Celebrate Pride in 2021!
Events in Elmhurst
Pride Proclamation Party
Wednesday, June 9, 6:30-8 pm
Back lawn of the Elmhurst Art Museum
150 S. Cottage Hill Ave.
Join the EPC and our friends and neighbors as Mayor Scott Levin presents Elmhurst's first ever Pride Proclamation! Enjoy music and free scoops from Kimmer's Ice Cream, and stop by Elmhurst Brewing Company for dinner before or after the event, mention the EPC, and get 10% off your check!
Elmhurst Pride Fest
Saturday, June 26, 12-3 pm
Elmhurst Presbyterian Church
367 Spring Rd.
Join us for this free family-friendly outdoor event, featuring live music, treats, a community art project, and so much more! Visit with some of your favorite local businesses, organizations, and artists, like Elmhurst Children's Theatre, Title Boxing, Rough Edges Confectionery, Judith B Salon, Youth Outlook, Tiny Human Print Co., Michael Symber Studios, and the Elmhurst Public Library. Pose with your family and friends in the photo booth. And sign up for a pre-fest Pilates session in the grassy area outside the church (register here), and don't miss your chance to win free in-studio sessions, Athleta gear, and more! We encourage you to walk or bike to the event, or park at York High School across the street.
Elmhurst Pedicab Pride Window Tour
All throughout June
Book a Pedicab tour for you and up to 5 friends to view all the City Centre storefronts painted for Pride. Listen to a special Pride playlist, and hop off to take photos of your favorites!
And don't forget to check out...
City Centre Find the Pride Contest
Throughout Elmhurst City Centre, June 1-30
Search downtown businesses inside and out for unicorns and Pride canvasses to win prizes provided by City Centre. Find game cards at participating merchants, fill in your finds, and drop off your card in person or by email to City Centre. More info at https://elmhurstcitycentre.com/.
Elmhurst Public Library
125 S. Prospect Ave.
Check out the EPC's lobby display celebrating Pride month with art contributed by local students!
Events in Surrounding Communities
Sunday, June 6
Buffalo Grove Pride Drive
Sunday, June 13
Aurora Pride Drive
Saturday, June 26 - Sunday, June 27
Chicago Pride in the Park
New This Year! We're Painting the Town in Pride!
Check out all the amazing Pride decor around Elmhurst! Thank you to the following businesses for hiring our talented volunteer artists to paint their storefront windows with Pride.
@Properties - Makinney Group - 130 W. Park Ave.
@Properties - Schiller Team - 136 W. Park Ave.
Ahimsa Yoga - 506 Spring Rd.
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services - 210 N. York St.
Brewpoint Craft - 617 N. York St.
Brewpoint Founders Cafe - 124 W. Park Ave.
The CBD Store @iVape Bar - 261 N. York St.
Courageous Bakery - 108 W. Park Ave.
Do It Together Workshops - 118 S. York St. (window on Adelaide)
Elmhurst Art Museum - 150 S. Cottage Hill Ave.
Elmhurst Dentistry for Kids - 311 N. York St.
Evolve Beauty Bar - 261 N. York St., Suite 102
Fitt60126 - 123 N. York St. (in the alley)
The Gaming Goat - 160 N. York St.
Get Bazzy - 152 N. York St.
Green Door Therapy - 126 N. York St., second floor
Guaranteed Rate - John Noldan - 115 W. Adelaide St.
Hamburger Heaven - 281 N. York St.
Hazyl - 106 W. Second St.
Judith B Salon - 263 N. York St.
Kie & Kate Couture - 559 Spring Rd.
Maxine - 122 N. York St.
The Pilates Room Elmhurst - 124 N. York St.
Pilot Pete's Coffee & Treats - 128 W. 1st St.
Salon Efthimia - 210 N. York St., Suite 103 (in the alley)
Spavia - 260 N. York St.
Tannins - 112 N. York St.
Title Boxing Club - 135 N. Addison St.
Thank you to the following businesses for decorating your businesses for Pride all on your own, and showing your Pride in Elmhurst!
Elmhurst Brewing Company - 171 N. Addison St.
Evelyn on Second - 108 W. Second St.
FFC Elmhurst - 140 N. Addison St.
Michael Symber Studios - 493 S. York St.
Pure Barre - 122 Schiller St.
Tree of Life Chiropractic Care - 551 Spring Rd.
And thank you to Patchwork Therapy for your generous donation, helping us Paint the Town In Pride!
Three Chances to Win with the EPC!
1. Decorate the outside of your home and/or yard.
Go crazy with rainbows, Pride flags, signs, banners, balloons, and anything else you like!
Post a photo to Instagram and tag the @elmhurst_pride_collective. The best Pride decor will be voted on at the end of June.
2. Throw on your Pride gear and hit the town.
Hats, shirts, bandannas, bags... anything goes! Post a photo of you in your Pride-wear and tag @elmhurst_pride_collective. Bonus points if you take a selfie in front of a storefront that's painted for Pride! We'll choose 2 winners at random:
first on June 14, second on June 28.
Each winner will receive a selection of amazing prizes donated by our friends at Ahimsa Yoga, Fleet Feet, Pure Barre, Hazyl, Evelyn on Second, Guaranteed Rate, and Brewpoint!