This Week In Boystown
Market Days 2019 Event Guide
The long running Northalsted Market Days® is a joyous celebration of culture & diversity in Chicago’s historic Boystown neighborhood.
Featuring live music on 5 stages: pop & dance icons, local favorites, a jazz stage, top DJs and the Out At Wrigley singing contest.
This year showcases even more unique shopping experiences: artisan booths, crafts & specialty creations. Also, make sure to visit the Official Market Days Merchandise Booth at Halsted & Cornelia!
See marketdayschicago.com for the latest info!
Bud Light Stage
Performing live: Daya – Icona Pop – Sheila E. – Todrick Hall – Deborah Cox & Jake Shears.
Nissan Partners of Progress Stage
Featured artists: Steve Grand, Dancing Queen: An ABBA Salute, Emily Blue, Brian Justin Crum, Queen Explosion, Sixteen Candles, Catfight, Rod Tuffcurls & the Bench Press, Hello Weekend, Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus & Chicago Spirit Brigade.
Celebrate diversity with Nissan
Together, we move forward. #NissanDiversity
Support Safer Schools For All with State Farm® and GLSEN®
State Farm takes pride in giving back. That’s why we’ve teamed up with GLSEN to help create safer, more inclusive schools for all.
Stop by our mosaic wall at Northalsted Market Days to share an empowering quote and show your support for LGBTQ youth.
Capital One Stage
The Capital One stage features top international DJs and the Hydrate Drag Show!
Saturday: Back Lot Bash features female artists in the Chicago LGBTQ community highlighting unity, equality, diversity and inclusiveness in a festive and celebratory environment.
Sunday: Peach & Party Noire Present Pound The Alarm (A Queer Ode to Carnival). An all day takeover with 10 hours of POC & Queer programming!
Cell Block has pledged to raise $10,000 for Center on Halsted’s 2019 AIDS Run & Walk team. We’re kicking off a summer of fundraising by celebrating Blanche, Dorothy, Rose, and Sophia with you.
Join us for a night of fundraisin’, eatin’, and payin’ tribute to the Queen of Country Music and pop culture. Y’all can win mighty fine prizes by playing our raffles, games, and trivia. Plus delicious country style fixins for y’all’s supper.
The proceeds from your donations at the door, entertainers’ tips, and raffles will all fill up our AIDS Run donation pot.
The AIDS Run & Walk Chicago is a longrunning grassroots fundraiser where thousands raise awareness to support those living with HIV. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, 10/5 – 9:00am.
Center on Halsted is a CommunityDirect Partner that assists Chicago-based HIV organizations raise funds for programs and service & is among the top teams, leading a massive demonstration of compassion and action,
Upcoming fundraisers include Dolly’s Country Picnic on Sunday, August 25, and Rays of Light: A Madonna Party Fundraiser on Sunday, September 29. Visit aidsrunwalk.org for more information on how you can be involved.
Register here! 👉 aidsrunwalk.org
LGBTQ Private Night at Six Flags Great America!
Saturday, September 7th 7:30pm – 12:00am
$44 and FREE parking plus SHORT LINES!