Gay Paris Guide


September 2015

Gay Paris

The main Gay Paris scene, is in Le Marais and is reached via the Hotel,Rambuteau & Chatelet metro stations. Le Marais is one of Paris’ main localities for art galleries. Following its rehabilitation, the Marais has become a fashionable district, home to many trendy restaurants, fashion houses, and hype galleries. The neighbourhood has experienced a growing gay presence since the 1980s. They are mainly concentrated in the southwestern portion of the Marais. Paris will host the Gay Games in 2018.

Gay Events in Paris

September 12th. 2015Flash CocotteOpen minded dance party.Web
October 10th/11th. 2015BeardropHuge bear party.Web
Expected to be in Nov 2015Chéries-ChérisGLBT Film FestivalWeb
Expected to be in May 2016Paris TournamentPopular gay sporting event in Paris. Web
Expected to be in May 2016Fierté Ours ParisParis Bear gathering.Web
Expected to be in May 2016Paris FetishParis fetish gathering.Web
Expected to be in June 2016Mode à ParisMany men's fashion shows. Not a gay event.Web
Expected to be in June 2016Marche des Fiertés ParisParis Gay PrideWeb

Recommended Gay Friendly Hotel

Hôtel Jules & Jim

Very Gay Friendly Hotel
In the heart of Le Marais, this modern hotel is surrounded by two paved courtyards and has views of the roofs of Paris. Each air-conditioned and soundproofed room has free Wi-Fi, an iPod station, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Guests can enjoy a wine or home-made cocktails at the hotel’s bar or on the terrace and courtyard with an outdoor fireplace.

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Hôtel Jules & Jim

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