The line between gay and straight bars is a blurry one in New Orleans, a place where diversity is a given and differences of perspective are celebrated in festivals like Southern Decadence. Even Easter has a gay parade. There are lively dance clubs, as well as neighborhood Cheers-style watering holes. New Orleans likes to stay up late. The city that is the birthplace of jazz and cocktails and hosts Mardi Gras every year is no sleepy head. While music is the local language any time of the day or night, come sundown in New Orleans, opportunities to listen and dance to live music and catch cabaret shows are in every nook and cranny.
Calling New Orleans gay-friendly is like saying red beans and rice is a good idea for Monday supper. The city has long been a landing spot for people of all stripes and polka dots – the artistic. Every bar in New Orleans is a welcoming one, but a handful of gay bars and dance clubs cater to LGBTQ patrons of all stripes.Author: Missy Wilkinson.
Another New Orleans gay bar that's really two spaces in one, the Phoenix/Eagle New Orleans is a 10- to 15-minute walk from the French Quarter in bustling Faubourg Marigny, a neighborhood that's become increasingly trendy and also popular with the LGBT community over the years. Top Nightlife in New Orleans: See reviews and photos of nightlife attractions in New Orleans, Louisiana on TripAdvisor. New Orleans. Gay Clubs & Bars (9) Cigar Bars (5) Piano Bars (5) Blues Clubs & Bars (4) Wine Bars (4) “ I was in New Orleans for work and looking for a close place where have a drink and listen to some good music.
Gay Bars in New Orleans with reviews, maps and photos in French Quarter,Marigny and other neighborhoods. New Orleans is a popular place for a gay getaway with a vibrant Pride Week, LGBTQ Mardi Gras traditions, as well as all the history, music, cuisine and art that New Orleans is famous for. While New Orleans used to have a popular gay bathhouse, Club New Orleans, they have closed (and a couple of years earlier, the city's other bathhouse, Flex, also closed).