Richie Diesterheft. Historically, Pride events date back to the 's and 's. Currently, the Pride month consists of about one hundred different social, cultural, athletic and political events in different areas of Chicago—choral concerts, workshops, dances, picnics, plays, movies, runs, festivals, and, of course, the annual Pride Parade. Each year, the parade has an international theme or slogan. Like "Remember the Past, Create the Future. Around , people cheer and enjoy the show and the colorful experience that it brings!
From a new downtown festival to a colorful parade and more, thousands are preparing to celebrate Pride and recognize 50 years since Stonewall. Planning to join in the festivities? Here's what you need to know. Pride Fest: This annual festival takes place the weekend before the Pride Parade in the city's Boystown neighborhood. The event takes place near Halsted Street and Addison in what is known as America's first recognized gay village. The 21 and older event will be held in conjunction with the annual Back Lot Bash and will feature special performances by famous drag queens from "RuPaul's Drag Race.
Chicago Gay Pride is a huge gay event taking place each year in Illinois' largest city and includes a weekend festival and Parade on Pride Sunday. Historically, in the 's and 's, Pride events were concentrated during a week called 'Pride Week' in Chicago. Then Pride Week was expanded to 'Pride Month' in order to accommodate the abundance of events.
Tweets by Northalsted. Can you run in high heals? Join Registration is free a donation to the Northalsted Business Alliance is greatly appreciated.