Calgary is a big cosmopolitan city with a friendly gay scene and lots of oil. This city is also known as “Cowtown”.
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About Gay Calgary
The streets of Calgary are packed full of independent coffee shops, organic eateries and a growing number of galleries and museums. The city also boasts one of the most exciting nightlife scenes in Canada and visitors will find an eclectic and diverse selection of venues. Deeply connected with its surroundings, the city is the perfect base from which to explore the nearby Rocky Mountains, and partake in the many outdoor activities on offer in this naturally stunning region.
Calgary is a city with community at its heart, and the gay scene here is no different. The sense of connection and inclusion within the city’s gay scene is palpable when visiting Calgary. Whilst the gay scene here may be smaller than in some of Canada’s bigger city’s, It’s no less welcoming and lively. There are a number of gay bars and clubs spread throughout the city and gay travelers will find a plethora of gay-friendly hotels and venues.
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Calgary Pride 2021
In late August, over 100 performers will grace the various stages of Calgary Pride. Spread across Memoria...
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Twisted Element is a lively Calgary gay club and lounge. This popular gay nightclub boasts weekly...
The Backlot is the oldest and most lively gay bar in Calgary. Remi9niscent of a “West...
The Texas Lounge
The Texas Lounge is a well established gay bar in Calgary. It attracts a varied though mainly older...