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52nd Annual Chicago Pride Parade - Album 9
06.25.2023   |   223 Photos
A little rain didn’t dampen the celebration at Chicago’s Pride Parade as thousands flooded the streets of Uptown and Lakeview on Sunday, June 25 for the 52nd annual parade. View thousands of Pride Month photos from Chicago Pride Fest, Pride in the Park, Chicago Pride Parade and more!
Photos by Dave Ouano

52nd Annual Chicago Pride Parade - Album 8
06.25.2023   |   227 Photos
A little rain didn’t dampen the celebration at Chicago’s Pride Parade as thousands flooded the streets of Uptown and Lakeview on Sunday, June 25 for the 52nd annual parade. View thousands of Pride Month photos from Chicago Pride Fest, Pride in the Park, Chicago Pride Parade and more!
Photos by Kevin Wayne

52nd Annual Chicago Pride Parade - Album 7
06.25.2023   |   208 Photos
A little rain didn’t dampen the celebration at Chicago’s Pride Parade as thousands flooded the streets of Uptown and Lakeview on Sunday, June 25 for the 52nd annual parade. View thousands of Pride Month photos from Chicago Pride Fest, Pride in the Park, Chicago Pride Parade and more!
Photos by Kevin Wayne

52nd Annual Chicago Pride Parade – Album 6
06.25.2023   |   147 Photos
Album highlights include: Image Edge LA Tan, North Coast Festival, Roscoe’s Tavern, 1871Project, Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, Applied Systems, Northrop Grumman, Mars, Arcus Behavioral Health & Wellness, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Actors’ Equity Assoc., Lake View East Chamber of Commerce, Fifth Third Bank, Chicago Cubs, Johnson & Johnson, Kenvue Care With Pride, Northwestern Medicine, Bank of America, Public Broadcasting/WTTW/WFMT/WBEZ and Lyric , Opera, College of DuPage McAninch Art Center, Firebrand Second City Country Dance Assoc., Leather64Ten, YMCA, Wintrust, University of Chicago Sciences, AIA Chicago, Huntington Bank, Obama Foundation, Illinois Gay Rodeo Assoc., Chicago Fetish and Leather Pride, Sherwin Williams Paint, Chicago Bears, Women's Tackle Football, Wendy’s, Zurich North America/Youth Services Glenview/Northbrook, PrimeCare Health, Alcala’s
Photos by Ken Brown

52nd Annual Chicago Pride Parade - Album 5
06.25.2023   |   151 Photos
Album highlights include: National Gay Pilots Association, American Airlines, Chicago Dragons Rugby Club, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, LGBTQIA+ Alliance at Purdue NW, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Elevate K-12, Chicago Fire Football Club, Audacy Chicago 93XRT (WXRT-FM), Jones Lang LaSalle, Gateway Foundation, Athletic Alliance of Chicago, AbbVie, EY, Chicago Boyz & Girlz, Chicago Gay Hockey Assoc & Chicago Blackhawks, Grainger, Northshore University Health System, Dick’s Sporting Goods, The Mix 101.9, Starbucks, DePaul, The Thresholds, Advocate Health, Discover, Thousand Waves Marital Arts/Self Defense, WCPT Newsweb Radio, Chicagoland Target, Gerber Collision & Glass, Comcast NBC Universal, TCA Health, Fermilab, T-Mobile
Photos by Ken Brown

52nd Annual Chicago Pride Parade – Album 4
06.25.2023   |   150 Photos
Album highlights include: Gerber Hart Library and Archives, Petsmart, WGN TV, Puerto Rican Cultural Center, LATSE Local 476 Studio Mechanics, Macy’s, Univision Chicago, Second City Outlaws, Dentsu Smirnoff, Ropes & Gray, Kraft Heinz – WeinerMobile, The Imperial Windy City Court of the Prairie State Empire, Charlie’s Chicago, Verizon, FCB Chicago, Truman College, Uptown Chamber of Commerce, The Legacy Project, Walgreens, Illinois Department of Human Resources, iHeart Media KISS FM 103.5 & Cook County Dept. of Public Health, iHeart Media & Vizzy – float/walkers iHeart Media WGCI & Chicago Public Schools, iHeart Media V103 & Visit Orlando, Folia Brazil, Erie Family Health Center, WGN Radio & Jewel Osco, CBS 2 Chicago, Baxter Healthcare, ComEd, Parliament of Religions, Veterinary Specialty Center, Lambda Legal, Verilife Cannabis Dispensary, Allstate Insurance, Nordstrom, Chicago Bar Asoc. Young Lawyers Section, Goose Island Beer Company, FTI Consulting, Inc., Free Mom Hugs, The “Golden Girls” w/Hell in a Handbag Productions, Encore, Glamazo
Photos by Ken Brown

