PRIDEFEST 2019: June 22 and 23, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

PRIDEFEST 2019: June 22 and 23, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The 19th annual two-day street festival is held the weekend leading up to the Chicago Pride Parade and celebrates LGBTQ+ life, culture and community. The festival features live music by popular artists, four stages, food and drink, 100+ arts/craft and merchant vendors, DJs and dancing, drag shows, pet parade, Out At Wrigley National Anthem Singing Contest, sponsor booths and more.
WHEN: June 22 and 23, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
WHERE: Boystown on Halsted from Addison to Grace St.
SCHEDULE: Click here for the event schedule.
STREET CLOSURES: Halsted Street between Addison and Grace will close at 9 a.m. on Friday, June 21, and will reopen on Monday, June 24, at 4 a.m.  Street closures will also impact Waveland between Halsted and Broadway, as well as Bradley Place.
Parking restrictions will be in effect from 8 a.m. Friday, June 21, through 4 a.m. Monday, June 24, on the following streets:

  • 800-858 W. BRADLEY PL.
  • 744-820 W. WAVELAND AVE.
  • 732-847 W. GRACE ST.
  • 3600-3768 N. HALSTED

Vehicles left on the street will be ticketed and towed at owner’s expense.

No access to Halsted Street surface parking lots or parking garages (this includes Halsted Flats)
beginning Friday, June 21 at 11:59 p.m through Monday, June 24, at 4 a.m.

The Whole Foods parking lot will remain open for customers, with access on Waveland west of Halsted during regular operating hours.