Midwest Events


Family Weekend in the Midwest

Dates: May 1-3, 2015
Location: Sheraton Madison Hotel, Madison, WI

A weekend destination event for parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ), their children, extended families, prospective families and friends in the Midwest.

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International Family Equality Day - Chicago, IL

Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015
Time: Group Photo at noon
Location: Chicago Children's Museum, Navy Pier


International Family Equality Day - Metro Detroit, MI

Date: Saturday, May 2 & Sunday, May 3, 2015
Time: 11:00am-4:00pm
Location: Romulus Recreation Center, 35765 Northline Road, Romulus, MI 48174

This event is sponsored by Family Equality Council, The Romulus Recreation Center and Fostering Forward Michigan.

Families must register between the hours of 11-4pm on their selected day. Families will be given a tour of the facility and then will be free to access all activities including the pool, water slide, lazy river, rock wall and basketball courts at their leisure.

Space is limited so RSVP early to Kim Ross at kimr.fosteringforwardmi@gmail.com.


International Family Equality Day - Lafayette, IN

Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015
Location: TBA


International Family Equality Day - Madison, WI

Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Location: Sheraton Madison Hotel, 706 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53713

Join the families who have participated in Family Weekend in the Midwest as we celebrate International Family Equality Day. All are welcome to join. We will do a group photo at 11:00am.


International Family Equality Day - Minneapolis, MN

Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015
Time: 9:30-11:30 am
Location: Minnehaha Park, 4801 S Minnehaha Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417

Join other LGBTQ and allied families across the globe to celebrate our families! The morning will include breakfast treats, field day games (including sack races and tug-of-war) and building connections with other families.

Join us for part or all of the morning. There will be a group photo at 10:30am. We'll be located at the shelters near the new playground and splash pad.


Illinois - Springfield Pridefest

Date: May 16, 2015
Time: Noon - 5pm
Location: 5th & Capitol, Springfield, IL

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Indiana - Spencer City Pride

Date: June 6, 2015
Time: 10:00am-5:00pm
Location: Owen County Courthouse Square, Spencer, IN

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Wisconsin - Pridefest Milwaukee

Dates: June 6 & 7, 2015
Time: Noon - 5pm
Location: Children & Families Area

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Indiana - Circle City PRIDE

Date: June 13, 2015
Location: TBA

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Michigan - Grand Rapids Pride

Date: June 20, 2015
Time: TBA

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Ohio - Columbus Pride

Date: June 20, 2015
Time: TBA
Location: Goodale Park, 120 West Goodale St., Columbus, OH 43215

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Minnesota - Twin Cities Pride

Dates: June 27 & 28, 2015
Time: TBA
Location: Loring Park, Minneapolis, MN

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Missouri - St. Louis Pride

Date: June 27, 2015
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

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Ohio - Cincinnati Pride

Date: June 27, 2015
Time: TBA
Location: Sawyer Point, Cincinnati, OH

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Indiana - Lafayette PRIDE

Date: August 1, 2015
Location: TBA

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Wisconsin - Fruitfest, Madison

Date: August 9, 2015
Location: TBA


Minnesota - Duluth Pride

Date: September 5, 2015
Location: TBA

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REGIONAL CONTACT

Kim Simes, Midwest Regional Manager, ksimes@familyequality.org: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota & Wisconsin,

plus Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming

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