ST. CLOUD – Residents of central Minnesota filled Eastman Park this weekend to celebrate peace, love and diversity in the St. Cloud area.
St. Cloud Pride Week continued with pride in the park from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday. The annual family event included a variety of local businesses and organizations, food vendors, games and live music.
There was also a puppy parade to raise funds for the Tri-County Humane Society with prizes for the best dressed dogs.
The festivities continue on Saturday night with the annual 21+ drag show at River’s Edge Convention Center and the Pride after-party at the Red Carpet.
St. Cloud Pride 2021 ends Sunday with the second annual Pride Parade in downtown St. Cloud at 2:00 PM. block to 1st Street North.
St. Cloud Pride was founded in 2010 and works to raise awareness of homophobia and transphobia, as well as provide education, resources and support to members of LGBT + communities and the Greater St. Cloud.