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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!


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.


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.


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

The Lesbian Social Club Pride Kickoff

Join The Lesbian Social Club after the Chicago Fire game to celebrate the official kickoff to Pride Month at TAO Chicago. This inclusive event is open to all and welcomes LGBTQ+ individuals, allies, and friends alike.

$15 – $22

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.


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

The Art of Pride

Hyde Park Art Center 5020 S Cornell Ave, Chicago, Illinois

The third annual Art of Pride event with performances, vendors, and art making to celebrate pride with local LGBTQIA+ artists. DJ Sets from DJ All The Way Kay and Alaska Jules.


Sapphic Comedy Hour

Dorothy 2500 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois

Hosts Sierra Kenyon and Rogue Schmidt bring seven sapphic comedians to our stage for a Pride comedy showcase that's not to be missed. 21+


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.


“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.


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.


Pride Skate Party

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Roller Skating and Bowling Center 1219 West 76th, Chicago, Illinois

The Chicago Black LGBTQ+ Pride event of the summer is back. Celebrate Pride Month at Lighthouse Foundation's highly anticipated 3rd Annual Pride Skate Party. 


Trans Ice Cream Social

Center on Halsted 3656 N Halsted, Chicago, Illinois

Celebrate Pride Month, meet new friends, and enjoy complimentary ice cream at  Center on Halsted's annual Trans Ice Cream Social. Celebrate trans joy with free Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams and activities with a view of the Chicago skyline.


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.


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. 


Black LGBTQ+ Beach Day

63rd Street Beach

Celebrate Pride Month at the Black LGBTQ+ Beach Day! Enjoy movement, a beach party, DJ Rae Chardonnay's beats, and free healthcare services.


Lincoln Park Zoo

An evening event for the 21+ queer adult crowd and their friends to enjoy the zoo after-hours, complete with animal chats, DJ All The Way Kay, drag performances throughout the night, and multiple pop-up bars around the zoo.


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.


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 Urban Pride Picnic

Jackson Park 6300 E. Hayes Dr., Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Urban Pride will hold its Pride Picnic on Sunday, June 30, at Jackson Park, 6300 E. Hayes Dr. The event is free and family-friendly. There will be DJs (playing house, hip-hop, R&B and more), entertainment, giveaways and, of course, food.


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 Parade Queen

Metro Chicago 3730 N Clark, Chicago, Illinois

Metro and smartbar present Pride Parade Queen featuring Derrick Carter, Michael Serafini, Janky, Blu9, Candy J, Vitigrrl, and Lori Branch. Hosted by: Lucy Stoole and Nico.

$20 – $25

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."