BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. (CBS) — On Sunday afternoon, thousands of cars took part in a Pride Drive in Buffalo Grove.

The event was the brainchild of middle schooler Molly Pinta, who decided her hometown needed its own LGBTQ pride celebration.

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COVID-19 turned it into dozens of mini-festivals with entertainment for people to drive by and enjoy the fun at a distance.

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In all, more than 100 homes and businesses took part.

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Organizers hope a return to a parade format for Pride Month will be in the cards next year.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff