Last updated on December 1st, 2020
If you are trying to locate the best gay and lesbian bars or clubs in Baltimore you can find everything you need right here. This LGBT nightlife guide will also cover things like mixed clubs, trans bars, drag shows, the main queer area of town Mount Vernon and more!
There are some cool annual or more frequent pride events that we also need to discuss. And in this modern tech era it would be a big mistake to not mention the best LGBT dating sites to use.
We don’t all like to do things the same way which is why we are trying to cover all the options so that you can go with whichever sounds best to you. Lesbian and gay bars are not the only way to meet new people these days and it is nice to have options.
By the way, we have also covered the Washington DC LGBT nightlife at that link.
Best LGBT Bars & Clubs In Baltimore
Let’s start this off with a list of the best mixed LGBT bars and nightclubs in Baltimore:
- Ziascos at 1313 E Pratt St
- Rowan Tree at 1633 S Charles St
- Gallery One Bar at 1735 Maryland Ave
- Grand Central Club at 1001 N Charles St
- Leon’s Backroom at 227 W Chase St
- The Drinkery at 205 W Read St
- Mixers at 6037 Belair Rd
- Club 1772 at 1722 N. Charles St
- Club Orpheus at 1003 E Pratt St
Best Gay Bars & Clubs
We know some of you are here to find out about gay bars in Baltimore for men to meet men. As the world becomes more inclusive you don’t find that type of segregation as often as you used to. These days most gay bars are actually mixed, and any of the above spots can easily lead to gay hook ups.
Best Lesbian Bars & Clubs in Baltimore
Along that same vein we don’t know of any solely lesbian bars in Baltimore. Go party at the spots in the mixed list and if there are no other women looking to meet women move on to the next spot.
Drag Shows & Trans Bars
We aren’t really to the point of having full on trans bars in Baltimore, but you can find drag shows that may help you locate ts near you at:
- Red Star Fells Point Drag Queen Brunch every first Saturday
- Diva Royale Drag Queen Show
- Grand Central on Thursdays
Look guys, we cover way too many cities and these scenes change so quickly that it is impossible for us to be perfect. We know the scene here pretty well, but not as well as the local experts.
It would be great if you could let us know about any errors we made or if anything is out of date on this page in the comments section at the end. Also, if you think any venues should be listed as solely places for men to meet men or women to meet women fill us in, thanks a lot.
Many of these gay or lesbian bars and clubs can be found in the LGBT nightlife area of Mount Vernon. Go do your partying in that part of town and you will be able to check out the various venues and find out the right spots for your personal desires.
We have also written about the LGBT scene in:
Weekly, Monthly, & Pride Events
Here are some of the best LGBT events that occur on a weekly or monthly basis:
- Open Mic Night at The Brewer’s Cask on Fridays
- Bearlesque! at Club Orpheus on Saturdays
And these are the best pride events plus other LGBT events throughout the year like:
Best LGBT Dating Sites
As many of us become more introverted going out to party at an LGBT bar or club may not be our preferred way to meet new people. Fortunately technology has opened up some new doors for us and now we have more options at are disposal.
Plus not everyone is fully ‘out’ at the moment and may not necessarily want to be spotted and get posted about on social media. Whatever your reasons or motivations are LGBT dating sites are a great way to meet people near you without having to get all dressed up and head to a gay or lesbian bar to do so.
The first sites we want to mention are mainly geared towards casual sex, they aren’t exactly dating sites. As the divorce rates keep climbing lots of people are enjoying the single life and aren’t looking for any commitment at the moment.
Men Nation is a really good gay dating site for fast hook ups, and if you want to hook up with gay guys in Baltimore you should definitely check it out. Lesbian Personals is where women can hook up with women, and they are both run by Adult Friend Finder. You have probably seen AFF ads around the web on various adult sites over the almost twenty years they have been helping people like us hook up.
If you don’t have a preferred gender to hook up with then Adult Friend Finder is probably best for you because it covers all the user bases on their numerous sites.We also should tell you about the world’s top transgender dating site, MyTransgenderDate.
Trans dating in Baltimore is trending upwards at a rapid rate as more ts near you are finally comfortable living the life they want to live. Alright then, we have told you all about the Baltimore LGBT nightlife as best as we can.
You know where to go to find mixed, gay, or lesbian bars and clubs plus drag shows to party with trans and all sorts of LGBT dating sites. We hope you make the most of the information at hand.