SNOW EMERGENCY in effect starting 9 p.m. Tuesday Learn more »
Contact Information

Contact Information

Community Outreach and Engagement Division


Bloomington Pride Celebration 2022

Pride photo

Saturday, August 13
4 - 8 p.m.
Bloomington Civic Plaza, east lawn

4 - 7pm Kids Activities Face Painting, Drag Story Time (5:15), and Crafts
4 - 8pm Family Fun Photo Wall, Lawn Games, Stilt Walkers
4 - 8pm Food Trucks including Brick Oven Bus, Minnesnowii Shaved Ice, Pharoah's Gyros, Sly Dogs, Eggroll Queen, and West Side Perk
5:30 - 6:30 Music with Ameet Kamath at the food truck and picnic area
4 - 8pm Informational exhibitors and vendors

  • Main Stage Variety Show (timing is estimated)
    Hosted by Miz Diagnosis
    4:00 - Boogie Wonderland
    5:00 - Welcome, Poetry Reading by Nicole Payne, Kennedy Show Choir, Drag, and Headline Dance Company
    6:00 - Oak Grove Middle School, Drag and Rainbow Gameshow with prizes valued at $2,500 donated by Mall of America
    7:30 - Closing Drag Show
  • Partners include Mall of America and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services
  • Sponsored by TC Pride, IKEA, Larkin Hoffman, Normandale Community College, Commuter Services, St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Transfiguration Lutheran Church, and Fox 9 News
  • Planned by Bloomington community members, organizations, and the City of Bloomington

Event Accessibility

  • Parking: Expanded accessible parking will be located on the west side of Bloomington Civic Plaza
  • Entrance: Enter the event through the NW side of Civic Plaza and out to the east lawn; an accessible path is available
  • Bathrooms: Accessible bathrooms are located inside Civic Plaza and an accessible port-a-potty will be available on event site

Vendors and Exhibitors
The planning committee is no longer accepting applications for vendors and exhibitors.

pride story time

This is the sixth year the Human Rights Commission brought forward a proclamation to support the LGBTQ+ community.  The proclamation speaks to tolerance, justice, and dignity for all and was presented by the City Council on June 6.

Watch the acceptance of the proclamation below.