Gay Events Chicago

Spartacus offers you the most comprehensive guide for queer events in and around Chicago. We currently have 35 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

Club Krave
Free For All Fridays!

Today 7pm - 3am

Join us every Friday for the best drink specials and the hottest music on the south side with DJ Rockin RC!!! HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS 7-10 pm $2.00 Well Drinks & $2.

Fresh: Selena Gomez!

Today 8pm - 10pm

FRESH: Fridays at Scarlet are 2 hour parties celebrating artists and their latest releases and announcements! Join us for 2 hours celebrating Selena Gomez! $4 Well Drinks 8PM - 9PM $8Absolut...

FRESH Music Friday! w/ DJ Brryce Fersher

Today 10pm - 2am

Every Friday we kick of the night with FRESH. A 2 hour long party celebrating your favorite artists with new releases and announcements.

Big Chicks
Totally 90's!

Today 10pm - 2am

Join us for a night of Totally 90's! Get your groove on with us and all your favorite request from the 90's! Dj Don B is still chasing Madonna around the world! Dj Mike Rytie will be spinning...

Best Kilt Legs Contest

Today 10pm - 4am

This Friday the 17th will be 2 months to St. Patrick’s Day and SPRING! We’re greening you the bar, loading up on Guinness and Jameson for some Irish fun, and at midnight we’re having an early...

Goddess: Thirsty

Today 10pm - 11:55pm

Friday 1-17-2020: Goddess: THIRSTY Hosted by Kat Sass.

Ben Nicky at Sound-Bar Chicago

Today 10pm - 4am

Ben Nicky returns to kick things off proper in 2020! Club with electro Music.

Chicago Tomorrow

UFC 246 McGregor vs Cowboy Official UFC Viewing Party

Tomorrow 5pm - 12am

Conor McGregor returns to the Octagon for UFC 246 to kick off UFC’s 2020 schedule and you can catch all the action here at Replay Lakeview! - Early Prelims and Prelims start at 5:15pm! - Main...

Club Krave
Miss Club Krave: Davina Divine's "Rhinestone Review"

Tomorrow 7pm - 3am

Miss Club Krave: Davina Divine's "Rhinestone Review" Show A night of entertainment with Miss Club Krave: Davina Divine and special guests: Felicity St.

Pregame w/ Aurora Gozmic!

Tomorrow 9pm - 10:30pm

Start your Saturday night with good drinks and some drag! Every Saturday night at 9pm Aurora Gozmic brings you “Pregame!” Specials $4 Well Drinks 8pm to 9pm $6 House Bombs $6 Fireball $10.

Shakers on Clark
Shakin it at Shakers Burlesque Cabaret: January!

Tomorrow 10pm - 11:30pm

Help us kick off the new DECADE with sparkles, shimmies and a whole lot of smiles! January's show features Chicago's fave burlesque performers Willy LaQueue, Sunny Haëlstrom, Raven Gemini, and...

Gear Night

Tomorrow 10pm - 4am

Join BLUFChicago this Saturday, January 18th! Leather, rubber, jocks and more- dress code enforced in the Club Room, Bootblack and Barber on duty! One of the oldest leather bars in town.

Ookay at Sound-Bar Chicago

Tomorrow 10pm - 5am

Ookay returns to Sound-Bar to kick things off proper in 2020!! Club with electro Music.

Drag Matinee 1/18!

Tomorrow 10:30pm - 12am

This winter Drag Matinee features more GUEST STARS, GUEST RESIDENTS, & DRAG MAT DEBUTS than ever before! Join us Sat, 1/18 for performances by: ⭐️BAMBI QUEEN [Pittsburgh, PA] - Guest Resident!...

DJ Nina Flowers returns to Hydrate Nightclub

Tomorrow 11:30pm - 5am

DJ Flowers started way before Nina Flowers came into the national and international spot light.

Chicago Sunday

The Sofo Tap
Bear Beer Blast at The SoFo Tap

19 Jan 1pm - 3pm

Mix and mingle with the bears during Bear Beer Blast at The SoFo Tap! From 1-3 pm, we'll have $2 Miller Lite Drafts & $3 Shots on special! Plus, Boozy Gummy Bears and FREE Chicago Style Hot Dogs...

Liquid Brunch w/ Abhijeet!

19 Jan 2pm - 8pm

Don’t miss out on Liquid Brunch every Sunday at Scarlet! New Year! Same Hangover! The Best Dance Party Brunch! Liquid Brunch starts at 2pm w/ Drag Shows at 5:30 and 7! Hosted by...

Club Krave
Sunday Funday Weekly Events!

