32 To Do: Colorful Pride events happening in Chicagoland

Pride Month is a month-long celebration dedicated to celebrating and remembering the LGBTQ+ community full of colorful events, parades, festivals, and educational discussions. Pride Month will take place from June 1 to June 30. 

Here is a list of Chicagoland Pride events happening in the month of June:


Chicago Pride Parade 


The 52nd annual Chicago Pride Parade organized by PRIDE Chicago is 4-mile parade. It is one of the city's second-largest parade. 

Time: 12:00 PM
Date: June 25, 2023
Location: Northalsted, Uptown, Lakeview, and Lincoln Park Neighborhoods

Turn Up the Love Tour

Live music events at the AT&T Store. 

Time: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Date: June 10, 2023
Location: 600 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL

Navy Pier Pride 

Music, dancing, educational programs, and more. 

Time: 11:00 AM
Date: June 24, 2023
Location: 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL

Chicago Pride "Just Us" at Pier 31

Outdoor party celebration on the beach.

Time: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Date: June 25, 2023
Location: 3101 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Tea Dance

An afternoon dance party for LGBTQ+ singles to dance together. 

Time: 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM
Date: June 18, 2023
Location: 2500 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL

Family Pride in Jarvis Square

Family friendly block party with tents, balloons and a DJ. 

Time: 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Date: June 25, 2023 
Location: Jarvis Square (Rogers Park Neighborhood)

Tinkering Time: Pride Month Arts and Crafts

Kids will make arts and craft projects for pride month. 

Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Date:  June 15, 2023
Location: 122 N. Aberdeen Street, Chicago IL

Sweet Spot


A Chicago Party with disco and house music. 

Time: 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Date: June 18, 2023
Location: 3458 North Halsted Street, Chicago, IL

Cub’s Annual Pride Celebration  


This event includes pregame performance, TikTok stars Partnership with the LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois, and more.

Time: 7:05 PM
Date: June 13, 2023
Location: 1060 W Addison St, Chicago, IL

Pride Skate Party 

This skating event centers Black LGBTQ community but is open to all. It is a night of roller skating, bowling, and refreshments. 

Date & Time: June 10 · 10:30 PM – June 11 · 1AM
Location: 1060 W Addison St, Chicago, IL

Pride Month Silent Party

A silent party using noise cancelation headphones.

Time & Date: June 23 · 9pm - June 24 · 1am
Location: S2239 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 


Aurora Pride Parade

5th annual parade that will run from Benton Street to Broadway Avenue to Downer Place to River Street.

Time: 12 noon
Date: June 11, 2023
Location: East Benton Street, Aurora, IL

Pride Unites Us- Artist Rection & Open House


You will be able to meet local LGBTQIA+ artists, members of Evanston Pride and Evanston Made.

Time: 4:30 PM - 7: 30 PM
Date: June 15, 2023
Location: 1703 Orrington Avenue Evanston, IL 

Evanston Pride Queer Maker’s Market


Shop local queer makers and explore creativity.

Time: 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM 
Date: June 10, 2023
Location: 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL

Rockin’ the Ville PRIDE

The event will feature live bands, food, and adult beverages.

Time: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Date: June 29, 2023
Location: 1050 W Romeo Road, Romeoville, IL

Pop-up Closet Elk Grove Pride 

You will be able to donate or shop for news clothes. Donations include New/used men's/women's/kids ages 8+ clothing, formal clothing, wigs, packers, bras, binders, jewelry, shoes, hats, bags, hairstyling tools, and more.

Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Date: Sunday, June 11, 2023
Location: 1400 S Arlington Heights Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL

Transgender Experience in Oak Park Panel Discussion

A panel on the transgender experience for pride month.

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Date: June 28, 2023
Location: 1010 Madison St, Oak Park, IL

School of Rock Elmhurst at Family Pride Fest 

Pride fest is family friendly, queer centered, and for all ages. 

Time: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Date: June 24, 2023
Location: 367 Spring Road, Elmhurst, IL

ALIVE with Pride Summer Club for Tweens and Teens


A program to help students who identify as LGBTQ+ feel safe and welcome in the community.

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Date: June 12th-16th 
Location: 500 W 5th Ave, Naperville,IL

NW Indiana 

Taste the Rainbow Pride Festival 

Come celebrate in rainbow color dress code.

Time: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Date: June 11, 2023
Location: 7051 Kennedy Avenue Hammond, IN 

Michigan City Pride Fest 

Family friendly event that will offer food and musical performances. 

Time:1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Date: June 17, 2023
Location: Guy Foreman Amphitheater, Michigan City, IN