Announcing Sioux Falls Pride 2017 Sponsors

Wells Fargo Continues Support as Main Event Sponsor

Sioux Falls, S.D. – June 1 marks the beginning of Pride Month across the globe celebrating LGBTQ equality. In the spirit of this day, Sioux Falls Pride is proud to announce this year’s sponsors of the pride festival, to be held on June 17, noon-6pm at Terrace Park.

Sioux Falls Pride has seen phenomenal steady growth over the past several years – growing from just 600 attendees in 2013 to an anticipated 10,000 attendees this year. The event features music, entertainment, food, activities, local businesses, LGBTQ resources, and more. The family friendly event boasts countless fun activities for children in the Kid’s Zone, as well gifts for your beloved pet. Sioux Falls Pride nourishes a positive, inclusive and accepting environment for LGBTQ individuals to be who they are, love who they love, and for allies to show their support.

Because of the generosity of these sponsors, this year’s theme of hope will reach more Sioux Falls residents and surrounding communities:

  • Wells Fargo – Title Sponsor
  • Annabelle’s & Olivia’s
  • Club David
  • ICON Lounge + Event Hall
  • Vishnu Bunny Tattoo
  • Sanford Health
  • All Souls Church
  • Wellmark
  • AARP
  • First Bank & Trust
  • Minnehaha County Democrats
  • Tax Consultants Inc.
  • All State – Dan Pickering
  • Redfin
  • Great Plains Zoo
  • Sioux Falls Roller Dollz
  • Scooters Coffee
  • Midcontinent Communications
  • Ron’s Garage
  • Jean & Michael Heisler
  • Voyage

Pride Week will kick off on Sunday, June 11 with an Equality March at 1pm starting at Carnegie Hall and ending at Falls Park West. Sioux Falls will join the world as a sister march of the Equality March in Washington, DC. For a full list of Sioux Falls Pride events and to view the park schedule click here.

       

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