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Be a Part of Chicago Pride 2024!

Parade Volunteer

PRIDEChicago is dedicated to creating a vibrant and inclusive community for LGBTQ+ individuals and allies. As one of the largest Pride Parades in the nation, our annual celebration features 150 parade contingents and brings together one million people to celebrate diversity, equality, and love.

PRIDEChicago invites you to join the annual celebration and take part in our mission of creating a world where everyone is free to be their authentic selves.

PRIDEChicago is looking for volunteers to serve as Parade Marshals on Sunday, June 30, 2024 for the 53rd annual Chicago Pride Parade. 

Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age or older, be in good health, and be able to be outdoors on parade day for an extended period of time.

Celebrate Pride With Us!

A celebration of diversity, equity and inclusion. 

Volunteer Opportunity

  • Parade Marshals assist parade entries in finding their assigned positions at the staging/assembly area and to step-off when it’s the entry’s turn to do so.
  • Parade Marshals play a vital role in ensuring the smooth flow of the parade by guiding participants along the route.
  • Parade Marshals are also stationed along the parade route to inform spectators that they must stay behind the barricades. They also assist in making sure that participants follow the Rules and Regulations.
  • Parade Marshals are also at the end of the parade route to assist the disassembly process.
  • Parade Marshals assist in the overall enjoyment of the parade.


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Sponsorship Opportunities

We are looking for corporate sponsors to support our community. For sponsorship details and a customized benefits package that includes a professionally produced marketing plan, please contact Norine Smyth at or 312-799-0354

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