CTA is Your Best Ride to All the Exciting Pride Festivities Happening Across the City

June 22, 2023

Service to/from various sporting events, concerts, festivals and the Pride Parade

Let CTA be your designated driver to all the summer fun. 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

The 52nd Annual Chicago Pride Parade

Lake View Neighborhood – Sun. 6/25 at 12 p.m.


  • Red Line: Customers should exit at the Wilson, Belmont, Addison and Sheridan stations and walk to the parade.
  • Brown Line: Customers should exit at the Diversey, Wellington, Belmont stations and walk to the parade.
  • 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 Drive/Michigan Express
  • #151 Sheridan
  • #152 Addison

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

Pride in the Park

Grant Park (Butler Field) – Fri. 6/23 and Sat. 6/24 at 3 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: For bus route information check our website: https://www.transitchicago.com/schedules/

ReSet Music Festival

Riis Park – Fri. 6/23, Sat. 6/24 and Sun. 6/25 from 3 p.m. – 10 p.m.

United Center

Get to and from the following events via the #20 Madison and #50 Damen bus routes. Customers can also take the #19 United Center Express route post event:

  • Stevie Nicks concert – Fri. 6/23 at 7 p.m.
  • Twice concert – Wed. 6/28 and Thu. 6/29 at 7:30 p.m.

Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island

Service on the #146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express route

  • Young the Giant and Milky Chance concert – Fri. 6/23 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Garbage and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds concert – Tue. 6/27 at 7 p.m.

Soldier Field

Service on the #146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express route

  • Gold Cup Jamaica vs. United States – Sat. 6/24 at 8:30 p.m.

Navy Pier Fireworks

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

  • Sat. 6/24 at 10 p.m.
  • Wed. 6/28 at 9 p.m. - #65 Grand route also available for this evening’s event.

Wrigley Field

  • Morgan Wallen concert – Thu. 6/22 and Fri. 6/23 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Philadelphia Phillies vs. Chicago Cubs – Tue. 6/27, Wed. 6/28 and Thu. 6/29 at
    7:05 p.m.


  • Red Line: The Addison station is located just a half block east of Wrigley Field.
  • Purple Line: During weeknight games, Loop-bound Purple Line Express trains will stop at Sheridan, where riders can either walk three blocks south on Sheridan/Sheffield to the ballpark or transfer to a 95th/Dan Ryan-bound Red Line train and exit at Addison.
  • 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 area, including:
  • #8 Halsted
  • #22 Clark
  • #36 Broadway
  • #151 Sheridan

Guaranteed Rate Field

  • Boston Red Sox vs. White Sox – Fri. 6/23 at 7:10 p.m., Sat. 6/24 at 3:10 p.m. and Sun. 6/25 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.
  • CTA’s Park & Ride lots are also a good choice to access CTA train service. For more information, visit transitchicago.com/parking.
  • 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
    • #31 31st (which runs Monday – Friday to 7 p.m.)
    • #35 35th (which connects with Orange and Green lines)
    • #39 Pershing (which connects with Orange and Green lines)
    • #44 Wallace/Racine

Service to the Lakefront

Throughout the summer, the following bus routes will operate directly to the lakefront and its beaches: #35 31st/35th, #63 63rd *, #72 North and #78 Montrose.

*Note: Due to CDOT construction at the beach parking lot, the CTA service stop for customers heading to the 63rd Street Beach will be at a crosswalk on the south side of Hayes Drive and Lakeshore Drive.

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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