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Lake County PrideFest is one of the most highly anticipated events of the summer in Lake County, drawing thousands.

This annual outdoor festival will feature great local music and performances on two stages, tasty food trucks, craft brews. Visit the multitude of vendors, artisans and exhibitors and even try your hand at drag bingo!

Join us in celebrating LGBTQ+ life and culture & show your support for Lake County’s LGBTQ+ community.

Political Exhibitor

This registration form is for political entities only. A political entity is a candidate, political party or political action committee as defined by the Illinois Board of Elections.

Political entries shall be allowed and included at the sole discretion of the LGBTQ+ Center Lake County Event Staff.

You will be charged the full registration amount today.

You will not be charged for any rental add-on items if you select those options.
An invoice for the balance of the fees will be sent to you and payment MUST be received by May 10, 2024 to ensure your place at the event. A late application fee of $50 will be assessed if your registration request is received AFTER May 10, 2024.

If the Festival cannot accept your registration for any reason, your application fee less a $250 processing fee will be refunded. Refunds will not be issued for any other reason.

Notes and restrictions:

  • Limit one candidate per standard exhibition space.
  • No utilities, including electric, gas or water, will be provided.
  • No items of any kind may be sold at this event.
Please indicate if you will have your booth attended for the full event (2pm-10pm) or only the early session (2pm-6pm).
The LGBTQ+ Center Lake County is committed to ensuring equity in traditionally underserved communities. Fee waivers will only be applied to 10x10 exhibition spaces and may not be applied to tent, table or chair rentals.
We strongly encourage vendors to bring their own tent. Tents are available cheaply from Amazon or other merchants for less than $100. Tent rental fees include setup and teardown of the tent at the site.
We strongly encourage vendors to provide their own tables and chairs.

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