Queer Paris

The French Capital is the Country´s Nightlife Hot Spot

Copyright: Gay in City

Paris´ party culture is phenomenal. The city offers chic bars, popular dance clubs and a hip underground scene. Enjoy the night in the city of lights.

Where to have Drinks & Cocktails

Many famous gay bars are located in the queer neighborhood of Le Marais. The popular gay district is home to countless nice bars and fabulous LGBT venues. RAIDD Bar is one of the city´s best gay bars these days. The location is popular with tourists and locals and always packed. Hot dancers and amazing shows guarantee a lot of fun and the basement lounge is a fantastic chill out area. Not far away you can find another fantastic gay bar: COX is also located in the middle of Paris´ queer heart and really worth a visit. Especially at the weekends the stylish place is full of international visitors and local Parisians. The daily happy hour is a good opportunity to enjoy tasty drinks while meeting new people. Duplex Bar belongs to Paris´ longest running queer bars and convinces with its easy-going charm. From time to time the comfy bar hosts exhibitions and cultural events. Duplex is just a good place to start your night. Every first-time visitor has to make its way to legendary Moulin Rouge. The notorious landmark is world-famous for its brilliant shows and events. A visit here belongs to every Paris city trip!

Where to Party in Paris

Paris´ biggest and most known gay party event is Matinée Paris also called Scream. The massive party takes place a few times a year and is real fun. Boys and men from all over France and Europe make their way to Paris to have an amazing time. Gogo dancers and international Djs give their best to make the event unforgettable. It makes sense to get tickets in advance as the event can be sold out. Beardrop is a monthly party that attracts leather fans from everywhere. The huge event is a highlight in the fetish scene and really spectacular. Great Djs play amazing music until the morning hours and make the crowed dance. EXCITE is a great gay electro party in central Paris these days. The party also takes place monthly at various locations and has made its way to one of the most loved events in the French capital. Live singers and acts make this party unique and special. 

Cruising & After Hour

France´s biggest metropolis is also home to a high amount of cruising bars and fetish establishments. Full Metal situated in Le Marais is a cruising hot spot which offers different theme nights and events. Especially at the weekends the bar is full of men and boys in their best leather, rubber or sports outfits. SecteurX is another well-established dark room bar in Le Marais. The place hosts naked nights, SM parties and other fetish events regularly. Sun City is Paris´ biggest gay sauna. The spacious place offers great facilities like a steam room, Jacuzzis and a gym. Especially at Sundays the establishment is pretty busy. Here you can relax and have fun at the same time. KING Sauna is a little bit smaller but also offers nice features like a dry sauna and a steam room. Special party events are hosted here as well.