TWC's takeovers happen all over the city:

We're not just in bars - takeovers include professional sports, comedy shows, concerts, rock climbing, and even the opera. Become a member to find out what could be in store for Chicago.

September 24, 2015 | 7PM

We're the official hosts for the closing night reception of Reeling: Chicago's LGBTQ Film Festival! You can score a ticket to the movies here, and entrance to the party with be $10 at the door. 

Mean Girls
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 | 7PM

On Wednesday, we wear pink. Join us for a screening of Mean Girls that is too gay to function. In a sea of pink we will live-quote and relive the classic before heading to a giant after party with themed cocktails. Snag your tickets here.

guerilla queer bar
October 2, 2015 | 9PM

On the first Friday of each month, join hundreds of gays as we descend on a straight bar and make it ours for one night! Want to take back what's rightfully ours? Find out where here

October 17, 2015 | 9PM

On the third Saturday of each month, queer women show up at a straight bar to claim the dance floor and the drink specials. RSVP here! It's a party for LBTQs and all who love them, but only members find out where on our new site!

OCTOBER 24, 2015 | 7:30PM

Join us as we support the all-local and all-star Giordano Dance Chicago. They're performing their high-impact fall repertory for two nights only and we have tickets!

Get Together
November 3, 2015 | 7PM

New to TWC? Want to learn more about the movement? Just want to hang out with awesome people? Join your Community Managers and the Corps at a Newbie Party! 

OCTOBER 15-18, 2015

Tickets on sale now! Imagine Vegas dyed a new hue of LGBTQ. With unparalleled access to shows, pool parties, day trips and clubs. Join us on our trip to Sin City this fall. Earlybird prices end July 8! Viva, Las Vegas. 


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Have you own idea of places that need to be more LGBTQ-friendly (or just a lot more fun)? Let us know:

Previous Takeovers:

JUNE 11, 2015 | 7PM

Join us as we takeover the straightest American tradition: baseball. Sit with TWCers as we turn Wrigley Field into an LGBTQ bleacher party. Score your tickets!


THe NutcrackeR
DEC. 11, 2014 | 7PM

It's time to make the Yuletide gay. We're taking over the Joffrey Ballet's performance of The Nutcracker on Thursday, December 11. 

Michael Clark Company at the MCA
OCT. 26, 2014 | 3PM

The MCA heard we like dancing. And we heard that you like the MCA. So we're taking it over and turning it into a gay bar... while the Michael Clark Company performs "come, been, gone."

COmedy Takeover:
Nate Craig

Jan 8 | 7pm

Shout YAASSS to belly laughs and jumbo pretzels when TWC takes over a comedy club featuring Nate Craig. Click here to listen to his rant on LGBTQ folks. It's actually amazing.


FEB. 12, 2015 | 8PM

We're throwing a giant mixer with Project Fix Up, the latest in dating app technology. Mingle with singles in an LGBTQ-centric dating pool in your phone and in real time.

Wine tasting Planetarium Takeover
MAR. 19, 2015 | 7PM

Join us as we explore the science behind (and guzzle) the universe's oldest and most beloved fermented beverage. Why does it feel like the room is spinning? Because it's a planetarium. Blast off here.

MAR. 25-29

Let's cut to the chase. We're taking over an entire island. Puerto Rico is known for colorful tree frogs and rum, so naturally there's no place we'd rather be for the first beach days of the year.

red moon takeover:
The Devil's Cabaret

AprIL 10, 2015 | 9pm

Experience the Devil’s greatest accomplishments, the seven deadly sins, in epic proportions while enjoying an unlimited craft beer bar. And by epic we mean on a 30 foot crane. Find out more here.

MAY 27, 2015 | 7PM

It ain't Laurent without Yves! Get early access to the biopic of the legendary mind behind French label YSL. 

Failure Lab
August 18, 2015 | 6:30PM

Storytellers, comedians, and musicians unite to share stories of breakdown. Who doesn't love an underdog. We're invited to watch, participate, and party with the performers for the one night only show! Did we mention it's for charity? Join in here!