Black Hills Pride 2017: Vendor Booth Opportunity

The Black Hills Center for Equality (BHCFE) is proud to celebrate our 6th annual Black Hills PRIDE festival taking place at Memorial Park in Rapid City, SD on July 8th, 2017. From starting quietly in the 1980’s we now anticipate 1500+ attendees and their pets to shop, eat, be entertained at our fun-filled annual festival. This is BCHFE’s biggest event of the year bringing the LGBT community and its allies together in celebration.
I met you at the Chocopalooza event at the Dahl Arts Center. I spoke with about the vendor opportunity at this festival. We would love to have you as vendor at this year’s PRIDE festival. If you are interested in being a vendor at this year’s Pride festival email vendor coordinator Sarah Keppen at

Please see the festival details below:
• Date: Saturday July 8th, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 4 p.m. Location: Memorial Park
• Setup: Saturday July 8th starting at 6:30 a.m.
• Booth Fee: Non-profit fee $35 For-profit / Retail $50
• Add-Ons: Table & two chairs $10 Electricity $5
• Payment can be made one of following ways:
◦ Through Paypal (preferred method) by visiing and clicking the ‘Donation’ button
◦ Mailed to P.O. Box 9504 Rapid City, SD 57709
• All applications and payment need to be submitted by Thursday July 6th, 2017

If you have any questions on the above please feel free to call email me at I would be happy to answer any questions you have. I look forward to hearing from you.
Warm Regards,
Sarah R. Keppen
Board Member, Black Hills Center of Equality (BHCFE)
Black Hills Pride 2017 Vendor Coordinator


Sarah Keppen moved from Sioux Falls to West River South Dakota in April 2015 for a position at Regional Health. She works full-time as an Application System Analyst in the IT - Software Services department supporting clinical software applications. Sarah joined the Black Hills Center for Equality (BHCFE), Inc board of directors in October 2015. She spent her first year on the board as the Board Secretary. Sarah was elected as Board President in October 2016. She is a fierce advocate for LGBT equality. When she is not supporting the LGBT community, fighting for equality, or serving her customer's technology needs, Sarah enjoys traveling, the outdoors, hiking, camping, kayaking, music concerts, foreign foods, and spending time with family and friends. Sarah is grateful for the continued opportunity to serve the LGBT community of Western SD. You can reach her at

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