Featured performers, acts, celebrities and artists from Chicago's 2017 gay pride parade and festival weekend.

48th Annual Chicago Pride

Pride Festival June 17, 2017 - June 18, 2017
Pride Parade June 25, 2017

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2017 Pride Parade Grand Marshal
"Orange is the New Black" star Lea DeLaria
Announcement

#OITNB star Lea DeLaria: '... it's really important that we all go to Pride'

Click here for the 2017 Pride Festival entertainment line-up



Parade news and interviews

Throughout the years Grand Marshals for the Chicago Pride Parade have been a "who's who" of the entertainment, sports and political worlds. Here are a collection of past Grand Marshal interviews from the pages of ChicagoPride.com.

2016 Pride Parade Grand Marshal
Monica Raymund
Announcement

2015 Pride Parade Grand Marshal
Ty Herndon
Announcement | Interview

Parade Organizer
Read ChicagoPride.com's interview with PRIDEChicago's Richard Pfieffer about the rich history of the parade.
Pride Parade Grand Marshals
Read about openly gay athlete, music artist and 2014 Parade Grand Marshal Will Sheridan.
Read about activist, former NFL player and 2013 Parade Grand Marshal Wade Davis.
Read about marriage activist and 2012 Parade Grand Marshal Evan Wolfson.
Read ChicagoPride.com's interview with Real Housewive's and 2011 Parade Grand Marshal Fernanda Rocha.
Read ChicagoPride.com's interview with former NBA basketball player and 2007 Parade Grand Marshal John Amaechi.
Read ChicagoPride.com's interview with "Star Trek" celebrity and 2006 Parade Grand Marshal George Takei.
Read ChicagoPride.com's interview with "My So-Called Life" actor and 2005 Parade Grand Marshal Wilson Cruz.
Read ChicagoPride.com's interview with former NFL football player and 2004 Parade Grand Marshal Esera Tuaolo.
Read ChicagoPride.com's interview with former MLB baseball player and 2003 Parade Grand Marshal Billy Bean.