Capital Pride 2014 Sponsors

Capital Pride 2014 would not be possible without contributions from our sponsors. We appreciate the generosity and public support of the businesses and organizations listed below. Make sure you let our sponsors know you appreciate them, too!

Capital Pride 2014 – Aug. 1-3


Join Dakota OutRight and “Discover Community” at Capital Pride 2014. Tickets are available at

Friday, Aug. 1

Riverboat Cruise, 8 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

Join us aboard the Lewis & Clark Riverboat for a sunset cruise on the Missouri River. This limited-seating event will be a relaxing place to connect with your local LGBTQ community while enjoying appetizers and a cash bar. Acoustic entertainment and a display from the Genderbend project are planned. The Port of Bismarck is located at 1700 River Road Dr. Ages 21+ Tickets are $30.

Saturday, Aug. 2

Pride in Custer Park, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

This free and family-friendly gathering will take place in Custer Park right off Washington Street in Bismarck. Browse our vendor tables, enjoy some live entertainment, and bring your kids for games and activities!

Dakota Divas in Drag, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.

Looking for a good time? Look no further! Our notoriously fun Dakota Divas in Drag Show will not disappoint. Janessa Jaye Champagne is our beloved emcee. The show will be held at the Bismarck Civic Center Exhibition Hall, upper level. Ages 18+ Tickets are $15.

Sunday, Aug. 3

Interfaith Service, Unitarian Universalist, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Looking to discover fellowship of the LGBTQ-affirming faith community? Join the Bismarck-Mandan Unitarian Universalist Congregation for an interfaith service. The UU is located at 818 E. Divide Ave. in Bismarck.

Capital Pride Picnic, 12 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Bring your picnic baskets to Shelter #11 at Sertoma Park in south Bismarck to round out the weekend’s events. Bring your own picnic meal or food to share – we will be grilling hot dogs for first some, first serve. The space is playground adjacent, has horseshoes, an open field, and volleyball.


DOR Pride MerchandiseTo support our Pride events and outreach work, you can purchase our official Capital Pride 2014 merchandise – anything from bracelets to rainbow fox tails, lanyards, magnets and stickers, Pride flags, and even a special edition of this year’s event poster! Merch will be available throughout the weekend at all of our events and proceeds go to future Pride events. We appreciate your support!

About Us


“Dakota OutRight’s mission is to serve the LGBTQ community of central and western North Dakota by increasing visibility, providing resources and information, advocating for equality, and creating safe spaces for connection, support, and celebration.”



Dakota OutRight’s vision is to be a leader of positive change for the LGBTQ communities in central and western North Dakota by:

  • Providing educational resources and outreach
  • Creating safe spaces for information, community events, and celebrations
  • Advocating for basic legal protections, (ie. employment, housing, anti-discrimination, marriage equality)
  • Creating and identifying allies in state and local government, and
  • Fostering camaraderie among LGBTQ community and allies to achieve visibility and acceptance