Pride parade line-up for Sunday features 160 floats and marchers

Tue. June 25, 2019 8:14 AM by GoPride.com News Staff

Chicago, IL - The parade theme this year is "Stonewall 50: "MILLIONS of MOMENTS of PRIDE."

The parade is scheduled for Sunday, June 30, 2019 at noon stepping off from Broadway and Montrose in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood. The parade will then travel south on Broadway; then south on Halsted; then east on Belmont; then south on Broadway; then east on Diversey to Cannon Drive. Crowd estimates last year topped nearly one million people.

2019 Pride Parade line of march; registered entries: Organizations & Local & National Businesses w/ their LGBT Employee Groups

1   Intro–Banner/Color Guard (Scouts for Equality) – car/walkers

2   Mayor Lori Lightfoot (Honorary Grand Marshal)– float/walkers

3   Office of Governor J.B. Pritzker w/Illinois Human Right Commission/Jim Bennet – walkers

4   Molly Pinta (Youth Grand Marshal) & Joel Hall (Legacy Grand Marshal) & Joel Hall Dancers and Center – float/walker 

5   Marge Summit (Legacy Grand Marshal) vehicle

6   James Flint (Legacy Grand Marshal) on Baton float. – 6A Indivisible Aurora – walkers

7   Nettelhorst School – golf cart/walkers and 7A Near North Montessori School – bus/walkers

8   Erie Family Health Center and 8A - Youth Services Pride Youth Program – walkers

9   Free Mom Hugs – float/walkers and 9A - Lycee Francais de Chicago – walkers and 9B - Ashe Emet School reps – walkers

10   Francis W. Parker School and 10A - Catherine Cook School – jeep w/walkers

11   American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER), Jesse Brown VA LGBTQ/A Association & Hines VA. - car/flag/walkers

12   Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles – band/van

13   Lesbian Gay Police Assoc./GOAL/Police/FBI – float/car/truck

14   Chicago Gender Society and Chi-Chapter – float

15   Heels and Hardhats Contracting & union reps – dump truck/trailer

16   Chicago Black Gay Men's Caucus – walkers

17   Folia Brasil – dancers and 17A – Grab Magazine - float

18   Center on Halsted and U.S. Bank (U.S. Bank - LBGT SPECTRUM Employee Resource Group) – float/walkers

19   PFLAG – trolley w/walkers and 19A - AARP – trolley

20   City Officials & City Department Reps. – walkers

21   Equality Illinois – float/walkers 

22   Lambda Legal – float/walkers

23   County Officials & County Department Reps. – walkers

24   Asians & Friends Chicago – float/walkers

25   Trikone Chicago – trolley/walkers

26   State Officials & Department Reps.

27   ABC 7 Chicago – float/van/walkers

28   Obama Foundation – double decker bus/walkers

29   Federal & International Officials and Departments

30   Chicago White Sox – van/walkers

31   Project VIDA – truck/walkers 31A – Woodstock Pride - walkers

32   Entry Lines Up on Sheridan (from Montrose to Sunnyside) – Motorcycles incl. Organized Chaos Chgo, Bikes&Mics, Chgo Gay Bikers, Fitness Formula Clubs

33   Entry Lines Up on Sheridan (from Sunnyside to Wilson) – King H.S marching band and "Dance Force" by Chicago Defender Charities

