It’s Here! CU Pride and Parade!

The UP Center is excited to announce that our 9th annual CU Pride and Parade will happen this week from September 14-16. Downstate Illinois’ LARGEST Pride Parade 🏳️‍🌈 is at 5PM!

There are a number of events associated with this week. Be sure to check out a full list of events at but below is a sample.

September 11th  3:30-6:30pm– Catch the UP Center at the Champaign Farmer’s Market!

September 12th  7pm (doors at 6:30)- Showing of “Call me by your Name” put on by McKinley Foundation

September 13th 7:30pm-Showing of “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” at the Art Theater. Panel Discussion lead by the UP Center’s Gal UP group and the Women of Pride registered student organization from the University of Illinois. Showings are throughout the weekend!

September 14th  9pm– Queer Dance Party at 51 Main

September 15th

September 16th

Hosted by The UP Center of Champaign County