Gay bars, clubs, saunas and events in Sao Paulo

Gay bars and cafes

Oscar Cafe
Rua Oscar Freire, 727 - Jardim Paulista Map
Some bistro, some cafe. Perfect stop for those who are shopping at the glamorous and expensive Oscar Freire street. [...]
mon-sat 10:00–00:00, sun 10:00–22:00
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Dance

Blue Space
Rua Brigadeiro Galvão 723, Barra Funda Map
Blue Space is one of the largest gay nightclubs in São Paulo and located in a huge colonial blue house in an old industrial neighborhood. [...]
sat 23:00–07:00, sun 20:00–03:00
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Bubu Lounge - Bubu Lounge
Rua dos Pinheiros, 791 Map
Big gay bar and club, with lounge, VIP room and dance floor. Especially popular on Friday with a young gay crowd.
wed 00:00–06:00, fri-sat 00:00–06:00
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Cantho
Largo do Arouche, 32 Map
older clientele
fri-sun 23:00–06:00
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Danger Dance Club
Rua Marques de Itu, 284 Map
Danger is a gay club at Centro, with dag shows and gogo boys.
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Flex Club
Av. Marques de Sao Vicente Map
Big gay club in Sao Paulo. Quite popular.
fri-sat 
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Vermont Itaim
Rua Pedroso Alvarenga, 1.192 - Itaim Bibi. Phone: (11) 3707.7721 / Map
A mix of a bar and a club which also brings a mixed of boys and girls around their 30s. [...]
wed-thu 18:30–01:00, fri-sat –02:00, sun 17:00–00:00
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Cruise

Upgrade Club
Rua Santa Isabel 198 Map
Gay cruise club, with modern design
tue-thu 17:00–23:00, fri-sat 21:00–05:00, sun 17:00–23:00
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Gay sauna

Chilli Pepper Single Hotel
Largo do Arouche 610, 01210-01, São Paulo Map
This establishment is a 24/7 sauna with the added bonus of being a hotel. With 100 single rooms, 2 presidential suites and 2 comfort suites. [...]
mon-sun 24h
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Thermas Lagoa gay sauna
R. Borges Lagoa, 287 - Vila Mariana Map
Popular gay sauna
mon-thu 14:00–00:00, fri 14:00–02:00, sat 14:00–01:00, sun 14:00–00:00
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Dance parties

ABC Bailao
Rua Marquês de Itu, 182 - República Map
Gay party for 50+ and there admirers. Very traditional.
thu 21:00–03:00, fri-sat 23:00–06:00, sun 21:00–03:00
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Lions Night Club
Avenida Brigadeiro Luis Antonio 277 - 1º andar Map
The main night for this venue is Friday night. It is a gay bar with a party atmosphere. [...]
thu-sun 23:30–06:00
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The Week
Rua Guaicurus, 324 - Lapa Map
The biggest gay dance club in South America with two dance floors and huge open air area with pool. [...]
sat 23:59– late
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Gayfriendly places

A Loka
Rua Frei Caneca. 916 - Consolação Map
A great place to go on Wednesday and on Thursday. Totally full on Thursday.
tue-sun 
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D-Edge
Alameda Olga, 170, Barra Funda, São Paulo - SP Map
D-Edge is a very modern and high-tech club. It's internationally reconized as one of the best clubs in the world for its line-up and visual concept. [...]
mon 23:00–07:00, thu-sat 23:00–07:00
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Gay events

Gay Pride Sao Paulo - various locations
Sao Paulo
The Parada do Orgulho GLBT de Sao Paulo, in Portuguese, has grown from 2,000 participants in 1997 to 2,5 million in 2006, when they made to the Guinness Book, for the world’s biggest Gay Pride celebration. [...]
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