Gay Minneapolis/St Paul

Lesbian and Gay Bands of America
Minnesota Freedom Band

Twin Cities-based GLBTA concert, jazz, and marching band with concerts throughout the year. See video clips on their website.
Minneapolis/St Paul Bars, Clubs & Resto Lounges
DailyXtra Bar Events Listings

See our daily events listings for bars and clubs in the Minneapolis and St Paul area at the link below, followed by an editor's pick of events throughout the year.
The 5th Annual
Out Twin Cities Film Festival

June 4-8, 2014 annual event at The Theaters at the Mall of America, Minneapolis. A provocative annual festival showcasing Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer filmmakers.
To celebrate & preserve our leather culture
Minnesota Leather Pride Week 2014

June 7-29, 2014. Events include: Fashion Show/Bootblack Party; Dom/sub discussion; Bondage Slam; You Say Kink, I Say Leather; Customs, Conventions and Protocols + The Art of Flogging; Annual Leather Pride Anthology; MNLP Swap Meet; Atons Smoker; Floggapalooza; plus Twin Cities Pride in the Park + Parade participation. Venues include: Camp Bar, eagleBOLTbar, Fireside Bar, and The Saloon.
Out in Minneapolis-St. Paul
Twin Cities Pride 2014

June 28-29, 2014 - annual two-day Festival in Loring Park, 1382 Willow St, plus Sunday Parade beginning at 11am from 3rd St down Hennepin Avenue, wrapping up two weeks of events including art show, concert, dance parites, drag shows, boat cruise, picnic at Midway Stadium, and entertainers that include Maragaret Cho.
A Nude Dude Camp Out
Gay Daze 2014

July 24-27, 2014, Two Creeks Campground, E of Sandstone, MN. 100-acre clothing optional site, modern restrooms. Fri/ Sat music, DJ, games, food, Fetish Cowboy/Leather night -gay/bi, transgender, cross-dresser. Basketball/ naked volleyball, drag show. Tent sites, trailers for rent. Dinner included each day. Coming up: Boobs, Butts and Bike, Clothing Optional Weekend, August 15-17, 2014
The Minneapolis Movie Bears
Saturday Bears Drive-in Night | Sunday Brunch Brigade

July 29, 2014, the Minneapolis Movie Bears Drive-in Night, popular social event to meet a lot of bears, cubs, and admirers with several hours of hanging out, eating and chatting. PLUS: The August 3rd Brunch Brigade, 10am at Mason's Restaurant Barre, 528 Hennepin Ave - explore the Twin Cities brunch scene with a delicious meal and good conversation with a great mix of men and women.
Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association + Minneapolis Park & Recreation
24th Annual Powderhorn Art Fair

August 2-3, 2014, annual two-day event at 3400 15th Avenue South, Minneapolis. Set in a pastoral, 66-acre city park, Powderhorn Art Fair features 184 regional & national artists of varied disciplines, as well as a Community Showcase & Group Exhibitors from the Powderhorn area.
"One of our most popular events, is back for 2014!"

August 15, 2014, 7:10pm, at Target Field, Minneapolis. An evening under the stars as the Minnesota Twins take on one of their division rivals, the Kansas City Royals. $20 ticket includes: reserved seating, great view, post-game fireworks. Pre-Game Happy Hour Gathering 5-6:30pm at Mason's Restaurant Barre, 528 Hennepin Avenue.
North Star Gay Rodeo Association
Beer Bust and Dancing at the Saloon

August 16, 2014, and every third Saturday, 7-10pm at the Saloon, Minneapolis. Come out for a raucus time with special musical selections, 6:30pm line dance lesson. Enjoy the real wood dance floor with plenty of space. Burger or chicken baskets with fries or tator tots for $3.50 - $4.50 + all the beer or pop you can drink for $5. No cover for NSGRA members, $5 cover for non members.
Minneapolis Parks & Recreation
Minneapolis Bike Tour

September 14, 2014, annual event since 2007, tour around lakes and along banks of the Mississippi River; 14 or 36 mile routes. beer garden,  water stations, restrooms, medical and mechanical pit stops along the way.
A few short blocks north of the Metrodome Light Rail stop
Mill City Farmers Market

Saturdays 9am-1pm through October 25, 2014, rain or shine on the Chicago Mall between the Guthrie Theatre and Spoon River restaurant, and the historic train shed of the Mill City Museum. The Market overlooks a beautiful sunrise on the Stone Arch Bridge crossing the Mississippi River. A beautiful outdoor shopping experience enhanced by local, sustainable and organic farmers and artisans.
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