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Back to Bud: New Parade Leadership Gets Back to Basics

One of the most anticipated days of the summer is approaching. The second Saturday in August has become known in Chicago as the day when neighbors sit out in lawn chairs along King Drive, barbecue pits are fired up on the South Side, kids run freely behind the barricades awaiting the South Shore Drill Team, the Jesse White tumblers, and ...

87th Annual Bud Billiken Parade: New Early Start Time At 9AM

The largest African-American parade in the U.S. has a brand new start time so set your alarm clocks for an earlier wake-up call. The 87th Annual Bud Billiken Parade, live, Saturday, August 13th, from 9:00 am- 11:30 am. Yes, the parade will begin at 9:00am sharp!