Chicago, IL

Browse bars and events in and around Chicago, Illinois

Atmosphere

Atmosphere is a neon-filled gay bar offering male go-go dancers, drag shows, DJs, stripper bingo & other events

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Berlin

Cavernous nightlife mainstay with a diverse, no-attitude, all-orientations crowd on the dance floor.

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Big Chicks

Great welcoming neighborhood bar. Grab some food during the week or dance on the weekends

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Bobby Love's

Small bar featuring karaoke on the weekends.

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Charlie's

A western-themed Boystown bar/dance club with drag shows and more.

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D.S. Tequila Co.

By day, a restaurant with tacos and burgers on the menu, as well as a variety of drinks made with their own brand of tequila. By night, becomes more...

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Elixer Lounge Andersonville

Craft cocktails and small plate food.

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Elixer Lounge Boystown

Craft cocktails and small plate food.

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Hydrate

A high-energy club with 2 rooms. The weekend parties typically lean toward the circuit persuasion.

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Bubble Pop! @ Hydrate

We welcome Khloe Couleé and DJ Cashera to the Hydrate line up with BUBBLE POP!
Never a cover and hot spot performances from special guests every...

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DRAGLICIOUS @ Hydrate

Come get a taste of some of the best drag in Chicago!
DRAGLICIOUS Saturday night drag revue is back every Saturday night!
Featuring the...

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Faces: A Drag Show By The Couleé sisters @ Hydrate

We are excited to welcome the Couleé sisters as they revamp the show Shea Couleé brought to Hydrate years ago!
Join us for FACES!

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House Collective @ Hydrate

House Collective is back at Hydrate every Sunday night!
House Collective is glad to welcome one of the brightest names in house music in Mexico…...

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Lipstick and Mascara @ Hydrate

Lipstick and Mascara is back!
Hosted by Mz Ruff n Stuff
Beats by DJ Laura B
With special guests every week!

$5 Cover
2 Drink...

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Sunday Funday @ Hydrate

Boystown's Official After Brunch Party is on every Sunday! Come out and party with the hottest go-go boys in Chicago and the best beats on the...

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Lucky Horseshoe

Lucky Horseshoe Lounge offers the hottest male dancers on the Halsted strip, friendly bartenders, and a comfortable atmosphere.

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Meeting House Tavern

Meeting House Tavern offers a unique gathering place in Andersonville providing multiple types of interactive and passive entertainment along with a...

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North End

Sports bar featuring darts and a pool table, plus juke box and popcorn.

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Roscoe's

Neighborhood gay & lesbian bar dating back to 1987 with a dance floor, pool table & outdoor spaces. It's also where most of the RuPaul's drag race...

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Sidetrack

Chicago's token gay video bar. With multiple bars and floors, this club hosts a plethora of drag shows, fundraisers, showtunes nights, and dance...

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Dog Day @ Sidetrack

Super Dog-Friendly Tito's Handmade Vodka will have fun doggy swag on hand to pass out to our canine customers. Bring your pooch and come grab a drink...

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Musical Monday @ Sidetrack

A very popular weekly show tunes and sing along night at Sidetrack. No cover.

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OUTspoken @ Sidetrack

Join us for OUTspoken LGBTQ Stories, our monthly storytelling event celebrating uniquely personal LGBTQ stories. Doors to Main and Cherry Bars open...

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Sunday Funday @ Sidetrack

Showtunes from 4-9 followed by the "Best of Sidetrack" til 2am.

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Queen! @ Smart Bar

Queen is back at SmartBar! Every Sunday starting 6/20/2021!
Resident DJs: Derrick Carter, Michael Serafini, and Garret David.
Resident Hosts:...

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The Call Bar

A new LGBT bar in Andersonville. Located on Bryn Mawr off Clark Street.

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The Closet

Small unpretentious afterhours dive playing music videos from the 80s until today, an institution in Boystown. Was originally more of a lesbian...

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The SoFo Tap

Neighborhood bar with a great patio. Come Fridays for bears, 1st Saturdays for Daddies

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Town Hall Pub

Technically a straight bar but usually taken over by the gays. Feels like you're hanging out in someone's basement. Cheap-ish, strong drinks and a...

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