another fun year of Producing Chicago's first-ever permitted urban gay picnic on the southside of Chicago on Gay Pride day.

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The Experience

Join us June 23rd-25th 2023 for the annual Chicago Urban Pride Festival!

Nominated Chicago LGBTQ Hall Of Fame & 33 Years of LGBTQ Advocacy C.U.P Is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting equality and diversity run by 100% volunteers. UrbanPride has brought together members of the LGBTQ community, along with friends, allies and supporters in celebration of the unique spirit and culture of the LGBTQ community by producing monthly activities including social mixer, dance events, entertainment, panel discussions, town hall meetings, health & wellness forum, workshops, free/confidential HIV & STI testing,and more.

Its our mission to envision, plan and execute a roster of events and activities that are as diverse as the community itself.

Pride events are made possible by people in our community like you

C.U.P is open to all people regardless of race, sexual orientation or gender identity. 

Entertainment, MUSIC, art, food, merchandise, exhibits and FUN

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How you can support Chicago Urban Pride

Our wonderful Volunteers, Sponsors, Exhibitors, Donators, Vendors, Djs and Entertainers make C.U.P possible and a huge success every year.
If you’d like to be a part of C.U.P

There are several different ways that you can get involved. Whether it’s becoming a sponsor, volunteering, or simply donating. We’d love to have you on the team helping make a positive and lasting impact

When you donate to C.U.P your gift helps our mission of creating safe and inclusive spaces for the urban cultures of Chicago LGBTQ+ community

Thank you for your support



“Equality means more than passing laws. The struggle is really won in the hearts and minds of the community, where it really counts.”

Thank you to our Pride 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 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.

The following companies are helping to support our festival

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