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Gay Palm Springs

Palm Springs is widely regarded as one of the gayest cities in the world, thanks to its relaxed nature and acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community. Its history has a destination for the stars means that Palm Springs has always been home to diverse and modern crowds and today the city remains a safe space, louder and prouder than ever. It's diverse in every sense, with a thriving party scene for young gays (including the world's largest lesbian event), a large community of retired queer folks, an amazing amount of representation in government, and a culture where everyone is equal.

Recommended gay friendly hotels in Palm Springs

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Palm Springs Gay Scene

The gay bars in Palm Springs are cool, modern, and open, reflecting the culture of the city as a whole. While most tourists here are focused on the sun and daytime fun, there's a thriving nightlife scene to enjoy as well if that's more your thing. In true Palm Springs spirit, there's a place for everyone, whether you're looking for a quick drink, a lively dance floor, a camp and sassy drag show, or even a holiday hook up. Gay venues can be found anywhere in the city, but most are concentrated in the unofficial LGBTQ+ area of Arenas Road.

Tours & Experiences in Palm Springs

Make the most of your travels by pre-booking our popular tours and experiences.  There's a whole range of options, from cultural and historical to food, drink and nightlife.  Get under the skin of your destination, and book a tour or experience now.  

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