AFC hosted Events and Actions

Drag me to Fairmount

Saturday, June 18, 2022

We’re excited to partner with our friends at the Fairmont Chicago for a new annual event series, Drag me to the Fairmont. This Drag Revue features various drag legends, local queens (and legends) and RuPaul’s Drag Race contestants. Tickets range from $45 to $125 for VIP, which includes a meet + greet reception for 100 guests from 7-8pm with appetizers & drinks.

Use code AIDSFOUNDATION50 for 50% off tickets



Saturday – Sunday, June 18 – 19, 2022

The festival features live music by headline artists and local favorites, 3 stages, food and drink, 150+ arts/crafts vendors, DJ’s and dancing, drag shows, pet parade, sponsored presence, games, giveaways and more.

Be sure to stop by the AIDS Run/Walk beer tent! A portion of the proceeds earned throughout the weekend will benefit AIDS Run/Walk!


Out at CHM: Dancing through Life Moving through HIV

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Join us on Thursday, June 23rd for the Chicago History Museum's event, Dancing for Life: Moving Through HIV/AIDS.

The Chicago Dancers United performance invites you to reflect on the history of HIV/AIDS in Chicago, and serves as a call to action to provide continued support to communities living with and vulnerable to HIV.

The event includes a performance, panel discussion featuring AFC’s Senior VP of Community Partnerships & Special Projects, Dr. Cynthia Tucker, followed by a reception.


Proud to Run

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Chicago’s Proud to run will celebrate their 40th Pride Run on June 25th @ 8:00 AM


AFC Fundraisers

Dance for Life
Saturday, August 13, 2022

A one-of-a-kind annual performance and benefit event that has showcased nearly 40 dance companies from throughout Chicago, representing a variety of genres, sizes, and histories, and numerous choreographers, artists, and designers during the past 30 years. 


Our endurance training charity team will prepare you for the race of a lifetime in support of AFC. Train with our amazing coaches and participants for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, TCS, NYC Marathon, Chicago Triathlon, Chicago Half Marathon, United NYC Half Marathon or choose your own event or activity. Receive guaranteed race entry, coach-led training, race day VIP experience, fundraising support apparel and much more.


AIDS Run & Walk Chicago
Sunday, October 2, 2022

The Midwest's largest gathering of HIV advocates will gather on Sunday, October 2, 2022 in stride — toward ending HIV epidemic in Illinois.