each ticket comes with one Mankato Brewery beer, hors d’oeuvre, and a chance to win one of several gift baskets.

You may purchase tickets online below, at The Coffee Hag, or from any SCMN Pride committee member. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door.

Your ticket will be mailed to you up until May 31. If you purchase your ticket online after May 31 you may pick it up at Will Call on the day of the event.

80′s Pride Dance!

picture of cassette tape


MORSON ARIO, VFW, 1900 N. Riverfront Drive

The 80′s brought us the Rubik’s Cube, Ferris Bueller, breakdancing, big hair, parachute pants and a lot of neon! Come celebrate the fabulous decade at SCMN Pride’s 80′s dance party! The best 80s inspired costumes will be eligible for prizes. So break out your Memorex cassette tape collection and head to the Morson Ario for some fabulous 80s fun!

Tickets are $5 in advance, and can be purchased at the Coffee Hag. Tickets are $7 at the door.

As always, 18+ to enter, 21+ to drink.




7:30pm, FEBRUARY 22

@The Wow Zone

Sing your face off with pride!

Volunteer for PRIDEFEST 2013


Sign up at Volunteer Spot to help make Pridefest 2013 a huge success and get a free 2013 Commemorative Tshirt!



M A N K A T O  P R I D E F E S T

SEPTEMBER 6-7, 2013

Color Outside the Lines!

Schedule of events:



7pm. Location TBD



11:15am step off. Riverfront Drive.

Check out our annual PARADE down Riverfront Drive! The route begins at the Blue Earth County Library, 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!


Noon-5pm. Riverfront Park.

Don’t miss the twelfth annual Mankato Pridefest! The festival features music, food, drinks, exhibitors, artists, inflatables, kid’s activities, lawn games, and more. This year’s theme is “Color Outside the Lines!”


8pm. Morson Ario, VFW.

1900 N. Riverfront Drive. Tickets $5 in advance at the Coffee Hag, $7 at the door. 18+ to enter, 21+ to drink.



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