Pride Weekend

The annual festival weekend that celebrates the LGBTQ community kicks off with the Beer Dabbler at Pride. Sample a variety of beers, bites from food trucks and live entertainment. The festival begins Saturday with more than 400 exhibitor booths, four stages of music and other performances and food vendors. Dancing shoes are a must for Pride in Concert, featuring R&B songstresses Brandy and Jamecia as well as an appearance by RuPaul's Drag Race alum Jujubee. Floats, musicians and marchers will parade down Hennepin Avenue on Sunday. Beer Dabbler, 5:30-9:30 p.m. today. $40-$50; Festival, 10 a.m. Sat.-Sun. Free; Pride in Concert, 6 p.m. Sat. $25-$99. Loring Park, Oak Grove St. and Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.