Sydney Gay Clubs

Sydney Gay Clubs

As the gay capital of the Southern Hemisphere, Sydney’s gay dance club and party scene is second to none.

Coronavirus Update: Please note that some venues may be closed in line with local government advice. Please check the venue's own website for the latest opening hours and information before making your journey. Stay safe and follow the local authority's guidance in order to minimise the risk of transmission of the virus.

One of the most popular gay dance clubs in Melbourne now also takes place at Sydney’s every popular Ivy Pool Bar. Poof Doof has emerged as one of Australia’s best gay club nights.

Open on Saturdays from 10:30pm. Worth booking ahead as it can sell out. Check the Sydney section of their site for dates.

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bar, music, dancing

Updated: 10-Mar-2021

320 George Street, Sydney


weekend: Sat 22:30 - 07:00

Coronavirus Update: Closed

ARQ is one of the largest and most popular gay dance clubs in Australia.

Huge dance floor, stunning laser light and sound system, drag shows, live performances, DJ’s, hot dancers – ARQ has it all.

Open on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Hosts regular themed parties – see the website for upcoming events.

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bar, music, dancing

Updated: 29-Jan-2021

16 Flinders St, Darlinghurst, Sydney

weekday: Thu 21:00 - 05:00
weekend: from 21:00

4.1
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The latest addition to Sydney’s gay scene on Oxford Street. Formerly ‘Midnight Shift’, the new UNIVERSAL club features multiple dance floors, state-of-the-art light & sound system.

Expect the hottest international DJ’s, performers and dancers. Check UNIVERSAL’s website for details of their themed events and parties.

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bar, music, dancing, go-go show, cabaret show

Updated: 29-Jan-2021

85-91 Oxford St, Darlinghurst, Sydney


3.7
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From 72 votes Vote

Sydney’s favourite gay dance party. Daywash organises fabulous pool parties and dance parties on special occasions.

Check the website for details of upcoming events.

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bar, music, dancing

Updated: 29-Jan-2021

4.0
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Iconic gay & lesbian bar with cabaret shows, plus a cocktail lounge and terrace. Located in bustling Erskineville, in Sydney’s Inner West, The Imperial Hotel has been a long time supporter of the LGBT community.

Featuring Drag N’ Dine at Priscillas restaurant, enjoy weekly performances from drag queens to pole dancing and various spot performances.

nearest station : Erskineville

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bar, music, dancing, restaurant, cabaret show

Updated: 06-Nov-2019

35 Erskineville Rd, Erskineville

weekday: 11:30 - 00:00
weekend: 11:30 - 03:00

3.0
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Sydney gay underground techno party. Popular with the leather & fetish crowd but open to all.

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bar, music, dancing, cruise/fetish

Updated: 08-Nov-2019

41 Oxford St, Darlinghurst, Sydney


2.7
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Australia’s popular gay dance party, organised by The BeardedHomo. BARBA first launched in Melbourne and has made its way to Sydney, featuring an exciting DJ lineup.

Check BARBA’s Facebook page for details of upcoming parties.

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bar, music, dancing

Updated: 29-Jan-2021

various venues, Sydney


4.0
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Sydney’s fetish-oriented gay dance party, usually held in Darlinghurst. Check TROUGH Sydney’s website or Facebook page for details of upcoming events.

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bar, music, dancing, dark room

Updated: 29-Jan-2021

38-46 Oxford St, Darlinghurst, Sydney


3.9
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Hip-hop and R&B party for gays, lesbians and friends. Produced by In The Dark, Swagger is held in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide.

The party pays tribute to your R&B divas and hip-hop heartthrobs as the DJ’s spin songs from the likes of Emimen, Rhianna, Pitbull and TLC.

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bar, music, dancing

Updated: 25-Mar-2021

various venues, Sydney


4.0
Audience Rating

From 54 votes Vote

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