The Chicago Pride Parade takes place on the last weekend of June, which is gay and lesbian Pride month, every year. The first parade in Chicago was in 1970 and has been held every year since. This data shows the increase in attendance at the Pride Parade in Chicago, Illinois. The attendance increased by 2757% from the year 1985 to 2014. Chicago Pride Parade draws a crowd of over a million people with hundreds of thousands coming in from other cities and countries. It is one of the biggest Pride Parades in the world.