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Join Us at the Waukegan Pride Festival!

Get ready for a day of celebration, community, and fun at the Waukegan Friends Pride Festival! If you're following the parade, you’ll be delighted to know that the parade route ends right at the festival location. So come on down and keep the party going with us at the Pride Festival. Let's continue the celebration together!🌈


  • Date: Saturday, June 1st

  • Time: 2:00 - 7:00 PM

  • Location: Parking Lot D/Clayton and Sheridan Street, Waukegan, IL 60085


  • Live Entertainment: Enjoy non-stop performances from talented artists and musicians throughout the festival. Get ready to dance, sing, and celebrate pride in style!

  • Prizes and Games: Test your luck and skill with exciting games and activities, and you could win great prizes!

  • Instagram Photo Booth: Capture your favorite festival moments with our interactive photo booth. Strike a pose, snap a selfie, and share your pride with the world!

  • Over 50 Vendors and Resource Booths: Explore a diverse array of vendors and organizations offering everything from crafts and merchandise to valuable resources and information.

  • Food Truck Row Festival: Indulge your taste buds with a variety of delicious eats from our lineup of food trucks. From savory to sweet, there's something for everyone!

  • Beer and Beverage Tent: Quench your thirst with refreshing beverages from our beer and beverage tent. Cheers to pride and good times with friends old and new!


Don't miss out on the biggest pride celebration in Waukegan! Join us at the Pride Festival for a day of joy, empowerment, and community spirit. See you there!

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