Chicago, IL

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Fabitat @ Beauty Bar

FABITAT is a free LGBTQ extravaganza at Beauty Bar on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month featuring DJs, drag performances, live music, social...

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Berlin

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

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Femme's Room @ Berlin

Femme's Room is a monthly event celebrating femme & queer culture that showcases Chicago's alternative DJ's, performance artists, dancers, queens and...

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GeekHaus @ Berlin

GeekHaus seeks to promote creative growth through fantastical cosplay and performances. We provide a safe "haus" for geeks to be themselves and grow.

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Stardust @ Berlin

The popular Thursday night party at Berlin with many styles of music from disco to house. Every week is different. First of the month is Femme's...

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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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#POPular @ Charlie's

Veronica Pop hosts the #POPular drag contest with cohost RIley the Girl, Mis POPular 2018. Cash prizes and special guest performances.

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DIRTY POP @ Charlie's

Cool Country from 7-11 with DJ Fifi, DIRTY POP hosted by Veronica Pop 11-1, then after hours dancing with DJ Lulu til 4. Sexy gogos and pop-up...

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Double D Bingo @ Charlie's

Bingo night hosted by Darla Dae with shot girl Danika Bonet. After hours dance party with DJ Lulu until 4AM.

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Windy's Wet Wednesday @ Charlie's

Amateur shower show contest at midnight (sign up at 11). Win cash! Hosted by Windy Breeze and June Summers.

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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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#DSLate Night Fridays @ D.S. Tequila Co.

Join us for our Saturday night party! Featuring a rotating cast of Chicago's top DJs spinning current hits and club classics. Coat check available in...

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#DSLate Night Saturdays @ D.S. Tequila Co.

Join us for our Saturday night party! Featuring a rotating cast of Chicago's top DJs spinning current hits and club classics. Coat check available in...

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Gringo Bingo @ D.S. Tequila Co.

Join us for Gringo Bingo at 8:30pm. Win gift certificates & other cool prizes! Free to play (for paying customers).

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Team Trivia @ D.S. Tequila Co.

Team Trivia at DS Tequila Company! Win $100 cash and other cool prizes. Signup starts at 7:30pm, game starts at 8pm. Free to play (for paying...

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CUNTea @ Electric Hotel

Come ready to dance... C U Next Tea!
A monthly tea dance with resident DJ Dom Brown and 2 guests.
PopUp Shop by Men's Room Chicago, dark room...

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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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BYOB @ GMan Tavern

Bring Your Own Beans: A latinx drag game night with Lady Ivory and Valentine Addams.

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Hamburger Mary's

A gay chain burger restaurant.

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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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BoomBox Thursdays @ Hydrate

Give your Thursday a BOOM with a dose of gogo dancers, opening guest DJ's, great drink specials and the hottest resident DJ's! Hot gogo dancers hit...

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Honeys on Halsted @ Hydrate

Everything tastes better with honey! Hosted by the amazing Mz. Ruff N' Stuff and the incomparable Mimi Marks!

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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 strip!

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Kink It! @ Jackhammer

A kinky queer dance party hosted by Mikki Miraj. Raffles from 10-12, shows from 12-3. $7 cover.

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Grizzly @ Le Nocturne

The Organized Grime Crew and CHUNKHOUSE are teaming up to bring you GRIZZLY, Chicago's premier, monthly dance-party celebrating FUR and...

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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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Enigma Sundays @ Meeting House Tavern

Every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month, Meeting House Tavern presents: Enigma! - a biweekly variety show and art pop-up, designed to celebrate and...

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Sunday Social @ Meeting House Tavern

Celebrate the astonishing, the gag-worthy and the glamour at Sunday Social, one of our most popular events, this Sunday starting at 2pm! Featuring a...

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North End

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

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TWIST! @ Progress

A weekly dance party playing Motown and throwback jams. Hosted by Sara Andrews and Lucy Stoole.

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VAMP! @ Progress

A weekly drag show hosted by Mercedes Tyler. Drink specials available all night.

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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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Roscoe's Drag Race @ Roscoe's

Roscoe's tavern has updated the new #RoscoesDragRace, removing the title of Miss & encouraging all gender expressions as well as significantly upping...

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Slave 4 Britney Sundays @ Roscoe's

All Britney all night!

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XYZ! @ Roscoe's

XYZ! Bringing Generations X, Y, & Z Together To Celebrate Their Shared Love Of Music From The Mid 1990's Through The Early 2000's! The First Sunday...

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FRESH @ Scarlet

FRESH: Fridays at Scarlet are 2 hour parties celebrating artists and their latest releases and announcements!

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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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All Things Beyonce @ Sidetrack

Dance to Beyonce videos and concert footage, plus SLAY to drag performances from queens like DiDa Ritz, Saya Naomi, Sasha Love, Bambi Banks &...

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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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Men's Room Wednesday @ Sidetrack

The lights go down, the men come out and Team Sidetrack is geared-up and ready to Party. Join us the first Wednesday of the month for naughty games...

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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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Sync it! @ Sidetrack

Get on stage and Lip Sync for your life with Dixie Lynn Cartwright to win fun prizes and slay to drag by Eva Styles & Jo McQueen. 9pm-2am. No Cover.

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T.G.I.F. @ Sidetrack

Show tunes from 5-9, then Sidetrack's usual music videos until 2am.

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TRL Tuesdays @ Sidetrack

A Totally Rad Lineup of 90's, 00's and Today's Music Videos. No cover!

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Queen! @ Smart Bar

21 & over House Music Dance Party. Kings, Queens and Everything in Between. Industry night. QUEEN! is every Sunday!

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Sirens of Splash @ Splash

Weekly drag shows every Thursday at Splash Chicago! $5 Stoli flavors! Call time is 10:30pm!

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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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C U Next Tuesday @ The SoFo Tap

You never know what to expect at C U Next Tuesday; comedy, live performances, bingo, games, prizes, wheel of divas, and drink specials all night.

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D.I.L.F. @ The SoFo Tap

For men over 35 and the men that want them. No cover. No attitude.

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Grrr... @ The SoFo Tap

Bear night at SoFo Tap. Beer specials.

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NSFW @ The SoFo Tap

A party stripped of shame, censorship and stigma. Everyone's night to be themselves. Celebrating the masc/fem spectrum with a grown & sexy...

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Rock and Soul Karaoke @ The SoFo Tap

Roul and Soul karaoke every sunday with Scott and DJ Creagh.

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Trivia Wednesdays @ The SoFo Tap

Trivia night at SoFo Tap. Drink specials all day.

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Bear Night @ Touche'

Bears, cubs, and otters! Welcoming all hairy or big men.

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BLUF Gear Night @ Touche'

Leather, rubber, uniform dress code in the club room. Barber and bootblack on duty.

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CD4 Viral Social @ Touche'

Social event for POZ and positive-minded men.

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Dungeon Master Night @ Touche'

S&M demos at midnight

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Hardcode Leather Cruisin' @ Touche'

No wifi or cell phones. Just face to face cruising "like we did in '77!"

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Jockstrap Night @ Touche'

Weekly jockstrap night at Touche.

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M.A.F.I.A. Club Night @ Touche'

MAFIA Fisting club night at Touche.

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Ripe Party @ Touche'

Deep beets, dim lights, hot gogo dudes.

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Throwback Thursday @ Touche'

Great music and hot porn of the 70's and 80's. Presented by bijouworld.com.

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Women's Cruise @ Touche'

Lady's cruising night at Touche.

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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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