Gay Events Chicago

Spartacus offers you the most comprehensive guide for queer events in and around Chicago. We currently have 30 events in 15 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

Hamburger Mary's & Mary's Attic
Let's Make a Diva!; all ages drag competition.

Today 9pm - 10:45pm

Nightclub upstairs (Mary's Attic) featuring karaoke, DJs, cabaret and drag shows.

Glenwood 626
Idle Spies and the 5th Tuesday of March

Today 10pm - 2am

Hidden jewel in downtown Chicago. Glenwood 626 offers a vast menu of dishes, snacks, hamburgers and a varied cocktail menu. We highly recommend their mimosas. Attentive and amusing staff.

Berlin
Rammed: An Aries Celebration

Today 11pm - 3am

Berlin looks like the typical nightclub: crowded dance floor and mixed age crowd. Thematic events from Tuesday to Saturday until late at night. Affordable prices and friendly staff.

Chicago Tomorrow

D.S. Tequila Company
Party In Your Living Room · The Chicago House Party

Tomorrow 5pm - 4am

A great place to meet new people and have a good time. A place with a nice atmosphere and good vibrations at night. The food is good, with a great variety of options, particularly nachos and tacos.

Club Krave
Humpday Karaoke Night!

Tomorrow 8pm - 3am

Krave is one of the most popular gay bars in southern Chicago. It features themed parties with dragqueens shows, go-go dancers, karaoke and a large dance floor with a local DJ.

Hydrate
WTF Wednesdays! $2 Drinks!

Tomorrow 9pm - 5am

Front bar, at the back bar and disco.

Replay
Karaoke Wednesdays!

Tomorrow 10pm - 3am

Chicago Thursday

D.S. Tequila Company
Party In Your Living Room · The Chicago House Party

2 Apr 5pm - 4am

A great place to meet new people and have a good time. A place with a nice atmosphere and good vibrations at night. The food is good, with a great variety of options, particularly nachos and tacos.

Charlie's Chicago
Euchre Thursdays at Charlie's

2 Apr 8pm - 10:30pm

For those who like men in tight wranglers and cowboy boots. Dance club on Sat with large dance floor.

Club Krave
Throwback Thursday-$1.00 Drink Nights!

2 Apr 8pm - 3am

Krave is one of the most popular gay bars in southern Chicago. It features themed parties with dragqueens shows, go-go dancers, karaoke and a large dance floor with a local DJ.

Scarlet
Frat Night! w/ Khloe Park and DJ Kirk

2 Apr 9pm - 3am

Piano bar.

Smart Bar
Revel w/ Adorio * L3XX * Juju * Sam White * FuzzWorth B2B Keyanu

2 Apr 11pm - 5am

Chicago Friday

Progress
HOUSE MUSIC Marathon

3 Apr 5pm - 10pm

Popular. Mostly black.

D.S. Tequila Company
Postponed Until April - RuPaul’s Drag Race Watch Party

3 Apr 8pm - 9pm

A great place to meet new people and have a good time. A place with a nice atmosphere and good vibrations at night. The food is good, with a great variety of options, particularly nachos and tacos.

Replay
RuPaul's Drag Race Viewing Party: Bingo Edition!

3 Apr 8pm - 10pm

Club Krave
Free For All Fridays!

3 Apr 8pm - 4am

Krave is one of the most popular gay bars in southern Chicago. It features themed parties with dragqueens shows, go-go dancers, karaoke and a large dance floor with a local DJ.

Smart Bar
What It Is… with Omar-S / Shaun J. Wright

3 Apr 10pm - 4am

What It Is with… Omar S (FXHE) Shaun J. Wright (smartbar, Twirl) $12 Adv / $15 Before 12AM / $20 After / 21 & Over // Doors: 10PM / Show: 10PM *$10 before 12AM with valid student...

Scarlet
FRESH Music Friday! w/ DJ Brryce Fersher

3 Apr 11pm - 3am

Piano bar.

Chicago Saturday

D.S. Tequila Company
Boozy Brunch At Your Place · The Blackout Brunch

4 Apr 12pm - 4pm

A great place to meet new people and have a good time. A place with a nice atmosphere and good vibrations at night. The food is good, with a great variety of options, particularly nachos and tacos.

Club Krave
Q's Birthday Party

4 Apr 9pm - 12am

Its another year I feel and act young again!! So come one come all!!! Expect a Awesome Show that will include entertainment and most of all family and friends! A AWESOME Surprise guest will make a...

Scarlet
Pregame w/ Aurora Gozmic!

4 Apr 10pm - 11:30pm

Piano bar.

Smart Bar
Manifest with Park Hye Jin / Zooey Glass / Abigail

4 Apr 10pm - 5am

Manifest welcomes… 박혜진 park hye jin (smartbar debut!) Zooey Glass (Manifest) Abigail (Manifest) $12 Advance / $15 Before 12AM / $20 After / 21 & Over // Doors: 10PM / Show: 10PM *$10.

Berlin
Drag Matinee: 4/4!

4 Apr 11:30pm - 1am

Berlin looks like the typical nightclub: crowded dance floor and mixed age crowd. Thematic events from Tuesday to Saturday until late at night. Affordable prices and friendly staff.

Chicago Sunday

Sound-Bar
Gabriel & Dresden at Sound-Bar

5 Apr 12am

Club with electro Music.

D.S. Tequila Company
Boozy Brunch At Your Place · The Blackout Brunch

5 Apr 12pm - 4pm

A great place to meet new people and have a good time. A place with a nice atmosphere and good vibrations at night. The food is good, with a great variety of options, particularly nachos and tacos.

Marty's
Sales to Benefit: Promethean Theatre

5 Apr 3pm - 6pm

Scarlet
Liquid Brunch w/ Abhijeet!

5 Apr 3pm - 9pm

Piano bar.

Touché
Cup Cake Wars 7

5 Apr 4:30pm - 7:30pm

Our Annual Spring Fundraiser for Broadway Youth Center.

Club Krave
Sunday Funday Weekly Events!

5 Apr 7pm - 3am

Krave is one of the most popular gay bars in southern Chicago. It features themed parties with dragqueens shows, go-go dancers, karaoke and a large dance floor with a local DJ.

Roscoe's
XYZ55 with Priyanka & Damien D’Luxe!

5 Apr 10pm

Popular bar and dance club in Chicago for twinks.