Travel to D.C. and discover one of the U.S.’s most inclusive, vibrant, and diverse cities with a long history of supporting its LGBTQ+ community. At the Darcy, we look forward to welcoming everyone from backgrounds of all kinds and fostering an atmosphere of inclusion in everything we do.
We are proud to be a gay-friendly hotel in D.C. as well as a strong supporter of the local D.C. pride celebrations. An ideal location for Gay Pride 2019, our hotel puts you at the center of the celebration in D.C.’s most prominent gay-friendly neighborhood, Dupont Circle. Whether you’re looking to plan a weekend getaway or your dream wedding in the capital city, The Darcy offers the perfect setting.
Explore our favorite annual LGBTQ+ events as well as the top local gay bars below to start planning your next trip.
Held at the end of spring each year, the Capital Pride event is a lively celebration of Washington D.C.’s vibrant LGBTQ+ community, featuring a full day of entertainment, music, food, drink and education. This event is family friendly and free and open to the public.
Washington D.C. is the proud founder of the nationwide Black gay pride movement. Attend the event that started it all at Black Pride held during Memorial Day Weekend each year. This celebration attracts more than 50,000 people and is among the largest celebrations of Black pride in the nation.