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LGBTQ Activities

Lesbian, gay, transgender, queer, bisexual — however you identify, you’ll feel right at home in Chicago. Our city is known for embracing diversity and inclusion, from our world-famous Pride celebrations to establishing the country’s first official gay neighborhood. And while the whole city exudes a welcoming vibe, there are a few places and dining experiences you shouldn’t miss.

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Hotel Zachary's Pride Package

Hotel Zachary's Pride Package

Our Pride Package for the weekend of June 25, 2021 is inclusive of:

Overnight accommodations
Welcome Pride cocktail (Friend of Dorothy) in The Bar
Drag Brunch in The Bar (tickets will also be available for public purchase)

Please check back soon for more details and how to book!

Pride Events in Chicago: Pride in the Park

Pride Events in Chicago: Pride in the Park

June 26 - 27, 2021

This two-day music fest celebrates equity, diversity, and good times in Grant Park each June. Pride in the Park donates a portion of ticket sales to The Center on Halsted and provides free tickets to ensure LGBTQ+ youth can celebrate their pride openly and safely. Tickets are on sale now, this year’s lineup includes Chaka Khan, Tiesto, GRYFFIN, Betty Who, and more.

Pride Events in Chicago: Chicago Pride Fest

Pride Events in Chicago: Chicago Pride Fest

October 1-2, 2021

This massive two-day pride celebration takes over Northalsted every June. Each year, more than 100,000 revelers flock to the historic gay neighborhood to take part in the festivities, including three music stages featuring popular headliners, more than 100 arts and crafts vendors, food from local restaurants, drag shows, DJs, dancing, and more.