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Where to Watch RuPaul's Drag Race in Chicago, IL

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Confirmed Local Showings

We have confirmed that the following places are showing RuPaul's Drag Race Season 16.

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The Annoyance Theatre*

851 W Belmont Ave, Chicago

Showing season 16 at 7PM Fridays with live performances, hosted by Derry Queen and guests. Free admission, 18+

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5355 N Clark St, Chicago

Season 16 viewing parties, Fridays at 7PM. Dancefloor and dancers after.

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3458 N Halsted St, Chicago

Watch Drag Race at Hydrate uninterrupted! Only you and the queens on TV! No reservations, no cover!

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3441 N Halsted St, Chicago

Join us on Friday January 5th at 7pm for a Drag Race Season 16 Premiere Party. $5 donation at the door benefits Howard Brown. Drawings, prizes, and more!

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5025 N Clark St, Chicago

Join us at Meeting House Tavern at 7pm for RuPaul's Drag Race Season 16! TVs on 2 floors

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Pizza Lobo Andersonville*

5457 N Clark St, Chicago

TV behind bar, hosted by Rah Rah Girl. Drag Race themed cocktails

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The Raven Room*

4702 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago

Drag Race Season 16 viewing party hosted by Smokey Karmikael and guests. Fridays at 7PM either in the Front Room, Back Room, or cinema room.

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3356 N Halsted St, Chicago

Roscoe’s Famous viewing party, hosted by Naysha Lopez, Batty Davis, Kara Mel D’Ville, and guests from the show! Tickets go on sale Thursday the week before at 9PM CT and sell out fast.

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3349 N Halsted St, Chicago

Watch on the Sidetrack Big Screens and Win Fun Prizes. Hosted by Veronica Pop and Zamora Love! 7PM, No Cover … it’s Sidetrack!

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3339 N Halsted St, Chicago

RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 16 viewing party- Fridays at 7PM Hosted by Kenzie Couleé. Reservations required for $25 bottomless drinks & bites


Local Events

At Kikipedia, we're all about supporting our local drag scene. Here are some other events happening in the area on Friday. Swipe through for more.

Potential Showings

This section includes venues that may have hosted screenings during older seasons but have not yet been confirmed for the latest season. We recommend reaching out to the venue to confirm beforehand (and be sure to either mention us or let us know what they say).

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5358 N Clark St, Chicago

Watch Drag Race All-Stars at Replay Andersonville! Watch your favorite All-Star Queens vie for the crown, all while competing in a race of your own!

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The Burlington*

3425 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago

Fabulous crowd and sexy bartenders that makes you feel at home while watching queens slay. Special drag race themed cock-tails every week with proceeds going to charity.

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5024 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago

RuPaul is back for Season 14! TV's and Sound on in both rooms for our Friday viewing party. Tables are first come first serve. Kitchen will be open until 10:45pm, Cocktails will be flowing until 2am. $2 off all beer pitchers.

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4923 N Clark St 1st floor, Chicago

Join your host and VJ: Thomas, for the premiere of Drag Race season 11 and every Thursday at 8pm at The SoFo Tap. Raffles, contests, and fabulous prizes to make it a sickening night! $5 Prairie Vodka Red Bulls and $4 Tall Boys!!

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3726 North Broadway, Chicago

Hosted by Alexandrea Diamond. Starts at 6pm. $3 drinks all evening (excluding long islands, Red Bull, and pitchers).

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3740 N Clark St, Chicago

Lucy Stoole, Nico and Valentine Addams will be hosting a weekly RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars party every Thursday! We'll be showing each episode on our big-screen projector and serving drinks all night, so if you wanna come watch, drink and yell at the TV

* Locations denoted with an asterisk do not link to KikiPedia-listed LGBTQ+ venues. They are typically user-submitted locations, and they link to the venue's web site or a social media page, if provided.

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