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An Official 2023 Parliament of the World’s Religions Pre-Parliament Event

The Parade of Faiths


Chicago area faith, spiritual, & cultural communities.


Sunday, August 13th from 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM


Register a float representing your community.

The Parade of Faiths is a pre-Parliament event that celebrates Chicago’s rich diversity with a parade of music, dance, and celebration open to the public the afternoon before the opening of the 9th Convening of the Parliament of the World’s Religions

Chicago holds the distinction of hosting the 1893 World Parliament of Religions, which was the landmark birthplace of the modern interfaith movement. At the Parade, local faith, spiritual, and cultural communities share floats and displays of dance and movement highlighting their history, legacy, and diversity.

  • Date

    Sunday, August 13th

  • Set-Up Time

    11:00 AM

  • Duration

    1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

  • Starting Location

    900 S Colombus Drive

  • Final Destination

    200 E Monroe

  • Price

    Nonprofit | $75
    For-profit | $125

Have questions of the Parade of Faiths? Need financial assistance? Contact with inquiries.

Connect with Chicago representatives from your community and encourage them to sign-up today!

Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions acknowledges it is situated on the traditional homelands of the Bodéwadmik (Potawatomi), Hoocąk (Winnebago/Ho’Chunk), Jiwere (Otoe), Nutachi (Missouria), and Baxoje (Iowas); Kiash Matchitiwuk (Menominee); Meshkwahkîha (Meskwaki); Asâkîwaki (Sauk); Myaamiaki (Miami), Waayaahtanwaki (Wea), and Peeyankihšiaki (Piankashaw); Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo); Inoka (Illini Confederacy); Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), and Odawak (Odawa).

PoWR recognizes the region we now call Chicago remains home to a diversity of Indigenous peoples today and this land upon which we walk, live, and play continues to be Indigenous land.

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