Fifth annual Provo Pride Festival promotes acceptance, builds community

By Kaitlyn Bancroft Colorful tent canopies, flags and costumes burst outside the historic Utah County Courthouse during the fifth annual Provo Pride Festival on Sept. 16. It was the first time the festival was held outside its usual Memorial Park location. “This is the first year we’ve been (here), and

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Provo Pride Festival moves to across from temple for fifth and biggest year yet

Braley Dodson – Daily Herald   The fifth Provo Pride Festival was in the heart of Provo, at the Historic Utah County Courthouse downtown, right at the corner of University Avenue and Center Street and directly across the street from the Provo City Center Temple. That proximity was to put

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Provo’s growing gay pride festival surprised many fans headed to the BYU football game

  By Scott D. Pierce It’s hard to say which group of football fans was more surprised to see a gay pride festival in Provo — the visitors from Wisconsin or the BYU faithful. But a lot of people driving by the Provo Pride Festival had, shall we say, quizzical

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