Chicago Pride Fest®

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Sat, June 22, 2024 | 11am to 10pm
Sun, June 23, 2024 | 11am to 10pm
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Overview

Chicago Pride Fest® is a two-day street festival on June 22-23, 2024; the weekend before the Chicago Pride Parade (June 30, 2024). The 23rd annual Chicago Pride Fest is a celebration of LGBTQ+ life, culture and community in  Chicago’s landmark LGBTQ+ Northalsted neighborhood.

Pride Fest features live music on 3 stages, a Youth Pride Space for teens, best of Chicago drag performance, the Proud Pet Parade with prizes, dance exhibitions, Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus, guest speakers and over 150 food and merchandise vendors

A $15 suggested donation for entry helps pays performers and festival workers, and supports local non-profits & community programs like the Chicago Pride Crosswalks; 14 rainbow paved intersections installed in 2019 that make up the longest installation of it’s kind in the world.


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Pride Fest is easily accessed via the CTA Red Line Addison station at Wrigley Field, CTA Red/Brown/Purple Lines at Belmont, multiple bus lines, and rideshare car/cab services to hotels and other lodging.

Attention Residents & Businesses: the City of Chicago will begin towing cars:

  • Friday June 21 at 8:00am
  • 800-860 W. Bradley
  • 750-820 W Waveland

and

  • Friday June 21 at 11:00pm
  • 3600-3800 N Halsted St

Streets will reopen Monday, June 24 at 11:00am

No access to Halsted Street surface parking lots or parking garages (this includes Halsted Flats) beginning: 11:59pm on Friday June 21.

The Whole Foods parking lot will remain open for customers, with access on Waveland west of Halsted during the festival and regular operating hours.

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Northalsted Business Alliance is a 501(c)6 chamber of commerce, working to enhance the economic vitality and quality of life for the Northalsted area through programming, services, and events such as Chicago Pride FestNorthalsted Market Days and Haunted Halsted Halloween Parade that celebrate our LGBTQ+ history, promote tourism and foster a welcoming, safe community for all.

Looking to connect with active consumers at this event? For pricing and a customized benefits package, please contact Norine Smyth at 312-799-0354 or Laura Wilke at 773-584-6669.

We have teamed up with Eventeny to make your exhibitor registration easier than ever! Please note that you will have to create a new profile and register on this platform if you haven’t done so yet.

WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING NON-MEMBER APPLICATIONS. WE ARE COMPLETELY BOOKED. Reach out to [email protected] if you would like to be placed on the waitlist for this years event. 

Alternatively, we recommend that you apply for Northalsted Market Days, another successful Pride Event. 

Northalsted Market Days Application

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