Alaska Thunderf*ck headlines Chicago Pride Fest on Sunday

Thu. June 16, 2022 5:32 AM by News Staff

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2022 Chicago Pride Fest: June 18 & 19 in the Northalsted neighborhood

Drag queen/recording artist Alaska Thunderf*ck graces the Chicago Pride Fest stage on Sunday, June 19.

Alaska starred in season five of RuPaul's Drag Race before winning the popular All Stars spinoff in its second season. 

Since, she has released three chart-topping studio albums, been cast in a reality series, released a young adult novel, and much more.

Alaska also co-hosts the wildly popular Race Chaser podcast with Willam and her Youtube videos boast over 60 million views with 15 million views alone (and counting) for 2017’s “The T.” She has over 1.7 million Instagram followers and over 1.1 million Twitter and Facebook followers. 

Her message to humankind? “If you’re not wearing nails, you are not doing drag.”

Alaska Thunderf*ck performs the North Stage (Halsted & Grace) at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 19.

Chicago Pride Fest, which is organized by the Northalsted Business Alliance, runs Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on N. Halsted St. from Addison to Grace in Chicago’s Northalsted neighborhood. 

A $15 suggested donation is recommended. Donations support local nonprofits and fund community projects like the Chicago Pride Crosswalks.

Full entertainment line-up