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Ogden Pride’s 9th year is inclusive

Returning for its ninth year, Ogden Pride is once again downtown at the Ogden Amphitheater at Ogden Park near the beautiful art deco municipal building on Historic 25th Street.

With the theme, “The Future is Inclusive,” the event is free to festivalgoers and runs Sunday, August 6 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Over 120 vendors and food vendors are participating this year.

There are two events for LGBTQ+ youth to participate — a Friday night Youth Outreach Pride and a Kid Zone on Sunday.

On Saturday, a fundraising concert will take place titled, “The Inclusive Revolution: A Rock & Roll Affair.” Tickets are just $15 with gates at 4 p.m. and the show at 5 p.m.

Headliners of the concert are Shecock with A Vengeance and Ginger and the Gents. Misters of Ceremonies are Eddie Broadway and Kristofer Inez Onyx.

On Sunday, Aug. 6, the Ogden Pride Festival will take place at the Ogden Amphitheater.

For more information on Ogden Pride, go to ogdenpride.org or their Facebook page at facebook.com/YourOgdenPride

Schedule:

Friday – August 4th

Free! Youth OUTreach Pride Night
Support LGBTQ+ youth and their talents as they showcase their amazing authentic selves through diverse art forms on the stage! They have got singers, drag entertainers, magicians, and more.

After the talent showcase, they’ll “kick out the ‘rents” and give the youth a safe space to kick off pride with their own youth-only dance!
Gates: 5pm
Show: 5:30 – 7
Dance: 7 – 10pm
Ages 12-18
Free!

Saturday – August 5th

The Inclusive Revolution: A Rock & Drag Affair
Ogden Pride’s first concert and drag show. With local talent and entertainers, it’s sure to be a rockin’ time!

Local bands SheCock with A Vengeance and Ginger and the Gents are kicking off Pride on Saturday night.

Drag performers Mr. Trans USA 20/21 Eddie Broadway, Mr. Phoenix Pride 2017 Kristofer Inez Onyx, Mr. Utah USofA MI 2009 Sean LiQué, the cast of King’s Kiki — Salt Lake City’s all kings show, Drag Queens and Kings of the Imperial Courts of Utah like Empress 16 Lady Delish and Empress 10 J’Lee, Emperor 46 Devon Aire. More entertainers are still being added.

This is Ogden Pride’s largest fundraising event that helps run their programs all year long.

This show is all ages. Parental guidance suggested.

Gates: 4pm
Show: 5pm
$15 a person

Sunday – August 6th

9th Annual Ogden Pride Festival:
The Future is Inclusive
Festival: 11am – 8pm
Two stages of Entertainment*
Kids Zone is back — Activities and prizes with a secure area for families with kids.
Over 120 vendors, Food,
Family Friendly, Free

Entertainment

SheCock with A Vengeance

When Sofia Scott first came out trans, she went to her first drag show, Miss City Weekly event and immediately started working a Rock Princess identity. And, voila, Shecock & the Rock Princess was born.

Ginger and the Gents

Dirty rock and soul resting on a bed of heavy blues, with a twist of nostalgic classic rock, is one way to describe the music of Ginger & The Gents. Grit, soul, and Rock ‘n Roll is another.

Mr. Trans USA 20/21 Eddie Broadway

Eddie Broadway/Elijah Palles is an HIV activist, drag entertainer, social worker, therapist, artist, and more, and loves every second of it. As Eddie Broadway, he has won two national titles — Mr. Trans U.S.A. in 2020 and 2021 — and two local titles.

Mr. Phoenix Pride 2017 Kristofer Inez Onyx

Kristofer Inez Onyx was Mr. Phoenix Pride in 2017, has served on the board of directors of Phoenix Pride and was Emperor XIV of the Imperial Court of Arizona.

Mr. Utah USofA MI 2009 Sean LiQué

Sean LiQue was to founder of drag king troupe Salt City Kings and won the title of Mr. Utah USofA MI in 2009. He has been president and the director of operations for Ogden Pride since 2018. He was Emperor XVII, earned the title Citizen for Life, and has been on the board of directors of the Imperial Court of Northern Utah since 2012.

King’s Kiki

Salt Lake City’s monthly all King show at Why Kiki bar.

Empress 16 Lady Delish

Lady Delish reigned as Empress XVI of the Imperial Court of Northern Utah.

Empress 10 J’Lee

J’Lee reigned as Empress X of the Imperial Court of Northern Utah

Emperor 46 Devon Aire

Devon Aire reigned as Emperor XLVI of the Royal Court of the Golden Spike Empire, and was Imperial Father to Empress XXIII of the Imperial Court of Northern Utah

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