Gay Events Chicago

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Chicago Tonight

Club Krave
Monday Mania-$1.00 Drink Nights!

Today 7pm - 2am

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

Plot Twist & an all new Half-Time Show!

Today 10:30pm - 12am

Chicago's stuntiest monthly drag show presents ⭐️TINA BURNER [New York, NY] ⭐️LO TI ON ⭐️ARI GATO ⭐️NEUTRAL GENA - Half-Time champ ⭐️T REX - host ⭐️LUCY STOOLE -...

Chicago's Best Worst Drag Show!

Today 11:59pm - 4am

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 Tomorrow

Club Krave
Total Request Tuesday Nights!

Tomorrow 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
Homolatte w/ Will Schwab / Deep Fake

Tomorrow 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Join us on Tuesday February 18th at 7:30pm at Big Chicks/Tweet for another edition of Homolatte, as we welcome to our stage spoken word artist/musician Will Schwab, and the band Deep Fake!! Hosted by.

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

Tomorrow 8pm - 10pm

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

Dear Diary #6 with Emma Stoned and Rylan Aspen

Tomorrow 10pm - 4am

Dear Diary, As the weather warms up I feel the love filling the air around me.

Lip Service – Chicago's Kinkiest Karaoke

Tomorrow 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!

19 Feb 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
Expecto Patronum! Our Annual Harry Potter Trivia Night

19 Feb 7:30pm - 10:30pm

It's back! Join us for our 4th annual Harry Potter Team Trivia and shake your big wand around! Questions will cover both books and movies from the series, and may contain topics related to the...

Shakers on Clark

19 Feb 7:30pm - 9:30pm

The Rascal Hour with Ashley and Wes is a fun variety show full of talented friends! It's a FREE show, but any cash or venmo donations go to a local charity! :)

Big Chicks
Stewpendous Trivia Play To Win

19 Feb 8pm - 10pm

A hilarious night of trivia - for parties of ALL sizes! 5 rounds of 3 questions each - plus 2 bonus questions! Plenty of Boozy Prizes! Arrive early grab a table and get your food orders in! Food.

The Sofo Tap
MIllennial Divas: Trivia Wednesdays

19 Feb 8pm - 10:30pm

Gaga. Beyoncé. JLo. Adele. Nicki Minaj. Taylor Swift.

WTF Wednesdays! $2 Drinks!

19 Feb 8pm - 4am

Join Hydrate Nightclub each and every Wednesday Night for $2 Drinks! Spinning the best beats and music videos all night is no other than DJ Laura Bee.

SingAlong! ~ Disney Singalong & Tangled Viewing Party

19 Feb 9pm - 2am

Join us for a night of singing and nostalgia as we celebrate Disney movies and songs.

Karaoke Wednesdays!

19 Feb 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...

The Vixen Presents: Black Girl Magic! Black Her-Story!

19 Feb 9pm

Wednesday, February 19th! The Vixen Presents: Black Girl Magic BLACK HER-STORY! Featuring RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 12’s Jaida Essence Hall & Heidi N Closet! Starring The Vixen, Dida Ritz, Lucy.

BEAT LAB (House / Techno)

19 Feb 11pm - 4am

WEDNESDAY 2-19-2020: BEAT LAB (House + Techno) with special guests Chetty Machete & Larry Lust + resident DJs Alan Ray & James Chesney 11pm until 4am. Flow art by Little Alice.

Chicago Thursday

Charlie's Chicago
Euchre Thursdays at Charlie's

20 Feb 7pm - 9:30pm

We play euchre at Charlie's in Boystown every Thursday! Sign up starts at 7:00; play begins at 7:30.

Club Krave
Throwback Thursday-$1.00 Drink Nights!

20 Feb 7pm - 2am

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

Frat Night! w/ Khloe Park and DJ Kirk

20 Feb 8pm - 2am

Every Thursday Night! Don't miss Frat Night! Going 12 Years strong! Hosted by Khloe Park Music by DJ Kirk $10 Long Island Iced Tea Pitchers $8 Miller Lite 40oz $6 Fireball $6 Houseboms...

