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Boston has no shortage of venues, 事件, local hotspots celebrating and welcoming the LGBTQ+ community. From renowned nightclubs to film festivals to musical per为mances and fitness studios, Boston’s LGBTQ+ culture packs a punch with a line-up of fun, queer places to go and things to do in the city.

If you’re planning a queer group trip, 事件, or gathering in Boston, Boston Charter Bus Company can get you safely around the city with private group transportation service. We’ll pair you with the best type of charter bus 对于你的小组, whether you need a minibus or shuttle 为 a small crew or a full-sized motorcoach 为 a large group. No matter your travel needs, we’ll make sure your LGBTQ+-centric trip goes off without a hitch.

LGBTQ+ Nightlife Venues & 事件

From monthly nightclub takeovers to drag queen show staples, queer nightlife in Boston is legendary. If your favorite crowd of folks is ready to dress up, 把闪光的东西堆起来, hit the city streets in style, rent yourself a charter bus and get to any of these popular places to celebrate LGBTQ+ life from sundown to sunrise.

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Located in Boston’s historic (and historically queer) South End, 俱乐部咖啡馆 is where you’ll want to go 为 great food, 更好的饮料, a never-ending lineup of LGBTQ+ parties and 事件. Check the calendar 为 queer brunch, 宾戈游戏, 喜剧节目, Drag Race Thursdays, where RuPaul super fans rally to watch, 喝, shamelessly judge live TV viewings of the show. If you need to shake that thing, DJ-led dance parties are hosted every Thursday, 星期五, Saturday nights.

Address: 209 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116

电话: 617-536-0966


This famous LGBTQ+ haunt is Boston’s self-proclaimed oldest running gay bar and drag queen cabaret, well-worth planning an entire night around visiting. 租一间 private shuttle 为 a bachelor(ette) party and go to one of their famous drag shows, like Miss-Leading Ladies 星期六或 抢走了星期天! 每个星期天晚上.

Address: 79 Broadway St, Boston, MA 02116

电话: 617-426-8902


This laid-back live music bar in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood is known in the LGBTQ+ community 为 Thursday night Queeraoke, a karaoke night much-loved by the ladies, one of the longest-running LGBTQ+ 事件 in the city. Any other day of the week, rally the troops 为 a line-up of Boston-based bands playing live music.

Address: 3496 Washington St, Boston, MA 02130

电话: (617) 524-9038


Hosted by Boston’s popular gay promoter and 事件 producer, 同性恋黑手党波士顿, this monthly drag spectacle is often graced by RuPaul’s Drag Race winners, 星星, competitors like Trixie Mattell, 卡蒂亚, 以及《买篮球的app推荐》. It takes place on particular 星期天 (like Halloween 2021), tickets include entry to the afterparty at 热混乱!, one of Boston’s other most notable LGBTQ+ nightlife 事件. Check 为 updates on when the next Dragathon is and how to nab tickets.


Address: 279 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116

电话: 617-338-7699

热混乱! 星期天

每个星期天, DJs turn up the queer anthems 为 dancing (drag) queens and LGBTQ+ nightlife connoisseurs. 热混乱! (hosted by 同性恋黑手党波士顿) is frequently found at Boston’s Candibar, 这两个房间, 色彩斑斓的, high-tech nightclub located in the 皇家波士顿 nightlife complex. Keep an eye out 为 special “热混乱! XL” 事件 that may spill out to the other two nightclubs in the complex: Royale and Legacy.


Address: 275 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116

电话: 617-350-8772


Wednesday through Sunday, 同性恋黑手党波士顿 and Legacy host a different queer-centric 事件 at this popular LGBTQ+ nightclub. If you want to brush elbows with a local drag starlet or RuPaul’s Drag Race queen, book tickets 为 Serve! Thursdays, which spotlights a live drag per为mance and optional Meet & 迎接门票. More interested in dancing your butt off? Hit the dance floor at Bussdown 星期五s.

Address: 79 Warren St, Boston, MA 02116

Queer-Owned Businesses, Restaurants & 视频群聊

Maybe cage dancers and strobe lights aren’t your scene? 别担心. Boston is filled with LGBTQ+ community hotspots with a variety of tempos, so you’re bound to find a welcoming space to match your speed. Here are a few queer hangouts worth checking out to get you started:

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Dorchester Brewing Company

If you’re here, queer, looking 为 a beer, oh do we have an LGBTQ+ hotspot 为 you. Listed as one of our best breweries in Boston, the gay-owned Dorchester Brewing Company is a community hub located on the cusp of Boston’s South End and Dorchester. 租一间 charter bus and take your group here 为 a queer 事件 in their taproom, like Hump Day Trivia and Wicked Retro Game Night, or book their private venue space 为 a “hopping” party in their Hopservatory, their rooftop greenhouse open year-round.

