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Palm Springs Gay Bars

Palm Springs has a legendary gay scene. Here's our guide to the best gay bars in town. Most of the bars can be found on E. Arenas Road.

Palm Springs is a gay desert oasis where young and old come together to party, relax and enjoy the stunning Californian scenery. Although all of Palm Springs is undeniably gay, it’s on E Arenas Road that you’ll find the most vibrant stretch of gay nightlife. The town offers much-needed respite from the gay scene’s notorious ageism and it doesn’t matter whether you're 25 or 55, you can be free to do your thing in Palm Springs.

Palm Springs Gay Bars

Chill Bar
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217 E Arenas, Palm Springs, USA

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Popular gay bar in Palm Springs with a relaxed, laid-back vibe (as the name suggests). Chill Bar offers an extensive drinks menu, contemporary decor and welcoming bartenders.

There's a spacious lounge area, a  full-service bar and a non-smoking outdoor patio. Enjoy the positive atmosphere and get to know the locals as one of the friendly bartenders fixes you a tasty drink.
Features:
Bar
Music

Weekday: 12:00-02:00

Weekend: 12:00-02:00

Last updated on: 8-Aug-2023

Streetbar
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224 E Arenas Rd, Palm Springs, USA

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This lively, cosy gay bar in Palm Springs offers a fun atmosphere, with reasonably priced drinks. served by super friendly staff.

You can enjoy a martini (or two) as you watch a live show inside, or participate in karaoke on one of Streetbar's themed nights. Open 7 days a week.
Features:
Bar
Karaoke
Live music
Music

Weekday: 10:00-02:00

Weekend: 10:00-02:00

Last updated on: 8-Aug-2023

QUADZ
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200 S Indian Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, USA

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3.4
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Based on 7 votes

QUADZ is an energetic Palm Springs gay bar, with VJ's showcasing music videos all night long. The bar is known for its inviting atmosphere, an extensive cocktail list, and friendly staff.

Welcoming diverse crowds of twinks, bears, gym bunnies and ladies, QUADZ hosts regular themed events, karaoke nights, and show tune sing-alongs.
Features:
Bar
Dancing
Karaoke
Live music
Music

Weekday: 14:00-02:00

Weekend: 12:00-02:00

Last updated on: 8-Aug-2023

RetroRoom Lounge
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125 E Tahquitz Canyon Way #102, Palm Springs, USA

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Gay bar RetroRoom Lounge with retro-styled, Hollywood-inspired interior is known for its relaxed atmosphere, friendly customers and excellent staff.

The bar serves specialty cocktails with weekly happy hours and hosts regular karaoke nights and drag shows. A ideal spot for a fun gay night out in Palm Springs.
Features:
Bar
Dancing
Drag Shows
Karaoke
Live music
Music

Weekday: 14:00-02:00

Weekend: 11:00-02:00

Last updated on: 8-Aug-2023

OneEleven Bar
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67555 E Palm Canyon Dr A103, Palm Springs, USA

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OneEleven Bar is a gay cocktail bar located in Cathedral City, Palm Springs.

The bar has plenty of entertainment including live music performances, karaoke, and cabaret. Check out their website for more information.

Weekday: Mon-Thurs - 2pm - 10pm

Weekend: Fri,Sat - 2pm - 12 am Sun -2pm - 10pm

Last updated on: 8-Aug-2023

Bongo Johnny's Patio Bar & Grill
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301 N Palm Canyon Dr Suite 200, Palm Springs, USA

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Bongo Johnny's Patio Bar & Grill is a gay-friendly restaurant and bar, located right on the gay strip.

This is a great place to grab some lunch, as they serve an extensive menu, so there is something for everyone. Bongo Johnny's also serves a great range of cocktails, ideal for pre-drinking. Check out their website for more information.

Weekday: 7:30am - 8pm

Weekend: 7:30am - 8pm

Last updated on: 23-Aug-2023

Toucans Tiki Lounge
Today: Latin Drag Show - Every Monday
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2100 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, USA

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4.5
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Based on 2 votes

One of Palm Springs' most popular gay bars. Toucans Tiki Lounge has a Hawaiian tiki-theme and draws crowds of gay locals and tourists week after week.

Enjoy speciality cocktails, drag queen performances, and good music. Some of the best queens in town perform here. There are often late-night dance parties with various DJ's.

Definitely worth checking out - especially on Sunday for the Sunday Revue. Located in downtown Palm Springs, not far from the city's best nightlife.
Features:
Bar
Dancing
Drag Shows
Live music
Music

Weekday: 13:00-02:00 exc. Wed

Weekend: 13:00-02:00

Last updated on: 8-Aug-2023

Eagle 501
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301 E Arenas Rd, Palm Springs, USA

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Eagle 501 is a gay bar that welcomes lovers of leather, kink, Levi and more.

This bar is a popular cruising spot, as there is a varied and welcoming crowd. There are various events that happen regularly, check out their website for more information on this.

Weekday: 11am - 12 am

Weekend: Fri: 11am - 2am Sat: 6am - 2am Sun: 6am - 12am

Last updated on: 8-Aug-2023

Blackbook
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315 E Arenas Rd, Palm Springs, USA

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Blackbook is an award-winning Bar & Grill for a mostly gay clientele who love a relaxing hangout. In the middle of an array of LGBTQIA+ spaces in Palm Springs, Blackbook has vegan-friendly food, quintessential cocktails, and an outstanding view of the beginnings of the Indian Canyons, a must-see nature reserve.
Features:
Bar
Cocktails
Grill
Restaurant
Sun terrace

Last updated on: 8-Aug-2023

Stacy's @ Palm Springs - CLOSED
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220 E Arenas Rd, Palm Springs, USA

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4.5
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Based on 2 votes

July 2022: This venue is temporarily closed.

Art-deco themed gay bar in the heart of the Palm Springs gay strip. If you're looking for a classy and cheerful evening with friends, then Stacy's @ Palm Springs is perfect for you.

Specialising in cocktails with pianists often playing through the night, Stacy's brings the best of the East Coast to the sunny West, so make sure to spend an evening here.
Features:
Bar
Live music
Music

Weekday: 10:00-02:00

Weekend: 10:00-02:00

Last updated on: 8-Aug-2023

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