Here’s Why Lady Gaga Confused a Mariachi Festival with a Gay Pride Parade


Lady Gaga took to Instagram to share a couple photos of herself from the balcony of her Chicago apartment in celebration of gay pride. Overlooking a huge gathering of people down below, her caption read, “Watching over Chicago Pride from my apartment and smiling so big. So many happy people. Happy pride!!

The large gathering was actually the Chicago Mariachi and Folklórico Festival – not a gay pride parade. Hey, it happens, right? Because in both gatherings you can always find…

People with Over-the-Top Costumes

Chicago!!!! #MariachiFestival

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Let’s face it, without them most parades would be a little dull.

And Out-of-this-World Characters


Yes, they exist. Don’t hesitate to run.

Oh, and, there’s Always a Queen Walking Around

I had a great time at the Mariachi Festival. #mariachifestival #señorita #Calexico

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You can’t have a parade without a queen. Right?

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Cocktail O’Clock Lasts All Day

How ironic. #mariachifestival #milleniumpark

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Captain Morgan has taken the Mariachi Festival! #captainmorgan #tucson #casinodelsol #mktgaz #mariachifestival

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Shots! Shots! Shots! Shots! Everybody.

Let’s Not Forget the Cuties in Tight Pants

#mariachifestival #sundayinchitown #olivianleila

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#tbt #losbanos #mariachi #mariachifestival #orgullo #mexican #2008 #vivamexico

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Yes, you can even take pictures with them!

Or the Sexy Ladies in Colorful Outfits

#MariachiUSA2015 #GreatFriends #MusicaMexicana #MariachiFestival #Mariachi #MariachiHat #MusicaEnVivo #Folklorico

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Trust, there are lots of them.

Brewing Bromances

Mariachi Los Reyes we Thank You for the #mariachifestival tickets.

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You sing together, laugh together, eat together and share all the best memories together. That’s love, dude.

What’s your favorite festival or parade memory? mitú wants to know. Leave a comment below.

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