Address: 1250 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02125

电话: (617) 514-0900


This queer-owned fitness studio provides empowering and fun pole dance fitness classes 为 everybody (and every body) in a safe and welcoming space. Though 镀金的工作室 is not accepting private parties during the COVID-19 pandemic, they typically rent their studio space 为 private rehearsals, 研讨会, 和类. In the future, you can rent a private charter bus and plan a fun, queer bachelor(ette) party, team-building experience, or birthday party here.

Address: 540 Tremont Suite 6, ​Boston, MA, 02116

电话: 617-903-7653


如果你是 sports fan in Boston with a queer eye 为 where to watch the game, look no further. 大教堂站 is a gay sports bar and neighborhood pub in the South End where Red Sox, 爱国者, 棕熊, Celtics fans can gather to yell at TV screens and enjoy pub grub in a welcoming, LGBTQ+-friendly atmosphere. On the next big game day in Boston, transport sports fans and fanatics here 为 a private party to cheer on your favorite team in their bar, 用餐区, 或者户外露台.

Address: 1222 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118

电话: 617-338-6060


Queer-owned and staffed 柴油咖啡馆 is the place to go 为 a latte, 司康饼, queer eye candy just north of Boston in Somerville. LGBTQ+ couples and singles alike flock here to get caffeinated, share a Monkey Wrench sandwich (an addictive medley of turkey, 鳄梨, 黄瓜, 汤姆斯, dijonnaise, greens on focaccia), play a round of pool, enjoy an easy day together. This cafe is so well-loved that they even host a blog called Diesel Love Stories dedicated to the community’s stories of family, friendship, first dates, finding a safe space.

Address: 257 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144

电话: (617) 629-8717

波士顿LGBTQ+艺术 & 文化事件

Celebrate the talent and creativity of the queer community with the best of LGBQT+ arts and culture in Boston. As of writing (September 2021), many productions are postponed or virtual due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but sign up 为 a newsletter or check in on the 事件 calendars 为 any of these amazing organizations to stay connected and plan a private group trip 为 the next live, in-person show that strikes your attention.

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The Theater Offensive

This per为ming arts company is dedicated to presenting liberating art by, 为, about queer and trans people of color. TTO produces a unique line-up of shows featuring a variety of artistic expressions, from one-act plays and poetry readings to tantric 研讨会 and drag makeup tutorials. 表演者, 剧团, ensembles are currently showing 为 audiences via streaming online, but check back on their 2022 事件 calendar to plan a future group trip 为 a live show.

Address: Office Location, 551 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116

电话: (617) 661-1600

Boston’s Gay Men’s Chorus

Since their founding in 1982, the 200-voice ensemble of the Boston’s Gay Men’s Chorus has brought unparalleled musical experiences to Boston, 新英格兰, 及以后. After a 30-month hiatus during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, they plan to return to the stage during LGBTQ+ Pride Month in June 2022 为 Disney PRIDE in Concert. Plan to rent a bus and head to Boston Symphony Hall to hear the BGMC sing reimagined Disney favorites with inspiration from iconic musicals like 小美人鱼, Mary Poppins, 狮子王.

Disney PRIDE in Concert – JUNE 2022

Address: Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02116

电话: BGMC Box Office, 617-542-7464


成立于1984年, 邪恶的酷儿 (previously known as the Boston LGBT Film Festival) is the city’s premier LGBTQ+ film and movie showcase. In 2021, 邪恶的酷儿 showed their 37th edition digitally through ArtsEmerson Virtual Cinema and The Brattlite, a virtual cinema through The Brattle Theatre, 但在过去几年里, films were screened in-person at major art hotspots in the city. Keep in touch 为 when and where the 38th edition will premiere in 2022 so you can rent a charter bus to safely travel to an in-person viewing at the Museum of Fine Arts, Institute of Contemporary Art, or Emerson College’s Paramount Theatre.

邪恶的酷儿 2022 – TBD

Address: 955 Massachusetts Avenue, No. 361, Cambridge, MA 02139


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