Become A Partner

This signature event will have special guest Celebrites,drag shows,djs,vendors,games,give aways and more. We can’t do this without your help.


Becoming a sponsor of the 2022 Urban Pride Fest will place your brand in front of thousands of people who identify as LGBTQ+ and their allies.

Chicago Urban Pride is a Festival event produced by Urban Pride Inc. a 501c3 Non-profit organization. Which has served African American LGBTQ in the Chicago area for over 33 years and nominated Chicago's 2021 LGBT Hall of fame. For 2022 Pride Season we’re aiming to raise funds for our Urban Pride Fest being held June 26, 2022 @Jackson Park 6300 E Hayes Dr. Urban Pride Festival is the only permitted Pride Picnic on the Southside of Chicago on Gay Pride weekend with over 7,000 attendees and travelers from all over. Including social mixer,dance events,panel discussions,confidential HIV/STI testing and more. Chicago Urban Pride works with the city of Chicago,local businesses,clergy, community health organizations and local artists to meet the needs of the LGBTQ+ community.

Our sponsorship program can help meet your strategic goals, maximize your brand visibility,deliver your message of support not only to attendees but also to your employees and current and potential customers.

There is no other event quite like the Chicago Urban Pride Celebration in Chicago IL and no other event brings together so many Urban LGBTQ people in our region. We seek support from advocates who affirm and support our unique message of celebrating our community, challenging discrimination, and working toward full equality for LGBTQ+ individuals and their families. By supporting Urban Pride Inc. you gain access to a large and  audience on a regional, national, and international stage.


A sponsorship of Urban Pride Fest affords your business the opportunity to: • Increase and enhance brand awareness amongst a loyal demographic. • Access a highly educated, progressive community with targeted marketing. • Participate in the Largest Urban Pride outdoor and indoor events in Chicago with more business to business relationships


It is our hope to reach a target goal from private and corporate contributions to continue the programs slated for our community celebration. We invite you, your business or organization to partner with us. We're always looking for partners to help us make Urban Pride Chicago bigger and better. As the premier Urban pride event in Chicago, your sponsorship is a great way to strengthen our community while building your brand's presence. Together our impact can be unlimited: Our partners & sponsors make Urban Pride Inc events a reality. As a non-profit organization, sponsorship and donations are used to offset expenses required to produce the year-round celebrations.

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Deonta Pennington

Executive Director


Thank You To Our Outstanding Community Partners Urban Pride Inc. is committed to full equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ) people. Our community engagement advocates civil and economic rights for LGBTQ people. Urban Pride Inc. cultivates a powerful coalition between the LGBTQ and community partners in our quest for fair and equal treatment of all individuals.