BEST OF Chicago Gay Pride Parade Day

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HYDRATE will open  at 11am SUNDAY   and provide a 17 HOUR DANCE PARTY!

Hydrate Nightclub celebrates PRIDE SUNDAY all day!
Their newly renovated space is the perfect place to catch the parade in all our flat screen TVs while sipping on your favorite cocktails!


Noon-4 p.m.

4 p.m.-8 p.m.

8 p.m.-Midnite
DJ Greg Drescher

Midnite-4 a.m.
DJ Laura B

Plus  Pride Giveaways all day long!  HYDRATE 

3458 N Halsted Street




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There is ALWAYS a party at Scarlet Bar  (3320 N. Halsted) and this weekend, it’s 3 in a row!

7 DJs!

3 Hosts!

RIDIKULOUS FRIDAY   with  Kim Chi and Trannika Rex.

The uber sexy Austin Armacost will be in the house Saturday night – and you know what happens when Austin is dancing and having fun??!!

And  Sunday Pride Day they are delivering 14 hours of music starting at 12:00 noon!





At the other end of the strip are 2 new drinking/dancing spots;  Whiskey Trust and Chloe. Both will open at 10am. (The former SPIN buildings).

There is no cover charge! Special Pride Parade inspired shots will be available for $3 a piece (with flavors like: Mandarin/Cherry/Honey and Berry/Vanilla/Citrus, yum). To start #pride weekend early, check out Chloe’s and Whiskey Trust bartender, Dante LoPresti creating special cocktails, including the “Breath of Fresh-Cher!” here.

Chloe’s DJ and dancing all weekend! Starting at 9pm
Except Sunday, the music and dancing starts at 6pm.

Whiskey Trust (below)  is also open at 10 a.m. this Sunday. 800 W Belmont Ave @ HalstedWhiskey Trust_Interior-1



Before, during or after the parade, our favorite Mexican restaurant EL MARIACHI AND TEQUILA BAR will be celebrating pride all day! 3906 N. Broadway.

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