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LGBTQ EVENTS IN CHICAGO

Chicago is home to some of the largest LGBTQ celebrations in the country, from Pride Month in June to the Reeling Film Festival. Plan your trip today!

Year-round

Pride Films and Plays

FABITAT 

Live music, drag show and dance party every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at Beauty Bar in West Town.

Burly

A monthly DJ set for "queers, misfits and everyone in between." Find the party every third Wednesday of the month in Logan Square at The Burlington Bar

Showtunes

Brush up on your Broadway before Showtunes, every Sunday, Monday and Friday evening at Sidetrack.

MAY

International Mr. Leather
May 24-28, 2018

JUNE

Chicago Pride ParadeChicago Pride Parade ©Adam Alexander Photography

LET’S MAKE IT PERFECTLY QUEER: A SALUTE TO PRIDE
June 1-24, 2018

Andersonville Midsommarfest 
June 8-10, 2018

Chicago Pride Fest® 
June 16-17, 2018

15th Annual Back Lot Bash
June 22-24, 2018

Proud to Run 10K Run/5K Run-Walk
June 23, 2018

Chicago's Dyke March
June 23, 2018

Navy Pier Pride
June 23, 2018

BIG GAY ICE CREAM POP-UP @ NICO OSTERIA
June 23-24, 2018 

Chicago Pride Parade
June 24, 2018

AUGUST 

Northalsted Market Days

Northalsted Market Days® 
August 11-12, 2018

SEPTEMBER

Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival

REELING: THE CHICAGO LGBTQ+ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
SEPTEMBER 20-27, 2018

OCTOBER

Northalsted Halloween Parade-4

Northalsted Halloween on Halsted Parade
October 31, 2018


Get the latest event details and find more things to do in Chicago's LGBTQ community all year.

Visit choosechicago.com/things-to-do/lgbtq-chicago for a full Chicago LGBTQ guide: Explore the Boystown and Andersonville neighborhoods, browse Chicago itineraries, find TAG® approved hotels, wedding venues and more! 

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