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Chicago Pride Parade
Join the Celebration! Walk with Pride in the Chicago Pride Parade!
It’s time to raise our voices, wave our flags, and march with pride in the Chicago Pride Parade. Come together as a vibrant, inclusive community and show your support for the LGBTQ+ community. Parade participants will receive a new edition Purdue University Northwest t-shirt! Please wear comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, bring a water bottle, and snacks.
Limited transportation will be available from the Hammond campus to the parade, and back to Hammond after the parade. Transportation priority will be given to students on a first-come-first-serve basis. Please be sure to complete the parade registration below based on your role at the university.
The 52nd annual Chicago Pride Parade steps off at noon on Sunday, June 25, 2023, from Montrose and Broadway in the Uptown neighborhood. The parade treks through the north side of the city, ending near the intersection of Diversey Parkway and Sheridan Road in Lincoln Park.
Tentative scheduling information: For students riding to the parade and back with PNW, please meet at 8 a.m. on the bus outside of Griffin Hall. The bus is expecting to be back from the parade by 4 p.m. Members of the alumni community and those not riding PNW, please meet our group at parade check-in on the corner of Montrose & Broadway between 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. approximately. This event is co-sponsored by the Purdue University Northwest Cultural Heritage Celebration Committee, the LGBTQIA+ Alliances at PNW, and the Office of Student Life.
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