Chicago, IL

Tour of Gay Wedding Expos Stops in Chicago

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Holiday Inn Mart Plaza
The Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza will serve as the venue for Chicago's first ever gay and lesbian wedding expo. Photo ©Holiday Inn Mart Plaza.
We proudly announce our first-annual event in Illinois!

Join us on Sunday April 26, 2009 from 12:30-3:30 pm for an afternoon of elegance, joy, music & activism at the distinctive Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza.

This exciting first-annual GLBTQ Wedding Expo will spotlight over 50 gay-friendly businesses: Wedding Coordinators, Officiants, Ceremony & Reception Venues, Cake Decorators, DJs and Musical Ensembles, Floral Designers, Travel Professionals and Honeymoon Getaways, Legal Professionals, Parenting Resources and many more. Each exhibitor is supportive and welcoming of marriage equality; ready to assist you & your partner in creating the Special Day of your dreams!

Free to Attend! All GLBTQ couples are welcome, as well as advocates and allies interested in the issue of Equal Marriage &
Chocolate is always in style! Couples sample a variety of dipping options at our 2006 Atlanta event. Photo ©Mary K. Wood, Atlanta
Family Rights for our community. The Expo will feature Tips & Trends, Music, Samples and Interactive Presentations, including words from the founders of, who will share vital insights about making a difference everyday in our attainment of equal rights across America.

Planning your Wedding? You & your partner will walk away with a goodie bag brimming with essential resources and new contacts. We’re sure you’ll find unique ideas as well as fresh inspiration at the 2009 Chicago Same Love, Same Rights® Wedding Expo!

A beautiful & upbeat afternoon awaits, filled with Celebration, Activism and Joy.

JOIN US on Sunday April 26th!

Event Sponsors

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Windy City Media Group The Phoenix Center MeefersRon Harris Music Group