Don't Tell Mama

Downtown

Downtown music spot Don't Tell Mama - from a "Cabaret" song of the same name - bills itself as a New York-style piano bar, where every night is open-mic night....

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Music Venue

Ghostbar

West Side

A celebrity-studded, ultra-hip lounge scene has brought tons of press coverage to Ghostbar, the enormously successful nightclub venture on the top of the Palms...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Lounge

Share Nightclub

West Side

A bi-level gay dance club on the West Side of town, Share has a large dance floor downstairs and a cruisy VIP upstairs section with lounge rooms and private cabanas....

  • For Men
  • Nightclub

Flex Cocktail Lounge

West Side

Home to the longest-running drag show in Vegas, Flex Cocktail Lounge is a fixture on any gay Vegas bar crawl, and their "What a Drag" Saturday night shows are still...

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

Peppermill Fireside Lounge

North Strip

Established in 1972 and open 24 hours, the Peppermill Fireside Lounge is a throwback to old Las Vegas and the fern bar era. The dreamy and sensual date-night d├ęcor...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Lounge

FreeZone

East Side

FreeZone on Sunday nights offer the only lesbian bar scene in Las Vegas, though it's generally inclusive, so all should feel welcome any night of the week. It's also...

  • For Women
  • Bar
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  • 1

Entourage Gay Vegas Bathhouse

East Side

A large gay sauna modeled on Roman-style baths, Entourage is one of two gay bathhouses in Las Vegas, and is considered by most to be the best. It's located in a...

  • For Men
  • Sauna
  • 1
  • 1

1 OAK

Center Strip

A classic models-and-bottles club, 1 OAK - for one of a kind - is dark, loud, sexy, and expensive. The two separate rooms that make up the club each have their own...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Artifice

Downtown

Located in the heart of Downtown's Arts District, Artifice is a hip lounge and events space with a regular rotation of bands, theater, and performance art. The...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Lounge

Badlands Saloon

East Side

Badlands Saloon is a neighborhood bar with an impressive commitment to its theme, where locals come to play cowboy instead of the slots. There are plenty of pool...

  • For Men
  • Bar

Beauty Bar

Downtown

Beauty Bar is a spin-off of the popular New York dive of the same name, and true to its original form, it attracts a crowd of twenty-something hipsters here to...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Charlie's Las Vegas

Spring Valley

Charlie's Las Vegas has some of the best drink specials in town, which may be why it's so popular with the young cowboy-wannabe crowd, who pile in here for line...

  • For Men
  • Nightclub

Double Down Saloon

Paradise Road

The hilarious, potty-mouthed graffiti on the walls of Double Down Saloon is just part of the fun, which also includes a kick-ass jukebox, battered pool tables, and a...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Fun Hog Ranch

East Side

A classic Las Vegas gay dive catering to the denim and leather crowd, Fun Hog Ranch is a hit with locals but still welcoming to the occasional tourist. The drinks...

  • For Men
  • Bar

Goodtimes

Southeast

Monday nights are the best nights at Goodtimes, a gay and lesbian bar that also hosts popular goth parties on Thursdays and the "What A Drag" drag show on Saturdays....

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Hakkasan

South Strip

An 80,000-square-foot outpost of the original club in London, Hakkasan is half nightclub-half restaurant, serving high-end Cantonese cuisine. There are eight floors...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Hawk's Gym

East Side

Hawk's Gym - which has a second location in Portland, Oregon - is the smaller of the two gay bathhouses in Las Vegas, and has a loyal clientele who come for the dark...

  • For Men
  • Sauna

Las Vegas Eagle

East Side

Drinks are cheap at the Las Vegas Eagle, but if you come on Wednesday and show your skivvies you'll drink for free. Most nights there's some sort of show on offer,...

  • For Men
  • Bar

Las Vegas Lounge

East Side

This unassuming dive bar on the East Side is actually one of the most trans-friendly watering holes in town. The scene can be a little wild, and it's in a...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Marquee Nightclub

South Strip

The 50-foot ceilings, bi-level dance floor and stadium-style seating at Marquee nightclub give some sense of its vast interior, but you really have to see this place...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Piranha Nightclub

East Side

One of the best nightclubs on the Fruit Loop - a group of gay and lesbian bars on the east side of town - Piranha may be small but it packs a big punch. Highlights...

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

REVOSundays at Revolution Lounge

Center Strip

Every Sunday at the Mirage's Revolution Lounge is gay party REVOSundays, which has a well-deserved reputation as the perfect place to start a night of club-hopping....

  • For Men
  • Lounge

Spotlight Lounge

East Side

A laid-back karaoke-and-pool bar with a mostly local gay clientele, the Spotlight Lounge serves strong drinks at decent prices with very little attitude. It's been...

  • For Men
  • Lounge

Tao

North Strip

A multi-million dollar playground that's become one of the best dance clubs in Vegas, Tao is decorated in an Asian-influenced style with large stone statues, red...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Temptation

South Strip

The Luxor's Sunday evening pool party has been going strong for almost six years, and just one look at the bronzed bodies on display will explain at least part of...

  • For Men
  • Party

The Chandelier at The Cosmopolitan

South Strip

The bar at The Chandelier is divided into three sections, each with its own style of cocktail preparation, and all of which are impressive displays of skill....

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Lounge

The Garage

East Side

The Garage is definitely more popular with locals than with tourists, but it's known as a low-attitude joint, if you want to shoot some pool or play darts in a...

  • For Men
  • Bar

The Hostile Grape

Henderson

A ritzy wine bar tucked into the basement of the M Resort, The Hostile Grape has the cool, dark atmosphere of a library. The well-curated menu stocks 160 wines by...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

The Phoenix Bar and Lounge

West Side

There's usually a game of Super Smash Bros or Donkey Kong underway at The Phoenix Bar and Lounge, projected onto a wall and played by patrons settled into...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

XS Las Vegas

North Strip

With its own pool and a huge open-air dance floor, XS has one of the more unique nightclub set-ups on the Strip. Walls are lined with gold body casts of the...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub