26th Street Mexican Independence Day Parade

Dates: TBA
Location: Little Village
Hours: 12N
Attendance: 200,000
Demographics: 100% Latino Families
Beneficiary: Little Village Chamber of Commerce
Admission: Free


Celebrating its 50th year in the heart of Little Village, the 26th Street Mexican Independence Day Parade, Chicago’s Mexican community commemorates that country’s independence from Spain in 1810. As one of the city’s largest parades, it draws tens of thousands of spectators.

Community groups, schools, local businesses and corporate friends all have floats in this lively and colorful spectacular display of Mexican pride. The parade’s end point is Fiestas Patrias on 26th Street and Kostner where a huge festival includes live music from two stages, International and National music headliners, wide variety of authentic food and one of the largest carnivals in the Midwest.

Sponsorship Opportunity

Sponsorship of the largest event in Chicago’s Mexican Community showcases your company’s support for the community while impacting approximately 200,000 Mexican families

Target 200,000 Mexican American families in a relaxed, friendly environment.
• The sponsorship Benefits Menu includes but is not limited to:
• Naming rights to the event.
• Premium parade position.
• Media inclusion- television broadcast and print.
• Dedicated or shared e-blasts.
• Website presence and links.
• Stage signage

Events & Venues

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January Events

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February Events

Randolph Street Market

March Events

St Paddys Day Run

May Events

American Brain Tumor Walk
The Lucky 13
Do Division
Southwest Half Marathon
San Diego Taco Fest
Randolph Street Market
Taste of Mexico
Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival
Sheffield Music Festival
Lincoln Park Greek Fest

November Events

Polish Independence 10K Run/Walk
Randolph Street Market

Year Round Opportunities

Norine Smyth

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