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FREE PARKING & FESTIVAL ENTRY

Get outside to shop local, laugh, and rock out at the spacious outdoor West End Market located at the MN State Fairgrounds. There is free parking and festival entry to shop local (support BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, and WOMAN OWNED small businesses) and grab a bite and beverage in the marketplace. Twin Cities Pride has magical entertainment at the Pride Circle and you can pay what you can see national and local comedy and music at the main stage. Contributions to the show include a hybrid option so that you can watch it live from home if you can’t make it in. Bring non-pershible food donations for the FINNEGANS Community Food Fund to help keep Twin Cities food stocked.  More about the festival.
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TWIN CITES
PRIDE CIRCLE
SHOW SCHEDULE

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

Cookies and Cream (Cookie Dough)

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

Dangerfields (Liquor)

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Alcohol and non-alcoholic beer beverages catered by Dangerfield’s.

FINNEGANS Reverse Food Truck

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

KMC Eggrolls

SUNDAY ONLY
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

Shawn's BBQ

SATURDAY & SUNDAY
A delicious BBQ menu. Amazing pulled pork sandwhiches and possibly the best chicken sandwich you will ever eat. BIPOC OWNED 

VBJ (Vegetarian)

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

West Indie Soul (Caribbean)

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 

abbey's house

Handmade baby items  – blanket, swaddles, burp clothes. WOMAN OWNED

BeeNaturalz

Handcrafted natural skincare products with #beepower. WOMAN OWNED

Brandi Warmbier, State Farm

Insurance information and handing out free bottled water. Requested quotes translate into $5 donation per quote to the FINNEGANS Community Fund. WOMAN OWNED

CET Inc.

Customized Shoes-Crocks and clothing, jewelry, T- shirts, buttons, stickers, wooden medallions on beaded necklaces, and the Golden Panther Clawed, Beaded Wakanda Necklaces.

Cheebos

One-of-a-kind stuffed animals, Cheebos are created from interesting materials – sourced vintage or second-hand. All are one-of-a-kind, numbered, and unnamed, encouraging their keeper to decide what type of personality their Cheebo has, and well as name and gender. Cheebos is all about what makes us unique, the importance of friendship, and imagination. WOMAN OWNED

Coconut Whisk

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

Corazon Clothing

Local Latino-owned Clothing and accessories brand inspired by Minnesota and Latino Culture. BIPOC OWNED

Cream of the Crop Artists

Original Artworks, t-shirts and prints. WOMAN OWNED

ERA Minnesota

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.

Essie's Wonder Butters

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 Enhancer

Fast Mary’s Bloody Mary Enhancers (3 blends) – 16 oz glass bottles
Fast Mary’s Rim Dip – 6 oz tin container. WOMAN OWNED

Feminist Book Club

Books and book-related merchandise (e.g. book marks, stationary, totebags, candles). WOMAN OWNED

FlowEsScents

Handmade soy candles. BIPOC/WOMAN OWNED

GiftyWrap

Gift wrap and gift wrap accessories. BIPOC/WOMAN OWNED

Gonzee Designs

Face painting fun.
WOMAN OWNED

Heidi V. Pottery

Wheel thrown and hand built pottery. Functional pieces that people can use in their everyday lives. WOMAN OWNED

Jay Jay's Jams and such

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

JunkPunk

Abstract assemblage art pieces made from secondhand, scrap, salvage and found materials. WOMAN OWNED

Kamp Athena & The Sidhe Shed

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

Krafty Twins & Doubles

Hand made kitchen items to replace single use plastic. WOMAN OWNED

Kickled Mary

Bloody Mary Mix, Pickles & Cocktail Mixes. WOMAN OWNED

KobI Co.

Candles, Bath Salts, Mists, Bath Bobms, T-shirt, Misc. self-care items. BIPOC/WOMAN OWNED

LuLaRoe

LuLaRoe womens clothing, leggings, dresses, shorts, pants, tops, and denim. WOMAN OWNED

Lutunji'S Palate

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

Minnesota Awesome

Minnesota-related, apparel, and accessories.

Mill City Laser

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

Moxie Malas

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

Nichelle Lee

Handmade, original, jewelry (necklaces and bracelets). BIPOC/WOMAN OWNED

Northern Home Candle Company

Handcrafted soy candles and wax melts that are inspired by nature and the comforts of home. WOMAN OWNED

Northern Ties

Clothing Brand & Reverse Tie Dye Clothing (men/women/youth). WOMAN OWNED

Opulenza Designs

Sterling Silver Jewelry .925, Heirloom quality sterling silver jewelry and gemstones, artisan designed and crafted. WOMAN OWNED

Paper Joint

Hand-sewn and hand-crafted small leather goods.

Pure Romance

Bath, beauty, massage, lingerie, mystery gifts, and there will be a drawing. WOMAN OWNED

Picking Posies Design

Pressed flower handmade jewelry. WOMAN OWNED

Queen on the Scene

Inappropriately awesome enamel pins created to empower and inspire. WOMAN OWNED

Renewal by Anderson - Twin Cities

Window and Door Replacement Services

Rowan & Opal

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

ShandaiMade

Bonnets, bandana bibs, wearable and non-wearable sewn accessories like ears that snap on the bonnets and barrettes, crotchet items. WOMAN OWNED

Soak iT Up

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

Stacey Johnson Jewelry Design

Artisan jewelry created using precious metals with hand selected gemstones and freshwater pearls. WOMAN OWNED

The Northern Farmhouse boutique

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

The Painted Fence

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

Tijerina Global Spices

6 blend spiceline based on culinary classes, travel, and culture. BIPOC/WOMAN OWNED

TWIN CITIES PRIDE

T-shirts and lawn signs, come say hi to Twin Cities Pride and check out the magical entertainment at the Pride Circle.

Viv and Pearl Co.

Women’s clothing and accessories. WOMAN OWNED

WHITE PINE COLLABORATIVE LLC

Custom pronoun pins, pride pins and similar pride merch.

WOMN ACT

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

WyntersEnd Workshop

Handmade resin art, jewelry, accessories, keychains, magnets, upcycled jean and fleece quilts, decor, and more. BIPOC/WOMAN OWNED

WAYS TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT

CLOSE THE GENDER GAP ON STAGE

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.


TIP THE PERFORMERS

HELP THE HUNGRY

COMMUNITY FOOD FUND
Bring non-perishable food donations to help keep Twin Cities food shelves stocked. Look for the FINNEGANS green reverse food truck to drop off your donation.

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.

BID FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE

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 hello@rockwhatyougotlive.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.

 

BID ON AUCTION ITEMS

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