From: Thursday, Nov 11th, 2021
To: Sunday, Nov 14th, 2021
IML – International Mr Leather – The biggest fetish competition in the US.
Chicago plays host to what has become one of the biggest leather and fetish events on the calendar, now in its 39th year and attracting thousands of guys from around the world for this weekend of parties, and the crowning of International Mr Leather.
The majority of the activities take place within the host hotel, which this year is the Congress Plaza Hotel! events like the exhibition held in the hotel for leather and fetish goods everything from a Rubber suite to a full playrooms, are on show and for sale, just about everyone from the small designer to the big name in the porn industry is attend this event.
Every day a special The Leather Market will take place featuring the world’s best collection of leather and fetish vendors. Competitions take place throughout the weekend including the IML Pecs & Personality (Physique Competition) and the Black and Blue Ball.
Here are the hotels we recommend that have good reviews and keep you close to all the action,
Gay Map of Chicago
The area in Chicago with the most gay bars is Boys town offering over 20 bar, we have chosen hotels close to this area that have good revues on bookings.
Recommended Apartments in Chicago
2 bedroom, 2 bath condo, with washer and dryer, and all the comforts of home, one block from Wrigley Field. One onsite private parking space included, behind the unit! 4K Flat Screen TV and high speed internet.
The apartment is located in a century old building but has been fully upgraded with modern amenities. Please note that the location is seriously amazing and is in the middle of all the excitement of Boystown
Luxury Wrigleyville loft in one of the best areas of Chicago. ONE block from public transportation that can take you to the downtown area. Very safe neighborhood, Experience Chicago like a local.
The Lakeview Loft is a freshly remodeled loft space with a vintage Chicago theme and modern amenities. Located in the Lakeview neighborhood, it is 1/2 mile to the Brown & Red Line el trains. A true Chicago experience
Video Of IML Chicago
IML 2016 Sunday Intro Video LEGACY
Recommended Hotels in Chicago
The main gay village in Chicago is the world famous “Boystown”, one of the most most vibrant LGBT communities in the world. As well as offering the essential gay bars and clubbing experience, it also boasts great restaurants, quirky shops and a friendly vibe. Boystown is conveniently accessible by way of the Brown or Red Line, bus or a quick drive up Lake Shore Drive. We have selected gay-friendly hotels within easy walking distance of the village.
The Peninsula Chicago
5 Star, Luxury
Located along the Magnificent Mile, this Chicago hotel is 5 minutes’ walk from the Museum of Contemporary Art. The hotel offers a full-service Asian-inspired spa, & spacious luxury guest rooms with city views.