Chicago Veggie Pride Parade
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Modeled after a similar celebration held annually since 2008 in New York City, this parade is coming to Chicago for the first time to celebrate the vegan and vegetarian lifestyle. The meeting place before and after the parade is the corner of Columbus Drive and Balbo Avenue. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and there are speakers at 1 p.m. and a costume contest at 2 p.m. Speakers include restauranteur Karyn Calabrese and Dr. Terry Mason of Cook County Health.