Outside, a group of women in all pink and matching cowboy hats arrive on the back of a bar bike. Up the street, a server at Hunters offers up a tray of neon Jello shots to customers sitting on the patio. Masks, occupancy limits and social distancing aside, it could be any pre-pandemic Friday night on Arenas Road, an entire block lined with gay bars and businesses in downtown Palm Springs. Despite more than a year of on-and-off closures and fluctuating health mandates, at least six of the seven bars on Arenas Road are open again.
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Palm Springs is one of the best gay destinations in the USA. They brought their liberal social attitudes with them and Palm Springs has remained very liberal to this day. The population is around 48, Palm Springs is packed with many excellent gay bars and gay clubs. Naturally, Palm Springs Pride is a big event. Browse a selection of tours in Palm Springs from our partners with free cancellation 24 hours before your tour starts.
Palm Springs Gay Bars
So you want to go gay bar hopping in Palm Springs? To help you on your way, here are all the LGBTQ-specific places to grab a thirst-quenching drink, watch a sassy drag show, cruise a potential partner, or just dance the night away. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs Situated in an historic s building and sporting a classic Continental jukebox loaded with your favorite tunes, Alibi offers a relaxing vibe.
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. New art-deco themed gay bar in the heart of the Palm Springs gay strip.