JUNE 2019 — Not only is it Pride Month all throughout June in Chicago, it’s the 50th Anniversary of the Chicago Pride Parade, taking place on Sunday, June 30, 2019 as the culmination of the month-long celebration! All month long, we honor, celebrate, and toast to the LGBTQ+ community right here at home with programs, events, and of course cocktails:
CommuniTEA: Pride Month Kick-Off Party
Game Room | Thursday, June 6, 9:00p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Returning for a second year in a row to kick Pride Month off right, all of your favorite queer collectives have joined forces to give you one unforgettable night. CommuniTEA is an evening of curated cocktails, amazing DJs, and pop-up performances in Game Room, made possible by a whole host of friends:
- DJs: DJ Sandra Suave (B.Blyss), [X]P (Duro), DJ Dapper (Smallworld Collective), and Compton Q (Swoon)
- Performers: Bambi Banks (A Queer Pride)
- Cocktail Curation: Las Topos Chicas, Chi Dirty Girl,& LezBe
- Emcees/Hosts: Slo’Mo, Peach, Party Noire, & Chi Dirty Girls
- Photos: Tori (Smallworld Collective)
Reserve your spot here.
Pride in our Industry: An Afternoon of Drink & Discussion
The Tank | Sunday, June 23, 11:30a.m. – 1:00p.m.
Chicago is home to a community of strong LGBTQ+ voices, helping mold the city’s bar, restaurant, and events scene in innovative and progressive ways. In honor of Pride Month (and beyond), join us for an evening of drink and discussion to hear from leading individuals in hospitality who are creating greater representation, producing intentionally progressive menus, and offering safe spaces for all guests to feel welcome.
Moderated by Cindy’s Beverage Manager David Mor, this event is free with RSVP, and includes specialty cocktail samples from our friends at Beam Suntory. Reserve your spot here.
June Featured Cocktail: Fire Island Sunset
Cindy’s | Month of June
plantation 3 star rum, aperol, manzanila sherry, and lemon, the Fire Island Sunset cocktail at Cindy’s is made with love and garnished with a rainbow umbrella. Our recommendation? Best paired with the summer sunset over our terrace view.