Gay clubs

Buraco da Lacraia (Stars Club)
R. André Cavalcante, 58, Lapa
bar and dance floor
fri-sat 22:00–05:30
Fosfobox - Fosfobar
Rua Siqueira Campos, 140 –22a , Copacabana
Tiny club and bar in the red light district of Copacabana. Frequent special theme parties. [...]
mon-sun 22:00– late
Galeria Cafe
Rua Teixeira de Melo, 31, Ipanema
Small but crowded (best on Wednesdays and Thursdays!) gay club with 2 bars.
wed-fri 23:00–05:00, sat 11:00–20:00, sat 23:00–05:00, sun 11:00–20:00
La Cueva
Rua Miguel Lemos, 51, Copacabana
The bears cave of Rio. Located in a basement, this is the oldest gay bar in Copacabana.
wed-sun 22:00–05:00
The Week
Rua Sacadura Cabral, 154, Downtown
Imported from Sao Paulo, The Week is Rio's latest addition to the club scene. With 2 different areas, many bars and an outside terrace, including small swimming pool, all in a very stylish look and feel, The Week is certainly a recommendation. [...]
sat 00:00–08:00

Gay parties, circuit parties, after parties, etc

Revolution - Armazém 4 Cais Do Porto
Av. Rodrigues Alves
Massive circuit and pool parties, not to be missed during carnival. Revolution is the gay circuit party that moves Rio de Janeiro. [...]

Gay friendly, mixed and str8 clubs and parties

00 - Zero Zero - 00 Zero Zero
Rua Padre Leonel Franca, 240, Leblon
Gay friendly club at Leblon in old planetarium with bar, restaurant and dance floor. [...]
thu-sun 22:00–