Rush River Beer at MN Pride Festival – June 22 & 23

40th Annual Twin Cities Pride Festival Sat & Sun, June 23 & 24, 2012!

Join us for the Twin Cities Pride website! Whether this is your 1st Pride or your 40th, we welcome you to join us for the Twin Cities Pride Festival being held this year at Loring Park in Minneapolis.

As one of the largest GLBT Pride Celebrations in the United States, and the largest in the upper Midwest, the celebration is comprised of several annual events, the biggest two being the Pride Festival and the Ashley Rukes GLBT Pride Parade.  Each year, Twin Cities Pride also produces other events and promotes numerous community-produced events.

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St. Paul Summer Beer Fest – June 16th

St. Paul’s biggest beer festival dedicated to craft beers! The 4th annual St. Paul Summer Beer Fest will take place Saturday, June 16th, 2012 from 2-6pm at the MN State Fairgrounds – International Bazaar in beautiful St. Paul.

This outdoor festival will feature sampling from 85+ breweries in a commemorative tasting glass, live music, food, educational seminars, a silent auction benefiting the YMCA of St. Paul, and the fun atmosphere of MN State Fairgrounds.

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20th annual City Pages Beer Festival

The 20th annual City Pages Beer Festival, one of the longest-running events of its kind in the Midwest and the Original in the Twin Cities, returns to downtown near 10th & Hennepin on Saturday, June 2, 2012. Open to the public, this outdoor tasting features a variety of the best domestic and imported beers available at metro area MGM locations, live music and great people-watching! Regular admission includes all beer samples, free mechanical bull rides courtesy of Fiat and live music from PopRocks, accordionist Bill Koncar and the ever-popular Brian Boru Irish Pipe Band. A portion of proceeds from the tasting will benefit the St. Paul Jaycees.