Chicago Market Days

One of the country's largest gay street fairs

August 7 & 8, 2010* (additional dates are available)
Rooms from $259 per night at The Amalfi.


Celebrate gay life in Chicago, and stay in fantastic new Accommodations. This trip offers Zoom exclusive hotel rates, not available anywhere else!

Market Days Chicago is the Midwest's largest gay and lesbian festival, attracting visitors from all over the country. This is the best time to be in Chicago, with amazing weather, unique parties and events, and interesting people from all over the world.

Official North Halsted Market Days Chicago dates:
August 7 11:00 am-10:00 pm
August 8 11:00 am-10:00 pm


Click here to book your stay at the Amalfi with our Zoom Vacations® special low rate!


• Fantastic Accommodations in the stylish Amalfi Hotel, well-located in downtown Chicago, 2 blocks from Magnificent Mile.

• Complementary evening top shelf cocktails and appetizers at the Amalfi Lounge from 5:30 to 7:00 PM

• Free high speed Internet access and free local calls.

• Breakfast daily

• Zoom Discounts at various retailers in Chicago. Contact Zoom Vacations® for more information.




The Amalfi Hotel

Amalfi Hotel Chicago is the newest boutique hotel to grace Chicago’s trendy River North. Centrally located, it is just steps from Michigan Avenue, the Navy Pier and financial and theatre districts.

The hotel features 215 luxury rooms designed with the business traveler in mind. On each floor of this chic hotel, you will find an executive breakfast served each morning, evening cocktail reception in the Ravello Lounge and high speed internet access--all complimentary.

Come and experience something unique to Chicago...A Hotel designed around the guest experience.


Air: International and domestic airfare not included. Zoom Vacations® has negotiated a 5% off your fare with American Airlines on this trip.  Go to, type in your departure city and arrival city and don’t forget to enter the Promotion Code: . Click " Get Fare".

*Please note: This is different from our usual Zoom Vacations® Tours. The price above is per room rather than per person, and this is not a gay group vacation (but this weekend is more gay than any other in Chicago!) Rastes are valid from July 29th to August 10th.

Rate does not include hotel taxes and fees. Prices are subject to change.

 Please read Terms and Conditions prior to booking.


View our On Demand Gay Travel Guide to Chicago Video, with Zoom Vacations®' Bryan Herb

There are plenty of things to do all year round in Chicago's Boystown and Andersonville. Great shopping, a hot bar scene, and great restaurants all add up to one of the most exciting gay travel destinations in the country!


View our Chicago Market Days 2009 Video with Zoom Vacations®

In this video, Zoom Vacations®' Bryan Herb takes you to the streets for Market Days! You'll see a few live performances, check out the Market Days club scene, and walk the streets seeing the action unfold before you.

Note: this is just a small part of the Market Day festival. The whole city is kicked into high gear--not just Boys Town.

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