Arts Festival. Chicago’s finest cultural institutions will present special events during Gay Games week. Venues throughout Chicago.
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.
Opening Ceremony. International parade of athletes and cultural participants and entertainment. Soldier’s Field.
Medal Ceremonies. Awarding of Gold, Silver and Bronze medals.
Greek Columns in Millennium Park.
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.
Cultural Performances. Band (18th) and Choral (19th) concerts. Millennium Park and other venues.
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.
Closing Ceremony. Entertainment, final parade of athletes and cultural participants and special awards. Wrigley Field.