175 Days to Love Chicago: Chicago Pride Fest

Celebrate LGBT Pride in Chicago!

Jo Jo, Frenchie Davis and Guinivere headline two days of music, food and shopping at Chicago Pride Fest, happening June 22 and 23. This celebration of LGBT Pride is our 175 Days to Love Chicago for Friday, June 21!

The 10th Annual Chicago Pride Fest, hosted by the Northalsted Business Alliance on the two days preceding Chicago’s iconic Pride Parade features two days of non-stop festive summer fun. Two stages of music and entertainment feature headliners Jo Jo, Frenchie Davis and Guinivere as well as pop cover bands, drag revues, and presentations by Chicago favorites like the Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus and Miss Foozie, who will be hosting the fest’s popular annual Pet Pride Parade. An exciting line up of DJs keeps the party going all weekend long!

Celebrate LGBT pride at the 9th Annual Chicago Pride Fest on Halsted Street at Waveland Ave. in Boystown Friday and Saturday June 22 – 23. Friday hours are 4-10pm and Saturday hours are 11am-10pm. $7 suggested donation. For more information, click here. On Sunday, Uptown and Boystown host the 43rd annual Chicago Pride Parade, on Halsted Street betwen Montrose and Broadway. The parade kicks off at 12noon. Free admission.

175 Days to Love Chicago celebrates Chicago’s 175th birthday with an exciting 175-day series of programs, promotions and fun history. Launching on the 175th anniversary of the city’s incorporation on March 4 and continuing through August 26, 2012, this cultural calendar offers visitors and residents exciting opportunities to explore Chicago every day. From special events to special packages at local hotels, the campaign showcases the breadth and vibrancy of Chicago’s cultural landscape. For more information, visit http://www.explorechicago.org/175days.


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