Gay Las Vegas

Las Vegas was crowned as the 2016 Gay Travel AwardsSM Destination of the Year.  This was the inaugural year for the award which recognizes global travel and hospitality providers that exemplify the spirit of inclusiveness, as well as innovators that constantly improve their amenities and service levels for the LGBT community.  

Gay Travel Celebrity Gurus Davey Wavey, Bria & Chrissy, Princess Joules and Duane Wells enjoyed an incredible group guru vacation together in Las Vegas. To watch all of our Celebrity Guru videos, click here.

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Gay Las Vegas — a flashy Mirage-like city just an hour's flight from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Phoenix and more — sits as one of the most popular and busy tourist destinations in the entire world! The proximity of the airport to the Las Vegas Strip and downtown makes it super-convenient to quickly immerse yourself in the experience.  When they say Gay Las Vegas, they really mean it! The lights, the shows, the musicals, it's all here for you to enjoy!  Here you will find the highest class of hotels in the world, these skyscrapers rise dozens upon dozens of stories above the earth to provide you with an amazing view of the city. You can’t walk for more than 20 minutes without coming upon a gay venue. No matter where you go, or what direction you walk, there will always be lights and something for you to do. Las Vegas is known as the party hotspot of the world, the absolute perfect LGBT getaway!


With marriage equality legal through all 50 states, what better place to tie the knot than the wedding capital of the world. Whether you want an opulent wedding with velvet runners, imported roses and string quartets, or just to celebrate with a few close friends in a ceremony officiated by Elvis himself, you can officially tie the knot the way you want. Here's to unforgettable memories. And here's to every happy couple walking down the aisle with pride in Las Vegas.


Las Vegas' premier resorts aren't just a place to crash and store your stuff. With all of the amenities that the city's amazing hotels have to offer, you're sure to enjoy a wonderful getaway. From the Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas to the canals of Venice at The Venetian, to the beautiful lakeside Bellagio, Las Vegas welcomes visitors to some of the most unique casino resorts in the world. 


Once known for its all-you-can-eat buffets and bargain shrimp cocktails, Las Vegas has transformed itself into a top culinary destination. Today, Las Vegas has the most comprehensive collection of celebrity chefs and world-class restaurants, more Master Sommeliers than any other city in the world and more wine sold per capita than in any other destination. From Mobil Travel Guide awarded restaurant Joël Robuchon at MGM Grand to Cafe 6 at Palms Place to Payard Patisserie & Bistro at Caesars Palace you're sure to find something perfect for your taste buds.


Las Vegas has evolved into a shopping Mecca, with everything from souvenir shops to haute couture boutiques. Crystals at CityCenter is one of the newest shop on the block, joining favorites such as The Shops at Crystals at ARIA Las Vegas, and The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace featuring 160 boutiques from Abercrombie and Fitch to John Varvatos; and The Fashion Show Mall with nearly 2 million square feet of shopping heaven including Neiman Marcus, Dillard's, Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom. And for great deals, visit the Las Vegas Premium Outlets - South or Las Vegas Premium Outlets - North. Great buys are in store, no matter where you shop in Vegas!


Prefer getting pampered indoors? No problem - Las Vegas is home to the more than 45 unique and relaxing luxury spas, making it easy to find your favorite retreat. Canyon Ranch Spa Club at The Venetian & The Palazzo offers gracious, tranquil gathering places and a European-style thermal treatment suite. Or refresh yourself at the Paris Spa by Mandara with its Eucalyptus steam room, dry sauna and full-service salon. For some style, try the sleek and modern BATHHOUSE Spa at the Delano, or the stunning Spa at Encore.


Las Vegas has plenty of gay nightlife options available. Head downtown to Bastille on 3rd the oldest gay bar in Vegas and the gay equivalent to Cheers. Enjoy the drinks, drag shows and games at Flex Cocktail Lounge. Or catch some country-western flavor at the Badlands Saloon or Charlie's. Other exciting clubs include 8 ½, Piranha, The Garage, Phoenix Bar & Lounge, Fun Hog Ranch, Goodtimes Bar & Nightclub, Las Vegas Eagle and Spotlight Lounge. Several night spots feature "ladies nights" for the women's community. On Tuesdays, Freezone offers Beer Bust for the girls.


The Entertainment Capital of the World has plenty to keep you entertained. Catch legendary singer/songwriter Elton John at Caesars Palace. For a stunning display of acrobatics don't miss one of the amazing Cirque du Soleil shows: Zumanity at New York-New York Hotel & Casino, "O" at Bellagio, KÀ at MGM Grand, The Beatles LOVE at The Mirage, Michael Jackson ONE at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Mystère at Treasure Island, CRISS ANGEL Mindfreak Live at Luxor.  Need your Broadway fix? The Smith Center for the Performing Arts brings the top touring Broadway shows to Vegas in a new state-of-the-art theater in the heart of downtown!

Las Vegas Gay Scene

Las Vegas is one of the top destinations in the country for gay and lesbian travelers. Many Las Vegas hotels - Paris Las Vegas was among the first - go out of their way to cater to LGBT clientele, with packages and special offers. At Wynn and Encore, there's a Pride concierge, dedicated specifically to helping LGBT guests make the most of their time in Las Vegas. Not that you'll need much help when there's something fabulous around every corner.

Whether you're hitting up one of the gay "nights" hosted on the Las Vegas Stip or exploring one of the many gay clubs situated on the outskirts of Las Vegas, you're sure to find a large crowd of gay tourists to connect with. And depending on what time of year you'll be visiting, be sure to check out Las Vegas Pride for LGBT events throughout the city, the annual pride festival, and different ways to get involved in the community.

Restaurants in Las Vegas

Some of the most popular gay-friendly restaurants are situated right here in Las Vegas, with world renowned chefs behind the kitchen every night.

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Nightlife in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is known to be an adult play ground where you will find the hottest gay bars and trendiest gay clubs that keep going until the early hours of the morning!

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Local Tips in Las Vegas

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