WHO IS VEGAS URBAN PRIDE
MrKingWezzy, Founder of Vegas Urban Pride was born in Vegas raised in Cali. Since 2002 King has been an influencer for our generation bridging the gap between the Gay & Straight Community producing events from Cali to Mississippi. She believes in equality for all and through the years has remained a trendsetter helping to bring pressing issues to the forefront within the LGBTQ community. King's natural talent to create an experience through her events is the driving force that will keep the passion of VUP alive for years to come in Vegas.
Nicole Williams, CEO of Set Life Images which is the marketing agency that produces the Vegas Urban Pride Festival. She has been working by King's side since day one to develop and bring the vision of creating an Urban Pride in Las Vegas. VUP has given Set Life Images national recognition due to highlighting Nicole's multi-talented skills with curating an event from start to finish. She's been empowered by the platform that has organically been created, and accepts the responsibility of being a voice for all people. For more information visit
Vegas Urban Pride was recognized in the first year of production October 25, 2018 by the City of Las Vegas by Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman, Congresswoman Dina Titus and US Senator Catherine Cortez-Masto as the "First Urban, Diverse and Heterosexual Las Vegas Pride Block Party of its kind." The 2nd Annual Vegas Urban Pride made history by having the first Urban Pride on the Las Vegas Strip at the Hard Rock Cafe Live. Creating a unique experience catered to the Urban Market with all urban entertainment. Adding an upbeat sophistication in a lively atmosphere, all in the heart of the City of Las Vegas. Not only are we celebrating Pride, Love, and Unity Vegas Urban Pride focuses on bringing awareness to issues that are happening in the Urban community. VUP works closely with The Aids Healthcare Foundation educating the community of it's importance of "Knowing your status." We conduct FREE HIV testing during VUP events throughout the year. Another community issue that is important to the Founder is bringing awareness to Gun Violence. Every year during the VUP Festival they host a celebrity basketball charity game that has kid entertainment. Every kid leaves with a new bike, basketball, scooter, or bed in their hands. In 2019 Vegas Urban Pride received award recognition from U.S. Representative Steven Horsford. Going into their third year of existence Vegas Urban Pride has attracted international attention, and already has a tourism following from all over the world.