Announcement: The Gayla is being postponed due  to COVID-19.

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.

Dear Pride Supporters,

South Central Minnesota Pride is rescheduling the Gayla, which was initially postponed from March 21st to July 17th and now, based on recommendations, will not occur on July 17th. We will be following recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and the Minnesota Department of Health regarding when it can be rescheduled. Please know that your purchased ticket is good for the rescheduled event. If you prefer to request a refund, please do so by emailing your request to Include the name on the tickets and how many tickets you are requesting a refund for. We will process your request as quickly as possible and you will receive an email from Eventbrite once your request has been processed. Thank you for your patience in this challenging time and we hope to see you as soon as it is safe. We miss you!

Yours in Pride,
Jeni Kolstad
Executive Director

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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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