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Rockford Area Pride Parade

Downtown Rockford 513 E State St, Rockford, Illinois

The Rockford Area Pride Committee is pleased to announce the first, official, Rockford Area Pride Parade to take place on Saturday, June 1, 2024. The theme for this year is Celebrate, Remember, Unite!

Free

Elgin Pride

Downtown Elgin Elgin, Illinois

Elgin's second annual Pride Parade and Festival will include a family-friendly LGBTQ+ Pride parade followed by a festival with a vendor marketplace, food, live music, and more.

Free

Waukegan Pride Parade and Festival

Waukegan Waukegan, Illinois

Get ready for a day of celebration, community, and fun at the Waukegan Friends Pride Parade and Festival, part of a three day Waukegan Pride Event featuring events on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Waukegan Pride Parade steps off at Noon.

Free

Shedd Pride Night

Shedd Aquarium 1200 S DuSable Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL

Kick off Pride Month festivities in style with a memorable Pride Night at Shedd featuring multiple DJs and an ocean-themed drag showcase. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to convene together to embrace the diversity of our community. 21+ ID required

$19.95 – $39.95

Chicago Fire Pride Night

Soldier Field 1410 Special Olympics Dr, Chicago, Illinois

The Chicago Fire FC annual Pride Night will kick-off Pride Month on June 1 vs. the LA Galaxy with a celebration of diversity, inclusion, and unity in our community. 

$18 – $50

Queer Fam Pride Jam

Millennium Park Chicago, Illinois

The Queer Fam Pride Jam celebrates LGBTQ+ families, kids and allies with all-ages activities like dance lessons, DJ sets, performances and more in the North Pavilion tent from 10am-1pm.

Free

Buffalo Grove Pride Parade

Mike Rylko Community Park 1000 N Buffalo Grove Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL

Buffalo Grove's 6th annual Family-Friendly Pride Parade honoring retired Illinois State House Majority Leader Greg Harris as Grand Marshal. Featuring 100 businesses, organizations and school groups. "Drag Us to the Polls" is the 2024 theme.

Free

Chicago Black Gay Men’s Caucus Spring Fling

Mae District 19 East 21st, Chicago, Illinois

"A Spring Fling" annual fundraiser, an afternoon full of entertainment, networking opportunities, silent auctions, specialty cocktails, reflection, and the very exciting induction of our new inductees into the Chicago Black Gay Hall of Fame. 

$100 – $125

Equality Illinois Pride Brunch Kick-Off

Venue West 221 N Paulina, Chicago, Illinois

Equality Illinois will bring together 300+ community leaders and champions to celebrate our LGBTQ+ communities and support our critical advocacy work to build a better Illinois for LGBTQ+ people.

$35 – $60

Andersonville Midsommarfest

Andersonville Clark St. from Foster to Gregory, Chicago, Illinois

One of Chicago’s most legendary street festivals and Andersonville’s quintessential yearly celebration, Andersonville Midsommarfest, returns for its 58th year June 7-9 on Clark Street from Foster to Gregory.

$10

Andersonville Midsommarfest

Andersonville Clark St. from Foster to Gregory, Chicago, Illinois

One of Chicago’s most legendary street festivals and Andersonville’s quintessential yearly celebration, Andersonville Midsommarfest, returns for its 58th year June 7-9 on Clark Street from Foster to Gregory.

$10

Lake County PrideFest

This free, family-friendly outdoor festival will feature music and performances, food trucks, a beer and beverage tent, craft and artisan vendors, a resource fair, games and entertainment for children, multiple drag shows, dancing and more.

$5

“Never Doubt: We Are Here” Pride Concert & Dance

First Congregational Church of Evanston UCC 1445 Hinman Ave, Evanson, Illinois

Artemis Singers, Chicago’s lesbian feminist chorus, presents “Never Doubt: We Are Here” Pride Concert & Dance. The nonprofit chorus, now in its 44th year, specializes in performing music written or arranged by women.

$25

Aurora Pride Parade

Downtown Aurora Aurora, Illinois

Celebrate love, equality, and diversity as the 5th annual Aurora Pride Parade returns Sunday, June 9th, 2024 at Noon. Expect a day filled with colorful floats, incredible performances, and an amazing sense of community.

Free

Andersonville Midsommarfest

One of Chicago’s most legendary street festivals and Andersonville’s quintessential yearly celebration, Andersonville Midsommarfest, returns for its 58th year June 7-9 on Clark Street from Foster to Gregory.

$10

Pride Bar Crawl

Charlie's Chicago 3726 North Broadway, Chicago, Illinois

Don't miss the proudest crawl of the year. This year 20% of this event's proceeds will be donated to Center on Halsted. Handpicked inclusive bars (5 venues), exclusive drink specials, and freebies that are available only to our Pride Bar Crawl participants.

$15

Chicago Cubs Pride Night

Wrigley Field 1060 W Addison, Chicago, Illinois

Wrigley Field celebrates Pride Month! It's a party at the ballpark with the Chicago Cubs featuring special entertainment, festive fan activities and other recognitions.

$57 – $120

White Sox Pride Night

Guaranteed Rate Field 333 W 35th, Chicago, Illinois

Celebrate Pride with the Chicago White Sox as they take on the Texas Rangers. The first 10,000 fans 21+ to enter the stadium will receive a Chicago White Sox Pride Shirt presented by Vizzy, designed by local artist Sandra Antongiorgi. 

$14

Navy Pier Pride

Navy Pier 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL

This free, full-day event celebrates diversity, inclusivity, and support for the LGBTQ+ community. Festivities include live music, educational programs, performances from local LGBTQ+ artists, on-site resources from community partners and more.

Free

Back Lot Bash

Cheetah Gym Parking Lot 5248 N Clark, Chicago, Illinois

Back Lot Bash takes place during Chicago's Pride weekend on Saturday, June 29 and Sunday, June 30th. G Flip is headlining the 20th annual Back Lot Bash on Sunday June 30th. 

$26.52 – $67.98

Proud to Run

Montrose Beach 601 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, Illinois

Proud To Run, 10K run, and 5K run/walk is back in 2024. Chicago's Original Pride Week running event will be on Sunday, June 30, 2024

Back Lot Bash

Cheetah Gym Parking Lot 5248 N Clark, Chicago, Illinois

Back Lot Bash takes place during Chicago's Pride weekend on Saturday, June 29 and Sunday, June 30th. G Flip is headlining the 20th annual Back Lot Bash on Sunday June 30th. 

$26.52 – $67.98

Pride South Side Festival

DuSable Black History Museum 740 E 56th Pl, Chicago, Illinois

Show your pride spirit at the 6th annual Pride South Side Festival, a day of performances, activations, and opportunities to learn more about the roles of the Black, Latinx, and LGBTQI+ voting rights and elections in public policy. This year's theme is "The Right to Pride."

Free
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