Vancouver’s gay and lesbian bar scene has something for everyone! Whether it is the levi, leather and bear crowd at the Pumpjack or perhaps a quiet cocktail at the Oasis or even dancing all night long at Celebrities, Vancouver’s gay bar scene is a diverse one
Vancouver’s Gay Bars
One of Vancouver’s top boutique lounge spaces, 1181 is “inclusive of everyone with an open mind”. Open Wednesday – Sunday this hotspot is the perfect atmosphere for cocktails before dinner or before the clubs. A mixed crowd, 1181 is cool sophistication without the pretence.
1181 Davie Street
Phone: (604) 687-3991
A Vancouver institution since it re-opened in 2003, Celebrities is Vancouver’s largest gay and lesbian nightclub but has become a hotspot for a very mixed crowd over the years. The crowd comes for the great mix of local and international DJ talent and a bevy of special events throughout the week.
1022 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: (604) 681-6180
Another Vancouver landmark, Numbers features a variety of DJs and events seven nights a week. This multi-level space offers a little something for everyone and is also great place for cruising.
1042 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: (604) 685-4077
PJs is a great place to meet friends in a casual pub atmosphere alongside the friendly leather men and bears that frequent it all week long. Sunday afternoons at PJs is definitely the place to be but get there early as the line-ups can start early.
1167 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: (604) 685-3417
Score on Davie
Vancouver’s only gay sports bar, this bar come restaurant serves up a whole host of tasty food items in a friendly pub atmosphere. Numerous televisions showing all the popular games make this a great place to catch your favourite sports with like-minded people.
1167 Davie Street
Phone: (604) 632-1646
The Fountainhead Pub
This pub is probably best known for its large patio that can be very busy in nice weather. Traditional pub fare is served up seven days a week.
1025 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: (604) 687-2222
Open 7 days a week till 3am with special events monthly.
1138 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: (604) 669-2013
Oasis Ultra Lounge
A cool lounge located in the heart of the Westend, the Oasis boasts a tapas menu and innovative cocktails. Its heated and covered garden patio is a great way to escape the various DJ and other entertainment seven days a week.
1240 Thurlow Street (above Denny’s), Vancouver
Phone: (604) 685-1724
Vancouver Bars with Gay-friendly Nights/Events
A multi-level nightclub and lounge that features a number of gay and gay-friendly events.
560 Seymour Street, Vancouver
Phone: (604) 678.6322
East Van homo hang-out with special gay nights.
917 Main Street, Vancouver
Phone: (604) 685-2825
Map of Gay Vancouver Bars, Pubs & Cabarets
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