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The French Quarter gay scene is world-famous for two reasons: great location and great fun. You'll find all of these great places to dance, carouse or cruise within easy walking distance of each other.

Bourbon Pub & Parade

801 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70116


New Orleans' largest gay nightclub since 1974. The downstairs bar is celebrated for "the best happy hour in New Orleans." The upstairs dance club, the Parade, is known for its fabulous balconies and dance floor light show.

Cafe Lafitte in Exile

901 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70116


The oldest gay bar in the country is new high tech with three 52 inch LCD monitors with the best music videos on Bourbon Street. This is the place to be for Sunday Tea. Now open Mon & Tue 1:00PM-5:00am. Wed-Sun 24 hours. Happy Hour daily 4:00pm-9:00pm. All domestics $2.75. Well drinks Schnapps, Wine and Water $2.50 Drink and Drown Tuesdays $1.50 well drinks. 10pm-2am Sunday well vodka $2 from noon-5pm Absolut-oke Karaoke every Wed from 9pm-mindnight with $3 AbsolutCocktails.

Corner Pocket

940 St. Louis Street
New Orleans, LA 70112


French Quarter gay bar featuring dancers, drag and drink specials.

Golden Lantern

1239 Royal Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

The Golden Lantern is your basic neighborhood drinking spot and the second oldest gay bar in the city. You will find many of the New Orleans legends here night after night. As the official home of Southern Decadence, this bar is the starting point for the Southern Decadence parade that marches every Sunday before Labor Day in September. it is also home to some of the city's most popular drag shows.

Good Friends Bar

740 Dauphine Street
New Orleans, LA 70116


Good Friends is often the best place to meet up with friends as it is accessible and never has a cover charge. The upstairs Queen's Head Pub is a "snappy casual" gay bar featuring nightly drink specials and events.

Le Roundup

819 St. Louis Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

A New Orleans gay bar in the heart of the French Quarter featuring 'eye-opener specials' such as bloody marys and mimosas from 8am to noon.

Ninth Circle at Congo Square

700 N. Rampart Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

Neighborhood gay bar on the edge of the Quarter with exotic clientele. Music ranges from techno to house and breakbeats. Open 24 hours Thursday-Sunday.

Orlando's Society Page Lounge

542 North Rampart St.
New Orleans, LA


800 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70116


New Orleans' most popular gay dance club. Balcony overlooking Bourbon and St. Ann. Great dancefloor and lighting set up. Various shows and themes weekly.


801 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70116


Located on the second floor above The Bourbon Pub, the dancefloor and lasers will keep you moving all night long. One of New Orleans' largest gay bars and nightclubs. Proudly serving the gay community 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Rawhide 2010

740 Burgundy Street
New Orleans, LA 70116


French Quarter gay leather bar open 24 hours.

Starlight By The Park

834 North Rampart St.
New Orleans, LA 70116

Lively gay bar with Girls Revue, El Gato and plenty of local color.

The Double Play

439 Dauphine Stret
New Orleans, LA 70112

The Double Play is a low-key watering hole, great for hanging out for beer and pool.


820 N. Rampart Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

Locals gay bar located on Rampart Street on the edge of the Quarter.

Voodoo at Congo Square

718 N. Rampart Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

Local gay bar with a voodoo theme across from Armstrong Park.

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