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upcoming events

September 15th

Grabbing brunch or lunch? Scroll down to see some fantastic local businesses that contributed to this year’s celebration!

11am-9pm-Drink Specials at Ice House

6:30pm-2am- $1 of every draft goes to The UP Center at Bentley's Pub

7-10pm- Teen After Party at the Orpheum Children's Museum

8-2am- Drag Show with Alaska 5000 at 51 Main

Please visit our official Pride bars this evening for a drink!

  • Barrelhouse 34

  • Bentley’s Pub

  • Big Grove Tavern

  • The Blind Pig Brewery

  • Esquire Lounge

  • 51 Main

  • Hamilton Walker’s

  • The Ice House

  • Memphis on Main

  • Pour Bros. Craft Taproom

  • Quality

September 16th

12pm- Drag Brunch with Dish Passionate Cuisine at City View

5pm- Volunteer Appreciation party at Memphis on Main

5pm- Pride After Party at Memphis on Main

Thank you to our sponsors!

Sponsors

Bud Light

51 Main

Smirnoff

Supporters

Dish Passionate Cuisine

Orpheum Children's Museum

Benefactors

Allerton Park

Big Grove Tavern

CMT Ventures, Inc

Compass Counseling

Community United Church of Christ

Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District

Meijer

Smile Politely

State Farm Center

Patrons

Bank Champaign

Equality Illinois

First Presbyterian Church, Urbana

Matthew Gladney, City Council

University of Illinois Credit Union

Weiskamp

Teen Event Sponsors

Orpheum Children's Museum

Rosati's Pizza

Tricoci University of Beauty Culture

Urbana High School GSA

Urbana Middle School GSA

Official Pride Bars

Bentley's Pub

The Blind Pig Brewery

Esquire Lounge

51 Main

Hamilton Walker's

Ice House

Memphis on Main

Pour Bros. Craft Taproom

Quality

 Pride Donors

In Memoriam of Rene Garcia

Piyush Labsetwhar

B. A. Davis-Howe

Sandra Darby

Matthew Gladney

David Bentlin

 Traci Nally for County Board

Dale Strough

Kraft Heinz, Inc

Scott Clanin

prior events

September 7th

6:30pm-Drag Queen Story Hour at the URBANA FREE LIBRARY

September 8th

2:30pm-Volunteer meeting to canvas downtown at the NEWS GAZETTE PARKING LOT

September 11th

3:30-6:30pm- Catch the UP Center at the Champaign Farmer's Market!

September 12th

7pm (doors at 6:30)- Showing of "Call me by your Name" put on by McKinley Foundation

September 13th

7:30pm-Showing of "The Miseducation of Cameron Post" at the Art Theater. Panel Discussion lead by the UP Center's Gal UP group and the Women of Pride registered student organization from the University of Illinois. Showings are throughout the weekend!

September 14th

2:30-3:30- Art Under Trumpism - A Queer Latinx Journey. A Conversation with Erica Gressman at Latina/Latino Studies at U of I. Hosted by University of Illinois Women’s Center and Latina/Latino Studies @ University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

10pm - Cheers for Queers! Beginning at Barrelhouse and ending at 51 Main for the Queer Dance Party

8pm - 2 am Queer Dance Party at 51 Main

September 15th

2:30-3:30pm-Drag Queen Story Hour at the Orpheum Children's Museum

2:00-5:00pm - Children and Family events at The Orpheum Children’s Science Museum

2-5pm-Educational Panels at Big Grove Tavern

              2pm panels include: "Biblical Self Defense Workshop" By CUCC's Reverend Leah Roberts-Mosser

                                                     "Getting to Zero" by CU Public Health

                                                      "Advocacy and Policy: How to Create Change" by Equality Illinois's Mike Ziri

              3:30 panels include: "Hormone Replacement Therapy" by Planned Parenthood's Len Meyer

                                                      "Bisexual and Pansexual Meet and Greet"

“Care 4 U” by Karen Simms of Meridian Care Consulting

2-7pm- Vendor Fair at the Orpheum Children's Museum Parking Lot. Vendor set up is at 1pm

2-7pm- Queer and Trans Clothing Swap at the Orpheum Children's Museum

5pm- Parade -line up is at 4:00

6:30- 2am- Champaign Pride at Memphis