Effective January 19, customers of any space of public accommodation where food and/or drink is sold for on-site consumption are required to show proof of a completed vaccination series or proof of a negative COVID-19 test within the last 72 hours. Booster shots are not required. Children under the age of 5 are exempted from this regulation. This regulation goes into effect for ticketed events on January 26.
Minneapolis hosts the largest free pride parade in the nation. The first Twin Cities pride event was held in downtown Minneapolis in 1972 and today draws crowds of nearly 400,000 people.
Listen to Twin Cities Pride Executive Director Dot Belstler talk about the festival. Many of our professional sports teams host special pride night events. In 2017, the Minnesota Vikings will be the first NFL team to host a LGBTQ symposium. We also host many LGBTQ and LGBTQ-friendly sporting events including: