Festival 2024 in Minneapolis

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Special Events

SOLD OUT: We hope that you will join the GALA Board of Directors for Pinnacle, our Festival fundraising event. The event will include cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, a fabulous live auction, and a keynote address by a guest artist.

Held on Friday, July 12, the FREE Choral Carnival is designed to engage Festival delegates, as well as the broader Twin Cities’ community, in 45-60 minute rotating performances across downtown Minneapolis.

GALA honors individuals who have served the LGBTQ choral movement.

Check out this page for info on additional gatherings including Bi/Pan/Poly folx, recovery communities, straight allies, and a gathering of HIV+ individuals.

GALA Festival 2024 hosts a variety of spaces for BIPOC individuals to gather from parties, to workshops and singing opportunities. 

Check out the many ways to connect with Trans, Nonbinary, and Intersex community while at Festival.

Minnesota Mosaic on Wednesday, July 10, will feature bands and performers from across the Twin Cities, along with food trucks and interactive art displays!

Join this meet-and-greet with your favorite composers and learn to know some new ones!

GALA’s first ever TransFusion Cabaret on Friday, July 12, 7pm–8:30pm. This show will uplift trans, nonbinary and intersex voices, and feature GALA Festival singers performing with folks local to the Twin Cities!

GALA Choruses Festival 2024 is for everyone, especially folks in the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota. Learn how to join us!

Open from 9am-10pm each day in MCC 101H, the Choral Cinema is your invitation to take a break from the hustle of Festival and enjoy some excellent videos featuring your favorite GALA Choruses!

Enjoy music in the fresh air! Peavey Plaza Outdoor Stage will feature performing groups for everyone.