• May 13, 2023 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.

PRIDE Garage Sale Fundraiser

Pine City, MN

Begins at 7 a.m.  Get your shopping on early!

A wide variety of items will be for sale including, but not limited to, clothes, sporting equipment, electronics, toys and games, household items, furniture, books and gardening equipment.

There will also be a delicious bake sale with bars and brownies.

Check the Advertiser or the Pioneer for a full listing, map of sale locations, and sale description.

  • Saturday, June 3, 2023

East Central Minnesota Pride 

Noon to 5 p.m., Robinson Park, 200 5th Street SE, Pine City

Entertainment –

The awesome musical lineup for 2023 Pride:

Special Entertainer and Emcee: TBA.

This is a tobacco-free and alcohol-free event.

Please support the vendors.

LGBTQ Film Screenings

Short films through duration of event at Pine Center for the Arts, brought to you by Highway 61 Film Festival, 265 5th St. SE, Pine City

Drag Show

Froggy’s, 209 5th St. SE, Pine City (info on Facebook)


Happy Pride Season from East Central Minnesota Pride!

2022 Dates

  • May 21: Rochester Pride Resumed: 2021 Part of MN Served: Dodge, Fillmore, Mower, Olmsted and Wabasha Counties.
  • June 4: East Central Minnesota Pride Since: 2005 Other names: Pine City Pride Part of MN Served: Pine, Isanti, Chisago, Kanabec and Mille Lacs Counties
  • June 4: Northfield Pride Since: 2021 Part of MN Served: Rice County
  • June 11: Borderland Pride Since: 2017 Other names: I-Falls Pride, International Falls-Fort Francis Pride Part of MN Served: Koochiching County Other Area Served: Rainy River District in Northwestern Ontario, Canada
  • June 12: Hastings Pride Since: 2021 Part of MN Served: Dakota County
  • June 25: Fergus Pride Since: 2021 Other names: Fergus Falls Pride Part of MN Served: Otter Tail County
  • June 25-26: Twin Cities Pride  Since:  1972 as a parade, 1973 as a pride  Part of MN Served: Hennepin, Chisago, Isanti, Mille Lacs, Ramsey, Dakota, Anoka, Washington, Scott, Wright, Carver, Sherburne, Le Sueur and Sibley Counties  Other Areas Served: St. Croix and Pierce Counties (WI)
  • TBA: Columbia Heights Pride Since: 2019 Part of MN Served: Columbia Heights and Northern Hennepin County
  • Aug. 11-14:  Fargo-Moorhead Pride  Since:  2001  Other names:  Fargo Pride, Fargo-Moorhead Pride  Part of MN Served:  Clay County  Other Area Served:  Cass County (ND)
  • Aug. 13: South Central Minnesota Pride Since: 2002 Other names: Mankato Pridefest Part of MN Served: Blue Earth and Nicollet Counties
  • Aug. 18-21 MN People of Color Pride Since: 1999 Other names: Black Pride Part of MN Served: Entire State
  • Sept. 1-4: Duluth-Superior Pride  Since:  1986  Other names: D-S Pride  Part of MN Served: St. Louis and Carlton Counties  Other Area Served: Douglas County (WI)
  • Sept. 10-16: 7 Rivers Pride  Since:  2004  Other names: La Crosse Pride, La Crosse-Winona Pride, Pride in the Park  Part of MN Served: Houston and Winona Counties  Other Area Served: La Crosse County (WI)
  • Sept. 11-18: St. Cloud Pride  Since:  2010  Part of MN Served:  Benton and Stearns Counties
  • TBA:  Golden Valley Pride  Since: 2016  Part of MN Served: Golden Valley, Plymouth and other Western Hennepin County 1st- and 2nd-Tier Suburbs.
  • TBA: Grand Cities Pride  Since:  2017  Other names:  Grand Forks Pride  Part of MN Served:  Polk County  Other Area Served:  Grand Forks County (ND)

*Please email john2690@umn.edu to update this calendar.