Celebrate Pride in Chicago with CTA

June 28, 2024

CTA’s trains and buses are the best and most affordable ways to get to various sporting events, concerts, festivals and the annual Pride Parade in Lakeview

Travel with CTA to celebrate pride, love and acceptance at all the Pride festivities around the city. Customers can save money by purchasing an unlimited rides pass, either the 1-Day ($5) – far more economical and convenient than the price of gas and parking - or the 3-Day ($15) pass – a real budget-saving move.

Service for Upcoming Events

Chicago Pride Parade

Lakeview Neighborhood – Sun. 6/30 at 11 a.m.

Please find more information about traveling to the parade on our website at transitchicago.com/prideparade/


  • Red Line: Customers should exit at the Wilson and Addison stations and walk to the parade.
  • Brown Line: Customers should exit at the Diversey and Wellington stations and walk to the parade.

We encourage customers to avoid crowds at stations closer to the Halsted portions of the parade; you can access the parade from several stations, including less-crowded parts of the parade route along Broadway via Wellington and Diversey on the Brown Line.

  • Adjacent bus routes: Multiple 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/Michigan Express
  • #151 Sheridan
  • #152 Addison

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

Pride-Boiler Room

Grant Park – Fri. 6/28 and Sat. 6/29 at 3:00 p.m.


  • Rail: All rail lines downtown will get you access to the event.
    • Loop Elevated: Exit at either Washington/Wabash or Adams/Wabash
    • Red and Blue Lines: Exit at Jackson and walk a couple blocks east
  • Bus: The following CTA routes will provide the closest service to the event including the following:
    • #J14 Jeffery Jump
    • #151 Sheridan

The J14 is rerouted as well as several other bus routes in the area. For additional route information check our website: https://www.transitchicago.com/schedules/

Logan Square Arts Festival

Logan Square at Logan Boulevard, Kedzie and Milwaukee – Fri. 6/28 at 5 p.m. and Sat. 6/29 and Sun. 6/30 at 12 p.m.


  • Rail: Take the Blue Line and exit at the Logan Square station.
  • Bus: Several CTA routes will provide the closest service to the festival including the following:
    • #52 Kedzie
    • #56 Milwaukee
    • #76 Diversey

For additional route information check our website: https://www.transitchicago.com/schedules/

Soldier Field

Service on the #146 Inner Lake Shore/Michigan Express route

  • Philadelphia Union vs. Chicago Fire FC – Wed. 7/3 at 7:30 p.m.

Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island

Service on the #146 Inner Lake Shore/Michigan Express route

  • Third Eye Blind, Yellowcard and Arizona – Fri. 6/28 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Caifanes & Cafe Tacvba – Sat. 6/29 at 8 p.m.

Navy Pier Fireworks

Service on the #29 State, #66 Chicago and #124 Navy Pier routes.

  • Sat. 6/29 at 10 p.m.
  • Wed. 7/3 at 9 p.m. - #65 Grand route also available for this evening’s event.

Wrigley Field

  • Philadelphia Phillies vs. Chicago Cubs – Tue. 7/2 and Wed. 7/3 at 7:05 p.m. and Thu. 7/4 at 1:20 p.m.


  • Red Line: The Addison station is located just a half block east of Wrigley Field.
  • Purple Line (New!): Before weeknight games only, Loop-bound Purple Line Express trains will stop at the Addison station.
  • Yellow Line: Take the Yellow Line and transfer at Howard to the Red Line; continue to Addison station. To accommodate fans returning home, the Yellow Line will run for an hour later from Howard – until midnight – for all night games at Wrigley Field.
  • #152 Addison:  The #152 route will provide additional service on Cubs game days, with more frequent service two hours before and one hour after all games.
  • #80 Irving Park: The #80 route will provide additional service before the games, timed to meet the inbound UP-NW Metra trains at Irving Park.
  • Adjacent bus routes: Several CTA bus routes serve the Wrigley Field area, including:
  • #8 Halsted
  • #22 Clark
  • #36 Broadway
  • #151 Sheridan

Guaranteed Rate Field

  • Colorado Rockies vs. White Sox – Fri. 6/28 at 6:10 p.m., Sat. 6/29 and Sun. 6/30 at
    1:10 p.m. 


  • Red Line: Guaranteed Rate Field is just one block west of the Sox-35th station.
  • Green Line: The 35th-Bronzeville-IIT station is just three blocks east of the ballpark.
  • #35 31st/35th: The #35 route (which connects with Orange and Green lines) is the main bus route providing service to the stadium and operates during all game times.
  • Adjacent bus routes: Several CTA bus routes serve the ballpark area, including:
    • #1 Bronzeville/Union Station (during Monday – Friday rush periods only)
    • #4 Cottage Grove
    • #24 Wentworth
    • #29 State (which runs Monday – Friday to 8:30 p.m.)
    • #31 31st (which runs Monday – Friday to 7 p.m.)
    • #39 Pershing (which connects with Orange and Green lines)
    • #44 Wallace/Racine

Summer Service to Navy Pier and Museums

The following routes are currently running a summer service schedule through Labor Day:

  • #124 Navy PierService will be extended by 90 minutes in the evening daily. Eastbound service from Union/Ogilvie stations will run until 11:30pm. Westbound service from Navy Pier will run until midnight.
  • #130 Museum Campus: Service between Union/Ogilvie stations and Museum Campus/Planetarium will operate daily.

Service to the Lakefront:

Now through mid-August, beach service will operate directly to the lakefront and its beaches on the following bus routes on both the Weekdays and Weekends. Buses will begin their trips to these beaches between approximately 9 a.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Know before you go!

The CTA strongly recommends customers allow extra travel time and plan ahead by downloading the Ventra app, which allows you to manage your Ventra account, and also features a new trip planning tool powered by Google Maps. 

Fare payment options: We offer a variety of convenient payment options—from smart devices to contactless credit cards. Learn more about payment options and ways you can maximize your dollars with our lower-priced unlimited-ride passes by visiting: transitchicago.com/fares/

Service updates: 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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