The gay village in Chicago is called Boystown, which is in the Lake View district. It was the first officially recognized gay village in the United States. It has one of the largest LGBT communities in the USA.
There are also a lot gay venues spread around Chicago, with a fair number in Andersonville, a mile or so north of Boystown.
Chicago Gay Events 2017
August 12th/13th. 2017 – Northalsted Market Days – Web
Chicago Gay Events 2018
Center on Halsted – LGBT Community Center
Chicago, Illinois, USA.