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Vendor and Sponsor Information

Vending & Sponsor Information

Chicago Pride Fest®, June 16-17, 2018, is an exciting two-day street festival held the weekend leading up to the Chicago Pride Parade with up to 100,000 expected to attend, celebrating LGBTQ life, culture and community. The festival features live music by popular artists, 3 stages, food and drink, 100+ arts/craft and merchant vendors, DJ’s and dancing, drag shows, pet parade, sponsor booths and more. Join us this summer for a love-filled celebration of diversity, equality, and the Chicago LGBTQ community at Halsted Street and Addison in Boystown, America’s first recognized gay village. Chicago Pride Fest benefits the Northalsted Business Alliance, a 501(c)(6) non-profit chamber of commerce for Boystown, Chicago’s Proudest Neighborhood. The Northalsted Business Alliance also organizes Northalsted Market Days, a two-day street festival in August.

01 Become a festival Vendor

Opportunities for up to 100 merchants, non-profit organizations, artists, and other exhibitors.

Click here for more information and applications for vending and exhibit space.

Contact Rosy Robinson at
[email protected]

02 Become a festival Sponsor

Looking to connect with active consumers at this event? Contact our Marketing & Sponsorship team for pricing and customized benefits package.

Norine Smyth
[email protected]

Laura Wilke
[email protected]

03 Performer and Artist Booking

Any bands or entertainers wishing to be considered for future bookings must submit the following information via email only.

Please include your website, social media / YouTube, any other promotional links, and artist bio. Please include any Chicago history for the past six months or future performances. Let us know what kind of draw the band has in the area and include a price range on the band.

Gehrig Peterson
[email protected]

04 Community Partnership

For non-profit and community organization partnerships providing volunteer staff for event positions please contact.

Chad Honeycutt
[email protected]

05 More Information

General inquires please contact [email protected]

Chicago Pride Fest
Julia Enderle
[email protected]

Northalsted Market Days
Danielle Crouchelli
[email protected]

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