Best 6 Gay Bars in Phoenix

Are you on the lookout for the most sophisticated Gay Bars in Phoenix?

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Keep in mind, this article is in ascending order. We’ve saved the best Gay Bars for last. Enjoy the list!


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Phoenix is lowkey gay as hell. It’s rapidly expanding queer community grows a fresh crop of social scenes where LGBT+ persons feel welcome and celebrated, which wholly explains massive number of gay bars in Phoenix. Big up to members of the Phoenix LGBTQ and community and its allies – queer culture in the Phoenix area is thriving. It’s home to the vibrant Melrose district known for its gay-friendly shops and eatries, several pride events throughout the year, and an active Greater Phoenix Lesbian Chamber of commerce supporting variety of gay and lesbian businesses.  Gay bars in Phoenix features awesome rotating drink specials, go-go dancers, charming ambiance, friendly warm atmosphere, amazing drag shows, great reasonably priced drinks, great entertainment, and themed nights that rotate through out the week.

6. Karamba Nightclub

Karamba Nightclub


Gay dance club showcasing Latin DJ tunes, theme nights & drag shows in a high-energy environment. One of the city’s best gay dance clubs and as fun a latin gay bar as you’ll ever find, Karamba nightclub. Karamba Nightclub is nothing less than one of the best and busiest gay dancer clubs and Latin bars, which you can ever find anywhere in the world. It has a high-tech look, a thunderous and edgy sound system.

5. The Cash Nightclub & Lounge

The Cash Nightclub & Lounge


Gay & lesbian bar featuring country music, line dancing or two-stepping, plus darts, karaoke & more. The Cash Nightclub & Lounge has been open for over 30 years. Rebranding and relocating in 2019, The Cash Nightclub & Lounge is quickly becoming one of Phoenix’s best premium nightclubs. Come out and enjoy drink specials, great music, awesome drag shows, beautiful dancers, bottle service, and even tacos.

4. Charlie’s – Phoenix

Charlie's - Phoenix


Charlie’s – Phoenix is a friendly and popular central Phoenix country – inflected gay nightclub that’s known for its hot dance floor, fun karaoke nights.

3. BS West Scottsdale

BS West Scottsdale


BS West, established in 1988, has been a popular release for many in the Arizona LGBTQ + community. BS West goal, hope, and mission all align in the purpose of providing a safe, fun, and delightful experience for all who come through the door. This inclusive bar and a nightclub has been in the middle of Old Town since 1988. Serving the LGBTQ community.

2. Nu Towne Saloon

Nu Towne Saloon


Nu Towne Saloon is a gay bar featuring a laid-back vibe, an outdoor patio and kitschy, seasonally themed decor. The valley’s oldest gay bar open daily 12:00 pm – 2:00 am. This place has an excellent Shirley Temple that has a twist of citrus that goes nicely with the drink. This is a friendly, small town bar. Always fun to go to, great staff and looks like an antique shop when you go in with all the props gives it a real nice atmosphere. It has changed so much but it’s still the same.

1. Stacy’s @ Melrose

Stacy's @ Melrose

Stacy’s @ Melrose is a gay & lesbian friendly nightclub that features Gothic architectural elements, DJs, and karaoke. Just join them for spectacular events. There is something every day of the week to entertain you.  It’s an upscale lounge and dance bar with DJ’s and drag queens. Stacy has a unique atmosphere with an old-world cathedral and the walls showcasing artworks by local artists.

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In Conclusion

From casual spots to grab a beer to lively bars to dance until dawn, Phoenix has got you covered. Gay bars in Phoenix are great spots to get your drinks on, chill, and unwind. These spots in Phoenix are definitely energetic and fun! So, grab a drink at one of the Phoenix gay and lesbian bars.

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