52nd Annual Chicago Pride Parade – Album 3
06.25.2023   |   151 Photos
Album highlights include: UCP Seguin of Greater Chicago, Chicago Bulls & BMO Harris Bank, Rainbow Mensans Chicago Area Mensa, Deloitte Services LP (Deloitte LGBTQIA+ & Allies Community), CW26 Chicago (featuring talk show host Karamo Brown), Mini of Glencoe North Shore (McGrath Auto Group), Human Rights Campaign, Chi-Town Squares, Keshet, BP, Abbott Pride Network, Kenosha Pride, Steve Quick Jeweler & Chicago Pride Guard, Ferrara Candy/CGMC, Center on Halsted & US Bank, BQAC, Broadway In Chicago, Asians Friends, Trikone, Chicago Coalition of Welcoming Churches, JPMorgan Chase , Chicago Sugar Daddy Patisserie, Chicago Smelts, JCC Chicago, Baton Show Lounge, Chicago Coalition of Kink Clubs, IRON Galaxy, Chicago Spirit Brigade, Sidetrack, Dream Town Realty
Photos by Ken Brown

52nd Annual Chicago Pride Parade - Album 2
06.25.2023   |   148 Photos
Album highlights include: Illinois Senate Democrats, State Senator Mike Simmons, GRAB Magazine, Hyatt, Alliance of Illinois Judges, State Officials and department reps, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, AFGE 704, Indivisible Chicago, PFLAG, Federal and International officials, ABC 7 Chicago/WLS TV, Milliman & Out in Tech, Enjoy Illinois/Illinois Office of Tourism, Department of Children & Family Services, Federal Reserve Bank, Rush University Medical Center, Organized Chaos, Misc motorcycle groups, ) Dykes on Bikes, Fidelity Investments, Bud Billiken Parade – DanceForce Elite, McDonald’s, Expedia, Neighborhood Loans, Virgin Hotels Chicago, Chime, Howard Brown Health, Chicago White Sox, NASCAR
Photos by Ken Brown

52nd Annual Chicago Pride Parade - Album 1
06.25.2023   |   148 Photos
Album highlights include: Color Guard (Scouts for Equality), Special Guests Tommy & Scott DeLorenzo of Balloons by Tommy, School Groups, American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER), Congressman Mike Quigley, Chicago Teachers Union, Democratic Party of Illinois, Illinois Governor J B Pritzker, Illinois Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias, Chicago Public Library, Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles (Lakeside Pride Marching Band), Heels & Hardhats, Endurance Contracting, Chicago Gender Society, Chicago Fire Department, Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, Miss Foozie, Chicago Police, Planned Parenthood of Illinois, Chicago Park District, Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson, Chicago Officials and city department reps, The Libertarian Party, Diversity & Inclusion (UAW 551), County Officials and county department reps, Kimberly Clark
Photos by Ken Brown

Faces of Pride - Chicago Pride Parade 2023
06.25.2023   |   133 Photos
Hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets of Uptown and Lakeview to celebrate LGBTQ pride as the annual Chicago Pride Parade returned on Sunday, June 25.
Photos by Kevin Wayne

Chicago Pride Parade 2023 Highlights
06.25.2023   |   55 Photos
A little rain didn’t dampen the celebration at Chicago’s Pride Parade as thousands flooded the streets of Uptown and Lakeview on Sunday, June 25 for the 52nd annual parade. View thousands of Pride Month photos from Chicago Pride Fest, Pride in the Park, Chicago Pride Parade and more!
Photos by Kevin Wayne

Chicago Pride Parade 2023 Highlights
06.25.2023   |   116 Photos
A little rain didn’t dampen the celebration at Chicago’s Pride Parade as thousands flooded the streets of Uptown and Lakeview on Sunday, June 25, 2023 for the 52nd annual parade. Special thanks to Moorcroft Photography LLC.
Photos by Moorcroft Photography LLC

