My niece and I decided to go bar hopping and were following a list a friend gave her. This was the This is a "bear bar" but all are welcome. We popped in for some drinks before taking in a show at We headed to several gay bars in the Castro but this one proved to be our favourite. A friendly crowd of people, who were keen to engage to us two Aussie tourists! And the bar staff - particularly Junior and Tony - were highly skilled
Visit the Epicenter of Fun in San Francisco: The Legendary Castro District
The Castro's Best Nightlife: Nightlife in San Francisco
San Francisco has become synonymous with gay culture. The Castro, which is the epicenter of gay life in arguably one of the friendliest cities in the USA, is an unusual, yet unmissable experience The Castro, which is the epicenter of gay life in arguably one of the friendliest cities in the USA, is an unusual, yet unmissable experience. Well served by public transport, this gay district is situated around Market Street, the main artery of San Francisco. The Castro is recognizable by the countless rainbow flags lining the streets and blocks. At the entry to this gay area flies a huge rainbow flag on Harvey Milk Plaza.
San Francisco Gay Bars & Nightclubs
There's lots to celebrate these days in The Castro , San Francisco's historically gay neighborhood. California's Prop 8, which banned same-sex marriage, has essentially been overturned. And the Castro has been ground zero for what many have called this generation's biggest civil rights battle: the recognition of the right of marriage for all.
Save to Wishlist. With one of the best annual Pride parades in the world and home to a number of gay rights movements, San Francisco has long been a hotspot for LGBTQ nightlife. For a little bit of everything and a whole lot of dancing , head to Toad Hall in the heart of the Castro. More Info. Open In Google Maps.