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Join us for Halloween Gathering 2017!

Apply today to participate in the Parade, Festival, or BOTH!

This is your organizations chance to reach over 250,000 attendees at the Festival and Parade! Showcase your creative community and enjoy a beautiful day on the Chicago Cultural Mile. Applications are due by September 1, 2017. Don’t forget to invite your friends and family!





Finding Support

We understand that individual parade groups may need support to make their parade performance all it can be. To help you approach potential sponsors, we have put together a sponsorship package with specific benefits provided by the Chicago Cultural Mile Association. Be sure to supplement our benefits with benefits from your organization. Check back soon for the 2017 Individual Parade Group Sponsorship Packet!



Pre-Parade Line Up

Past parade participants told us that one of their favorite parts of the being in the parade was actually before the parade even began, during the parade line up when groups had their first chance to see and meet other parade groups. We love this idea of parade groups connecting and expanding the network of Chicago’s creative communities. With this in mind, we plan to make the parade line up area networking central. Can’t wait? Contact Allison at allison@chicagoculturalmile.org to participate in this year’s parade.

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