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Market Days Lineup Is Out, With Trixie Mattel, Todrick Hall, Greyson Chance And Fierce Project Headlining

Market Days, a three-day event this year, is set for Aug. 6-8 on Halsted Street. It'll feature "Drag Race" and "Pose" stars.

Market Days in Lakeview typically draws thousands to the LGBTQ-friendly summer street festival. The 2021 event is set for Aug. 6.
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CHICAGO — Drag queen Trixie Mattel and singers Todrick Hall and Greyson Chance are among the performers headlining Market Days this August.

Market Days, which returns this summer after being canceled because of the pandemic last year, is set for Aug. 6-8 on Halsted Street between Belmont Avenue and Addison Street. The festival celebrating LGBTQ pride is hugely popular.

Fierce Project — a musical collaboration featuring Ultra Naté, Angelica Ross (of “Pose”) and Mila Jam — Lisa LisaCeCe Peniston and Jody Watley also are headlining this year’s event.

Other performers include Ty HerndonSteve Grand and Inaya Day, and international DJs Alex AcostaNina Flowers (of “Drag Race”) and Danny will perform.

Full event information on hours, parking, security and more for the festival. can be found online, as well as the full lineup.

This year’s festival will also include a Community Pride Stage with 10 local LGBTQ+ artists.

“This will be a very special edition of Northalsted Market Days,” Mark Liberson, Northalsted Business Alliance vice president and festival organizer, said in a news release. “We’ve all endured incredible challenges through the pandemic. Thanks to continuing vaccinations, we’ll be able to celebrate Market Days as a community once again.”

A $15 donation will be suggested at the entrance, which helps to cover festival costs and supports local nonprofits and community programs.

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