This Week In Boystown
Market Days Highlights
The 38th Northalsted Market Days was a blast! With a surprise visit by Mayor Lori Lightfoot and amazing performances by Icona Pop, Jake Shears, Daya, Sheila E, Macy Gray, Deborah Cox, Brian Justin Crum, Steve Grand and more than 30 other performers!
This year’s 1/2 mile long street fair was filled with more than 250 vendors, a dedicated jazz stage, the Out at Wrigley National Anthem Singing Contest, top international DJs, and the Back Lot Bash & Peach Party/Party Noire DJ stage.
Nina Flowers at the Capital One Stage at Halsted & Cornelia
Photo: Steven Koch for Northalsted & GoPride.com
Beer booth tips and gate donations from the festival support neighborhood improvements including the Chicago Rainbow Pride Crosswalks, and help community partners like Equality Illinois, Howard Brown Health, Lurie Children’s Pediatric AIDS research, AIDS Foundation of Chicago, CALOR, CMSA, Chicago Smelts, and Puerto Rican Cultural Center.
At the Nissan Partners of Progress Stage
Photo by Steven Koch for Northalsted & GoPride.com
Browse our highlights photo gallery featuring over 200 images by Rick Majewski, Steven Koch, Ken Brown, Matthew Inawat, Shay Van Lue. For even more extensive photo coverage of Northalsted Market Days & Chicago Pride Fest visit GoPride.com.