San Antonio is very LGBTQ+-friendly has great gay bars to choose from. But if you’re specifically looking for a place to celebrate Pride Month, or generally looking to meet great people in the community throughout the calendar year, we’ve rounded up the best events and places to visit around town.
EXPLORE THE BEST EVENTS AND GAY BARS IN SAN ANTONIO
Knockout is one of the newer LGBTQ bars to hit the San Antonio strip. The sports bar is a great place to catch a game on one of their wall-mounted 15 flat-screen TVs, shoot some pool with your friends, or grab some Pup’s Pizza. Come down to Knockout on June 26th for their first Pride Block Party!
Enjoy a cold draft beer or cocktail at Sparky’s Pub. The old English-style pub is a great place to unwind after a long day at work or gather with some of your friends over a game of pool or darts. Sparky’s Pub will also be involved in the Pride Block Party on June 26th, so make sure to stop by and enjoy the front bar patio.
217 W 4th St.
Austin, TX 78701
Rain on 4th is one of the most popular gay clubs in Austin since its opening in 2004. Located on 4th street’s warehouse district where many gay bars are located, Rain on 4th is an upscale location where drag shows and dancing the night away is expected.
San Antonio, TX 78205
While Bonham Exchange is closed until further notice, this gay bar in San Antonio is worth getting on your radar now so you can stay in the know when they open again. Bonham Exchange is the place to be if you’re looking for a packed and lively bar to dance the night away.
Austin Black Pride was created in 2016 to recognize and create more awareness around the Black and Queer community. The organization hosts cultural events and workshops throughout the year but is hosting an Austin Black Pride Celebration from June 8th – June 13th. Celebration events include yoga, speaker events, and a rooftop party at the Coconut Club.