SEVERE WX : Winter Weather Advisory View Alerts

Minneapolis pub patrons cheer royal wedding

Brooklyn Park woman calls it "a real-life fairy tale."

Posted: May 19, 2018 12:08 PM
Updated: May 19, 2018 12:38 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Party-goers ate cupcakes and waved the Union Jack after watching the royal wedding of Prince Harry and American Meghan Markle televised at a downtown Minneapolis pub.

Brit's Pub hosted the event Saturday, which drew a crowd mainly of women wearing fascinators. Afterward guests lined up on the sidewalk to pose for pictures with a life-size photo of the newlyweds.

Erin Massa of Brooklyn Park says the wedding was "a real-life fairy tale." The 34-year-old says if someone her age from America "can suddenly become a princess, essentially, anything really is possible."

Ralph Campbell of Excelsior donned a three-piece dark suit with a bow tie for the watch party. Campbell called the ceremony "a global wedding" and said he thinks "it will only help the cause of peace in the world."

Article Comments

Mason City
Broken Clouds
27° wxIcon
Hi: 32° Lo: 13°
Feels Like: 15°
Albert Lea
27° wxIcon
Hi: 32° Lo: 10°
Feels Like: 16°
28° wxIcon
Hi: 34° Lo: 13°
Feels Like: 20°
Charles City
27° wxIcon
Hi: 33° Lo: 13°
Feels Like: 15°
25° wxIcon
Hi: 32° Lo: 12°
Feels Like: 13°
Wintry mix to snow through Monday
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Community Events