Didn’t get enough of a Pride fix? Or wanting something more intimate? Here are a number of Prides in the region coming up:
Helper, Utah Pride Vibes, June 10
Yes, Helper Utah has a Pride, in its second year. Saturday, June 10 from 5 to 10:30 p.m. on Helper’s Historic Main Street. Entertainment this year is Early Successional and Talia Keys. There are vendors and food trucks available. helpervibes.com.
Zion Park, June 15
The first Zion Pride 2023 will take place all day Wednesday, June 15. Beginning at 9 a.m. with a welcome speech, there will be a 10 a.m. Service Parade on Pa’rus Trail. At 11:30 a.m., explore Zion, then the Pridefest at 3 p.m. At 4:30 will be guest speaker, entrepreneur Hitesh Tolani. & CEO. Expertise in multi-site healthcare services & telehealth technologies. Track record of successful fundraising, contract negotiations, & both SMB & enterprise sales. Deep knowledge of corporate wellness/benefits, HR relations, & broker channels. Successful history in building & scaling companies through operational efficiencies. Successful history in constructing & motivating teams. An offsite reception will take place after the event at 6 p.m.
The event is at the Zion Nature Center, 1 Zion Park Blvd., Zion National Park, next to the South Campground. Pridefest will include NPS career and safety resources, community collaborations, face painting, button making, and more.
Free park entry is available by showing this flier.
Southeastern Idaho Pride, Pocatello, June 17
Southeastern Idaho Pride will take place Saturday, June 17, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Caldwell Park in Pocatello, Idaho. Performances by DJ Mintz T, Scarlet Envy of Ru Paul’s Drag Race Season 11, Charley’s Angels, Fay Ludes, and more.
Idaho Falls Pride, June 24
This year’s Idaho Falls Pride Parade & Festival will be Saturday, June 24th. More at IdahoFallsPride.org
North Salt Lake, June 26
Unity in Our Community Pride Event, sponsored by the City of North Salt Lake, will take place Monday, June 26, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Legacy Park, 1140 W. 1100 North, North Salt Lake. “As a way to support and include our LGBTQIA+ Community, there will be live music with DJ Sheade, food trucks, vendors, and booths.
Draper, June 28
On Wednesday, June 28, at 5 p.m. at Historic Park, 12625 S 900 East, Draper, will be Pride in the Park. “Bringing our local LGBTQ+ community and allies together to build friendships, connect with community leaders, and learn about resources in our area,” organizers posted. “Bring chairs, picnic items, or buy from local food trucks.”
A free outdoor concert featuring EJ Michels will take place after.
Ogden Pride, Aug 4–6
The 9th annual Ogden Pride has been announced for August 4–6 with the theme “The Future is Inclusive.” On Aug. 4 there will be a Youth Pride Night with a talent show and dance. On Aug. 5 is Rockin’ It for the Future concert event. Sunday, Aug. 6 will be the Ogden Pride Festival at the Ogden City Amphitheatre downtown. More at OgdenPride.org.
Utah Trans Pride, August 12
The fourth annual Utah Trans Pride event, hosted by Gennderbands, will take place Saturday, August 12, from 1 to 7 p.m. Watch genderbands.org for the location and more details.
Pride of Southern Utah, St. George, Sept. 30
The Pride in the Park Festival is scheduled to take place Saturday, September 30 at Crosby Family Congruence Park in St. George, Utah. Info as it becomes available at prideofsouthernutah.org