Key West has an active gay and lesbian community, and many businesses that support gay tourism. Stop at the Gay & Lesbian Community Center at 513 Truman Avenue, for the latest info on gay businesses and activities, or visit The Gay & Lesbian Community Center is just a few blocks from Chelsea House or the Key Lime Inn.

Some popular hangouts:

Pearls Patio: Women only. Popular happy hour Mon to Sat. 525 United Street.

Aqua Nightclub: Mixed crowd. Bar, dance floor, nightly shows. 711 Duval Street.


801 Bar & Cabaret: Drag queen show upstairs. Men’s bar downstairs. 801 Duval.

La Te Da: Mixed crowd. Bar, restaurant, nightly entertainment. 1125 Duval.

Bourbon Street Pub: Mostly men. 724 Duval Street.