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It’s November & the Holidays are almost upon us! Thank you to everyone for making October so fun and memorable in Chicago’s Proudest Neighborhood! Load up your itinerary with things to...
SANTA SPEEDO RUN NORTHALSTED RETURNS THIS YEAR FOR A FUN-FILLED CELEBRATION! Chicago’s Beloved Holiday Fundraiser Continues to Raise Merriment in Support of the LGBTQ+ Community Chicago, IL – The eagerly...
The 26th annual Haunted Halsted Halloween Parade, October 31st, 2023 in Chicago’s landmark LGBTQ Northalsted neighborhood The free-to-watch parade, ranked one of the top ten in the US by Fodor’s Travel,...

Festivals & Parades

North Halsted is home to some of the city’s largest street festivals and parades, celebrating diverse communities and culture in Chicago’s Proudest Neighborhood for over 40 years.

One of the 10 Best Halloweens in the US by Fodor’s Travel Guide Redfin’s #3 Best City for Halloween!

Each year in June Chicago celebrates with hundreds of thousands of people for the Chicago Pride Parade.

Chicago Pride Fest®, is an exciting celebration of the LGBTQ+ community! Since 2000, a two-day street festival held the weekend leading up to the Chicago Pride Parade celebrating LGBTQ+ life, culture and community.

The annual Northalsted Market Days® is the largest street festival in the Midwest and Chicago’s most vibrant summer celebration every August!


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Cheap Drinks, Cheap Eats, Coffee
Starbucks in Northalsted, Chicago is a member of one of the largest coffee chains in the world, specializing in a friendly atmosphere and quick service. From the beginning, Starbucks set...
Natural Releaf in Northalsted, Chicago is a cannabis dispensary that provides the highest quality CBD and Kratom products on the market. All types of CBD products including: flower, pre roll, oils,...
Great For Dates, Coffee
Elevate Coffee in Northalsted is a family-owned, inviting café and coffee bar. At Elevate, we care deeply about serving the best coffees, teas, sandwiches, and pastries. We make sure everything...
Sushi, Great For Dates
AJI in Northalsted, Chicago is an intimate culinary experience honoring Japanese Tradition. An experience is what we offer. An unforgettable experience of your senses. Our 14 course meal is perfectly...
Drag Shows, Margaritas, Boozy Brunch
The Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club  is a premier destination venue in Northalsted, Chicago for every type of occasion and every demographic. With an innovative martini and cocktail list...
Great For Dates, Cheap Eats, Pizza
Panino’s in Northalsted is a full-service restaurant that offers traditional and contemporary Italian dishes. Family owned and operated, Panino’s Pizzerias’ three Chicago area locations offer traditional and contemporary Italian dishes...

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Murals, Art, History! Explore The Legacy Walk On North Halsted

Discover amazing Pride installations throughout Chicago’s Proudest Neighborhood! Take selfies with 14 Rainbow Crosswalks & 5 Pride themed murals. The #WalkWithPride Tour highlights unsung LGBTQ+ figures in history on The Legacy Walk plaques & steel pylons, now a Chicago historic landmark.

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