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Chicago Pride Fest kicks off this weekend with live music, a puppy parade, and the first-ever Pride Pageant!

Pride Fest begins on Saturday in Boystown and continues through the weekend, leading up to the Pride Parade happening on Sunday, June 25th.

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Come join and support the Pride festivities happening in Chicago. A $10 donation is asked before entering the festival. For more information, head to Chicago Pride Fest’s website.

Pride Fest Schedule: 


Saturday, June 17

North Stage
12:30 p.m.: Drag Show
2:30 p.m.: Thelma Houston
3:30 p.m.: Drag Show
5:30 p.m.: Vassy
6 p.m.: Drag Show
7:30 p.m.: David Hernandez
8:30 p.m.: Taylor Dayne

South Stage
1 p.m.: Gay Men’s Chorus
2 p.m.: Catfight
4 p.m.: One Night Band
6 p.m.: Girl Power Band
8 p.m.: Boy Band Review

Sunday, June 18

North Stage
Noon: Pet Parade
12:30 p.m.: Drag Show
2:30 p.m.: Carlito Olivero
3:30 p.m.: Drag Show

5:30 p.m.: Well-Strung
6:30 p.m.: Pride Talent Show
8 p.m.: Symon
8:30 p.m.: Kristine W.

South Stage
1 p.m.: Pet Parade
1:30p.m.: 2 the 9s
3:30 p.m.: Rod Tuffcurls & The Bench Press
6 p.m.: ABBA Salute
7:30 p.m.: 16 Candles

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