Gay Events Chicago

Spartacus offers you the most comprehensive guide for queer events in and around Chicago. We currently have 30 events in 13 locations for you and listed them in a clear arrangement. Feel like dancing? Or rather like a relaxed pub night with friends? A special adventure or a kinky night? We show you the right place for every fancy, from big events to gay clubs. We always give you the latest information.

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Chicago Tonight

D.S. Tequila Company
Come ON! · Arrested Development Trivia Night

Today 7:30pm - 10pm

Come ON! It's a family affair on Wednesday June 19th...

Big Chicks
Stewpendous Trivia

Today 8pm - 10pm

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...

City Girls POWER HOUR!

Today 9pm - 10pm

Scarlet is bringing back TRAP&B! But before the night kicks off at 10pm join us from 9pm to 10pm for the City Girls POWER HOUR! $1 Well Drinks 8pm to 9pm $4 Well Drinks 9pm to 10pm $5 House...

Karaoke Wednesdays!

Today 9pm - 1am

Belt out your favorite tunes at Karaoke Wednesdays at Replay Lakeview! Join our talented host, Nathan Cooper, and choose from thousands of today's hits and classic oldies to sing from! Oh, and did we.

Latrice Royale LIVE at The Vixen Presents: Black Girl Magic!

Today 9pm

Wednesday, June 19th! The Queens of Black Girl Magic are back featuring RuPaul’s Drag Race All Star LEGEND Latrice Royale! The Vixen Presents BLACK GIRL MAGIC starring Latrice Royale, Dida...


Today 10pm - 2am

Join us for a night of TRAP&B, beautiful female vocals layered over hard Trap beats (with Rappers sprinkled in).

Chicago Tomorrow

Smart Bar
Bounce with Justindemus / DJ A-Lista / Melvin Henry

Tomorrow 10pm - 4am

BOUNCE with... Justindemus DJ A-Lista Melvin Henry FREE! / 21 & Over // Doors: 10PM / Show: 10PM Fresh off his successful smartbar debut earlier this month, Justindemus is back with DJ...

Molasses: A Pride Family Reunion

Tomorrow 10pm - 4am

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Chicago Friday

Sidetrack Videobar
Professionals Do Pride Happy Hour

21 Jun 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Celebrate Pride with Chicago Professionals at Sidetrack! Tickets are $20 at the door (cash only), with two drink tickets included and a chance to win one of several door prizes.

Big Chicks
Totally 90's!

21 Jun 10pm - 2am

Join us for a night of Totally 90's! June is Gay Pride Month! Get your pride on with us and all your favorite queer request from the 90's! Dj Don B will be spinning your favorite 90's tunes - all.

Smart Bar
The Black Madonna / Turtle Bugg / Humboldt Arboreal Soundsystem

21 Jun 10pm - 4am

The Black Madonna (We Still Believe, smartbar) Turtle Bugg (Sublimate, Basement Floor) Humboldt Arboreal Soundsystem (Humboldt Arboreal Society) $15 Advance / $20 Door / 21 & Over //...

Riot Bear Productions 3rd annual Ink'd & Punk'd

21 Jun 10pm - 4am

SHOW OFF YOUR INK AND WIN A $100 GIFT CARD TO SPEAKEASY CUSTOM TATTOO Gay bars are lame because they always play top 40, dance/disco/techno crap, and regular bars are lame, because there aren't...

Solstice - A Summer Celebration

21 Jun 10pm - 4am

Join us as we celebrate the first day of Summer and the opening to Chicago Pride Festival Weekend! SOLSTICE will embrace the magic of Summer, the beauty of everybody, and the power of individual...

Pride Fest Friday with DJ Remixer and Producer Toy Armada

21 Jun 11pm - 4am

Pride Fest Friday DJ Remixer and Producer Toy Armada kicks off our JawBreaker Weekend! Making his Hydrate debut last year at Markets Days, Toy is coming back to serve you his signature tribal beats...

Chicago Saturday

Pride Fest Saturday Funday with DJ Kidd Riot and Ehtan Cole

22 Jun 2pm - 10pm

Kicking of Pride Fest Saturday is DJ Kidd Riot serving you todays biggest hits, throwbacks and hip-hip.

PROUD AF! ~ Pride Fest 2019 @ Scarlet!

