The 18th annual South Central Minnesota Pride Festival will take place Saturday, September 7, 2019. The festival will take place in Mankato’s Riverfront Park from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Last year more than 2,000 people celebrated with us!  We hope you will help us provide a delicious, affordable variety of food and beverages for our guests.

Food & Beverage Requests
We need to accommodate adults and children as well as vegetarians and meat-eaters.

Please consider the following preferred items as you prepare your form:


hot dogs  • hamburgers  • falafel • corn on the cob  • popcorn  • ice cream  • lemonade  • water  • coffee • 

BBQ  • schwarma  • pulled turkey sandwiches  • french fries  • funnel cake  • onion rings • fried cheese curds   desserts  • gyros  • hummus • pizza  • fun festival food!


  • Food & beverage vendors will pay SCMN Pride 15% of their total sales. Food & beverage vendors must keep track of their daily sales and submit 15% of that total to SCMN Pride representative between 5:00 and 5:30 PM on the day of the festival. Pay by cash or check made out to SCMN Pride, Inc.

  • SCMN Pride Festival will be held rain or shine.

  • Vendors are responsible for security of their items. SCMN Pride is not liable for lost or stolen items, injuries, or damages.

  • Vendors are responsible for all applicable taxes on sales.

  • Vendors accept all responsibility for proper licensing and conformance to the law of your products and business.

Proposal Process
Submit a list of food and/or beverages that you wish to sell at this year’s Pride festival and the prices you would charge. Applications should include the vendor’s name and complete contact information and can be submitted electronically to or through traditional mail (to SCMN Pride, PO Box 3012, Mankato, MN 56002-3012).

Be a Food Vendor