Chicago Pride Festival
June 17-18, 2023 at 11:00 AM
One of the country’s biggest Pride Festivals, the Chicago Pride Fest will be held in the iconic Northalsted neighborhood on June 17-18, leading up to the city’s annual Pride Parade on June 25. The festival features live music by popular artists on three stages, food and drinks, 150+ arts and crafts vendors, dancing and DJs, drag shows, a pet parade, sponsor booths, games, giveaways and more. This year's performers will include Heather Small, Eureka O'Hara, Slayyyter, Jordy and many more.
Chicago Pride Parade
June 25, 2023
The Chicago Pride Parade is one of the most popular LGBTQ+ events in the city. The Parade concludes the city’s month-long celebrations with a four-mile procession held on the last Sunday of June. The parade makes its way through Northalsted, Uptown, Lakeview, and Lincoln Park. The 52nd annual parade, now one of the largest in the country, features floats, decorated vehicles, performance groups, a marching band, and more.
Pride in the Park
June 23 and 24, 2023
This two-day music fest celebrates equity, diversity, and good times in Grant Park. The festival donates a portion of ticket sales to The Center on Halsted and provides free tickets to ensure LGBTQ+ youth can celebrate their pride openly and safely.
Navy Pier Pride
June 24, 2023
Navy Pier Pride is an annual free event that consists of a full day of family-friendly festivities. The event includes Storytime with Drag Queens, live performances, special film presentations, and a "Queer the Pier” fashion and music show.
The Queer Fam Pride Jam
June 17, 2023
The Queer Fam Pride Jam is an all-ages Pride event featuring a day's worth of wellness- and creativity-focused events, culminating in a family-friendly Slo 'Mo dance party.
House Music Festival & Conference
June 24, 2023
Presented in conjunction with the Taste of Chicago pop-up in Humboldt Park, the House festival brings a full day of DJs to the mainstage, including DJ Roy Davis Jr., DJ Psycho-B, NoshaLuv, DJ Emmaculate, and DJ V, with more to be announced.