Pride in the Park is back! It’s a family-friendly, public celebration with something for everyone. Visit dozens of vendors and community organizations, watch some entertainment on the main stage, and enjoy hot and cold refreshments from our friends at Laughing Sun Brewing Co.!
Pride in the Park is truly a family (of any kind) activity. We’ll have face painting, as well as games and activities for kids. Bring a blanket for the lawn or enjoy your food truck fare in our seating area.
Dakota OutRight will be offering our largest selection yet of Pride merch (see pages 17-19 of this year’s Pride Guide for the super gay goods). All proceeds help support Capital Pride events!
- Das Mountain Food Truck
- Rez Famous Lemonade
- Faut Yeah! Baked Goods & More
- Granni’s Organics
- Ava’s Lemonade Stand
Music from Earl Pringle
Music from McMahon Brothers
Music from Kris Kitko
Pride in Custer Park Vendors
AARP North Dakota
AARP is inclusive in its policies, programs, and advocacy positions. In the guiding words of our founder, “What we do, we do for all.” As part of the AARP family here in North Dakota, take part in our educational programs; fun, free events, advocacy efforts; and volunteer opportunities in our community.
Bismarck Backyard Club
The Bismarck Backyard Club (BBYC) is a local activist group intent on making North Dakota a better place. The BBYC is progressive and action-oriented. If you’re tired of engaging in activism through social media only and are ready for face-to-face collaboration, the BBYC may be for you. We’re age-diverse, we’re gender-diverse, and we make decisions through building consensus. So far, we have addressed issues such as healthcare inequities, economic inequality, gender issues, and good governance. We support ballot measures and candidates that reflect our values and strongly oppose candidates who do not. We partner with North Dakotan organizations that support our goal to make North Dakota a great home for all people.
Bismarck Downtown Artist Cooperative
Bismarck Downtown Artist Cooperative is an art gallery and working studio space operated by and for local artists. BDAC gives artists at various stages of their careers exhibition space as well as opportunities to show artwork in special themed exhibits.
Bismarck Human Relations Committee
The mission of the Bismarck Human Relations Committee is to protect and promote the personal dignity of all Bismarck citizens and to eliminate any discriminatory barriers that prevent them from reaching their full human potential and seeks to make education and compliance a meaningful and visible strategy to recognize the value of a diverse community.
Bismarck-Mandan UU Congregation
We are a fellowship of free minds, welcoming all, a beacon of enlightenment and sanctuary, and offering a call to build a better self, community, and world.
Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library
The Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library provides personal enrichment opportunities and lifelong learning for Bismarck and Burleigh County residents of all ages, offering materials and resources with access to over 560,000 items, including books, audio books, DVDs, and music CDs. They also have special circulating collections, such as fishing poles, art prints, board games, and movie Binge Boxes. For more information, visit us in person at 515 N 5th St.
Custer Family Planning
Custer Family Planning Clinic provides income-based, affordable reproductive healthcare for women and men. We provide services for sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment, HIV and hepatitis C testing, birth control, pregnancy testing, pap smears, breast exams, pelvic exams, testicular exams, and more.
Dakota Canine Massage and Treats
Claudia is a certified therapeutic canine massage therapist. She also bakes fresh healthy pet treats. Varieties include grain free and gluten free cookies, chicken and liver jerky, pupcakes, and doggie ice cream. She makes all-natural pet balms, bug sprays, and leash holders.
Darcy Jeda Corbitt Foundation
Nonprofit community foundation promoting the global health and well being of transgender individuals through resources on MyTransitionPartner.com, transition assistance grants, and community education.
Democrats work in concert believing that tomorrow can be better than today: our educational, social, economic, and ecological systems can be more equal and healthier with each passing generation.
Elsberry and Thomason for ND House
Fargo-Moorhead Gay Men’s Chorus
The mission of the Fargo-Moorhead Gay Men’s Chorus is to enrich the lives of its members and the lives of those who experience its music. The Chorus exists to provide a visible presence and positive voice for the Fargo-Moorhead area Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Queer, Asexual and Ally (LGBTQA) community.
FM PRIDE unites and engages individuals and organizations to empower, educate, and support the LGBTQ Community. Community activities and services are open and inviting to everyone in the community, providing a safe environment in which individuals feel free to celebrate their relationships. FM Pride celebrations draw attendees from throughout North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, and stretching into Canada, as it claims its spot as one of the nation’s largest rural pride celebrations!
Furry Friends Rockin’ Rescue
Furry Friends Rockin’ Rescue is a 501(c)3 nonprofit animal rescue ran 100% by volunteers and fosters.
GSAs: Bismarck High, Century High, Legacy High
Local public high school GSA clubs team up in their effort to provide a safe environment to promote awareness, unity, & happiness for those who are in the LGBTQ+ community, those who support them, and those who need support themselves.
