Gay Events Chicago

Spartacus offers you the most comprehensive guide for queer events in and around Chicago. We currently have 24 events in 10 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 Today

The Sofo Tap
Bear Beer Blast at The SoFo Tap

Today 1pm - 3pm

Mix and mingle with the bears during Bear Beer Blast at The SoFo Tap.

Chicago Tonight

The Sofo Tap
Rock & Soul Karaoke

Today 9pm - 1am

Take the stage at Rock & Soul Karaoke, Sunday nights starting at 9 pm. $3.50 Miller Lite Drafts on special all day & night.

Smart Bar
Queen!: Michael Serafini / Garrett David / Guest Sweely (live)

Today 10pm - 1am

Queen! at Smart Bar- Sundays Michael Serafini Garrett David Special Guest Sweely with Lucy Stoole / Jojo Baby / Nico / Ivory / HinkyPunk $12 before midnight, $15 After / 21 & Over / Doors: 10PM..

Chicago Tomorrow

D.S. Tequila Company
D.S. Tequila Christmas Social with the Lakeview Supper Club

Tomorrow 7pm - 10pm

Celebrate the holidays with the Lakeview Supper Club at D.S. Tequila! The restaurant will be decked out for the holidays, the perfect atmosphere for the last Lakeview Supper Club event of the year.

Chicago Tuesday

Big Chicks
Shiny Disco Balls!

10 Dec 8pm - 2am

Stuart will be back behind the bar with his Shiny Disco Balls, every Tuesday at Michelle Fire's Big Chicks! Come get your triple DDD's: Drinks, Dinner & DISCO! The kitchen is open until...

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

10 Dec 8pm - 10pm

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

Replay
TatTues SoundSessions - Blu9

10 Dec 8pm - 2am

We welcome Farris Wheel Recordings artist, Blu 9!!! Come ready to dance! As always, FREE INK & FREE KINK! C U Next TatTues™!!!! Come get into a little Tuesday night trouble with us,.

Roscoe's
Roscoe’s Drag Race Reunited: The Exhibition Round!

10 Dec 11pm

The time has come! Who will be crowned as the winner of Roscoe’s Drag Race 2019?! Join us Tuesday, December 10th when our finalists return for Roscoe’s Drag Race Reunited: The Exhibition Round!...

Chicago Wednesday

D.S. Tequila Company
ANTM Trivia Night · How Well Do You Know The Runway?

11 Dec 7:30pm - 10pm

Join us for our first America's Next Top Model trivia night with special guest host Tyra Banks! (kidding!😆) Come show the world how well you know the runway with $300 in cash and prizes! ($100...

Big Chicks
Stewpendous Trivia Play To Win

11 Dec 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...

The Sofo Tap
Trivia Wednesdays

11 Dec 8pm - 11pm

Your team could win the $100 2Bears Gift Card Grand Prize (redeemable at both The SoFo Tap and Meeting House Tavern) while playing Trivia Wednesdays at The SoFo Tap! Hosted by Whaddayaknow? Free Pub..

Hydrate
LKH Turn About Show

11 Dec 8pm - 4am

Its that time again where you get to see your favorite staff members from: Hydrate NightClub Elixir Lakeview Reply Lakeview Elixir Andersonville and Replay Andersonville All dressed up in..

Replay
Karaoke Wednesdays!

11 Dec 9pm - 1am

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...

Chicago Thursday

Hamburger Mary's & Mary's Attic
Holiday Divas Drag Show

12 Dec 8pm - 9:30pm

Join us for a special holiday edition of "Dining with the Divas" Thursdays in December! Tonight features the talented Jade Sotomayor, Monica Beverly HIllz and Barbie Blanco.

Replay
RuPaul's Drag Race UK Viewing Party | Hosted by Alex Kay

12 Dec 8pm - 10pm

Catch the 1st season of RuPaul's Drag Race UK here every week with Alex Kay! British-Themed Games, Trivia, and Contests throughout the night where you can win BIG! Play Replay's Draft Race to win..

Smart Bar
Research & Development: Guirro [live] / Müddmänn [live] + more

12 Dec 10pm - 4am

Research & Development with… Guirro [live] Müddmänn [live] Jeremiah Meece Club Politix FREE! / 21 & Over // Doors: 10PM / Show: 10PM RSVP on Resident Advisor:...

Replay
Killer Babes: British Invasion!

12 Dec 10:30pm - 1am

This month at Replay Lakeview, we take a trip overseas to present you an all British Invasion with your favorite artisits like Adele, Dua Lipa and even Craig David! Come party with us after RuPaul's..

Chicago Friday

The Sofo Tap
New Featured Artist: Kyle Parker

13 Dec 5pm - 7pm

Kyle Parker is the featured artist at The SoFo Tap during December and January. Kyle is an illustrator residing in Chicago, IL.

D.S. Tequila Company
Tree-Mendous Toy Drive

13 Dec 9pm - 2am

🌈🎄HAPPY HO HO HOLIDAYS! 🎅🏼🤶🏼 ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ We are looking forward to seeing everyone again at The Tree-Mendous Toy Drive for our Fourth...

Hydrate
Beauties and Beaus Holiday Show

13 Dec 9pm - 12am

Join the cast of Beauties and Beaus Mz Ruff n Stuff, Naysha Lopez, Mimi Marks, and special guest Kelly Lauren for a amazing night. Hosted bar with Three Olives Vodka and Dobel Tequila from 9p-11p.

Big Chicks
Totally Hits!

13 Dec 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
Welcome Home with Mike Dunn / Garrett David / Leesh

13 Dec 10pm - 4am

Welcome Home with… Mike Dunn (Trax, Westbrook, Clone) Garrett David (Queen!, Lobster Theremin) Leesh (Daisychain) $10 Adv / $15 Door / 21 & Over // Doors: 10PM / Show: 10PM *$5 Before...

Touché
Cowboy Roundup

13 Dec 10pm - 4am

Second Friday starting at 10pm is the Cowboy Roundup! Join us with the Illinois Gay Rodeo Association and the Second City Outlaws as those in cowboy hats get a $1 off drinks- Enter our drawing for...

Sound-Bar
Nora En Pure at Sound-Bar Chicago

13 Dec 10pm - 4am

Nora En Pure returns to Sound-Bar on Friday, December 13th! Club with electro Music.