LGBTQ Travelers

Welcome to Arlington, a World of Wonderful!  We're a welcoming city centrally-located between Dallas and Fort Worth, just 10 minutes from D/FW International Airport and a place full of massive year-round events and things to do. Whether taking in AT&T Stadium,  Six Flags Over TexasTexas Rangers, or looking for the best restaurantshotels and where to find great shopping and art, you've come to the right spot. 

Check out the array of options offered in Arlington, Dallas and Fort Worth! 

1851 Club 
1851 Club
At 1851 Club, one of the oldest gay bars in the nation, Acceptance, Love, and Pride is what 1851 Club is all about! A local staple and “home away from home for many,” catch karaoke night or participate in an all-star drag show while sipping a specialty cocktail. Where everyone’s welcome and there’s a nonstop party – spend some time in 1851 Club!



Cedar Springs Tap HouseJust down the stretch of I-30 East, you’ll find Oak Lawn/Cedar Springs, voted the 2014 Best Gayborhood in the Country featuring gay honky-tonk at The Roundup Saloon, iconic Station 4 (S4) nightclub and Rose Room, or catch a bite to eat and swig to drink at Cedar Springs Tap House. To the west, Southside of Fort Worth is host to several LGBTQ nightlife options, such as Club Reflection, Club Changes and more.

The Dallas Voice is the premier media source for LGBT Texas. The publication serves as a resource for the LGBT community by offering insight on events, organizations and community news. Get the official OUT North Texas LGBT Visitors Guide.

Whatever brings you to Arlington, we welcome you to a World of Wonderful!