Pride in the Park just dropped 'phase 1' of its 2023 music festival lineup

Fri. May 12, 2023 2:44 PM by News Staff

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Phase 1 lineup headliners include Zedd, Years & Years, and Zara Larson

Pride in the Park Chicago, one of the largest LGBTQ outdoor music festivals in the nation, is set to return for its 4th year on June 23 and 24 in Chicago’s Grant Park.

Organizers Friday announced “phase one” of its much-anticipated entertainment lineup for the two-day weekend.

Headlining this year's event are Grammy-winning DJ and producer, Zedd, LGBTQ icon Years & Years, and the internationally acclaimed singer and activist, Zara Larson.

Additional queer and ally acts include CircuitMOM, DJ Lady D, DJ Mohammad, Boy J, Enza, O’Laysia, Kenya J Sanchez, DJ Ca$h Era, XO Carrington, Nico, DJ Zel, Platinum Carrington, and more.

Additional special guest performers are expected to be announced soon.

Since its launch in 2019 by lead organizer Dusty Carpenter, Pride in the Park has experienced overwhelming success, attracting over 30,000 attendees last year.

Pride in the Park will run from 3 p.m. - 10 p.m. on Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24 in Grant Park (Butler Field), 100 S, Lake Shore Dr.

Early Bird Tickets are on sale now at

The 52nd annual Chicago Pride Parade is Sunday, June 25.

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