Ride With Pride! All Aboard the CTA for the 52nd Annual Chicago Pride Parade

June 22, 2023

Avoid the cost and hassles of traffic and parking; take CTA’s affordable and convenient service to Sunday’s Pride Parade and join in the celebration of love

For those attending the 52nd Annual Pride Parade on Sunday, traveling by CTA is the best choice. CTA’s buses and trains give access to the parade route and allow attendees to avoid traffic jams and expensive parking.

The Red and Brown line trains provide the closest access to the parade route. Red Line customers should exit at the Wilson, Belmont, Addison and Sheridan stations, which are a short walk to the parade. Brown Line, riders should exit at Diversey, Wellington or Belmont stations and walk.

Numerous bus routes serve the area of the parade route, including:

  • #8 Halsted
  • #22 Clark
  • #36 Broadway
  • #74 Fullerton
  • #76 Diversey
  • #77 Belmont
  • #78 Montrose
  • #80 Irving Park
  • #146 Inner Lake Shore Drive/Michigan Express
  • #151 Sheridan
  • #152 Addison

All bus routes in the vicinity of the parade (except #74 Fullerton and #146 Inner Lake Shore Drive/Michigan Express) will be rerouted. Please check the alerts on the website at transitchicago.com/alerts/

CTA’s popular, unlimited ride passes are – the 1-day pass costs just $5 and for those engaging in fun activities all weekend, the 3-day pass is only $15.

Or, check out the Pride Signature Ventra Card, which is now available for purchase through the Ventra website.

The CTA strongly recommends customers allow extra travel time and plan ahead by purchasing fare passes in advance by downloading the Ventra app, which allows you to manage your Ventra account. Stay in the Loop on CTA service changes and alerts by subscribing to CTA Updates. For details about all CTA service, call 312-836-7000 or visit the CTA website at transitchicago.com.

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