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Chicago Pride Fest brings summer fun to Boystown, celebrates Stonewall 50

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CHICAGO March 25, 2019—Chicago Pride Fest® brings the summer fun to Boystown for the nineteenth year on June 22-23. The annual festival, hosted by the Northalsted Business Alliance, celebrates pride, diversity and community in Chicago's famed LGBTQ+ neighborhood. This year's festival honors the birth of the pride movement by recognizing the 50th anniversary of Stonewall.

Four stages deliver non-stop live performances featuring headliner and multi-platinum Grammy winner Leann Rimes, lighting up the stage with dance hits like "Can't Fight the Moonlight", "How Do I Live", "Love is Love is Love" and more.

The full lineup includes international, nationwide and local talent, including Brazilian sensation Pabllo Vittar, Broadway vocalist Alex Newell, and dance music icons Ultra Nate and Inaya Day.

More than 100 food and drink vendors and merchants line the street, offering an eclectic array of options.

The annual Pet Pride Parade brings festively costumed pets and their people together for a strut down Halsted.

This year's festival debuts a singing contest for the Out at Wrigley national anthem performance.

For more information on Chicago Pride Fest, please visit .

Chicago Pride Fest ( June 22-23 ) 11 a.m. — 10 p.m.

North Halsted from Addison to Grace

$10 Suggested Donation

Saturday, June 22

North Stage

1 p.m.Drag Show

2:30 p.m.Pabllo Vittar

3:15 P.M.Drag Show

5:30 p.m.Jaimie Wilson

6 p.m.Inaya Day

7 p.m.Drag Show

8:15 p.m.Ultra Nate

9 p.m. Alex Newell

South Stage

12 p.m. Chicago Gay Men's Chorus

1:15 p.m. The Txlips Band

2:45 p.m. Hello Weekend

4:45 p.m. TBA

6:30 p.m. Catfight

8:30 p.m. Too White Crew

Sunday, June 23


North Stage

1 p.m. Drag Show

2:30 p.m. TBA

3:15 p.m. Drag Show

5 p.m. TBA

5:30 p.m. Adam Barta

6 p.m. Out in the Park National Anthem Singing Contest

7 p.m. Drag Show

8 p.m. Leland

9 p.m. Leann Rimes

South Stage

12:30 p.m. Chicago Spirit Brigade

1 p.m. Pet Pride Parade Awards

1:45 p.m. Don't Speak

4 p.m. Boy Band Review

6 p.m. Rod Tuffcurls & the Bench Press

8:15 p.m. Sixteen Candles

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