Gay Events Chicago

Spartacus offers you the most comprehensive guide for queer events in and around Chicago. We currently have 31 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 Today

Big Chicks
Friends! The Musical Parody Discount Tickets

Today 6pm - 8pm

Friends! The Musical Parody The Broadway Playhouse February 12 – March 3, 2019 $39 TICKETS! * Use offer code CHICKS when ordering.

Chicago Tonight

Hamburger Mary's & Mary's Attic
Mary's Comedy Club ( & open mic sign up for 2/20)

Today 7pm - 10:30pm

Are you looking for some laughter to brighten your week? Look no further! Mary's Comedy Club is every first, third, and fourth Wednesday a month! 7pm showcase featuring hilarious local & traveling.

D.S. Tequila Company
It's Morphin' Time · Power Rangers Universe Trivia Night

Today 7:30pm - 10pm

MORPHIN' TIME! Let's head to Angel Grove to save the world! Join us for our first ever planet-saving Power Rangers themed team trivia night! All seasons and movies are fair game, as well as toys,...


Today 8pm - 2am

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

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...

EAT MY BITS - February

Today 8pm - 10pm

EAT MY BITS is a free, monthly comedy show at a gay leather bar produced by Rachel Relman and Malic White.

Sidetrack Videobar
All Things Gaga

Today 9pm - 2am

Live for the Applause, celebrate the opening of the Enigma Residency and get on the Sidetrack stage as if A Star Is Born to lip sync to your favorite Lady Gaga songs and win Fun Prizes with your...

Karaoke Wednesdays!

Today 9pm - 2am

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.

The Vixen Presents: Black Girl Magic!

Today 9pm

Wednesday, February 20th - The Queens of Black Girl Magic are back! The Vixen Presents BLACK GIRL MAGIC starring The Vixen, Peppermint, Coco Montrese, Dida Ritz, Bambi Banks Couleé, O’laysia,...

Chicago Tomorrow

Legends of the Replay Temple: Opening Night!

Tomorrow 7pm - 9pm

Relive this 90's action-adventure classic at our Legend's of the Replay Temple Experience! Three Olives x Dobel Hosted Bar from 7-9pm First 50 Guests receive a complimentary team shirt of...

Hamburger Mary's & Mary's Attic
Let's Make a Diva!

Tomorrow 8:30pm - 10:30pm

Join Fay Ludes as she hosts Hamburger Mary's Let's Make A Diva Contest- NOW WEEKLY! Join the drag performers as they compete for a slot in one of Mary's famous Dining with The Divas shows or our...

The Heat Revue

Tomorrow 9pm - 2am

Hosted by Keisha Foxxx! Featuring Desiree Monroe, Demi Sexton, & Keri Traid

Smart Bar
Aathee Presents: Recess with Leesh/Josh Naster/Hootie/Hopscotch

Tomorrow 10pm - 4am

Rescheduled to February 21 due to weather! Aathee Presents: Recess with… Leesh Josh Naster Hootie Hopscotch Free / 21 & Over / 10PM

Pushy Princess Party // CAKES DA KILLA - LIVE in Concert!

Tomorrow 10pm - 4am

THURS. 02-21-2019 Lucy Stoole and A Queer Pride Present: PUSHY PRINCESS With special guest: Cakes Da Killa - LIVE IN CONCERT! Hosted by: Lucy Stoole Shows: Bambi Banks-Couleé Cae...

Chicago Friday

The Sofo Tap
RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11 Premiere at The SoFo Tap

22. Feb 7pm - 9pm

Rumor has it ... Stay tuned to this event invite for further fishy details, kittens!

FRESH: Britney Spears!

22. Feb 8pm - 10pm

FRESH: Fridays at Scarlet are 2 hour parties following RuPauls Drag Race celebrating artists and their latest releases and announcements! Join us for 2 hours celebrating Britney Spears! $7...

Dancing Through The Decades!

22. Feb 9pm - 2am

Dance Through The Decades with us! A Different Era of music each hour, with Decade-inspired performances throughout the night! Hosted by Sorraya Dash, and this month featuring: Desiree Monroe, Keisha.

Big Chicks
Trikone Chicago Presents: Jai Ho: ISHQUEER

22. Feb 10pm - 2am

Member that time we were all lustful and deceased because queen @riotlrrrkhi made our amazing Feb Jai Ho: Ishqueer flyer art? Bc that day is today.

Smart Bar
Nightmares On Wax / Turtle Bugg / Merrick Brown

22. Feb 10pm - 4am

In smartbar... Nightmares On Wax Turtle Bugg Merrick Brown - DJ $15 Advance, $20 Door 21 & Over / 10PM New album:

Corporal Punishment with ONYX

22. Feb 10pm - 4am

SIR, YES SIR! Suit up in your Military Gear/Camouflage and get ready for some Corporal Punishment with ONYX Chicago/Midwest! Jello Shots, Raffles, & Demos! One of the oldest leather bars in town.

Audien at Sound-Bar

22. Feb 10pm - 4am

React Presents... Audien Friday, February 22nd 2019 Doors: 10:00 PM • 21+ • $10 - $30 Club with electro Music.

Cindel Live at Hydrate

22. Feb 11:30pm - 4am

DJ Cindel grew up around Chicago where his endless exposure to house music led to his love, and eventual practice, of producing it.

Chicago Saturday

Smart Bar
Slack with Ryan James Ford / Olin

23. Feb 10pm - 4am

Slack with... Ryan James Ford (SHUT, MDR) Olin (Slack, smartbar) $12 Advance, $15 before midnight, $18 After, $10 before midnight with valid student ID / 21 & Over / 10PM


23. Feb 10pm - 4am

Its the final RIPE party of 2018- let’s go out with a bang! Dim lights. Deep beats. Hot go go dudes. With DJ Harry T, Its Time To Get RIPE. One of the oldest leather bars in town.

Drag Matinee w/ Laila McQueen!

23. Feb 10:30pm - 12am

Chicago's wildest weekly drag show presents: Laila McQueen - star of RuPaul's Drag Race Alexis Bevels - winner of Camp Wannakiki GUEST STAR Kylee Ohara Fatale [Dallas, TX] GUEST STAR Marbella...

DJ Erik Vilar LIVE!

23. Feb 11pm

International DJ Erik Vilar is bringing the Brazilian Heat to Roscoe’s state of the art dance floor! Saturday, February 23rd! From Hell & Heaven Festival in Brazil to Winter Party in Miami and...

Nina Flowers Live at Hydrate

23. Feb 11:30pm - 5am

DJ NINA FLOWERS is back at Hydrate Nightclub! DJ Flowers started way before Nina Flowers came into the national and international spot light.

Chicago Sunday

Sidetrack Videobar
Academy Awards Sunday Funday

24. Feb 1pm - 2am

Get Sidetrack'd Sunday, February 24th to watch the OSCARS® at Sidetrack.

The Takeover: Selena! / Fuego! Latin Music Takeover!

24. Feb 8pm - 2am

On the last Sunday of every month, join us for "Fuego!" our Latin music Takeover, bringing a taste of Latin music and culture to Boystown! From 8:00-10:00, we will have "The Takeover: Selena!"...

Slave 4 Britney Sundays!

24. Feb 9pm

Sunday, February 24th! 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 Michael Serafini / Garrett David

24. Feb 10pm - 4am

Queen! with… Michael Serafini / Garrett David Hosted by Lucy Stoole / Jojo Baby / Nico / Jay Jay / Lady Ivory $10 All Night / 21 & Over / 10PM