Pride North in Chicago
06.24.2023   |   48 Photos
Pride North Chicago is Chicago’s Largest Northside Neighborhood Pride Dance Party taking place each year in June in the Rogers Park neighborhood. Featuring DJ’s and live entertainment, 3 days, 2 stages.
Photos by Dave Ouano

Pride In The Park 2023, Saturday Highlights
06.24.2023   |   112 Photos
Pride in the Park Chicago, one of the largest LGBTQ outdoor music festivals in the nation, returned for its 4th year on Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24 in Chicago’s Grant Park. Saweetie and Years & Years headlined the second day. Other entertainment included: DJ Ca$h Era and DJ Lady D.
Photos by Ken Brown

Pride In The Park 2023 Highlights 2
06.23.2023   |   167 Photos
Pride in the Park Chicago, one of the largest LGBTQ outdoor music festivals in the nation, returned for its 4th year on Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24 in Chicago’s Grant Park. Grammy-winning DJ and producer Zedd, and Zara Larson headlined day one. Saweetie and Years & Years rounded out the headliners on the second day. Other entertainment included: DJ Ca$h Era, DJ Lady D, and CircuitMom Experience with DJ Mohammad and Sheeza Woman.
Photos by Anthony Pacelli

Pride in the Park 2023 Highlights
06.23.2023   |   50 Photos
Pride in the Park Chicago, one of the largest LGBTQ outdoor music festivals in the nation, returned for its 4th year on Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24 in Chicago’s Grant Park. Grammy-winning DJ and producer Zedd, and Zara Larson headlined day one. Saweetie and Years & Years rounded out the headliners on the second day. Other entertainment included: DJ Ca$h Era, DJ Lady D, and CircuitMom Experience with DJ Mohammad and Sheeza Woman.
Photos by Christina Cortez

Chicago Pride Fest 2023 - On Halsted Street
06.18.2023   |   110 Photos
The 22nd annual two-day street festival turned North Halsted Street into one enormous Pride party with 2 entertainment stages and a dance music stage.
Photos by Dave Ouano

HYDRATE XXX Sunday Funday
06.18.2023   |   59 Photos
HYDRATE XXX Sunday Funday
Photos by Anthony Meade

Chicago Pride Fest - Hello Weekend
06.18.2023   |   92 Photos
From Gaga to Guns N' Roses, Hello Weekend provided a non-stop, high-energy experience at Chicago Pride Fest.
Photos by Kevin Wayne

Chicago Pride Fest - Chicago Spirit Brigade
06.18.2023   |   32 Photos
Chicago Spirit Brigade performed at Chicago Pride Fest. CSB features over 35 volunteer performers, supporting the community through fundraising events as they cheer, dance and twirl.
Photos by Kevin Wayne

Proud Pet Parade 2023
06.18.2023   |   95 Photos
The always popular Proud Pet Parade hosted by Miss Foozie took place on day 2 of Chicago Pride Fest and drew a record number of participants.
Photos by Kevin Wayne

Chicago Pride Fest 2023 - Crowds
06.18.2023   |   75 Photos
Spectacular live entertainment, delicious food, endless shopping and plenty of people-watching marked the 2023 Chicago Pride Fest. In addition to the live entertainment, Pride Fest included over 150 arts and craft vendors, as well as sellers of unique merchandise tailored to the LGBTQ community. Special thanks to Moorcroft Photography LLC.
Photos by Moorcroft Photography LLC

Chicago Pride Fest 2023 - Performers
06.18.2023   |   161 Photos
The 22nd annual two-day street festival turned North Halsted Street into one enormous Pride party with 2 entertainment stages and a dance music stage. Album includes: Cookiee Kawaii, Dancing Queen, and Slayyyter. Special thanks to Moorcroft Photography LLC.
Photos by Moorcroft Photography LLC

Chicago Pride Fest - DJs
06.18.2023   |   64 Photos
The Ulta Beauty Stage at Waveland showcased some of the hottest DJs, including Blu9, Chomper, Dom Brown, and many more. Special thanks to Moorcroft Photography LLC.
Photos by Moorcroft Photography LLC

Chicago Pride Fest 2023 - Day 2 (3)
06.18.2023   |   128 Photos
The 22nd annual two-day street festival turned North Halsted Street into one enormous Pride party with 2 entertainment stages and a dance music stage. Album highlights include: Dom Brown, DJ Xtasy, Pride Fest Drag Show, Ariana and the Rose, and Jordy
Photos by Ken Brown

