Gay Paris Guide


October 2015

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

October 9th to 11th. Strict Dresscode Fetish weekend. Web
October 10th/11th. 2015 BeardropHuge bear party. Web
October 17th. 2015Forever Tel-AvivDance party.Web
November 24th to Dec 1st. 2015 Chéries-Chéris GLBT Film Festival Web
May 13th to 16th. 2016 Paris Tournament Popular gay sporting event in Paris. Web
Expected to be in May 2016 Fierté Ours Paris Paris Bear gathering. Web
May 26th to 29th. 2016 Paris Fetish Paris fetish gathering. Web
Expected to be in June 2016 Mode à Paris Many men's fashion shows. Not a gay event. Web
Expected to be in June 2016 Marche des Fiertés Paris Paris Gay Pride Web



Recommended Gay Friendly Hotel

Paris Hotel Jules and JimHôtel 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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