Block Party Uptown Pride Block Party

Sponsored by 89.3 The Current

Uptown Pride Block Party

Bryant Lake Bowl Theater
810 W Lake St.
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 825-8949


The unofficial kick off to Pride weekend is back on Friday, June 26! The free block party takes place rain or shine from 6-10 p.m. outside at Bryant Lake Bowl. Featuring entertainment from MC Foxy Tann, L'Assassins, the Lioness, Dyke.s Do Drag, Mistress Ginger, Courtney McClean and the Dirty Curls, B O Y F, Pam the Funkstress, Epitome No Question, North Star Roller Girls, Blue Goose Photo Booth and more, plus great brews from Fulton Beer, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Bell's Brewery, Inc. and Lagunitas Brewing Co.! A portion of the event proceeds will benefit OutFront MN. Their mission is to create a state where lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are free to be who they are, love who they love, and live without fear of violence, harassment or discrimination. Their slogan is "Leading Minnesota Toward LGBT Equality — reflecting the leadership role we provide in moving the state toward the elimination of homophobia and toward full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, and bringing allies into the movement." OutFront Minnesota provides this leadership by delivering programs and services to Minnesota's LGBT and allied communities in the areas of community organizing, public policy, anti-violence, law, education and training. All ages