What is it?
The Teen Zone at the 2023 PrideFest is a designated area specifically tailored to provide activities, resources, and a safe space for teenagers who are attending. The Teen Zone aims to create an inclusive and engaging environment for LGBTQ+ youth to connect, socialize, and access support.
Where is it?
South of E. Locust along 5th Street.
Schedule of Events – Saturday, June 10, 2023
- 12 – 5 PM Booth & Tailgate Zone – Iowa Safe Schools
- 12 – 6 PM Metaverse Googles Experience – Meta / Facebook
- 12 – 6 PM “What does Pride Mean to Me” and Social Media Lounge – Elipsis
- 12 – 6 PM Selfie Station & Pit Crew Challenge – DMACC
- Selfie Station – take your best selfies and text them to your besties
- Pit Crew Challenge – Clock the fastest time to win the challenge
- 12 – 6 PM Job Corps
- Come play some bags or other outdoor games
- 12 – 6 PM Des Moines Library
- Check out what’s going on at the Des Moines Library
- 12 – 6 PM Buttons, Buttons, and more Buttons
- Your chance to make your own PrideFest button memory
- 2 – 3 PM Drag Queen Makeup Tutorial – DTF Productions
- Ever wondered what it takes to do your makeup for a drag show? Come watch and learn as two Des Moines Queens show off their skills.
- 5 – 9 PM Teen Zone Silent Disco – Presented by Symetra
- Show your best TikTok dance moves to the music only you can hear