Queer New York
Big Apple´s Nightlife belongs to the wildest on Earth
The city that never sleeps offers unlimited party opportunities and going-out options. Discover clubs and bars and make the nights count!
Where to have Drinks
America´s biggest city is home to a never ending amount of great bars, roof top terraces and pubs. New York´s bars are the perfect place to start your evening and make plans for the night. Rocking Horse Cafe is located in the gay area of Chelsea and a local hot spot. Here you can enjoy Mexican food and tasty cocktails while watching the lively nightlife around you. The margaritas are notorious and the atmosphere charming. Once you are in New York, a visit at Stonewall Innis a must.
The legendary bar located in Greenwich Village is a LGBT landmark where the gay movement had started decades ago. Still today the comfortable bar is a great place to meet people from all over the world as visitors from everywhere make their way to this unique highlight. Metropolitan is one of Brooklyn´s best queer bars these days. The casual bar convinces with its outdoor terrace, every-day happy hour and funny theme events.
Top Tip: Big Gay Ice Cream
It doesn´t matter if you are on your way to a bar or already on your way home. Ice cream is always a good idea! Big Gay Ice Cream serves New York´s best ice cream and surprises with exotic flavors, unknown toppings and delicious shakes. The original gay-owned BGIC truck debuted in 2009 and has become an NYC favorite by now. Today there are different stores located in the city which attract hundreds of people every day.
Where to Party
Once you had some delicious drinks in one of the city´s fabulous bars, you are probably ready for some party fun. Luckily New York is home to the country´s best nightlife. Industry Bar in Manhattan is one of the city´s most popular gay dance bars. Especially on Saturday nights the stylish location is packed with local gay boys and international visitors from everywhere. Here you can also meet some of the county´s most famous drag queens. Therapy situated in Hell´s Kitchen is another fantastic dance bar. Here you can dance, chat with your friends and meet new people. The music is usually loud and the location pretty full. In the middle of Big Apple´s gay epicenter Pieces in Greenwich Village is the perfect spot to dance all night long, watch funny drag shows and have a good time. The drinks are quite strong and the barkeepers just gorgeous.
Late Night & Cruising
New York also offers some good cruising locations. West Side Club and East Side Club are the names of the city´s most popular gay saunas. The venues offer spacious cabins, relaxing baths and fitness facilities. Here you can relax and have fun at the same time. The Eagle in Chelsea is a long-running gay fetish bar which attracts local men and visitors every single night. The spot has different theme nights and convinces with special fetish events.