Gay Events Chicago

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Chicago Now

Lizard's Liquid Lounge
80s & 90s Trivia Tuesday

Now - 23 Apr 10pm

Special 80s and 90s Themed Trivia night this month. No entry fee, Prizes for all. Gay-friendly neighborhood bar in Albany Park, Chicago. Darts, Pool, Live Music, and local Artwork.

Chicago Tonight

Charlie's Chicago
Double "D" Bingo 2nd Anniversary

Today 9pm - 1:30am

So Darla Dae and Danika Bone't have decided for the TWO Year Anniversary of #DoubleDBingo which is April 22nd will be an EPIC EVENT!! The first half from 9-11 will be just regular bingo, with games..

Chicago Tomorrow

Big Chicks
Rock Of Ages - Discount Ticket Offer

Tomorrow 4pm - 6:30pm

Rock of Ages James M. Nederlander Theatre April 23 - 28 Thanks to our friends at Broadway In Chicago, we have a fabulous discount ticket offer.

Unabridged Bookstore
Christopher Castellani discusses Leading Men

Tomorrow 7pm - 8pm

Join us for an evening with Christopher Castellani, author of Leading Men. Castellani will be joined in discussion by Goldie Goldbloom. A Q&A and book signing will follow the program.

Chicago Wednesday

D.S. Tequila Company
In The House · The Full House (Original) Trivia Night

24 Apr 7:30pm - 10pm

Join us for our Full House team trivia experience! Questions will be focused on the show, characters, actors in real life, and extended knowledge about the series! $300 in cash & prizes! Free to..

Saltine’s Newsletter ~ Recorded LIVE @ Scarlet!

24 Apr 8pm - 10pm

Saltine's Newsletter is a podcast recorded live in Chicago! With horoscopes, classified ads, letters from prison, an advice column and a serial, cross dresser Saltine and her friends bring you the...

Big Chicks
Stewpendous Trivia

24 Apr 9pm - 11pm

Grab your friends and join us Wednesday night, for a fun night of Stewpendoustrivia! A hilarious night of trivia - for parties of ALL sizes! 5 rounds of 3 questions each - plus 2 bonus...

Square Square: a celebration of K-Pop & J-Pop

24 Apr 10pm - 4am

WEDNESDAY 4-24-19: (A BLACKPINK fan after-party) SQUARE SQUARE: A Celebration of K-Pop & J-Pop. Music & Video all night, featuring pop-up tribute drag performances. Doors open at 10pm.

On Wednesdays We Wear Pink: Mean Girls 15 Year Anniversary!

24 Apr 10pm

Roscoe's celebrates the 15 year anniversary of the most fetch movie of all time… MEAN GIRLS! Get in, loser. We’re going to Roscoe’s on Wednesday, April 24th at 10:00PM! NO COVER! Grool! .

FEEDBACK! ~ Open Stage Drag Competition!

24 Apr 11pm - 2am

“Feedback: The Competition!” is BACK!!! But it’s a little different! There are no longer pre signups! All those who want to compete simply come the night of with there music on a flash drive.

Chicago Thursday

Big Chicks
Dining Out For Life at Big Chicks

25 Apr 4pm - 11:45pm

Save the Date! We invite you to take part in the return of the annual dining and fundraising experience.

Big Chicks
RuPaul's Drag Race Viewing Party S11 E09

25 Apr 8pm - 10pm

Grab your best squirrel friends and head out to Big Chicks! The Emmy-winning reality competition series IS BACK on TURSDAYS! RuPaul's Drag Race followed by Untucked! Arrive early to get a good...

Roscoe’s RPDR S11 Viewing Party with Bob, A’Keria & Derrick!

25 Apr 8pm

Roscoe’s is your home for all things RuPaul’s Drag Race! Be here for Roscoe’s RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11 Viewing Party with our host T Rex and special guests Bob The Drag Queen, A’Keria...

