LGBTQ+ Bars and Nightclubs (aka Gay Bars)

Updated December 2019 – List of LGBTQ+ bars and nightclubs, historically called “Gay Bars’ or alternative bars, located in North Carolina and South Carolina.


State - CityName - website linkSocial MediaKeywords
NC AshevilleO.henry'sFacebookDance, Drag, Karaoke, Est. 1976
NC CharlotteBar ArgonFacebookDance, Karaoke, Video Lounge, Est. 2016
NC CharlotteBar at 316FacebookDance, Drag, Karaoke, Est. 2009
NC CharlotteChasers Charlotte NoDaFacebookDance, Drag, Karaoke, Go-Go Dancers, Est. 1991
NC CharlotteJewels Bar Grill & LoungeFacebookDance, Billiards, Food
NC CharlottePetra'sFacebookDrag, Karaoke, Live Music
NC CharlotteThe ScorpioFacebookDance, Drag, Est. 1968
NC CharlotteSidelines Sports BarFacebookBilliards, Sport themed events, Est. 2007
NC CharlotteThe WoodshedFacebookDance, Karaoke, Bears, Leather
NC DurhamThe Bar...DurhamFacebookDance, Drag, Karaoke, Est. 2011
NC GreensboroChemistry NightclubFacebookDance, Drag, Karaoke, Go-Go Dancers
NC GreensboroTwist LoungeFacebookDrag, Neighborhood bar
NC HickoryClub CabaretFacebookDance, Drag
NC RaleighFlexFacebookDance, Drag, Karaoke, Go-Go Dancers, Leather
NC RaleighLegends NightclubFacebookDance, Drag, Go-Go Dancers, Game Room
NC RaleighRuby DeluxeFacebookDance, Drag, Karaoke, Est. 2015
NC RaleighWork. RaleighFacebookNew! Est. 2019
NC WilmingtonIbiza WilmingtonFacebookDance, Drag, Karaoke, Est. 2001
SC CharlestonDudley's On AnnFacebookDance, Drag, Karaoke
SC ColumbiaThe Capital ClubFacebookDance, Drag, Est. 1980
SC ColumbiaPT's 1109FacebookDance, Drag, Karaoke, Est. 2001
SC Myrtle BeachPulse Ultra ClubFacebookDance, Drag, Karaoke, Est. 2012
SC Myrtle BeachSt GeorgeFacebookDance, Drag, Karaoke
SC Rock HillThe Hide-A-WayFacebookDance, Drag, Karaoke, Billiards, Est. 1988