The Edge – Vers: Madonna/Lady Gaga

20 Feb 9pm - 12:30am

Take yourself to The Edge–a sex-positive dance party created to explore fetish and fulfill fantasies while embracing femininity and uniqueness through music! DJ Nevin will spin his way through your.

Smart Bar
Research & Dev: Prostitutes / Replicant / Hot Piss / JS Alvarez

20 Feb 10pm - 4am

Research & Development with… Prostitutes (live) Replicant (live) Hot Piss JS Alvarez FREE! / 21 & Over // Doors: 10PM / Show: 10PM RSVP on Resident Advisor:...

Off-Book: Feb 20th

20 Feb 10pm - 4am

Chicago's Favorite Musical Theatre Drag Event! We're pleased to be sponsored by Broadway In Chicago who will be raffling off tickets and merch to My Fair Lady on Broadway and Once Upon a One...

Chicago Friday

Club Krave
Special Guest DJ: DJ BBC

21 Feb 7pm - 3am

Join us for a special night of entertainment with guest DJ: DJ BBC!!! HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS 7-10 pm $2.00 Well Drinks & $2.00 Draft Beer DRINK SPECIALS (OPEN TO CLOSE) $5.

Fresh: The 1975!

21 Feb 8pm - 10pm

FRESH: Fridays at Scarlet are 2 hour parties celebrating artists and their latest releases and announcements! Join us for 2 hours celebrating The 1975! $4 Well Drinks 8PM - 9PM $8Absolut...

DIVAS DUETS Live Chicago

21 Feb 8pm - 12am

Join the Pinup of Boystown, Debbie Fox and PLAY Louisville's own Gilda Wabbit as they take you on a journey of duets ranging from Broadway diddies to Pop Princess parodies.

Sidetrack Videobar
Mardi GLOW Party

21 Feb 9pm - 2am

Sidetrack is your host for all things Mardi Gras in Boystown! Friday night, after TGIF Show Tunes (5-9pm), Sidetrack will GLOW as we kick-off our New Orleans style Mardi Gras celebration.

FRESH Music Friday! w/ DJ Brryce Fersher

21 Feb 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!

21 Feb 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 back spinning your favorite 90's tunes - all night long! Stop by the DJ.

Smart Bar
Objekt / Darwin / Flower Food

21 Feb 10pm - 4am

Friday, February 21st Objekt (PAN, Hessle Audio) Darwin (Spe:c, Berlin) Flower Food $15 Advance, $20 Door / 21 & Over / Doors: 10PM / Show: 10PM

Goddess: Florida

21 Feb 10pm - 11:55pm

Friday 2-21-2020: Goddess: FLORIDA Hosted by Kat Sass Celebrating Kings, Queens, and Everything in Between 10:30pm to Midnight FEATURING Trex PERFORMING (yes we said performing) NYC...

No Mana + Sian at Sound-Bar, Chicago

21 Feb 10pm - 4am

Mau5trap label mates, No Mana, Sian, and Bentley Dean join us on the main dance floor for a very special night! Club with electro Music.

Peep Show Friday w/ DJ Laura B

21 Feb 11:30pm - 4am

DJ Laura B is back for another night of beats, bulge, and booze! Packed dance floors and long lines prevail at clubs when Laura B is spinning.

Chicago Saturday

D.S. Tequila Company
National Margarita Day 2020

22 Feb 11am - 2pm

Join us for National Margarita Day 2020! Try any of our specialty margaritas in a mug, fiesta bowl, or pitcher. 21+ with ID required A great place to meet new people and have a good time.

The Call
King & Queen Krewe Royale 2020

22 Feb 6pm - 9pm

The Imperial Windy City Court Council of Monarchs Presents King & Queen Krewe Royale 2020. Contestants will compete for the titles of King and Queen.