34   Nissan North America – car/walkers

35   Chicago Teachers Union Local 1 – trolley/walkers and 35A - Chicago House – walkers

36   Steve Quick Jeweler/Chicago PrideGuard float/walkers and 36A - Rainbow SIG Chicago Area Mensa – float /walkers

37   Balloons by Tommy, LLC – bus/walkers

38   Rush (Rush LGBTQ Leadership Council and Rush Pride) – float/walkers

39   BP Products North America, Inc. (BP Pride Business Resource Group) – trolley/walkers

40   Nexus Radio, G2 Crowd – float

41   LGBT Chamber Commerce of IL – bus/walkers and 41A - MB Financial Bank (soon; 53rd bank) – trolley/walkers

42   JLL (BUILDING PRIDE LGBT + BUSINESS NETWORK) – float/walkers

43   Business Partners, The Chamber for Uptown – float/walkers

44   Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce – float/walkers

45   PNC Bank – vehicle/walkers

46   Howard Brown Health – float/walkers and 46A - MAC AIDS fund/MAC Cosmetics – walkers

47   Chicago Area HIV Integrated Service Council – trolley/walkers and 47A - Gateway Foundation – walkers 

48   AIDS Healthcare Foundation – Out of The Closet – vehicle/walkers and 48A - TPAN – vehicle/walkers

49   Chicago Gay Hockey Association and 49A - Chicago Dragons Rugby – truck/walkers

50   Diageo (Diageo ERG Rainbow Network) – bus/walkers

51   Comcast Xfinity Incl.: NBC 5 Chicago & Telemundo Chicago (OUT Chicago at Comcast) – Float

52   US99 & Second City Outlaws – float/walkers

53   Sidetrack & Chicago Spirit Brigade – float/walkers

54   DocuSign and Gerber/Hart Library – trolley/walkers

55   Univision Chicago – float/walkers

56   Roscoe's Tavern – flatbed/walkers 

57   Robert Jeffrey Hair Studio – float/walkers

58   Splash Chicago – float/walkers

59   WGN Television – float/walkers

60   WGN Radio w/Jewel Foods/Jewel-Osco – float/walkers

61   Chicago Boyz – double decker bus/walkers

62   Chicago Coalition of Welcoming Churches – panel truck/walkers

63   UNITY (Ernst & Young's LGBTA Network) - walkers and 63A - AIA Chicago LGBTQ+ Alliance – walkers

64   Elmhurst College – mini bus/walkers

65   Athletic Alliance of Chicago – float/walkers

66   EntryLinesUp:Sunnyside St: : Northwestern/Taiwanese SA; UC, ISU LGBT Alumni, Purdue NW, NIU, Carthage College

67   Chicago Smelts – float/walkers

68   Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association (CMSA) – float/walkers

69   Chicago Cubs – float/walkers

70   Temple Sholom of Chicago – Beth Emet Synagogue/Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation Evanston/Beth Hillel Bnai Emunah Wilmette/Congregation Beth Shalom Northbrook/Keshet – float/walkers

71   JCC Chicago – float and 71A - Anti-Defamation League/USY/Consulate General Israel/USY – walkers

72   Walgreen Co & LEGACY PROJECT (Walgreens PRIDE Alliance: LGBTQ Business Resource Group) – truck/walkers

73   Human Rights Campaign – vehicle/walkers

74   PayPal & PRIDE FILMS & PLAYS (PayPal Pride, represented by Braintree & Venmo) – truck/walkers

75   Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center – trolley/walkers

76   ACLU of Illinois & Planned Parenthood – trolley/walkers

77   McGrath Lexus of Chicago – float w/walkers

78   Chicago Gay Men's Chorus & Uber (Uber Pride Employee Resource Group) – trolley/walkers

79   Chicagoland Alliance of Museums with Pride (CAMP) and 79A - Civis Analytics – walkers

80   Broadway In Chicago – float/walkers

81   T-Mobile & (T-Mobile PRIDE & ALLIES Network) – float/walkers

82   Mars Wrigley Confectionery/WC Gay Chorus & WC Treble Quire – float/walkers

83   Thresholds – float/walkers

84   Neighborhood Loans – float

85   National Gay Pilots Association – flatbed/walkers

86   United Airlines, Inc. (EQUAL) – float/walkers

87   American Airlines (PRIDE Chicago EBRG) – golf cart mini plane/walker

88   Southwest Airlines Flight Attendants – vehicle w/walkers

89   Boeing Company (Boeing Employee Pride Alliance [BEPA]) – float/walkers

90   Orbitz (GUIDE) – vehicle/walkers

91   Evanston Subaru in Skokie – Subaru/walkers

92   Davis Elen Advertising Inc. c/o McDonald's USA (McDonald's National Pride Employee Business Network) – float/walkers

93   WXRT (Entercom Radio Chicago)/Tito's Handmade Vodka/Four Seasons Heating/Air Conditioning/Blue Man Group – float/walkers

