39 Avenue Wagram, Paris
weekend: Saturday night (Sunday morning)
audience rating: 4.1 stars from 17 votes - click to vote
Perhaps the most popular gay dance event in Paris. Matinée Paris (also known as SCREAM) attracts many gym-toned, muscled men who can’t wait to get their shirt off!
Part of Matinee’s success can be attributed to the world-class DJ’s who have taken over the decks, such as Juanjo Martin, Offer Nissim, Mark Anthony, Chris Cox and Danny Verde.
Expect a long queue! Check their website or social media for details of upcoming events.
Biggest monthly gay party in Paris for bears and leather lovers, with resident DJ’s spinning mostly house, electro and progressive music.
The party normally takes place at YOYO – Palais de Tokyo, usually on a Saturday or Sunday.
metro : Pigalle
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Launched in 2014, RedWolf organises gay dance parties in Paris (i.e. BIG, Scandal). Their popular party nights are usually held once a month at club YOYO.
Redwolf also partners with international brands like The WEEK and WE Party, to produce events for them in Paris. Visit their Facebook page for details of upcoming parties.
weekday: 00:00 - 07:00
weekend: 00:00 - 07:00
Popular gay nightclub with two dance floors. Gibus Club organises its own events as well as hosts various international parties, featuring an impressive lineup of DJ’s every week.
Cover charge 15€ (includes one drink). 10€ before 1am.
metro : République (Lines 3,5,8,9,11)
Monthly gay dance party, Doctor Love, takes place (usually) once a month (closed in the summer) at Club Haussmann. The organisers also host a monthly tea dance, Love is Mylène (LIM), that draws lots of gay guys, too. Check their website for upcoming events.
Fun fact: an actual doctor is the organiser of this eccentric pop/house party that is spread over two floors. The ground floor houses the big disco, but you’ll find plenty of quiet spots upstairs.
EXCITE is a French gay electro party that takes place at various venues in central Paris.
The party features stunning shows on stage with dancers, performers, live singers, and excellent lineup of international DJ’s in the likes of Sebastien Triumph, Aurel Devil, Steven Redant, Micky Friedman, GSP, Hector Fonseca, Tom Siher, etc.
Dark, sweaty and red. This (hetero-friendly) gay dance party taking place once a month (usually on a Friday) at Gibus Club and other venues in Paris.
MENERGY attracts a good mix of crowd. Admission €13-15 (€8 before 00:30). Check their Facebook page for upcoming parties.
+33 1 42 77 04 88 |
weekday: 23:30 - 06:00
weekend: 23:30 - 07:00
Stylish all-night gay dance bar that gets busy after 2am attracting a young, fun and friendly crowd. CUD has a relatively small bar on the ground floor.
The dance floor is in the basement. Great sound and lighting system and occasional special events.
metro : Rambuteau
audience rating: 4.4 stars from 14 votes - click to vote
Successful gay dance party that has gained an international reputation with spinoff events across Europe. Follivores / Crazyvores take top spot on the Paris gay calendar with monthly parties.
Follivores’ DJ plays French pop songs and classic hits, whilst Crazyvores offers a similar concept but with a broader range of international/English language music. Check the website for upcoming events.
Popular after-hours gay dance party in Paris, organised by DJ Jon Dixon, plus occasional guest DJ’s.
The John Dixon / UNDER party takes place about once a month (usually on Sunday morning) at various venues in Paris.
weekend: Fri,Sat 22:30 - 05:00; Sun 18:00 - 23:00
Weekend ballroom club for gays & lesbians. Le Tango (La Boîte à Frissons) has kept the old-fashioned charm of old dance halls with decorations from the 50’s, tables and seats all around the hall.
Expect various genres of music including pop, tango, cha cha cha, campy 70’s disco, rock ‘n roll, etc. Open Fridays and Saturdays.
metro : Arts et Métiers
+33 1 40 20 98 59 |
weekday: Wed-Thu 23:00 - 05:00
weekend: 23:00 - 07:00 / 05:00
Old-fashioned, cosy gay disco club, located in a basement near the Palais Royal, run by the same owner for almost 30 years.
L’Insolite is a nice place for socialising. Busy on weekends. Drinks are cheap and delicious. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
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Gay tea dance party on Sundays. BBB is popular with black and ethnic guys. DJ plays a mix of R&B, top 40, house, disco, hip-hop and world music.
Black Blanc Beur party takes place at different venues. Entrance fee includes one drink.
weekday: 00:00 - 06:00
weekend: 00:00 - 06:00
An institution of the Paris nightlife that made its way into the LGBT club scene in the 90’s. Located on the famous Champs-Elysées, QUEEN Nightclub draws a very diverse, metrosexual crowd (and occasional queens).
Check the website for weekly themed events and details.
metro : George V
Monthly gay dance party at La Java. Having opened its doors in 2012, Trou Aux Biches has now established itself as a trendy, popular gay dance club filled every month with hot guys. (and some girls too!)
Visiting DJ’s and themed events are usually held each month – check out their Facebook page for further details.
LGBT-popular house party, Bizarre Love, attracts a trendy mixed crowd to the dance floor at the iconic Maxim’s club.
Check their Facebook page for details of the next event.
weekday: Mon 17:00 - 02:00;Tue-Fri 23:00 - 02:00
weekend: Sat 23:00 - 02:00; Sun 17:00 - 02:00
LGBT-popular club with DJ, karaoke, live acts drag & cabaret shows. Fun and very camp. Shows usually take place on the weekend.
Check Au Mange-Disque’s Facebook page for the latest details.
weekday: Thu 23:00 - 06:00
weekend: 24 hours
MIX Club has one of the largest dance floors in Paris that attracts some of Europe’s best DJ’s. Mostly straight crowd with some gay party-goers.
Check MIX Club’s website for current agenda.
metro : Montparnasse
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