Despite gays feeling at home throughout the city, gay bars still serve as an important space for the community. Walk in a broke ass amateur, walk out flush like a boss. Whatever is your scene, you'll find companions here. The Krewe of Petronius and the Krewe of Armenius followed suit. If you want to go, make sure to book far enough in advance to get a table.
On certain days, you can catch a drag show upstairs and hopefully watch as a drag queen convinces some very drunk locals to get on stage and lip sync.
GoNOLA Top 5: New Orleans Gay Bars
We are open tonight, Christmas Eve. The Lounge is located in the St. And because it has a more relaxed atmosphere, you can chill and unwind and carry on a conversation without having to shout it. New Orleans is known for many things: When you enter 4 Seasons, you'll see the main bar. Lafitte's features two floors of music and video. But the city was also still mired in the sexually repressive dogma of the heavily Catholic population.
Lafitte's is the oldest Gay bar in the country and has a long and interesting history. As he was dragged out, his jaw broken, Roger Dale Nunez is reported to have yelled: Always snappy casual is the best way to describe Good Friends Bar and it's laid back classy attitude. The fun starts at 9pm and ends With affordable drinks, especially during happy hour, which, by the way, is daily from 8 am — 8 pm including weekends this small but bustling space has amazing drag shows every Friday and Saturday night at 10 pm and every Sunday night at 5 pm. Bars can be a history lesson, too!