The energy in the city peaks on Pride Weekend, which falls on the last weekend of June each year in commemoration of the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Chillin' With the Blue Men. The Chicago Pride two-day Celebration takes place the weekend before the parade. The parade takes place over a four-mile route on Sunday, June 24, We recommend booking convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero, the nation's leading parking reservation app.
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Electronic band The Naked and Famous talk backstage about their music. Hundreds of thousands of people from outside Chicago come to the city for Pride each year. The Wrecks talk about the band, return to Chicago. Pets can sometimes be very startled by the crowds and sounds of Pride. Jussie Smollett objected to his 'Empire' character having a white boyfriend.