The weekend before the 2019 Chicago Pride Parade makes its way through Boystown, the Chicago PrideFest will start the celebration.
Chicago PrideFest will take place June 22-23, 11 a.m.-10 p.m., at Halsted Street and Waveland Avenue. Approximately 100,000 people are expected to attend, celebrating LGBTQ life, culture and community. The festival features live music by popular artists, three stages, food and drink, 100+ arts/craft and merchant vendors, DJs and dancing, drag shows, pet parade, sponsor booths and more.
Among the acts slated to perform are LeAnn Rimes, Ultra Nate, Adam Barta, Inaya Day, Sixteen Candles, the Chicago Gay Men's Chorus and more.
See www.chicagoevents.com/events/chicagopridefest/ .