Saturday, September 24 to Sunday, October 2
FREE Events for All Ages
The 2022 CU Pride Fest is Sat, Sept 24th to Sun, Oct 2nd with programming all over Champaign, Urbana, and Campustown. Join the Urbana Park District, Uniting Pride of Champaign County, and many more for tons of events this week! The Urbana Park District will be attending the events listed below.
Friday, September 30:
Youth & Family Pride Fest Party
4-7pm at University Y
Families and young people deserve a Pride Party all your own and so here it is! Join us as we celebrate Pride with art, music, some free yummy treats, and lots more fun stuff. Something for all ages, whether you’re a family with littles, pre-teens, or teenagers. Free book giveaway to attendees while supplies last, free stickers and flags, and a raffle to win some awesome prizes!
Saturday, October 1:
Pride Nature Hike
9:30-10:30am at Busey Woods
Show your pride and love of the outdoors with Urbana Park District’s guided hike! Relax and enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of nature as we explore Busey Woods. Everyone is welcome, but space is limited. Meet outside the Anita Purves Nature Center for this program.
Call 217-384-4062 by 5pm on Friday 9/30 to sign up.
Pride Fest Parade and Fair
11am – 4pm at Urbana
Join the signature Pride Fest programming as an attendee or participant! The parade from Campustown to downtown Urbana will begin at 11am and meet the Pride Fest Fair at the intersection of Race and Main. There will be entertainment, vendors, activities, art, community organizations sharing information, and more!
If you want to march in the Pride Parade with UPD please email Ashley at firstname.lastname@example.org. Everyone is welcome to march!