Chicago Pride Fest 2021

Friday, October 1, 2021, 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM  |  view details and directions

Chicago Pride Fest 2021

Chicago Pride Fest, the legendary street festival historically held the weekend before the annual Chicago Pride Parade (last Sunday in June), returns OCTOBER 1-3 for three days this year.

Live performances include Miss Mýa, Shangela, VINCINT, Crystal Waters, Kristine W, Brooke Eden, St. Panther, Mila Jam, Katie Kadan, and more.

Plus food and drink, 100+ arts/crafts vendors, DJ’s and dancing, drag shows, pet parade, sponsor activations, games, giveaways and more.

ADMISSION: A $15 suggested donation pays performers and festival workers, and funds community programs. Generous public donations paid for the Chicago Pride Crosswalks; 14 rainbow paved intersections installed in 2019 make up the longest installation of it’s kind in the world.

Presented by Northalsted & Bud Light Seltzer. is a proud media sponsor of this event.

Stage Schedules

Friday, October 1
North Stage
5:00 PM DJ Laura B
6:00 PM Pride Drag Show
7:00 PM Kristine W
7:45 PM Drag Show

Waveland Stage
5:00 PM DJ Zel
6:30 PM VJ Bryan
8:30 PM Avi Sic

T-Mobile South Stage
7:45 PM Spirit Brigade
8:15 PM Rod Tuffcurls

Saturday, October 2
North Stage
12:00 PM DJ Laura B
1:00 PM Pride Drag Show
2:30 PM Shangela
3:15 PM Katie Kadan
4:15 PM Pride Drag Show
5:30 PM Brooke Eden
6:30 PM Pride Drag Show
8:00 PM St. Panther
9:00 PM Mýa

Waveland Stage
11:00 AM DJ Vlad
1:00 PM Spencer Huff
2:30 PM ArianaDJ
4:00 PM Ethan Cole
5:30 PM DJ Ca$h Era
7:00 PM Diox
8:30 PM Miss DJ Meg

T-Mobile South Stage
12:45 PM Chicago Gay Mens Chorus
1:30 PM Chicago Spirit Brigade
2:00 PM iPop
4:30 PM Boy Band Review w/special guest TOXIC ft. Garek
6:45 PM Bev Rage & The Drinks
8:15 PM Sixteen Candles

Sunday, October 3
North Stage
12:00 PM Miss Foozies Pet Parade Start
12:00 PM DJ Laura B
1:00 PM Pride Drag Show
2:30 PM Debbie Gibson
3:15 PM Pride Drag Show
4:30 PM Dancing Queen
5:30 PM Pride Drag Show
6:30 PM Mila Jam
7:00 PM Pride Drag Show
8:10 PM Crystal Waters
9:00 PM Nina Sky

Waveland Stage
12:00 PM DJ Martin
2:00 PM Rae Chardonnay
3:30 PM Janky
5:00 PM Jesus Montanez
6:30 PM DJ X-tasy
8:00 PM Apollo X

T-Mobile South Stage
12:30 PM Chicago Pride Brigade
1:00 PM Miss Foozies Pet Parade Awards
1:30 PM Peach Presents Takeover w/Supes Base
3:00 PM TBA
4:00 PM Jamila Woods
4:45 PM TBA
6:00 PM Orisun
7:00 PM Roy Kinsey & Friends
8:00 PM Peach Presents Takeover w/Supes Base
8:45 PM The Vixen Presents Black Girl Magic Sponsored

Location: Halsted St. from Addison to Grace