6th Annual CU Pride Festival




The UP Center presents it’s

Sixth Annual CU Pride Festival September 18th-20th.  


C-U Pride Fest 2015 is full of variety. People and Families will enjoy a large festival and kids area with groups selling pride swag, others spreading awareness of issues LGBTQ people face, and businesses spread information like Champaign-Urbana Public Health and local government. A great kids area with a petting zoo, children's entertainment, a mini putt-putt golf course and carnival style games. The parade is a big part of the event with a step off at 5PM in Downtown Champaign. Following the parade area bars and restaurants host evening activities like live bands and drag 
performances. Sunday's main event will be a Post-Pride Drag Brunch. All proceeds support the UP Center of Champaign County. The UP Centers mission is to be a multi-service agency, for youth and adults, to support and promote human care, education, and community-building activities directed at furthering the well-being and development of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and ally community of Champaign County, in accordance with 501(c)(3) and 170(c) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, as now or hereafter amended.








2015 Pride Fest Sponsors