All weekend package holders will have access to all events without cover. Club Rush & Geartunes are open to the public and do not need a weekend package to attend.
Package tiers determine seating for the contest. Gold Tier packages also include a VIP Goodie Bag.
Ticket cost: $30 - $50
Add on: Limited Edition T-Shirts can be purchased for $25
Do I need an Advanced Ticket?
Yes! A weekend ticket gives you access to all of the parties & events. The contest is also assigned seating, so getting your ticket in advance helps you secure your desired seats.
You will be able to purchase weekend packages up until 6pm on Saturday the 23rd. We will not be selling tickets at the door.
What is the event schedule?
Friday, Jul 21
10PM | Welcome Party @ Baton Show Lounge - Patio Bar
Gear Encouraged | Meet the contestants & Judges. Contestant number draw
Saturday, Jul 22
1PM | Club Rush @ Cell Block**
Gear Encouraged | Have a drink and learn more about some of Chicago's fetish clubs
6PM | Cocktail Reception & Contest @ Leather Archives & Museum
Walk the exibits prior to the contest. The contest will be held in the Archives Auditorium.
10PM | Victory Party @ Jackhammer*
Sunday, Jul 23
1PM | Victory Brunch @ Leather Archives & Museum
Gear Encouraged | Enjoy food and Mimosas curtosey of 2Bears Tavern Group. Guests will be able to walk the Archives exibits on Sunday as well.
5PM | GEARTUNES @ Sidetrack**
Gear Encouraged | a crowd favorite for any Chicago based fetish event. Sidetrack is famous for their showtunes, and what's better than belting showtunes with a bunch of geared up folx!
* Jackhammers cover is included with Chicago Fetish Weekend pass. If you have not purchased a weekend pass, you may attend but will have to pay the cover at the door.
**Events with a double asterisk do not require a weekend package to attend.
Who are the event organizers?
This weekend is organized by the Chicago Rubber Club (Lead by Joe "ChicagoRubber" and Justin "Rubber Lecter") and the Chicago Leather Ambassador (Lead by George "MCL 2022 and assisted by Dennis).
This weekend is not owned by any bars and instead continues to be a community lead organization. It is our goal to have as much community input and participation as possible!
What events are accessible?
Welcome Party | Elevator available on the Baton Side. A door connects to the Patio Bar basement. Limited seating available
Club Rush | Cellblock is on the ground floor and is wheelchair accessible. Limited bar seating available.
Contest | The archives does not have wheelchair access at this time. Seating available. The contest will be live captioned.
Jackhammer | The main floor is wheelchair accessible. Limited seating available. The HOLE is not.
Brunch | The archives does not have wheelchair access at this time. Seating is available
GearTunes | Sidetrack is wheelchair accessible. Limited seating is also available
If you have an additional concern or request, please email us at Chicagofetishweekend@gmail.com
Everyone! While we are a queer focused contest, anyone is invited to the table. A small amount of events do require fetish gear, so please read "What is the event schedule" FAQ for those details.
Chicago Leather Ambassador