Chicago Pride Fest 2023 - Day 2 (2)
06.18.2023   |   132 Photos
The 22nd annual two-day street festival turned North Halsted Street into one enormous Pride party with 2 entertainment stages and a dance music stage. Album highlights include: Chicago Spirit Brigade, Walking the Fest with Miss Foozie, Slayyyter, Blu9, Chomper, Ultra Nate, Dancing Queen: An ABBA Salute.
Photos by Ken Brown

Proud Pet Parade
06.18.2023   |   64 Photos
Miss Foozie hosted the annual Pride Fest Proud Pet Parade leading a colorful costumed parade of proud dog, cats and one proud PIG (and their people) down Halsted Street for fun and prizes!
Photos by Ken Brown

Chicago Pride Fest 2023 Day 2 (1)
06.18.2023   |   54 Photos
Chicago Pride Fest turned North Halsted Steet into one enormous pride party with 2 entertainment stages and a dance music stage featuring some of Chicago's favorite DJs and drag queens. Heather Small (M People), Slayyyter, Meet Me @ The Altar, Jordy, Eureka O’Hara, and Nick Osin were among this year’s headliners. Thanks to Christina Cortez for the photos. Follow her on Instagram.
Photos by Christina Cortez

Chicago Pride Fest 2023 Highlights
06.17.2023   |   181 Photos
Spectacular live entertainment, delicious food, endless shopping and plenty of people-watching marked the 2023 Chicago Pride Fest on June 17 and 18. In addition to the live entertainment, Pride Fest included over 150 arts and craft vendors, as well as sellers of unique merchandise tailored to the LGBTQ community. Chicago Pride Fest is produced by Northalsted Business Alliance, the group behind Northalsted Market Days and Northalsted Halloween Parade.
Photos by Kevin Wayne

Chicago Pride Fest 2023 - Nick Osin
06.17.2023   |   35 Photos
Nick Osin was all smiles after his Saturday night, June 17 performance at Chicago Pride Fest in front of an overflowing, energy-filled crowd. “I couldn’t see the end of the street from (my) on-stage point of view. So many people. So much love," Osin told GoPride.com. "I am blessed to be a part of this community and perform for everyone.”
Photos by GoPride.com (various)

Chicago Pride Fest 2023 - Day 1 (3)
06.17.2023   |   150 Photos
The 22nd annual two-day street festival turned North Halsted Street into one enormous Pride party with 2 entertainment stages and a dance music stage. Album highlights include: Too Much Molly Band, Pride Fest Drag Show, Shab, Nick Osin, Heather Small (M People)
Photos by Ken Brown

Chicago Pride Fest 2023 - Day 1 (2)
06.17.2023   |   150 Photos
The 22nd annual two-day street festival turned North Halsted Street into one enormous Pride party with 2 entertainment stages and a dance music stage. Album highlights include: Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus, Barker, Pride Fest Drag Show, Eureka O’Hara, Firebrand , Hello Weekend, Meet Me @ The Altar, Ultrabeat
Photos by Ken Brown

Chicago Pride Fest 2023 - Day 1 (1)
06.17.2023   |   49 Photos
Chicago Pride Fest turned North Halsted Steet into one enormous pride party with 2 entertainment stages and a dance music stage featuring some of Chicago's favorite DJs and drag queens. Heather Small (M People), Slayyyter, Meet Me @ The Altar, Jordy, Eureka O’Hara, and Nick Osin were among this year’s headliners. Thanks to Christina Cortez for the photos. Follow her on Instagram.
Photos by Christina Cortez

Aurora Pride Parade 2023
06.11.2023   |   178 Photos
Hundreds of people attended Aurora's fourth annual Pride Parade on Sunday, June 11. 70 groups marched in the parade in downtown Aurora, according to the city. Aurora's first LGBTQ advisory board was established last year.
Photos by Kevin Wayne

Dive Into Pride Pool Party
06.10.2023   |   78 Photos
Hotel Intercontinental's Pride pool party. There was swimming in the iconic 1929 junior Olympic swimming pool complete with its original 1920's-era Spanish Majolica decor. Chicago's very own legend Ms. Mimi Marks was the MC. DJ Martin kept the music going all evening and performances from Mimi Marks & Serena Fiierce.
Photos by Ken Brown

