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Explore the Best of D.C with The Darcy

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.

Stay with us and enjoy a location in the heart of 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.

Capital Pride

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.

D.C. Black Pride

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.

Gay Bars in D.C.

Nellie’s Sports Bar

900 U St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

Dirty Goose

913 U St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

Uproar Lounge & Restaurant

639 Florida Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001

Little Miss Whiskey’s Golden Dollar

1104 H St. NE, Washington DC, 20002

Number Nine

1435 P St. NW, Washington DC, 20005

Cobalt

1639 R St. NW, Washington, DC 20009

JR’s Bar & Grill

1519 17th St. NW, Washington, DC 20036

Green Lantern

1335 Green Ct. NW, Washington, DC 20005

The Fireplace

2161 P St. NW, Washington, DC 20037

DC9

1940 9th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001