Everything You Need to Know About Rochester Pride
There's a big celebration coming up in Rochester, Minnesota soon. It's Rochester Pride! A celebration and commemoration of the LGBTQ+ community. Plus it's just a really fun event you won't want to miss.
Rochester Pride is coming up on Saturday, May 20th. It'll be at Soldier's Field starting at noon and going until 5 PM.
Entertainment at Rochester Pride 2023
There will be plenty of local, live entertainment at Rochester Pride this year. Here's who you can expect to see:
Noon - Fires of Denmark (a synth dance punk project founded by a Rochester native)
1 PM - Audrey Robinson (a Rochester-based folk punk singer-songwriter who's also a manager at Little Thistle)
2 PM - Soul Train (a Rochester-based soul and funk band)
3 PM - 2 Kings and a Queen (a Rochester-based drag troupe)
4 PM - Loud Mouth Brass (a Rochester-based brass band)
Rochester Pride Week Events
There are also plenty of events happening the week of Rochester Pride around town.
Tuesday, May 16th -
Beers for Queers at Little Thistle (including the release of their newest beer, Marsha P Hopson) - 7-9 PM
Wednesday, May 17th -
Pride Yoga at The Deck on 4th & Zumbro (registration is encouraged) - 7-8:30 PM
Thursday, May 18th -
'Paddles for Pride', an all-ages pickleball event at Chip Shots (registration is required) - 1-4 PM
Friday, May 19th -
Taste the Rainbow Pride Kickoff Party at LC's Venue ($7 cover charge) - 9 PM-1 AM
Saturday, May 20th -
Official Rochester Pride celebration! At Soldier's Field with live entertainment, vendors, and more - Noon-5 PM
After Pride Party for Teens at Old School Entertainment Co. ($10-$15 cover charge) - 5-10 PM
Rochester Pride After Party at Little Thistle (all ages) - 7 PM
Sunday, May 21st -
Pancakes for Pride at Peace United Church of Christ - 8:30 AM
Drag Brunch w/ the Rochester Girls at Crave (tickets are required) - 10 AM-1 PM
Celebrating Rochester Pride Burlesque Show at Thesis (tickets are required) - 7-10 PM
There are so many great ways to support the LGBTQ+ community during pride week! Plus it all sounds like a ton of fun. Go check out what you're able to.
106.9 KROC is a proud sponsor of this year's Rochester Pride.