Best Gay & Lesbian Bars In Detroit (LGBT Nightlife Guide)

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If you are trying to locate the best gay and lesbian bars or clubs in Detroit we have all the info you need right here. This local LGBT nightlife guide will also cover things like mixed clubs, trans bars, drag shows, the main queer area near you and more!

Plus we will mention all of the best Detroit gay pride events and meet ups we know about. Not all of you will be interested in going out to a lesbian or gay bar or nightclub in your area to try and meet people so we will try to cover all the bases so that you can pick out which option you prefer.

You can find more of our posts on the gay scene in the Midwest there.

Best LGBT Bars & Clubs In Detroit

The best gay, lesbian, and mixed LGBT bars and nightclubs in Detroit are:

Best Gay Bars & Clubs

Back in the day most gay bars in Detroit were only full of men looking for men near you to hook up with. These days things are a lot more blurry and most venues are more mixed LGBT style, and some are mixed gay and straight. There will be plenty of men looking to hook up at the mixed venues we just listed.

Best Lesbian Bars & Clubs in Detroit

Gigi’s and Stiletto’s in Inkster would have to be our top picks for lesbian bars in Detroit for women to meet women. With that said many of the spots from the initial list will also work.

Drag Shows & Trans Bars

We aren’t really to the point of having full on trans bars in Detroit just yet, but you can find drag shows that may help you locate ts near you at:

  • Gigi’s
  • Club Innuendo
  • Pronto

You might also want to check out this great resource into the transgender scene in your area. Look guys, we cover way too many cities and these scenes change way too fast for us to be perfect. We know the scene here pretty well, but not as well as the people who live it every day.

It would be wonderful if you could let us know about anything we got incorrect or if anything is out of date on this page in the comments section at the end.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 local gay or lesbian bars and clubs can be found in the LGBT nightlife area of Ferndale. Be sure to read through some of our other gay guides for:

Weekly, Monthly, & Pride Events

Here are some of the best LGBT events that occur on a weekly or monthly basis:

  • Twisted at Menjo’s on Tuesdays
  • Wednesdays Wet at Menjo’s
  • Tribe at Menjo’s on Thursdays

Many of you are probably already fully aware of the Motor City Pride event held every summer, and some other annual events to look out for include:

Good Luck In The Local LGBT Nightlife

Alright then, we have told you all about the LGBT nightlife in your area as best as we can. You know where to go to find mixed, gay, or lesbian bars and clubs in Detroit plus drag shows to party with trans and plenty more. We hope you make the most of the information at hand.

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