Lizard's Liquid Lounge
Fancy Nancy Is Turning 50

22 Feb 7pm - 2am

Come celebrate Fancy Nancy turning 50. The Shades are playing. There will be Pizza and cake too. Gay-friendly neighborhood bar in Albany Park, Chicago.

Club Krave
So You Think You Can Drag: Round 5

22 Feb 7pm - 3am

Join Mr Club Krave: Captain St. James for ROUND #5 of "So You Think You Can Drag?!?!" This rounds competitors are: TBD Come out and cheer on your favorites (and everyone else) and help them..

DIVAS DUETS Live Chicago

22 Feb 8pm - 9pm

Join the Pinup of Boystown, Debbie Fox and PLAY Louisville's own Gilda Wabbit as they take you on a journey of duets ranging from Broadway diddies to Pop Princess parodies.

Pregame w/ Aurora Gozmic!

22 Feb 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.

The Sofo Tap
Otter’s Lumbersexual

22 Feb 9pm - 3am

Need some logging work done? Get into some flannel and boots and come join us at the next Otter’s Lumbersexual on Saturday, February 22nd, starting at 9 pm.

Sidetrack Videobar
Mardi Gras Masquerade Party

22 Feb 10pm - 3am

Sidetrack is your host for all things Mardi Gras in Boystown! Saturday, February 22, is Mardi Gras Masquerade Night with complimentary body painting and fun masks.

Smart Bar
Elena Colombi / Leesh / Higgy

22 Feb 10pm - 5am

Rozz-Tox presents... Elena Colombi (Osare!, NTS | Italy/ Amsterdam) Leesh (Daisychain | Chicago) Higgy (Rozz-Tox, Northern Parallels | Rock Island) $15 Advance, $20 Door / 21 & Over / Doors:...

Soul Cohesion at Sound-Bar, Chicago

22 Feb 10pm - 5am

Collective Chicago Presents "Soul Cohesion" on Saturday, February 22nd at Sound-Bar featuring Adorio b2b Fuzz Worth, Bruce Jaxon, Juju b2b L3XX, Slippin Jimmy, and Steve Gerard.

DJ Marco Da Silva Live at Hydrate Nightclub

22 Feb 11:30pm - 5am

Hydrate resident Marco Da Silva returns to Hydrate Nightclub. Bringing his dark sexy tribal house and signature vocals! Set starts at 11:30pm until 5am! Front bar, at the back bar and disco.

Chicago Sunday

Liquid Brunch w/ Abhijeet!

23 Feb 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...


23 Feb 5pm - 10pm

I AM LIVING PRODUCTIONS "TEA TIME" is bringing back the rising Chicago DJ Ethan Cole! Ethans DJ career just keeps on growing.

Club Krave
Sunday Funday Weekly Events!

23 Feb 6pm - 2am

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

Shakers on Clark
Semi-Regular Sundays: Ohio Night!

23 Feb 7pm - 8:30pm

Flower Shop Bangers, the regionally renown improv duo that gets weird with it, is back in the comedy-variety game! Its their 34th show at Shakers on Clark, and they're still on a two-man mission to...

Slave 4 Britney Sundays!

23 Feb 9pm

Sunday, February 23rd! Chicago’s favorite monthly party - Slave 4 Britney Sundays! Celebrating the princess of pop Britney Spears! All Britney! All night! Starting at 9PM with DJ Riley York!...

Smart Bar
Queen! with Derrick Carter / Michael Serafini / Garrett David

23 Feb 10pm - 4am

Queen! with… Derrick Carter (smartbar) Michael Serafini (smartbar) Garrett David (smartbar) hosted by Lucy Stoole / Jojo Baby / Nico / T.

Bittersweet with DJ Philly Peroxide & Guest DJ Scary Lady Sarah

23 Feb 10pm - 4am

SUNDAY 2-23-2020: Bittersweet An evening featuring goth club classics and new dark alternative music with DJ Philly Peroxide spinning goth, darkwave, post-punk, ethereal, 4AD, shoegaze, coldwave &...

SINglet Sundays in The Hole

23 Feb 10pm - 4am

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.