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Pride in the Park Chicago LGBTQ+ Pride celebration returns June 25-26
-- From a press release
2022-03-13

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CHICAGO — Pride in the Park Chicago, which debuted in 2019, is a one-of-a-kind LGBTQ+ Pride celebration — committed to delivering all-star lineups, iconic performances, and unrivaled partnerships with diverse queer and allied small-businesses— returns for an inclusive and unforgettable 2-day Pride experience June 25th and 26th in downtown Chicago's Grant Park.

Last year, Pride in the Park welcomed over 30,000 attendees to experience some of the most jaw-dropping performances by Tiesto, Gryffin, Chaka Khan, Tracy Young, Betty Who, Mila Jam, and legendary Drag Queens — underscoring the strong support from the LGBTQ+ community and allies that Pride is celebrated in many different ways by our diverse populations.

To further add more star power, Pride in Park will once again partner with the legendary CircuitMom Productions — a staple in the LGBTQ+ community for immersive event experiences — there will be no shortage of extravagant sets and performances.

"We're so excited that we can bring back the Pride in the Park experience. It was humbling to see the overwhelming support and enthusiasm it received last year, so we are most definitely committed to putting together an even greater experience this year" says Dusty Carpenter, Pride in the Park Lead Organizer.

Dusty also mentions " It's the community that showed up and showed out while being able to live their truth in such an embracing environment. As much as we celebrate Pride today as a party, it started as a protest by a courageous Black Trans woman, which immediately gained momentum as the queer community marched in the streets — now leading to the Pride Parades we see today. And now with the legendary Chicago Pride Parade making a return that Sunday, it's so meaningful that after the parade people can come downtown to continue the celebration."

ABOUT PRIDE IN THE PARK

Debuting in 2019, Pride in the Park Chicago is the city's largest LGBTQ+ music festival featuring A-list artists, legendary drag queens, and unrivaled partnerships with local and national Black, Brown, Queer, allied small-businesses with a mission of love of people, music, and community. In addition to the celebrations, Pride in the Park remains committed to uplifting the LGBTQ+ community through nonprofit partnerships — has raised over $120,000.00 since 2019.

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