22 Jun 5pm - 24 Jun 2am

It’s Pride Fest 2019! SATURDAY: PRIDE FEST DAY 1 Doors Open at 5pm, $10 Cover at 9pm! $1 Happy Hour 5pm to 6pm! $4 Happy Hour 6pm to 7pm! Hosted by Aurora Gozmic Music: All your favorite...

Smart Bar
Pride 2019 with Horse Meat Disco / Michael Serafini

22 Jun 10pm - 5am

Pride 2019 with... Horse Meat Disco Michael Serafini (smartbar, Gramaphone Records) $15 adv / $20 door // 21 & over / 10pm Tickets: The revolutionary Horse Meat Disco collective, out of the.

Pride Fest Saturday with DJ Cindel and Thomas Solvert

22 Jun 10pm - 5am

Pride Fest Saturday DJ Cindel takes over the booth to warm you up for DJ Producer Thomas Solvert! All the way from Madrid mankind is Hydrate debut, Thomas and Cindel come together to celebrate...

Pigs Fly - Chicago Pridefest - Queer Fetish Night at Jackhammer

22 Jun 10pm - 5am

Pigs Fly: a holesome, ⅄∀⅁ and non-toxic dance party for kinkster dudes/dxdes/dudettes/friends and admirers... Gear, Leather, and Fetish encouraged but not required, coat/top check available.

FergieDJ - Roscoe’s Pride Fest Weekend!

22 Jun 11pm

Pride Fest Weekend with FergieDJ! Fergie is bringing the Las Vegas Mega Club heat to Roscoe’s state of the art dance floor! Get to Roscoe’s Saturday, June 22nd & DANCE, DANCE, DANCE the night...

Chicago Sunday

Beats, Booze, & BBQ: Sunday Funday at Replay Lakeview!

23 Jun 2pm - 7pm

Every Sunday, make Replay Lakeview your destination for Beats, Booze, & BBQ! Beats by DJ Gavin Quinn Booze Specials $4 Fireball Whisky & $6 Bud Light Mini Pitchers BBQ on the Patio by our...

SWEET SPOT Chicago Pride w/ Deanne & Pride

23 Jun 3pm - 10pm

Sweet Spot Nightlife is hitting the road and getting PROUD! After an impactful launch in Miami this Spring, the crew is spreading the LOVE this Summer during one of the BEST Pride weekends in the USA.

Sunday Funday Karaoke

23 Jun 4pm - 10pm

Every Sunday from 4pm-10pm, With Jake! $5 Smirnoff Vodka $4 Domestics Don't forget to download the free "SongbooksOnline" App to view the song list, and to submit your...

Pride Fest Super Sunday!

23 Jun 5pm

It’s almost Pride Season and Roscoe’s is the place to be! Pride Fest Super Sunday hosted by T Rex with the stars of RuPaul’s Drag Race and ONLY at Roscoe’s! Don’t miss Naomi Smalls,...

Hamburger Mary's & Mary's Attic
HamBINGO for Give Hope, Fight Poverty Swazi Orphans!

23 Jun 7pm - 9pm

For only $15 (which will be donated to Give Hope, Fight Poverty), you can play bingo hosted by amazing Hamburger Mary's drag divas and win awesome prizes including gift cards! We would love to...

Slave 4 Britney Sundays: Pride Fest Weekend!

23 Jun 9pm

Chicago’s favorite monthly party dedicated to the princess of pop - Slave 4 Britney Sundays! All Britney Spears! All night! Starting at 9PM with DJ Riley York! This month’s edition is one week...

Smart Bar
Queen! with Michael Serafini / Madeline / Braxton Holmes

23 Jun 10pm - 4am

Queen! at Smart Bar- Sundays with... Michael Serafini (smartbar) Special Guests: Braxton Holmes (Cajual Records) Madeline (Gramaphone) Hosts: Lucy Stoole / Jojo Baby / Nico / Wednesday...

Pride Fest Sunday with DJ Producer Eddie Martinez

23 Jun 10pm - 4am

Pride Fest Sunday DJ Eddie Martinez takes over the booth to close out the weekend with his eclectic infusion of House, Progressive and Tribal dance music! Set starts at 10pm until 4am! Front bar, at..

Extra!! A Pride Sunday Soiree

23 Jun 10pm - 4am


Chicago Monday

Hamburger Mary's & Mary's Attic

24 Jun 7pm - 10pm

Ham-BINGO is back! Like last time, this cash-only event offers an evening of food, beverages and fun while furthering the mission of SHC.