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C-U Pride Fest is happening September 24-26

C-U PrideFest is back in person this year and will take place September 24-26. The parade and vendor fair will be in Downtown Urbana, and other programming will take place throughout Champaign, Urbana, and Savoy. Pygmalion is the same weekend, and there will be performances by LGBTQ+ artists and entertainers as part of a collaboration between the events.

Check the PrideFest 2021 website for developing details and locations and times become available. Full details will be released August 1st.

This year’s theme is “What the Health? Fighting, Surviving, Thriving” in recognition of the year of isolation due to COVID, and the 40th anniversary of the beginning of the HIV/AIDS crisis. 

Parade, vendor, and sponsor applications are available here.

Top photo by Kwamé Thomas.

Staff writer

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