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Gay Chicago: Boystown

Chicago is the nation's third largest city and boasts a large gay community. Like New York or Atlanta in their regions, Chicago serves as the Midwest's cosmopolitan hub and attracts young and old alike--all looking to escape to the freedoms and opportunities of the big city. Gay life (and gay bars) in Chicago is... More

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GayCities Guide to Chicago Pride

Jun 18-26, 2016

  • Festival: Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19 between Addison/Halsted and Broadway/Halsted
  • Parade: Sunday, June 26. Steps off at 12 pm at Montrose Avenue and Broadway
  • Concert Headliner: Jordin Sparks
  • 2016 Grand Marshal: Chicago Fire actress Monica Raymund



PERENNIAL FAVORITE

Sidetrack

Bar

Chicago's premiere video bar for 30 yearsAnother stop on the "musts" tour of Boystown. Videos fill the joint with pop dance tunes. Be sure to check out the great rooftop beer garden, open in... More

WHAT REVIEWERS ARE SAYING

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"Best gay bar in Chicago"

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CHICAGO ACTIVITY




CHICAGO EVENTS

Chicago Pride

Saturday Jun 18, 2016 , 8 people are in

This Saturday! Battle of the Beasts! Pizza Vs Tacos/Zebo Vs Brotinez/Orville Kline V Swggrbck/Craig Alexander, Czboogie, James Dean.More

SatuSaturday, June 4th, 2016 This Saturday! Battle Of The Beasts...

Saturday Jun 18, 2016 , 1 person are in

Pride: 30 Queer Plays in 60 Straight Minutes

Celebrate Pride while supporting our Pride Beneficiary, the Broad...

Thursday Jun 23, 2016 , 1 person are in


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POPULAR BARS & CLUBS

1. Sidetrack (168 fans)
Chicago's premiere video bar for 30 years

2. Roscoe's (128 fans)
Dance the night away

3. Hydrate (45 fans)
Lounge & dance club with big name DJs

4. Jackhammer (55 fans)
Neighborhood bar with a Levis feel

5. Berlin (40 fans)
Alt dance club, party bar and performance space