19 Jan 6pm - 2am

Somethin different every Sunday Night!!! BINGO @ 7 PM - KARAOKE @ 9:36 PM $4.00 Bloody Marys & $2.

The Monster Rave! ~ The Takeover: Lady Gaga!

19 Jan 9pm - 2am

THE MONSTER RAVE Join us for a night celebrating the one and only Mother Monster, LADY GAGA! We will be featuring all of her biggest hits, fan favorites, unreleased and rare mixes.

The Sofo Tap
Rock & Soul Karaoke

19 Jan 9pm - 1am

Take the stage at Rock & Soul Karaoke with your host Scott & DJ Creagh, every Sunday night starting at 9 pm. $3.50 Miller Lite Drafts on special all day & night to get you in a karaoke state of mind.

Georgia's Quarterly Report: Strategic Planning 2020

19 Jan 10pm - 3am

GEORGIA'S QUARTERLY REPORT: Strategic Planning for the 2020 Fiscal Year presented by Georgia St. Pierre.

House Collective III - MLK Weekend

19 Jan 10pm - 4am

Standard House Company & Hydrate Nightclub Present, the third installment of HOUSE COLLECTIVE! Every third Sunday of the month, we will bring you a selection of some of the best local and...

SINglet Sundays in The Hole

19 Jan 11pm - 5am

Grab your gear and hit the mats every Sunday night starting at 10 pm in The Hole at Jackhammer. Enter to win prizes. Pop-up fetish demos. Sponsored by Leather64TEN. Good music, friendly staff.

Chicago Monday

Club Krave
Monday Mania-$1.00 Drink Nights!

20 Jan 7pm - 2am

Join us every Monday for our $1.00 Drink Night!!! ***$1.

Chicago's Best Worst Drag Show!

20 Jan 11:59pm - 3am

From baby queens to Drag Race alums, there’s room for everybody at Chicago's Best Worst Drag Show! Hosted by Jackhammer's own bearded beauty, Madame Arben, it’s been called by The Chicago Reader,.

Chicago Tuesday

Club Krave
Total Request Tuesday Nights!

21 Jan 7pm - 2am

Join us for Donnell's "Total Request Tuesday" night where YOU are the DJ all night long!!! $1.00 off night featuring $3.00 well drinks & $5.

Big Chicks
Jerason Dean & Jeremy Flood at Homolatte

21 Jan 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Homolatte is a free admission and all ages performance located at Big Chicks in Andersonville.


21 Jan 8pm - 2am

Come get into a little Tuesday night trouble with the Organized Grime Crew.

Hamburger Mary's & Mary's Attic
Let's Make a Diva; weekly all ages Drag Competition!

21 Jan 8pm - 10pm

Join Fay Ludes as she hosts Hamburger Mary's "Let's Make A Diva" competition.

Lip Service – Chicago's Kinkiest Karaoke

21 Jan 10pm - 3am

Show us what that mouth can do at Lip Service–Chicago’s kinkiest karaoke, where sexy is encouraged and bravery is rewarded! Join host Travis Austin Wright at 10pm and sing your heart out, don...

Chicago Wednesday

Club Krave
Hump Day Karaoke Night!

22 Jan 7pm - 2am

Join us every weekend where YOU provide the music and entertainment with Star Finder Craig's Karaoke!!! HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS 7-10 PM $3.00 Vodka Cocktails DRINK SPECIALS (OPEN TO CLOSE) $12.

D.S. Tequila Company
Still Sexy · 4th Annual Sex And The City Trivia Night

22 Jan 7:30pm - 10:30pm

It's that time of year again to sip on a cosmopolitan and contemplate life during our 4th annual Sex And The City Team Trivia Night! $100 grand prize with $300 in cash & prizes! Questions will range..

Big Chicks
Stewpendous Trivia Play To Win

22 Jan 8pm - 10pm

Kick off 2020 with a fun night of Stewpendoustrivia! A hilarious night of trivia - for parties of ALL sizes! 5 rounds of 3 questions each - plus 2 bonus questions! Plenty of Boozy...

Karaoke Wednesdays!

22 Jan 9pm - 2am

Belt out your favorite tunes at Karaoke Wednesdays at Replay Lakeview! Join our host, Niko, and choose from thousands of today's hits and classic oldies to sing from! Oh, and did we mention $5...

Oh Snap! - New Drag Competition at Scarlet

22 Jan 10pm - 12am

On Wednesday January 1st we are kicking off the New Year with a brand new Drag Competition! The competition will take place over 4 Wednesdays throughout the month of January.