EVENTS


 

BLUFChicago events calendar

This calendar shows BLUFChicago events and some other related organizations events we think may be of interest to our fans and participants. It’s not an exhaustive calendar of the cigar, leather scene or local community activities, and we don’t generally promote commercial events here.

Please check back for updates to the calendar

BLUFChicago at Touché:

2019

Jan. 19
Feb. 16
March 16
April 20
May 18
June 15
July 20
Aug. 17
Sept. 21
Oct. 19
Nov. 16
Dec. 21

 

10:00pm – 12:00am

Touché Chicago
6412 N. Clark St., Chicago, Illinois 60626

 

 

Join us for the official BLUF social in Chicago. We are host for GEAR night and will be meeting in the Dress Code Enforced Club Room. Be sure to wear your leather uniforms for this night of boots, gloves and men. This will also be a great time to bring your friends who have been curious about BLUF and  if they don’t have their leathers yet they can still join in with a fabric uniform/leather mix. Hope to see you there. It all starts at 10pm. A boot black and barber will be on duty.

 


January 2019 Events:

Crowned Heads Cigars at Blue Havana Cigar Lounge

Friday January 18, 2019

5:00pm – 9:00pm
Blue Havana Cigar Lounge
3240 N. Clark St., Chicago

Get your leather gear on and head over to Blue Havana for this free cigar event. Reps from Crowned Heads Cigar will be on hand to answer any questions while you enjoy a cigar, food and drink. Special prices on select cigars are offered so its a good time to stock up too.

 

Hot Ash Men & Cigars

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

 

Thursday January 24, 2019

9:00pm – 11:00pm
Anonimo Video Bar
Calle Rodolfo Gómez 15
Zona Romántica

 

Be sure to join fellow cigar men for a new series of cigar events in Puerto Vallarta. Meeting on the patio at Anonimo Video Bar. No cover, premium cigars available for purchase and drink specials for this event.

Mr. Chicago Leather Weekend

Friday January 25-27, 2019

 

 

This annual multi venue contest will have more details as we get closer to the event

Beef Dip 2019 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Sunday January 27 – Sunday February 3, 2019

Venue: various venues and ticket requirements

https://www.beefdip.com/

Thousands of bears and their admirers will descend upon Mexico’s top gay destination, Puerto Vallarta, for 7 days of partying, bar tours, bear cruises, dinners and circuit parties. Semana de Oso en Puerto Vallarta… Grrr!

 

 

Hot Ash Men – Jazz, Bears & Cigars

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Tuesday January 29, 2019

7:00pm – 9:00pm
Jax Lounge
Carr. Costera a Barra de Navidad 520
Zona Romántica

 

Join fellow cigar men for a special night of Jazz, Bears, and Cigars and welcome the men of Beef Dip to a series of cigar events in Puerto Vallarta. Meting at Jax Lounge. No cover, premium cigars available for purchase and drink specials for this event.

 


February Events:

 

Hot Ash Men & Cigars

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

 

Thursday, February  7, 2019

9:00pm – 11:00pm
Anonimo Video Bar
Calle Rodolfo Gómez 15
Zona Romántica

 

Be sure to join fellow cigar men for a new series of cigar events in Puerto Vallarta. Meeting on the patio at Anonimo Video Bar. No cover, premium cigars available for purchase and drink specials for this event.

Bar Night by Atons of Minneapolis

Saturday 9 February 2019, 10:00pm

10:00pm
Minneapolis Eagle
513 Washington Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Bar Night at the Minneapolis Eagle on the second Saturday of each month in Minneapolis, MN.

Illinois Leather Contest Weekend – Meet/Greet

Friday February 15, 2019

10:00pm
Touché Chicago
6412 N. Clark St. Chicago

The Illinois Leather Contest weekend kicks off in style at Touche! Meet and Greet with the contestants and judges! Get a sneak peek at the weekend’s events and have fun at Chicago’s oldest leather bar!

Twin Cities Leather Weekend 2019

Feb 15 – 18, 2019

Venue: The Saloon MN (map)

 

DescriptionSee https://www.twincitiesleather.com/tcl-weekend-2019 for the full weekend guide. It will be here before you know it! Check back to this page for updates, schedules, announcements, and more! https://www.facebook.com/events/2324903851073031/

 

 


March Events:

Mr.Leather64TEN 2019 Contest Weekend

Thursday March 7 – 10, 2019

7:00pm – 8:00pm.
Jackhammer Complex
6406 N. Clark St. Chicago

This annual contest weekend is filled with events centered around choosing the new Mr. Leather 64TEN. Save the date and check back for more info!


April Events:

Dining Out For Life – Chicago

Thursday April 25, 2019

7:00am – 11:59pm.
Multiple Venues – Chicago

You are invited to take part in the return of this city-wide, annual dining and fundraising experience. Your favorite venues are partnering with TPAN to generate much needed funding for programs designed to educate communities and stop the spread of HIV, hepatitis, and related conditions in Chicago.
A list of participating business will be available late winter.

 


May Events:

International Mr. Leather Weekend

Wednesday May 22- May 27, 2019

 

International Mr. Leather™ and International Mr. Bootblack contests to select winners of IML and IMBB continue to be the centerpiece of the weekend. Built around an expansive market filled with vendors from around the globe, Parties and Special BLUF Events throughout the weekend. More details to follow as the event gets closer.

 


June Events:

Chicago Pride Parade 2019

Sunday June 30, 2019

Pride Month will soon be here. Mark your calendar and join us wearing your BLUF Summer Dress Code in the Leather Fetish Pride contingent for the Chicago pride parade on Sunday, June 30! We’re aiming for the largest BLUF turn out ever. Detail as we get closer to this event


July Events:

check back soon for more

August Events:

38th annual Northalsted Market Days

Sat./Sun. August 10 – 11, 2019

Northalsted Market Days® is the largest street festival in the Midwest and Chicago’s hottest summer celebration. More details to follow as we get closer to this event.


August 2019

Minnesota Leather Pride

Weekend 2019

Aug 9 – 11, 2019


Silent Auction and Leather Exchange Market

 

Our market is your chance to pick up some great bargains, make some money and help support BLUF Chicago in the process.The market has a variety of items to choose from; some previously worn, nearly new and never before used items – including leather jackets, pants, chaps, bar vests and boots. Also accessories like wristbands, belts, caps and ties. It’s also the event to come to if you have gear you want to sell. We charge a modest commission fee and do all the set up and selling. For details and to register your items for sale:

Other Events:

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