Category: July 2023

CR Pride Fest shaping up to be largest ever Pride event in Cedar Rapids’ history Saturday

CEDAR RAPIDS — A record level of community participation, two ground-breaking drag queens from RuPaul’s Drag Race, and live music are the highlights of this weekend’s CR Pride Fest celebration.

The CR Pride events start Friday night with a reception to honor LGBTQ+ artists and continue Saturday with the major festival and a nighttime drag performance.

Check out what’s planned this weekend for Pride in Iowa’s second-largest city.

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Bolingbrook Pride Saturday features animal rescue, transgender closet, kids’ fun, more

BOLINGBROOK, ILL. — Yes, you can celebrate Pride Saturday in Bolingbrook.

You can also help support an animal rescue group finding homes for dogs from puppy mills. Or participate in a mass marriage equality ceremony. Or enjoy Bolingbrook’s Welcome Wall featuring 27 different languages.

Read about what’s happening Saturday at the Pride event taking place in Bolingbrook, the third-most diverse suburb of Chicago.

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