Get Involved

Damn These Heels remains a community focused, grassroots, locally-produced festival with strong community partnerships. Without YOU it’s not a true celebration. Here are a few ways to participate:

Damn This Merch! Call For Artists: Damn These Heels is seeking original design work by LGBTQ+ artists and allies to display, share and sell during the Festival. Ten designs will be selected to sell on Damn These Heels shirts and sold via print on demand during the festival. Artists will retain ownership of the design and will receive 50 percent of the proceeds from sales of the merchandise. 

  • Design themes: Pride, resilience, love, inclusion, queer joy
  • Submit your design(s), a short bio and short artist statement here:
  • Top 10 designs submitted by June 30 will be selected by the Damn These Heels programming committee and announced on July 6
  • Questions? Email

Volunteer: Come help Damn These Heels roll out the rainbow carpet at drive-ins, events during the Festival or spread the word before the fun starts. Sign up to help the events team or street promotions team by emailing  Please include your area of interest so we can get you to the right department. 

Group Tickets: If your family, friend group, book club or organization is interested in experiencing the Festival together let us know! We are happy to discuss discount ticketing options for groups wanting more than 35 tickets to the festival. Reach out to us at

Sponsorship: If you are interested in sponsoring a Damn These Heels film screening, please contact

Short Film Submissions: Damn These Heels Programming committee is seeking Utah-made short film submissions to screen during the festival. (Submissions are closed for 2021)

Free screening of Flee at Liberty Park, SLC at 8 pm on July 17.
Get notified when tickets are released for the screening.