Buenos Aires is one of the most gay-friendly (LGBTQ) cities in South America. Buenos Aires is inclusive in every way. For instance: same-sex activity is legal in Argentina since 1887! Way ahead at that time. In this article, I give you the best LGBTQ Gay & Lesbian clubs and bars in Buenos Aires with all the information. (Directions, names, dates, locations).
The gay bars in Buenos Aires
I can say that gay clubs and bars were booming in the ’80s in Buenos Aires. In the ’90s, the first gay pride was held in Buenos Aires as a message for more acceptance. Nowadays, you will find a variety of gay clubs, bars, hotels, and much more. Buenos Aires has the best LGBTQ Gay & Lesbian clubs and bars in Argentina. Tip: clubs are getting full around 2-3 AM.
LGBTQ on the streets in Buenos Aires
Mostly you can find gay clubs and bars in areas with the name Soho. Here in Buenos Aires, gay clubs and bars are spread out in the city. However, Palermo Soho is seen as the most gay-friendly area in Buenos Aires. Walking hand-in-hand as two men or women is perfectly fine. So, be and feel yourself in Buenos Aires.
The top 10 lesbian and gay bars in Buenos Aires
There is so much to do, but we tried to make a list of the best LGBTQ bars and clubs in Buenos Aires. For gay, lesbians, and their friends.
1. Fiesta Puerca / Fiesta Plop!
One of the most famous gay bars in Buenos Aires is Fiesta Puerca or Fiesta Plop! Both parties are in Teatro Vorterix. The music is a mix of pop and cumbia. The party is Fridays Fiesta Plop and Saturdays there is Fiesta Puerca.
When: Every Friday and Saturday
Location: Teatro Vorterix (Av. Federico Lacroze 3455)
2. Rheo at Crobar
Who doesn’t know Rheo in Buenos Aires? Every Saturday at Crobar in Palermo. Music mix of pop, dance, and electro-style music. The place in Buenos Aires for gays and their friends in their ’20s and ’30s. The gay bar is located under a train bridge.
When: Every Saturday
Location: Crobar (Av. Cnel. Marcelino E. Freyre)
Feliza is a cafe and one of the smaller nightclubs in Buenos Aires. Almost every evening and night there is a party. (Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays). Delicious drinks and finger food available on the menu. Be sure to check out their Instagram for the newest events. Feliza has that down-to-earth feeling. Not too fancy, just enjoying a party.
When: Wednesdays till Sundays
Location: Av. Córdoba 3271, Buenos Aires
4. Fiesta Matilda
Up for a nice party? Fiesta Matilda is an event for lesbians and their friends in Buenos Aires. Awesome atmosphere, and perfect beats. The combination for a night out. Fiesta Matilda takes place in Glam disco. Look on their Facebook and Instagram for upcoming events.
When: Check out their social media
Location: Glam Disco (José A. Cabrera 3046)
5. Club Amerika
The club Amerika is huge! Every weekend 3 floors full of music and gay happiness. Club Amerika is more of a niche club for gays. Definitely look on their website to find your party. Friday, Saturday, and Sundays are different kinds of parties.
When: Friday – Sunday
Location: Club Amerika (Gascón 1040)
6. Fiesta Warhol
Let’s go to San Telmo! Fiesta Warhol takes place every Friday in the oldest neighborhood of Buenos Aires. A night out for everybody. Gay, Lesbian, … LGBTQ. Every Friday event is thematic. Check out their Facebook for upcoming events.
When: Every Friday
Location: La Warhol (Chacabuco 947)
7. Club 69
Get ready for an extraordinary gay night out. That is Club 69. Your gay bar in Buenos Aires on Thursdays in the capital of Argentina. Club 69 is located in Palermo. Dance and be surprised until the morning!
When: Every Thursday
Location: Niceto Club (Av. Cnel. Niceto Vega 5510)
8. KM 0
Yeah, it’s kilometer zero. The gay bar in Buenos Aires is open every day in the week with drag queens, Gogo dancers, and much more. Located near the metro station Santa Fe in Recoleta. Opens at midnight.
When: Every day
Location: KM zero (Av. Santa Fe 2516)
9. Glam Disco
We mentioned Glam Disco already though there are more events going on! The gay club gives you an underground feeling. There are two areas to discover and dance your ass off.
Check out their Facebook for upcoming events.
When: Thursday – Sunday
Location: Glam Disco (José A. Cabrera 3046)
Say Palermo Soho and there is Peuteo! Above all, the bar opens at 7 p.m. from Wednesday till Sunday. From drag shows up to karaoke nights and more. It’s located in the center of Palermo Soho (again).
When: Wednesday – Sunday
Location: Peuteo (Gurruchaga 1867)
Contramano is one of the clubs in Buenos Aires with a long history. Also named as “la Catedral” or “el living”. The place for gays in their 30’s and up. Go in a group or alone. You will start a conversation within a moment.
Location: Contramano (Rodríguez Peña 1082)