AURORA, IL — Aurora reached a historic milestone when it hosted its first Pride Parade Sunday. Throngs of people came out to paint the city rainbow, despite dangerous temperatures and conflicting Father's Day events. Some local police cars even donned rainbow decals during the festivities.
Some protesters turned out to oppose the event, leading to some brief tense moments throughout the celebration.
Here's a look at some of the images residents shared on social media to share their love, enthusiasm, and support for the Aurora Pride Parade.