Sister Sister - Episode 3

25 Apr 10pm - 11pm

Hey Chicago! Bambi Banks and Khloe Park are bringing back “Sister Sister!” It is a drag show with a twist! Performers compete in teams of two and go head to head against another team for a...

Smart Bar
Doc Link / Aaron Brooks / Tësh / Zack Joseph / Alejandro

25 Apr 10pm - 4am

In smartbar... Dj Doc Link - Modulate Goes Digital Aaron Brooks Tësh Zack Joseph Alejandro FREE / 21 & Over / 10PM

Chicago Friday

FRESH: Marina!

26 Apr 8pm - 10pm

FRESH: Fridays at Scarlet are 2 hour parties celebrating artists and their latest releases and announcements! Join us for 2 hours celebrating Marina! $1 Well Drinks Happy Hour 8PM - 9PM $7...

Erin Boheme sings The Fabulous Baker Boys

26 Apr 8pm - 9pm

Reservations: (773) 278-1830 Tix: $20 "THE FABULOUS BAKER BOYS!" Who could forget Michelle Pfeiffer in that red dress when she sang "Makin' Whoopee" while slinking down off the piano? Erin evokes.

Dancing Through the Decades

26 Apr 9pm - 2am

Dance through the decades with us on Friday, April 26th, with a different era of music, and decade-inspired performances every hour! This month is hosted by Sorraya Dash Lopez, Featuring performances.

Big Chicks
Totally Hits!

26 Apr 10pm - 2am

ALL HITS, ALL DECADES, ALL NIGHT LONG! Dj Don B will be playing all your favorite hits old and new this Friday night.

Smart Bar
Virgil Abloh (DJ Set) / Hijo Pródigo / Dasani Boys

26 Apr 10pm - 4am

In smartbar... Virgil Abloh (DJ Set) (Flat White) Hijo Pródigo (Futurehood) Dasani Boys (Millia Rage + Pacer) $20-$25 adv. - $30 day of / 21+ / 10PM

SayMyName [Makeup Date] at Sound-Bar

26 Apr 10pm - 4am

React Presents... [ Make Up Date ] SAY MY NAME 'Merciless Tour' with Porn and Chicken, Osevera b2b HENNO 10pm | Sound-Bar | 21+ 226 W Ontario St, Chicago Club with electro Music.

Chicago Saturday


27 Apr 10pm - 4am

Dim lights. Deep beats. Hot go go dudes. With DJ Harry T, Its Time To Get RIPE. One of the oldest leather bars in town.

John O'Callaghan w/ Craig Connelly at Sound-Bar Chicago

27 Apr 10pm - 5am

Subculture head boss, John O'Callaghan, returns to Chicago a year after his monstrous Total Spectrum set! Coming along for the ride is label mate, Craig Connelly, making his Chicago debut Club with...

Smart Bar
These Things Take Time with Urulu / B. Hayes

27 Apr 11pm - 6am

These Things Take Time with... Urulu (Voyage, These Things Take Time) B. Hayes (These Things Take Time) $10 Advance, $15 Door / 21 & Over / 10PM

Leather Eye for the Preppy Guy

27 Apr 11pm - 5am

April 27th is Leather Eye for the Preppy Guy- our annual fundraiser for the Groceryland Pantry where some one lucky person gets a $500 leather makeover from Leather64TEN! Lots of folks made...

High Tops Dance Party (a filthy sequel to Red Bottoms)

27 Apr 11pm - 5am

...a One Night Stand production between Neverland & Organized Grime Crew...

Drag Matinee presents Serena Cha Cha!

27 Apr 11:30pm - 1am

Chicago's wildest weekly drag show presents: SPECIAL GUEST Serena ChaCha [Miami, FL] - star of RuPaul's Drag Race GUEST STAR Gilda Wabbit {Louisville, KY] GUEST STAR Umi Naughty (Gabe Millay)...