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Can Can Wonderland’s Youth + All Ages PRIDE Celebration
June 17 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Can Can Wonderland hosts an all-ages, family friendly, youth-focused PRIDE celebration for LGBTQ+ identifiers , and allies. The day-long event will feature queer-focused activities and entertainment specifically geared for young people’s enjoyment in a highly creative and inclusive safe environment. Can Can’s Arcade, artist-designed 18-hole mini-golf course, along with great food and beverage options will all be available to all guests. (regular fees for unlimited arcade entrance and mini golf apply.)
11 a.m.: Event starts
Noon: A whimsical Pride Parade– bring your favorite hat, flag, streamers, kazoo, etc for this walking parade around the arcade and boardwalk of Can Can Wonderland.
Ongoing / all day art activity – create an art square to be put up on the wall as part of the Can Can Pride Mosaic
1:30-2:00, 2:30-3:00, and 3:30-4:00 Drag Queen Storybook Reading on the Coral Reef Spotlight Stage. Three different Drag Queens reading a selection of children’s books curated for LGBTQ+ audiences.
2 p.m. – 6 p.m. Giant photo frames and wall for sticky notes about what youth want in their queer spaces, led by QUEERSPACE collective, which creates space for LGBTQ+ youth to feel safe and empowered to be their true selves.
5 p.m. Silly Miss Tilly balloons
5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Rainbow Kids Circus (All Ages Performances by Queer Circus)
6 p.m. Parade Around the Arcade led by Rainbow Kids Circus
7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Karaoke with Silly Miss Tilly
Note – 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. is 21+
ABOUT CAN CAN WONDERLAND:
Can Can Wonderland is a one-of-a-kind arts and entertainment destination. The 35,000 square foot space is home to an artist-designed mini-golf course, vintage pinball, scores of arcade games, events, and live performances. There are follies and attractions for all ages, along with great food, concessions, cocktails, craft beers, and mocktails. Located mid-city between Minneapolis and Saint Paul in the Creative Enterprise Zone district, Can Can’s ever-evolving landscape is sure to inspire nostalgia, spark imagination, and bring joy. It’s the perfect place for a group of any size to gather for memory-making fun. Can Can Wonderland is also a great setting for private parties and corporate events. www.cancanwonderland.com
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