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ELMHURST FAMILY PRIDE FEST_

Elmhurst Presbyterian Church

367 Spring Rd.

Saturday, June 24, 2023. 12-3 pm

Thank you for joining us at this free family-friendly outdoor event, which featured live music, treats, art projects, activities, and so much more! Full recap coming here soon! 

Sponsored by EPC & Elmhurst Presbyterian Church.

ELMHURST FAMILY PRIDE FEST MISSION_

Elmhurst Family Pride Fest is a fun, family-friendly, queer-centered celebration of LGBTQ+ people of all ages and an opportunity to spotlight LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs and allies who provide support for LGBTQ+ individuals and families.

FEATURED AT THIS YEAR'S FEST_

 

MUSIC FROM Jennifer Knapp, Chicago Celtic Pipe Band, School of Rock Elmhurst House Band, and the Parasites.

FOOD FROM Aunt Tina's Sound Bites, El Gordo's Tacos, Nick's Happy Ice Cream, and Pilot Pete's Espresso & Milkshake Bar.

VENDORS INCLUDING @Properties-Makinney Group, Annie Hex, AT&T, Bridget Stern Creative, Couch Clarity, Dayrise Wellness, Ellie Mental Health, Elmhurst Bank, Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts, Elmhurst Dentistry for Kids, Elmhurst Park District, Elmhurst Public Library, Elmhurst Wellness Team, Elmhurst YMCA, European Wax Center, Evil Temptress Art & Designs, Extra Mile Mercantile, Femish Organization, First United Methodist Church, Fox Burrow Studios, Fox Valley Pride, Greater Family Health, Green Door Therapy, Grievous & Butthead, Judith B Salon, Lili's Cross Stitching Corner, Moms Demand Action, MyKookieJar, Naper Pride, Out of the Closet, Patchwork Therapy, Progressives for Change, Rever Lashes, Rough Edges Confectionery, School of Rock Instrument Petting Zoo, Smart Home Realty, St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Title Boxing Club, Vagabond School West, Youth Outlook, Zelman Arts AND a photo booth, bounce house, raffles, face painting, and more!

PAINT THE TOWN IN PRIDE_

 

Each year, talented local artists and inclusive businesses join forces to showcase Pride-themed window displays, and every year we're blown away by the amazing work they do. 

2023 PARTICIPATING BUSINESSES & ARTISTS

Ahimsa Yoga Studio (by Sharon DeCaro) - 506 Spring Rd.

Alan Energy Services (by Kerry Heflin) - 510 Spring Rd.

Bazzy Boutique (by Maddie Puccillo) - 106 W. Second St

Beer on the Wall (by Gillian Taylor) - 105 N. York St.

Brewpoint Coffee (by Jessy Woolsey, Quinne Chessman) - 124 W. Park Ave.

Brewpoint Craft (by Jessy Woolsey) - 617 N. York St.

CarmieCakes Bakery (by Lilly Oleksy) - 158 N. York St.

Elmhurst Art Museum (by Janet Taylor, Phil Fernandez) - 150 S. Cottage Hill Ave.

Elmhurst Bank (by Janet Taylor, Phil Fernandez) - 115 W. Third St.

Elmhurst YMCA (by Chris Clements) - 211 W. 1st St.

Get Bazzy (by Maddie Puccillo) - 152 N. York St.

Green Door Therapy (by Chloe & Dylan Wargin) - 126 N. York St., 2nd floor

Guaranteed Rate (by Petrina Gorny) - 115 W. Adelaide St.

iVape Bar - 261 N. York St.

Judith B Salon (by Delilah Kamins, Eva Aukst) - 263 N. York St.

Kie & Kate Couture (by Petrina Gorny) - 559 Spring Rd.

Maxine Boutique (by Sarah & Jun Johnson) - 122 N. York St.

Mehta Motors (by Vincent Lotesto) - 463 Spring Rd.

Pure Barre (Katie & Peyton Larsen) - 122 Schiller St.

Rise n' Thrive (by Amelia Koering, Henry Finley, Max Leve) - 185 E. Butterfield Rd.

Sherwin-Williams Paint Store (store staff) - 223 N. York St.

Spavia Day Spa (by Jasmine Schaefer) - 260 N. York St.

The Gaming Goat (by Judith Barrientos, Delilah Kamins) - 160 N. York St.

The Schiller Team @Properties (by Lili Greiwe) - 136 W. Park Ave.

Title Boxing Club (by AnnaMaria Terenzio) - 135 N. Addison Ave.

Tree of Life Wellness Center (by Janine Ruszkowski) - 551 Spring Rd.

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THANK YOU_

 

Special thanks to Sherwin-Williams of Elmhurst for donating paint and supplies to our artists!

Also, many thanks to Michele K Photography for the Pride Fest photos from 2022. We are grateful!

WHAT ELSE HAPPENED THIS JUNE? Hover over each listing for details!

Elgin Pride Parade, June 3
Lombard Pride Fest, June 3

Buffalo Grove Pride Parade & Picnic, June 4
Aurora Pride Parade, June 11

Chicago Pride Fest, June 17-18
Cantigny Pride Picnic, June 22
Sound Off Pride Yoga, Ahimsa Yoga Studio, Elmhurst, June 24
Chicago Pride Parade, June 25

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