Heidi Heitkamp for North Dakota
Senator Heidi Heitkamp is running for re-election for the United States Senate.
Humanities North Dakota
Humanities North Dakota presents GameChanger: The Pursuit of Health and Happiness. Our annual, one-day ideas festival explores an idea or issue facing our community, our nation, and our world. This year, we’ve invited an anti-ageism activist, a doctor, a historian on America’s healthcare system, and a mortician to explore what it truly means to be human. Learn more about these individuals and our keynote speaker, Andrew Solomon, author of “Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.”
Laughing Sun Brewing Company
Bismarck’s first brewery features handcrafted brews and live music most nights of the week.
Mental Health America of North Dakota
Our mission is to promote mental health through education, advocacy, understanding and access to quality care for all individuals.
The AFL-CIO is a federation of Labor Unions dedicated to protecting workers’ rights. We stand for the principle that working families of any description should be able to be free from discrimination and fear in the workplace and earn wages high enough to keep them out of poverty. The North Dakota AFL-CIO will always stand for basic human rights across the state.
North Dakota Community Planning Group for HIV and Viral Hepatitis Prevention
NDCPG for HIV and viral hepatitis care and treatment seeks meaningful involvement from community members like you to help develop, refine, and tailor HIV/HVC prevention interventions that are culturally sensitive and scientifically sound and that addresses the unique needs of those communities at highest risk for HIV/HVC infection.
North Dakota Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
The ND Federal of Families, a state and national family-run organizations serves to: Provide advocacy at the national level for the rights of children and youth with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges and their families; Provide leadership and technical assistance to nation-wide network of family run organizations; Collaborate with family run and other child serving organizations to transform mental health care in America.
North Dakotans for Public Integrity
North Dakotans for Public Integrity (NDPI) is sponsoring the North Dakota Anti-Corruption Act, an initiated measure for the November 2018 election. NDPI is a non-profit organization to educate and inform North Dakotans about the importance of integrity and public accountability in government and to increase integrity and public accountability in public officials.
North Dakota Human Rights Coalition
The North Dakota Human Rights Coalition works to effect change so that all people in North Dakota enjoy full human rights.
North Dakota Women’s Network
North Dakota Women’s Network works to improve the lives of women in ND through communication, legislation, and public activism. Our core areas of focus speak to our values of leadership, opportunity and equality for all. Leadership: Encouraging women’s leadership and political participation. Opportunity: Working to eliminate barriers to economic and educational opportunities. Equality: Working for equality with advocacy in economic fairness and civil rights.
Paparazzi Accessories by Kayse Hathaway: $5 jewelry and $1 kids’ jewelry. Buy 12, get 1 free!
Make the most of your world. The Peace Corps takes a different approach to making a difference. If you are inspired by impact that is hands-on, grassroots-driven, and lasting, get to know us.
Uniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education, and advocacy. PFLAG has 400 chapters and 200,000 supporters crossing multiple generations of American families in major urban centers, small cities, and rural areas in all 50 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico.
Planned Parenthood of North Dakota
Planned Parenthood believes that knowledge empowers people to make healthy choices. Our comprehensive sex education programs provide the information needed to understand all aspects of sexual and reproductive health, offering youth and adult programs as well as presentations.
Pride Minot is here to build Pride in the Minot Community, while creating a strong network for LGBTQA+ persons. We are constantly striving to provide entertainment, education, and life skills to those in and out of the LGBTQA+ community. Connect with us on our website (www.prideminot.org), @PrideMinot on Facebook or Instagram, and @PrideMinotND on Twitter. We are excited to have our 4th Annual Pride Festival as a week-long celebration of our community, offering many new events! Come out and join us July 8th – 15th, 2018!
Three locations in Bismarck: S 3rd Street, N State Street, and W Century Ave.
United Church of Christ
No matter who, no matter what, no matter where you are on your faith journey, you’re welcome at Bismarck United Church of Christ! We are committed to being a place of love, acceptance, and transformation. At Bismarck UCC we value intergenerational worship, serving the wider community, asking deep questions, laughing together, and caring for one another. Join us for Sunday worship at 10AM or throughout the week for discussion groups, education, classes, and service projects.
Youthworks is a 501(c)3 non-profit providing youth and family services throughout North Dakota since 1986. Celebrating 30 years, as a homeless youth program in the state of North Dakota, Youthworks provides support services to youth and their families helping to meet goals for strong, healthy relationships. Locations in Fargo and Bismarck with services extending to the surrounding counties. Youthworks’ focus and expertise is working with homeless, runaway, trafficked and at-risk teens as well as parents and young adults under 22.
Interested in a booth at Pride in Custer Park for your business or organization? It’s not too late!