Chicago Pride Fest 2023 (Saturday)

Saturday, June 17, 2023, 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM  |  view details and directions

Chicago Pride Fest 2023 (Saturday)

Chicago Pride Fest is June 17-18, 2023 the weekend before the Chicago Pride Parade on Sunday, June 25, 2023.

The 2-day street festival features live music on 3 stages, a Youth Pride Space for teens, best of Chicago drag performance, Proud Pet Parade, dance exhibitions, Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus, high heel race for prizes, guest speakers and over 150 food and merchandise vendors.

A $15 suggested donation for entry helps 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 that make up the longest installation of it’s kind in the world.

Chicago Pride Fest 2023 Schedule:

Nutrl Vodka Seltzer Stage (Halsted & Grace)

Saturday, June 17

12:00pm - DJ Laura B

1:00pm - Pride Fest Drag Show

2:00pm - Eureka O’Hara

2:30pm - Pride Fest Drag Show

3:45pm - Servin’ Fysh Dance Co.

4:00pm - Meet Me @ The Altar

5:00pm - Ultrabeat

6:45pm - Pride Fest Drag Show

8:00pm - Shab

8:30pm - Nick Osin

9:15pm - Heather Small (M People)

Sunday, June 18

12:00pm - Proud Pet Parade with Miss Foozie

12:30pm - Lakeside Pride: MultiVerse

1:00pm - Pride Fest Drag Show

2:00pm - Slayyyter

2:30pm - Pride Fest Drag Show

4:00pm - Ultra Nate

5:15pm - Dancing Queen: An ABBA Salute

6:50pm - Pride Fest Drag Show

8:00pm - Ariana and the Rose

8:45pm - Jordy

South Stage (Halsted & Addison)

Saturday, June 17

1:00pm - Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus

1:45pm - Chicago Spirit Brigade

2:30pm - Bev Rage & The Drinks

3:30pm - Firebrand

4:00pm - Hello Weekend

6:00pm - Too Much Molly Band

8:00pm - Sixteen Candles

Sunday, June 18

12:30pm - Chicago Spirit Brigade

1:00pm - Proud Pet Parade w/Miss Foozie, Awards

Peach Presents:

1:30pm - AZN INVZN ft. Chess Knight+Supes Base

2:30pm - Bonita Appleblunt

3:00pm - BbyMutha

3:45pm - AZN INVZN ft. Chess Knight+Supes Base

4:30pm - Cookiee Kawaii

5:00pm - Don Cresando

6:00pm - C*nty MeMe

6:30pm - Mister Hoochiemamma

7:00pm - MochaMocha2.0 Presents: The Body Confidence Queens

8:00pm - Sw33tLov3

8:45pm - The Vixen Presents: Black Girl Magic

Ulta Beauty Stage (Halsted & Waveland)

Saturday, June 17

1:00pm - Barker

2:30pm - Miss Toto

4:00pm - Martin

5:30pm - Alexis Tucci

7:00pm - DJ Bryan

8:30pm - Ca$h Era

Host - Sasha Love

Sunday, June 18, 2023

1:00pm - Blu9

3:30pm - Chomper

5:00pm - Dom Brown

6:30pm - DJ Xtasy

8:00pm - DJ Diox

Location: Halsted from Addison to Grace (Northaslted)