Pride's Inaugural Fundraiser!
  • Cash bar and complimentary Hors D'oeuvres
  • Drag show hosted by Gosh Alice Jones
  • Silent Auction
  • Chic party attire
  • 21+
  • Sponsorship opportunities available! Reach out to if interested!

Maybe you're new to town or maybe you're just looking for a more LGBT friendly provider? Check out our list of LGBTQA friendly shops, doctors, lawyers, counselors, and more. We want you to be welcomed and affirmed in our Mankato Community!

Mankato Pridefest 2019

Don't miss Pridefest 2019, celebrating 18 years of pride and visibility for the LGBTQA in Mankato.  Planning has already started and we promise a fun festival, so save the date for September 6-7! Rock your Rainbow Mankato!

Get Involved!​

It's never too late to get involved in organizing Mankato Pridefest! If you have a skill that you'd like to share, whether it's graphic design, marketing, security, or just big old muscles, we'd love to have your help! Contact us for more information!

About South Central MN Pride

The mission of South Central Minnesota Pride is to promote visibility and pride in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and allied communities of south central Minnesota.


You are not alone and we’re here to prove it! Sometimes it can get lonely in rural Minnesota for folks who identify as LGBT. South Central Minnesota Pride is here to remind all of us that LGBT people are flourishing and happy all over this great state. Whether you’re looking for support in coming out, searching for an LGBT-friendly community, or looking for a fun event where you can meet new friends, SCMN Pride is working to help bring together a visible and vibrant LGBT and Allied community in south central Minnesota. Whatever your life circumstances, SCMN Pride is here to support you.

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South Central MN Pride, Inc.

PO Box 3012

Mankato, MN 56002


South Central MN Pride, Inc. is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to promote pride and visibility for LGBTQ and allied communities in South Central Minnesota.

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