FREE PARKING & FESTIVAL ENTRY
Step right up! The Pay Gap Festival is presenting a fabulous showcase of talent from the LGBTQIA+ community and allies! The Twin Cities Pride Circle will have FREE pop up shows happening on both Saturday, Sept. 25 and Sunday, Sept. 26. Head to the West End Market located at the MN State Fairgrounds to be dazzled by music, comedy, drag story time, and dance that slays! The circle is hosted by Twin Cities Pride and supports gender equity and inclusion.
SIP & EAT
SATURDAY & SUNDAY
The Twin Cities original customizable cookie dough company. Hand scooped cookie dough from our trailer, topped to order, ready to eat straight off the spoon. WOMAN OWNED
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Alcohol and non-alcoholic beer beverages catered by Dangerfield’s.
Drop non-perishable food donations at the FINNEGANS reverse food truck to help keep local food shelves stocked. Your donation benefits the hungry and FINNEGANS Community Food Fund. WOMAN OWNED
Grandma’s homemade recipes jumbo egg rolls on a stick, mouth watering cream cheese wonton and chicken dumplings, spicy garlic wings, teriyaki chicken meatball skewers and gluten free spring rolls. BIPOC/WOMAN OWNED
SATURDAY UNTIL 4PM & SUNDAY
VB & J’s food truck was started with the simple idea of providing healthy and tasty food. After you tire of the barbecued pigs, tacos, and deep-fried egg rolls, please give us a try. I am confident you will love our plant-based burgers and Juices. BIPOC OWNED
SATURDAY & SUNDAY
If you desire the excitement of the steel drums, the pulsating beat of reggae music, the spices of Trinidad, and the fresh sea breeze of the Virgin Islands, you’ll be delightfully satisfied with our authentic Caribbean cuisine. BIPOC/WOMAN OWNED
SHOP LOCAL GOODIES & GIFTS
Insurance information and handing out free bottled water. Requested quotes translate into $5 donation per quote to the FINNEGANS Community Fund. WOMAN OWNED
Vegan & gluten-free baking mixes like pancakes, cookies, muffins and more! Mission to make plant-based treats available to all and support organizations that fight food insecurity. BIPOC/WOMAN OWNED
Local Latino-owned Clothing and accessories brand inspired by Minnesota and Latino Culture. BIPOC OWNED
ERAMN’s mission is two fold:
1) To get an Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) placed on the Minnesota Ballot — so that the voters can decide Yes or No to add an ERA to our state constitution.
2) Memorializing Congress to lift the deadline to support final ERA ratification to the U.S. Constitution. As of 1/15/2020 we have all of the required 38 states to ratify.
All natural extra strength pain reliever made with organic shea butter and 15 100% essential oils for muscle pain and inflammation. BIPOC/WOMAN OWNED
Fast Mary’s Bloody Mary Enhancers (3 blends) – 16 oz glass bottles
Fast Mary’s Rim Dip – 6 oz tin container. WOMAN OWNED
Books and book-related merchandise (e.g. book marks, stationary, totebags, candles). WOMAN OWNED
Wheel thrown and hand built pottery. Functional pieces that people can use in their everyday lives. WOMAN OWNED
Sweet, Savory and Delectable Handmade Treats. Enjoy local & seasonal produce year round by creating handmade, small batch, high quality, flavorful jams, jellies and salsas. BIPOC/WOMAN OWNED
Abstract assemblage art pieces made from secondhand, scrap, salvage and found materials. WOMAN OWNED
Kamp Athena – A life coaching and martial arts program for women and girls. Empowering women via the path of The Sword.
The Sidhe Shed – a woman owned mixed-use performance, arts, and event space. Located in the historic Hamm’s Brewery in Eastside St Paul, a nexus point and Crossroads for community building and focus on Intentional Creativity as a magical practice. WOMAN OWNED
Gourmet desserts. Every scrumptious bite of Lutunji’s Palate Gourmet Cakes, Cobblers and more, contributes to youth development, teen parental support, and transition assistance for Men returning to society from incarceration. BIPOC OWNED/ WOMAN OWNED
Enter to win complimentary laser sessions and consultations for the Minneapolis studio that provides laser treatments for: hair reduction, spot reduction, fine line reduction, and cherry angioma reduction. WOMAN OWNED
Peacefully Untamed Jewelry inspired by the best version of yourself and created as a reminder that it already exists within. Handmade in MN. WOMAN OWNED
Sterling Silver Jewelry .925, Heirloom quality sterling silver jewelry and gemstones, artisan designed and crafted. WOMAN OWNED
Bath, beauty, massage, lingerie, mystery gifts, and there will be a drawing. WOMAN OWNED
Handmade fabulous leather goods, aimed at practicality, sustainability, and giving back. Part of the proceeds of every RBG dissent inspired design is donated to ACLU. WOMAN OWNED
Bonnets, bandana bibs, wearable and non-wearable sewn accessories like ears that snap on the bonnets and barrettes, crotchet items. WOMAN OWNED
FUN in functional cloths and clards. Gifts and greetings are clever and eco-friendly. Products transform into reusable cleaning cloths. Natural, vegan, and compostable products that anyone can use. WOMAN OWNED
Artisan jewelry created using precious metals with hand selected gemstones and freshwater pearls. WOMAN OWNED
Seasonal apparel for fall and winter. Crew necks & hoodies with fall/Halloween/winter/Christmas theme print. Door Hangers to decorate your front door with and 16oz Soy Wax Candle (Fall/Winter Scents). WOMAN OWNED
Free hand cut steel with a manual plasma cutter on up-cycled reclaimed wood. Up-cycled bucket and steel items buckets gas cans pails etc. WOMAN OWNED
6 blend spiceline based on culinary classes, travel, and culture. BIPOC/WOMAN OWNED
T-shirts and lawn signs, come say hi to Twin Cities Pride and check out the magical entertainment at the Pride Circle.
Memberships and merchandise. WoMN ACT® (Advocate, Collaborate, Transform), previously known as the Minnesota Women’s Consortium, is a coordinated network of individuals, organizations, and corporations advancing gender equity and social justice through advocacy and collaboration. BIPOC/WOMAN OWNED
WAYS TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT
TIP THE PERFORMERS
Support gender equity in the arts by tipping performers with cash or digitally. Look for contribution jars located around the main stage. Performances are on stage in the amphitheater and at the Twin Cities Pride Circle in the marketplace. These local and national talent are 100% worth it.
SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESSES
SHOP, SIP, EAT – LOCAL
Shop, sip and eat from local vendors in the marketplace. It not only supports small BIPOC, LGBTQIA+ and WOMAN OWNED businesses in the Twin Cities, but doing so reduces your environmental impact.
SILENT AND LIVE AUCTION
Proceeds raised from the auctions will fund WoMN ACT, Twin Cities Pride and the FINNEGANS Community Food Fund. The live auction will happen at the festival on stage at 1:50 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26. Everyone is welcome to bid. If you know your max bid and would like someone to bid on your behalf email email@example.com
The online silent auction will close Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. People with the winning bid will be notified in the next business days about how to obtain items.