Detroit Gay Bars

Detroit Gay Bars

Check out our guide for the selection of the best gay bars in Detroit, complete with maps, reviews, and information.

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SOHO Ferndale is a low-key Detroit gay bar, offering an extensive wine list and handcrafted cocktails.

Here you can enjoy a game of pool inside, or join the locals for trivia night.

Regular events at SOHO Ferndale include weekly karaoke, dance parties, and drag-bingo.

Situated in the popular Ferndale area, this sleek gay bar isn’t far from the city’s gay nightlife.

Features

bar, music, dancing, karaoke, trivia, bingo, drag

Updated: 02-Nov-2021

205 W 9 Mile Rd, Detroit

Weekday: 4pm - 2am
Weekend: 12pm - 2am

4.0
Audience Rating

From 60 votes Vote

Gigi’s is a lively Detroit gay bar in the Warrendale area of the city. It’s one of the livelier gay bars in Detroit.  Inside the venue you’ll find a spacious dance floor. Throughout the week Gigi’s plays host to a variety of events, including the longest-running drag revue in Michigan.

Features

bar, music, dancing, karaoke, live music

Updated: 06-Jul-2021

16920 W Warren Ave, Detroit

Weekday: Monday 9pm–2am
Weekend: Friday 9pm–2am; Saturday 8pm–2am; Sunday 7pm–12am

4.0
Audience Rating

From 58 votes Vote

The Liberty Bar is a Detroit gay bar with an interactive video experience. It’s been going for around 60 years. They serve “elevated pub grub” and have a decent wine list. Their kitchen is one of only three venues in the city that is running at lunchtime. The Liberty Bar is a popular place for a drink before heading to the concert hall down the road.

Features

bar, music, karaoke, dancing, restaurant

Updated: 02-Nov-2021

85 N Saginaw St, Detroit

Weekday: 11am – 2am
Weekend: Sat: 6pm-2am Sun: 10am-2am

4.0
Audience Rating

From 56 votes Vote

The Hayloft Saloon is a Detroit gay bar in Warrendale, close to the city’s gay nightlife.

Serving Detroit’s men since 1980, the Hayloft Saloon is a popular local watering hole offering TV sports in a comfortable setting.

Locals and tourists alike gather at the Hayloft Saloon for happy hour specials, friendly staff, and cold beer.

Throughout the week this Detroit gay bar hosts karaoke nights, underwear parties, and more.

Features

bar, music, karaoke

Updated: 02-Nov-2021

8070 Greenfield Rd, Detroit

Weekday: 4pm - 2am
Weekend: 4pm - 2am

2.6
Audience Rating

From 57 votes Vote

The Woodward Bar & Grill is an LGBTQ+ friendly and popular bar in Detroit, Michigan. Serving food and drinks by day, trendy dance club by night. The Woodward has regular special events and live performances on, DJ’s are playing most weekends.

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bar, pub, restaurant, special events, djs

Updated: 02-Nov-2021

6426 Woodward Ave, Detroit

Weekday: 5pm - 2am
Weekend: 5pm - 2am

Adam’s Apple Bar is an all-inclusive bar in Detroit, Michigan. Considered by locals as part of the “gay triangle”, Adam’s Apple Bar is close to Hayloft and GiGis.

They are hosting regular karaoke nights, and serving food and cocktails seven days a week.

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bar, cocktails, music, karaoke

Updated: 02-Nov-2021

18931 W Warren Ave, Detroit

Weekday: 12pm - 2.30am
Weekend: 12pm - 2.30am

Backstreet at Large Multiplex has been an integral part of the gay community since its predecessor’s opening in 1979.

This is a place where everyone is welcome.

From a casual restaurant, to an LGBTQ+ bar, food and drink specials daily, special events every weekend, regular karaoke nights.

Features

bar, music, cocktails, food, club, karaoke

Updated: 02-Nov-2021

14925 Livernois, Detroit

Weekday: 7pm - 2am (Mon-Tue closed)
Weekend: 7pm - 2am

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