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Navy Pier Pride

Jun. 6, 2023 | Free, Pier-wide event to include performances by Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus, The Lakeside Pride Marching Bank, Ariana DJ, and more

Lineup Announced for Navy Pier Pride, June 24

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CHICAGO — Navy Pier will celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community with a full day of Pier-wide live music, dance, storytelling, and family activities from 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 24. Sponsored by Ørsted, festivities will include free performances by the Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus, The Lakeside Pride Marching Band, Ariana DJ, and many more notable acts.

The tentative schedule follows:

Saturday, June 24

West Performance Platform
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – CCM x Kiki Queens Drag Queen Storytime

Ørsted Wave Wall Performance Platform
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – The Lakeside Pride Marching Band
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – The Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Aguila
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – COCHINA

Navy Pier Beer Garden
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Pier Pride DJs
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Kween Widda K & Chemical X (KPOP)
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Cecy Santana
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – The Vixen Presents Black Girl Magic
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Ariana DJ
9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Too Much Molly

Note: All performers, times and dates are subject to change.


Located on Lake Michigan, Navy Pier is the top nonprofit tourism destination in the Midwest, stretching more than six city blocks and typically welcoming nearly 9 million annual guests. Originally opened in 1916 as a shipping and recreation facility, this Chicago landmark showcases more than 50 acres of parks, restaurants, attractions, retail shops, sightseeing and dining cruise boats, exposition facilities and more. The Pier celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016 with the unveiling of the iconic Centennial Wheel, Polk Bros Park, Fifth Third Bank Family Pavilion and Peoples Energy Welcome Pavilion. In 2021, Navy Pier continued to usher in its second century with ongoing Pier-wide redevelopment efforts—including Sable, a 223-room Hilton hotel, new restaurants and partnerships, and thrilling additions to Pier Park. The Pier is also proud to continue providing free, year-round arts and cultural programming designed to inspire, educate and connect communities across the city and globe. Click here to donate to Navy Pier, a mission-driven 501(c)(3) organization, in support of the organization’s post-pandemic revival and free public programming. For more information, visit


The Ørsted vision is a world that runs entirely on green energy. Through Ørsted’s sponsorship support, they support progress towards their vision while promoting awareness of sustainability and bringing value to the local communities in which they do business. For more information, visit


Navy Pier Pride Images: Click here.

Navy Pier Press Kit: Click here to access Navy Pier’s press kit, including b-roll, photos, media parking map and logo.


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