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August 10, 2024

Genderbands is excited to be putting on our 5th annual Trans Pride-N-Joy Fest (formerly Utah Trans Pride Festival).

The Trans Pride-N-Joy Festival is a unique event put on by Genderbands. This festival celebrates, centers, and brings visibility to our amazingly diverse transgender community. 


Pride is for everyone! Please let us know how we can make Pride accessible for all!

Everyone is welcome and invited to participate in this survey, regardless of location, age, gender, or sexuality.


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Trans Pride-N-Joy Fest Schedule

Free Festival!

When: August 10, 2024

11am - 5pm

Where: Utah County



All ages party 6 - 8pm

21+ party 9pm - 1am

Pre-Pride Trans Pool Party:

Friday, August 9th

More details to come


All Ages After-Party

PG-rated performances, including drag, to entertain folks of all ages!

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21+ After-Party

PG 13-rated performances, including drag, plus an open bar!

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Trans Pool Party

Enjoy a relaxing day at the pool with your trans besties.

Tickets are limited!

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Festival "Ticket"

The festival is FREE!

If you'd like to support the Genderbands mission or help make the Trans Pride-N-Joy Festival possible for future years, consider making a small  donation in the form of a festival ticket. This also helps us track our attendance,

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Tie Dye Trans Pride Shirt

This exclusive Trans Pride-N-Joy Festival shirt is tie dyed by hand! Each one will be unique, just like you! Ship it anywhere or pick it up at the festival.



Participate in Trans Pride!

Fans in Concert

Recommend an Entertainer

Who do you want to see at Trans Pride?

Coming soon
Choreography Class


Apply to be an entertainer at the festival or after-party.

Pride Holding Hands


Become a vendor

Food Truck Dishes

FOOD Vendor

Become a food vendor

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It takes a village! Won't you join us?



We are constantly striving to improve and would greatly appreciate feedback from those that attended the 2023 Utah Trans Pride Festival and/or the Afterparty or additional events. Please complete this anonymous survey to rate your experience at Utah Trans Pride 2023 and help us plan Utah Trans Pride 2024.

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FAQ 2023

Does it cost anything to attend Utah Trans Pride?

Utah Trans Pride is a free event, but donations will be graciously accepted. You can donate at or Venmo @genderbands IF YOU USE VENMO PLEASE PUT IN THE COMMENTS THAT ITS A DONATION! We will have designated entrances and exits. You will receive a wristband when you enter. This helps us track attendance.

Is this an all-ages event?


Will there be alcohol at the event?

No alcohol is permitted at the festival. Alcohol will be available at the after-party.

Will there be a police presence at the event?

There will not be police as security. There will be 1-2 police as part of the road closure. This is required by the city. We will have hired security as well as volunteer security. There will be security and traffic-style barricades around the perimeter of the park. There is a staffed entrance and exit on the South and North side of the park. More security details will be available soon.

Will there be vegetarian, vegan, and/or gluten-free food options?

We are actively working to connect with food vendors who can offer these options at the festival, but cannot guarantee all dietary restrictions can be met.

Will there be a place to go if I get too hot or overwhelmed?

We will be offering a "Chill Zone" tent this year, which will have air conditioning and sensory toys to help you chill. There will be a time limit to allow for everyone to have a chance to enjoy the space but don’t worry, you can come back.

Where do I park?

You can park at the elementary school next door or on the street. There is an entrance to the park on Center Street and 150 North.

Are dogs allowed in the venue?

Yes, well-behaved dogs on a lease are welcome to attend. If owners or doggos are not well-behaved or don’t pick up after themselves, they will be asked to leave.

How do I apply to be a volunteer?

Our volunteer application is here: Contact us ( with any questions. We would love to have the volunteer support of your organization!

Can I bring my own food and drink?

If you have dietary restrictions, you may bring food for yourself. Otherwise, please support the food vendors. You may bring in an EMPTY, refillable water bottle. We will have water available.

What steps are being taken to make the festival accessible?

--The Chill Zone --Booths are along the sidewalks --Free earplugs --Extra seating throughout the festival grounds --Braille signs --ASL interpreters during the entertainment --Food vendors who offer items for those with dietary restrictions. --The stage is positioned away from the vendors to reduce noise. --A ramp for the stage --Entrance/Exit on both sides of the park to reduce walking distance --Free festival and a reasonably priced after-party. --The afterparty venue has no stairs for attendees and only 3 steps for performers to enter the stage.

What are the COVID protocols for the event?

Masks are not required but highly recommended. This is an open-air event but social distancing is still encouraged. Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the festival.

Can I opt out of photographs?

Yes. We will have "Consent Clues" badges available to participants so you can demonstrate your willingness to be touched, chatted with, or photographed.

What is the minimum age to volunteer?

All ages can volunteer! Volunteers 15 and under must volunteer with a guardian, and volunteers 16-17 must have a guardian's permission to volunteer.

How can I support the event as an individual?

--Follow us on social media then Like, comment, and share posts regarding the event. --To help us get the word out, show you are "Interested" in the event on Facebook and like and share our posts. The more interest our event gets, the more sponsors we can attract and the bigger our event can be. --To financially support us, consider sponsoring with a "friends"-level sponsorship. --We are looking for volunteers to provide in-person support during the event. Fill out the volunteer application above. --In-kind donations are graciously accepted and include: sensory objects (spinners, pop-its, stress balls, magic sand), COVID prevention supplies (masks, hand sanitizers), sun protection (hats, sunscreen, sunglasses, fans), and consumables (water bottles, otter pops, candy, snacks). Items can be branded with company logos or plain.

How can I support the event as a business?

Several tiers of sponsorship are available starting at $250.


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