Pride parades for the LGBT community are events celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender culture. The Chicago Pride two-day Celebration and Parade historically takes place the final weekend in June of each year. There is no fee to attend the Pride Fest or watch the Parade. These event take place in different areas of the metro Chicago area. Numerous gay bars as well as gay-popular restaurants, hotels, and shops have special events and parties throughout Pride Week.
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