Hence, the tourists must visit gay bars in Chiang Mai to witness that the gay scene in the city is very well alive and happening. Some of the best gay bars in the city are :
1. Ram BarMost popular one among the LGBTQ, this bar is considered to be the friendliest, and the most happening one. Located near the market area, the club has both a crowded lounge and chill outdoor seating to relax. Known for the free cabaret show that happens every night at 10:00 PM and the light shows, this club attracts everyone that visit the market area. There is a lot of music, dancing and interaction with fellow people in the club.
Timings: 6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Highlights: Cabaret Show at 10:00 PM
2. Pandee BarLocated in Kalare Night Bazaar, it is attracted by a lot of people for its cheap drinks and a wide range of menu. A club is filled with tables for two, hence a perfect spot for date night for gay and straight as well. Various games can be played while having drinks, and this club is famous for its Thai and Italian cuisine.
Timings: 6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Highlights: Date Night, Italian Cuisine, Beers
3. Orion BarOrion bar gives a very chill relaxing atmosphere, contrary to the other loud and crowded bars in the city. You can play pool with your date or friends. The bar can be easily located as it is 100m in the plaza, and massive hoardings can be seen in the market area. The staff is amiable, and visitors often come here to spend a nice cosy time with their partners.
Timings: 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Highlights: Pool table, Cozy Environment, Cheap Drinks
4. Adam’s AppleMost “heated” bar in Chiang Mai, Adam’s apple is largely attracted by single gay men who are looking for partners. The clubs host various go-go boy shows, sultry drag queens, cabaret and lap dances at 10:00 PM, which are highly appreciated and loved. The erotic nature of this bar is what makes it so popular among gay, who come here in huge numbers.
Timings: 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Highlights: Various Erotic Shows, Single Gay Men
5. Garden BarSituated in the garden area of the gay-friendly Lotus Hotel, Garden Bar is famous among gay and tourists as well. One is bound to find several single gay men here, and the music is great for dancing and chilling. The hotel rooms are gay-friendly, so a room can be booked for a day or two while experiencing the friendly nightlife in the city.
Timings: 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Highlights: Gay-Friendly Lotus Hotel, Open Bar
6. Jacky BarIt is another bar, on the same lane where other bars of the city can be found. Cheap beers and cocktails are what makes it quite popular among the younger generation. It is located next to Orion Bar; hence, you can put this in your gay-bar hopping list.
Timings: 5:00 PM to 12:00 AM
7. Loft Bar HeroA mixed bar attracted by gay and straight both, Loft bar is known to serve a wide range of cocktails. Located in the business park, it also has outdoor seating and hosts a live band performance every night.
Timings: 6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Highlights: Hunky Muscular Staff, Live Band
8. Secrets BarLocated next to Ram Bar, it is frequently visited due to its location in the market. However, it is quieter and less crowded than Ram bar, hence this place is for those looking for chilling and relaxing with a good beer. This bar is also visited by trading fellows who prefer this place because of a laid-back environment.
Timings: 5:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Highlights: Less Crowded, Chill