From: Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
To: Monday, May 27th, 2019
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 38th 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.
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.