Don't miss our Annual BOOsical Monday! Celebrate Halloweek with our Special Edition of Musical Monday featuring a mix of your favorite Spooky Show Tunes mixed in with our Monday hits. From Hocus Pocus to Rocky Horror, we'll ring in Halloween with a night of song and frights!
Check out fun pop-up performances from Debbie Fox, Dymond C. Calloway & Eve The Bunny - 8pm-2am. No Cover at Sidetrack. 21+ with ID.... See MoreSee Less
We'll put a spell on YOU Tuesday, October 26 with another fun Spooky October Trivia Night, celebrating one of our all-time favorite Halloween Flicks - HOCUS POCUS. Bring your besties and win fun prizes by showing us your Trivia Skills. Grand Prize is a Men's Room Chicago Gift Card. We can't wait to hear your PUNny Team Name!
Come join our Sidetrack calming circle Tuesday October 26 at 8pm for HOCUS POCUS Trivia!... See MoreSee Less
Chicago’s Drag Race Canada Viewing Party returns at Sidetrack Thursday, October 14, 8pm. We can’t wait to watch Season 2 with you, right after Drag Race UK Season 3 (which starts at 7pm!)
Stay for Drag & Games after Canada's Drag Race with Alex Kay and Friends every Thursday and Dance until 2am. No Cover...it's Sidetrack!... See MoreSee Less
Kick-off Halloweekend at Sidetrack with Circuit MOM Productions when they transform Sidetrack into their signature Circuit Dance Party. Don't miss DJs RALPHI ROSARIO & BRADY PRINCE spinning the House with multiple Laser Light-filled Dance Floors, special performances by STAR GIRL and Sexy GoGo Dancers!
Start your Thursday at our RuPaul's Drag Race UK Viewing Party at 7pm, followed by Drag Race Canada at 8pm, and then stay for a side of Sidetrack that will make you want to dance until 2am!
Thank you to Crystal Head Vodka, Jagermeister, Jack Daniels and Redbull and don't forget, there's No Cover...it's Sidetrack!... See MoreSee Less
TGIF Show Tunes has NEW hours: 4-9pm. Doors open at 3pm every Friday. Stay after Show Tunes for our Friday Night Dance Party.
Celebrate the gay high holiday on North Halsted with a Halloween Bar Crawl on Saturday Oct. 30. Stops include 11 of the gayborhood’s favorite haunts; The North End, Lark, Kit Kat Lounge, Replay, Cell Block, Splash, Hydrate, Roscoe’s Tavern, The Lucky Horseshoe Lounge, Progress Bar and Sidetrack.
The bar crawl starts at 12 noon at The North End, 3733 N. Halsted, and you will then be off to follow the rainbow crosswalks to all the haunts on Halsted. Costumes encouraged but not required.
Each location will have its own décor and programming as well as treats and tricks for you to collect along the way.
TICKETS at HALSTEDBARCRAWL.COM $10 entry includes participation wristband, entry into all locations, access to special deals at certain locations, as well as treats and tricks along the way.
Schedule will be released at The North End when event kicks off at noon.
If you join after the crawl starts at noon, stop by The North End first to pick up the schedule to join the crawl in progress.
Participants must be 21+ and have ID and proof of vaccination for entry in the participating bars. Participants must adhere to Chicago’s current mask policy when indoors.
Tricks and Treats Include
Progress Bar: Play the squid game challenge
Roscoe’s: $3 Miller Lite Draft; $3 Jello Shots; $5 Absolut & Red Bull
Sidetrack: Fright Now Grindr’s Halloween Party
Hydrate: $4 Budlights and $6 Crystal Head Cocktails
North End: $5 = Jack Fire, Jack Honey, Goldschlager Shots, Deep Eddy Vodka, Miller Lite Draft, Cutwater Canned Cocktails.
Lark: $4 Skrewball shots, Bud Lights; $5 Lg Cheese Pizza Slices
More Tricks and Treats to be announced.... See MoreSee Less
Sidetrack Celebrates Halloweekend with our annual Saturday Night Costume Contest! Doors open at 1pm Saturday.
The party starts early Saturday, October 30 with our GRINDR "Fright Now" Party from 4-7pm, then get ready for a night of amazing Halloweenery! We can't wait to see all the awesome costumes at our Saturday Night Costume Contest hosted by Zamora Love.
Sign-up for the Contest at 11pm. $500 Cash First Place Prize, $250 Cash Second Place & $100 Third Place with lots of other fun prizes.
No Cover. Sponsored by Bacardi, Grey Goose & Jagermeister.... See MoreSee Less
Doors open at 1pm for Sidetrack's 2021 Halloween Celebration. Sing-along to a special early Spooky Edition of Sunday Funday Show Tunes from 2-6pm.
Get a front-row seat to watch the Northalsted Halloween Parade with us at 6pm on our Big Screens. After the Parade we can't wait to see your Halloween Looks on the Sidetrack Stage during our Annual Costume Contest:
$500 Cash Prize for 1st Place
$250 Cash Prize for 2nd Place
$100 Cash Prize for 3rd Place
Dance and Party all night till 2am and remember, there's NO COVER at Sidetrack!... See MoreSee Less
"Excuse Me, Um, Could I Have A Glass Of Alcohol When You Get A Chance?" YES, yes you can at Sidetrack, Tuesday, November 2, when we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of BRIDESMAIDS at Trivia Tuesday. Special time at 9pm, due to OUTspoken. Bring your besties and win fun prizes by showing us your Trivia Skills. Grand prize is a Men's Room Chicago gift card. We're ready to PAAAAAAAAARTY!... See MoreSee Less
Sidetrack The Video Bar
DOG DAYS IS BACK! Join us the first Saturday of the month for DOG DAY at Sidetrack from 1-5pm. And don't miss our special Halloween Edition Dog Day, Saturday, October 23, 1-5pm.
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 and treats.
No cover. No dog required. People must be 21 with ID... See MoreSee Less
Sidetrack The Video Bar
Get Sidetrack'd Sunday, November 14, in Back Bar at 7:30pm to watch "Adele: One Night Only" which will feature an extraordinary concert performance that includes the earliest opportunity to hear her first new material in six years. The two-hour special will include “chart-topping hits” and “several never-before-heard songs,” as well as an exclusive interview by Oprah Winfrey.... See MoreSee Less
Live for the Applause and Just Dance as if A Star Is Born. We'll spin a mix of your fave Gaga Music Videos the third Wednesday of each month.
Enjoy a Perfect Illusion with Lady Gaga tribute drag performances by Chicago Queens.
You were Born This Way to join us for a night of Gagariffic FUN! No Cover...it's Sidetrack.... See MoreSee Less
The vocalists and accompanists of the Lakeside Pride Wilde Cabaret belt out your favorite show tunes, original music, burlesque, and political satire. Free to attend, join us in the main bar!