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LGBTQ+ Paris Clubs, Collectives, and Pop-up Parties

Paris is home to a vibrant LGBTQ+ scene, with long-standing clubs, collectives, and pop-up parties breathing life into the French capital throughout the year.

If you’re planning a trip to the City of Love, get involved with the diverse LGBTQ+ scene and let the locals show you what the city’s all about. There’s plenty to choose from, so whether you’re looking for something lowkey or an all-out extravaganza, you’re sure to find amusement that suits.

The best gay bars in Paris

Midweek or weekend, these lively gay bars are popular among locals and tourists alike. 
Banana Café
An institution since the ’90s, Le Club Banana Café is an eclectic spot for anyone and everyone. Think colourful cocktails and good vibes all around. 
Banana Café / 13 Rue de la Ferronnerie, 75001
SLY Bar is a trendy spot with a cosy atmosphere. It’s easy to find, in the centre of the city, and the perfect place for easygoing drinks after a day’s exploring. If you can, settle yourself outside on the heated terrace – it’s the best seat in the house!
SLY / 22 Rue des Lombards, 75004
Café Cox
Café Cox hasn’t changed much since its opening in 1995. Located in the heart of the Marais, in one of the city’s gay districts, it’s the perfect place for happy hour a resident DJ set.
Café Cox / 15 Rue des Archives, 75004

LGBTQ+ clubbing collectives

Collectives rule Paris’s nightlife, with independent events springing up throughout the year and an ever-diverse crowd in attendance. The events aren’t all strictly LGBTQ+, but the ones which are fall among the best nights out in the city.
Flash Cocotte
Flash Cocotte hosts a monthly celebration for the city’s gay community. Costumes and creative fashions are encouraged, queens and impersonators mingle with the crowd, and the best techno and house music ring through the air.
La Gaston
Working to bring the city’s LGBTQ+ cultures together, La Gaston is a queer clubbing collective with a fuss-free atmosphere. Forget extravagant costumes and decadent blowouts, La Gaston is easygoing, come-as-you-are at its best.
A handful more Parisian collectives include:
Trou Aux Biches
House of Moda
Dolly Stud
La Kidnapping

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