94   SEIU Illinois – float/walkers

95   Local 881 United Food and Commercial Workers – float/walkers

96   UNITE HERE Local 1 – float/walkers

97   Chicago Fire Soccer Club & Section 8 Chicago NFP – firetruck/walkers

98   WGCI 107.5 & Absolute - float

99   AT&T and League at AT&T – float/walkers

100   KISS FM 103.5 + AbbVie- float/walkers

101   Chicago Northside Toyota – double decker bus/walkers

102   ComEd (PRIDE Employee Resource Group) – bucket truck/walkers

103   Weigel Broadcasting Co. – double decker bus/walkers

104   WCPT 820 & Team Hochberg – vehicle/walkers

105   Chicago Women In Trades – truck/walkers

106   The MIX 101.9 – float/walkers

107   ForeskinPride.org – panel van/walkers

108   La Casa Norte w/Bank of America (Bank of America LGBT+ Pride Chicago) – float/walkers

109   Abbott Laboratories (Abbott Pride Network) – float/walkers

110   Capital One Services, LLC (OutFront: LGBTQ+) – trolley

111   Chicago Leather/Fetish Pride – flatbed truck/walkers

112   Fox 32 Chicago – float/walkers

113   Agency EA – bus/walkers

114   Veterinary Specialty Center – float/walkers

115   Gerber Collision & Glass – van/walkers

116   LA Tan – float/walkers

117   B96 – float/walkers

118   Gay Liberation Network – pickup truck/walkers

119   Macy's – trolley/walkers and 119A - Bloomingdale's – walkers

120   Facebook Chicago – float/walkers

121   Salesforce (OUTFORCE) – float/walkers

122   Chicago Bulls & BMO Harris Bank (BMO PRIDE US) – float/walkers

123   Starbucks – Midwest Region Pride Network – flatbed/walkers

124   KPMG LLP (PRIDE@KPMG) – double decker bus/walkers

125   PepsiCo (EQUAL) – double decker bus/walkers

126   Johnson & Johnson (OPEN&OUT ERG/Care with pride/family equality council) – vehicle/walkers

127   JPMorgan Chase Bank & Co./About Face Theatre (PRIDE Illinois) – float/walkers

128   Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (PRIDE ALLIANCE) – float/walkers

129   WW Grainger – vehicle /walkers and 129A - Nordstrom – walkers

130   Astellas Pharma US, Inc. (TAO - Together as One) – float/walkers

131   Navigant (NAVPride) – float/walkers

132   Kraft Heinz (LGBT Business Resource Group) – company mobile/walkers

133   FCB Chicago – float/walkers

134   Accenture LLP (LGBT ERG - Employee Resource Group) – double decker bus/walkers

135   Baxter Healthcare Corporation - (Baxter EQUALITY NETWORK) – trolley/walkers

136   Groupon – trolley/walkers and 136A - Liberty Mutual (PRIDE at Liberty) walkers

137   Siemens/Siemens Healthineers (Siemens PRIDE NETWORK) – trolley/walkers

138   CME Group (PRIDE [Promoting Rights, Inclusion, Diversity and Equality]) – float/walkers

139   Discover Fin. Svc. (Pride LGBTQ and Allies Network) – trolley/walkers and 139A - Sephora (SephoraPrism) – walkers

140   Microsoft Corp. (Gleam, Out@In) – trolley /walkers and140A - Zurich North America (PrideZ ERG) walkers

141   Deloitte LLP (DELOITTE CHICAGO INCLUSION COUNCIL) – float/walkers- 

142   Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. (TAKE PRIDE) – trolley/walkers

143   Alight Solutions (Lincolnshire Chicago Pride BRG) – trolley/walkers

144   Volkswagen Group of America (VW Diversity Group ERG) – vehicle/walkers

145   Gap Inc. (Gap Gear [GAY EMPLOYEES ALLIES & RESOURCES]) – trolley/walkers

146   Anheuser-Busch In-Bev (Bud Light) – float/walkers

147   Goose Island Beer Co. – bus/walkers

148   Tyson Foods (Tyson Foods PRIDE NETWORK) – float/walkers

149   Allstate (Allstate PRIDE) – float/walkers

150   United Way of Metropolitan Chicago (United Pride) – float/walkers

151   TD Ameritrade (DIVERSITY & INCLUSION) – float/walkers

152   Huntington Bank (LGBTA NETWORK) – ice cream van/walkers

153   Tesla, Inc. (LGBTQ at Tesla) – vehicle/walkers

154   Peapod, LLC – truck/walkers and 154A - AIG – walkers

155   Verizon Wireless (GLOBE) – walkers

156   Northrop Grumman Corporation – trolley

157   Lyft (LYFT OUT) – jeep/walkers

158   Hiltons of Chicago – vehicle/walkers

159   Alcala's Western Wear – float

160   Google – bus/walkers

Find information about the official parade details, or about 2019 Chicago Pride Week, including helpful tips and other events.
 

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