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Join Navy Pier for a Pride-Filled Day!


Navy Pier, Chicago’s iconic lakefront destination, welcomes you to celebrate Pride Month for the fifth consecutive year of Navy Pier Pride! On Saturday, June 27 from 1 – 10 p.m., visit the Pier for a free and safe all-day event, featuring live music, community resources, public art and more. Don’t forget to bring your face mask – we can’t wait to celebrate love, equality and the LGBTQ+ community with you there.

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Throughout the day, you will be able to enjoy a variety of live musical performances and DJ acts in the lakefront Miller Lite Beer Garden (now open) and the Wave Wall Performance Platform. Dance and sing along with DJ All the Way Kay, DJ VitiGrrl, DeeJay Alicia, DJ Rae Chardonnay, DJ Mwelwa (part of Navy Pier’s weekly DJ series Wave Wall Wax), DJ Audio Jack and a finale from Radio Gaga.

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Two community groups, TaskForce Prevention and Community Services and The Potocsnak Family Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine will be on-site to share information and resources about their programs supporting youth across Chicago from 1 – 5 p.m. There will also be vogueing at 2, 3 and 4 p.m. with young adults and teens from the TaskForce Prevention and Community Services at the Wave Wall Platform.

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Navy Pier will be displaying four large colorful LGBTQ Pride banners from queer, Chicago-born artist Sam Kirk as part of her series “Pride,” which has murals displayed at both Navy Pier and The Magnificent Mile. The banners will be located in the Peoples Energy Welcome Pavilion and Fifth Third Bank Family Pavilion and portray people of different ages, races and genders in bright and colorful ways. Check out the bright murals and be sure to share on social using #NavyPier!

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Check out all there is to do at Chicago’s iconic lakefront destination, from dining and cruises to retail, here. We are sure you’ll find many great things to do pre- or post-Pride.

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About Navy Pier

Navy Pier is the People’s Pier, Chicago’s lakefront treasure, welcoming all and offering dynamic and eclectic experiences through partnerships and programs that inspire discovery and wonder.

Since its reopening in 1995, more than 180 million guests have come to enjoy the Pier's 50 acres of unparalleled attractions and experiences. In 2022, Navy Pier continues to evolve into an accessible, year-round centerpiece for Chicago’s diverse arts and cultural treasures.

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