BLACKOUT, the Men of ONYX’s bi-annual leather run, is coming home to Chicago to celebrate its 30th anniversary from Oct. 16 – 19, 2025. The BLACKOUT 30 Committee is excited to announce the Limited Edition Commemorative Patch and Friendship Pin! Only 150 patches and 250 friendship pins will be released. These items officially go on sale in October, but early registrants will have exclusive access to preorder them during registration.

Patch: 3.5 inches, $30 (plus handling fees) 

Friendship Pin: 1.5 inches, $20 (plus handling fees)

  • There’s a limit of 2 friendship pins and 1 patch per person.
  • The friendship pin can be ordered by anyone, but the patch is limited to ONYX and ONYX Pearl members.
  • Shipping will begin in Fall 2024/Winter 2025.


Don’t miss out on this special opportunity to secure your limited edition items by preordering now!

BLACKOUT 30 Early Bird Registration and Commemorative Patches and Pins are available now: BLACKOUT Registration


For more details about BLACKOUT 30 weekend and Sponsorship details, visit

*It is recommended you arrive on Thursday, October 16th and stay through Monday, October 20th to maximize your Blackout 30 experience and enjoy the city of Chicago.