Davis County Pride is Out of This World May 4

Davis County Pride will be held May 4 from noon to 6 p.m. at Layton Commons Park, 437 N Wasatch Dr, Layton, Utah, with the theme “Out of this World. Stand Together. Take Up Space.” Organizers expect around 1,200 people to participate in this third annual event.

The event will include food trucks, vendors with homemade goods and services, organizational booths, GSAs, a play area for youth, and live family-friendly entertainment. Speakers include Jacey Thornton, executive director of Project Rainbow, and Michael ­Aaron, publisher of QSaltLake Magazine.

New this year are souvenir tumblers available for pre-order for $20. The cups are double-walled, vacuum sealed, lead-free, good for hot and cold beverages, and feature this year’s Out of This World theme. Participating vendors will fill the tumbler with a beverage of your choice for $4 at the event. Venmo @davisprideUT and put your color choice of White, Galaxy Black, or Pride Rainbow in the comment line.
matching donation campaign

Davis County Pride announced a matching donation campaign in partnership with Project Rainbow Utah to help fund such things as park rental, advertising, entertainment, and insurance. Each donation made to Davis County Pride through April 15th, will be matched by Project Rainbow, up to $3000.

“Your generous contribution will directly add to the festival’s success, enabling us to enhance the program, provide more resources to our community, and make the ‘Out of this World’ festival a truly unforgettable experience,” organizers said in a statement.

Other items the funding will impact are decor, photography, cleanup, and the group’s ongoing effort to become an IRS-recognized charity organization.

Donations can be made at bit.ly/davispride24.

Davis County Pride Schedule

  • 12pm Festival Opens
  • 12:30 Puerto Rican Dance Group,
    Bomba Marilé
  • 1pm Opening
    Jackson Carter, Emcee
    Davis County Pride Board
    Michael Aaron, QSaltLake Magazine
  • 1:30 Live Music
    Mandy Lynn Danzig
  • 2pm Drag Performers
    Imperial Rainbow Court of ­Northern Utah
  • 3pm Keynote Speaker
    Jacey Thornton, Project Rainbow
  • 3:15 Live Music
  • 3:45 Open Invitation to Receive Mom Hugs with David Archuleta’s New Song, “Hell Together”
  • 4 pm Pride March, Constitution Circle
  • 4:30 Live Music
    The Renee Plant Band
  • 5:30 Cheer Squad
    Cheer Salt Lake
  • 5:45 Festival Closes

More information about Davis County Pride can be found at daviscountypride.org

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