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FM Pride Week
FM PRIDE unites and engages individuals and organizations to empower, educate and support the LGBTQ Community; and promotes a positive image in the Fargo-Moorhead area and throughout North Dakota through community activities and services that are open and inviting to everyone in the community, providing a safe environment in which individuals feel free to celebrate their relationships.
Each year’s Pride celebrations draw attendees from North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, and stretching into Canada, claiming its spot as one of the nation’s largest rural pride celebrations!
Fargo-Moorhead PRIDE is operated on 100% volunteer support. You can find more information here if you want to become more involved with the FM LGBT community.
Follow the conversation all week long with www.facebook.com/FMPride or #FMPride.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 11
Skate City | 6:30 – 8:30 pm
This event is a free family-fun event for all ages. Skate to groovy tunes, build community, and make new friends!
Rhombus Guys | 8:00 pm – 2:00 am
Order a pizza or snack to share with friends and test your LGBT knowledge. End the night by belting some karaoke tunes and enjoying a rooftop movie.
No Cover; donations are accepted at the door. This event is all-ages until 9 pm.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 12
Hansen Theatre | 7:00 pm
A night of glamour, fierceness, entertainment, and of course, a lot of drag realness and a few other surprises. You don’t want to miss out on this fantastic night! Doors at 6:30 pm, show beginning at 7 pm. There will be a $10 cover charge for this all-ages event.
With Performances by: Mia Starr, Xavier Knight, Summer Fun, Mika Supreme, Austin, Chandra Armani, Koi Fawkes
Avalon Events Center | 10:00 pm
The music starts early, and the dance floor fills up fast, so don’t miss out! There will be a $10 cover charge for this 21+ event.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 13
Moorhead Center Mall Parking Lot | 8:30 am
The race will be held at 8:30 am in Moorhead, MN. The course will be on paved trail behind Vikingship park and Homestead Trail in Moorhead. Register online for this 12+ age event.
Island Park | 11:00 am
The afternoon is jam-packed with fun and celebration geared at families and individuals of all ages, which include vendors, merchants, artisans, business services, local community groups, Kidway for kiddos, and live entertainment!
Wild Terra Cider | 2:00 pm
This is an all-ages, family & pet-friendly event with vendors like Top dog hot dog, Soul taco, Big papa’s bbq, TINKER, Pride pups, Sarah’s Closet, Prairie Petals, Gingersnap bake shop, DIY Tye Dye Station by Mindful Healing & Consulting, Cats Cradle will host a kitty takeover of the loft from 4–6 pm.
Gates open at 5 pm with a “Parking Lot Party,” featuring music, food trucks, a full-service bar, and your favorite Fargo Brewing Company beers! The party gets started at 8:30 pm with an outdoor Drag show! And that’s not all — The party continues into the night inside Fargo Brewing Company after the show!
SUNDAY, AUGUST 14
Fargo Theatre | 12:30 pm
More info is coming soon!
Downtown Fargo | 2:00 pm
Fargo-Moorhead businesses, organizations, and individuals are welcomed each year to participate in the annual Pride Parade. These groups create floats and signs and toss candy (and glitter) to show their support of the LBGTQ+ community.
Join us after the parade at Broadway Square for the Post Parade Celebration featuring a welcome message from the Grand Marshal of the FM Pride Parade, the Pride Planning Committee chair, and other community leaders and advocates.