Andersonville Midsommarfest
06.10.2023   |   132 Photos
Andersonville Midsommarfest, one of Chicago’s oldest and most beloved street festivals, returned on Saturday, June 10, kicking off a busy and fun-filled summer. Now in its 57th year, Andersonville Midsommarfest is presented by the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce.
Photos by Kevin Wayne

Buffalo Grove Pride Parade 2023
06.04.2023   |   184 Photos
The 5th annual Buffalo Grove Pride Parade returned to the northwest suburb in 2023. The theme was The Magic of Pride, and the grand marshals - Tommy and Scott DeLorenzo - rode in a castle built by Bob Pinta. The one-hour family-friendly parade featured crowd favorites, including the Chicago Pride Guard, Chicago Spirit Brigade, and Lakeside Pride marching band.
Photos by GoPride.com

PrideFest Milwaukee 2023 Friday June 2
06.03.2023   |   194 Photos
The 35th edition of Milwaukee PrideFest (Wisconsin's largest LGBTQ festival) held at the Summerfest grounds in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Main Stage: DJ Snack Daddy, MKE Royal Drag King Show, Totally Neon, Coven, CAZWELL and BETTY WHO Dance Pavilion Featuring : Melee the Queen, Stacy Layne Matthews, Malaiya Marvel, Sean Parks, Luxi, Skrat & FXY, DJ Mel-Down, Lady Gia, Chomper, DJ Shawan, The Pridefest Dancers, Spacecats, Haus of Oge, Bottoms Up Aerial Burlesque Show, Furries and Glo- Bots
Photos by Ken Brown

PrideFest Milwaukee 2023 Saturday June 3 - Gallery 2
06.03.2023   |   121 Photos
The 35th edition of Milwaukee PrideFest (Wisconsin's largest LGBTQ festival) held at the Summerfest grounds in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Main Stage: Dj Snack Daddy, Rai, Salford Lads, Our Voice Milwaukee, MURRY THE MAGICIAN, THE OLIVIA SHOW, PEACHES. Dance Pavilion Featuring: Chanel D’Vine, Marbella Sodi, Melee the Queen, Montell Infiniti Ross, World Dance Review, DJB, Bottoms Up Aerial Burlesque Show, DJ Rozz, K.I.L.O aka SkitL’z, Aura de Rosas, Sabor Latino, Haut3d Hous3, Montell’s Melanin Extravaganza, Kenny Perez, DJ Shawna, J Worra, The Pridefest Dancers, Spacecats, Haus of Oge, Furries and Glo- Bots
Photos by Ken Brown

PrideFest Milwaukee 2023 Saturday June 3 - Gallery 1
06.03.2023   |   120 Photos
The 35th edition of Milwaukee PrideFest (Wisconsin's largest LGBTQ festival) held at the Summerfest grounds in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Main Stage: Dj Snack Daddy, Rai, Salford Lads, Our Voice Milwaukee, MURRY THE MAGICIAN, THE OLIVIA SHOW, PEACHES. Dance Pavilion Featuring: Chanel D’Vine, Marbella Sodi, Melee the Queen, Montell Infiniti Ross, World Dance Review, DJB, Bottoms Up Aerial Burlesque Show, DJ Rozz, K.I.L.O aka SkitL’z, Aura de Rosas, Sabor Latino, Haut3d Hous3, Montell’s Melanin Extravaganza, Kenny Perez, DJ Shawna, J Worra, The Pridefest Dancers, Spacecats, Haus of Oge, Furries and Glo- Bots
Photos by Ken Brown

PrideFest Milwaukee 2023 Thursday June 1
06.01.2023   |   130 Photos
The 35th edition of Milwaukee PrideFest (Wisconsin's largest LGBTQ festival) held at the Summerfest grounds in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dance Pavilion Featuring : Shannon Dupree, Melee the Queen, Dora Diamond , DJ Sammy T, DJ Avalon, Felix Ramsey, Cass Marie Trans Drag Show, Lady Sabo, Phox, DJ DRiPSweat, The Pridefest Dancers, Spacecats, Haus of Oge, Bottoms Up Aerial Burlesque Show, Furries and Glo- Bots
Photos by Ken Brown

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