Gay Games Guide

By |2006-07-13T09:00:00-04:00July 13th, 2006|News|

14-22 July
Arts Festival. Chicago’s finest cultural institutions will present special events during Gay Games week. Venues throughout Chicago.

15 July
The International Rainbow Memorial Run. Rainbow Run will be staged throughout the diverse ethnic communities of Chicago, ending at the Opening Ceremony in Soldier Field.

15 July
Opening Ceremony. International parade of athletes and cultural participants and entertainment. Soldier’s Field.

16-21 July
Medal Ceremonies. Awarding of Gold, Silver and Bronze medals.
Greek Columns in Millennium Park.

18 July
Step Out! GGVII Band Concert. An exciting concert featuring over 300 instrumentalists, playing a wide variety of music to encapsulate the Gay Games vision of participation, inclusion and personal best. Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park. $30 reserved seats.

18-19 July
Cultural Performances. Band (18th) and Choral (19th) concerts. Millennium Park and other venues.

19 July
Sing Out! Choral Show. The GGVII Sing Out! Concert is the first time ever that the GPSOrchestra is presenting an organization at a performance. Grant Park Symphony Orchestra from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. with the Sing Out! Concert following from 8:30 to 10:00 p.m. Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park. Free.

22 July
Closing Ceremony. Entertainment, final parade of athletes and cultural participants and special awards. Wrigley Field.

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