Map all locations Gay-friendly Philadelphia
Philadelphia was founded more than 300 years ago by Englishman William Penn on principles of equality and freedom of expression. Today, the “city of brotherly love” is a welcoming place for people from around the world, and a great destination for gay and lesbian travelers.
Famous as the birthplace of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, the cradle of liberty offers much more than cobblestone streets and historical landmarks. Cultural, culinary, artistic and ethnic treasures abound in this city and its surrounding countryside.
Philadelphia’s Gayborhood Map
Click here to view a map (PDF) exploring Philadelphia’s nine block “Gayborhood” full of great shopping, dining, nightlife and more!
Navigaytour Travel Guide
Click here to download (PDF) the Navigaytour, a gay and lesbian travel and resource guide.
If you are looking for the old Gay-Friendly Philadelphia section, CLICK HERE.
Don’t miss these hotspots
- Hotel Palomar Philadelphia
- The Mummers Parade 2015
- The Raven
- New Hope Celebrates Pride Week
- Dining Out For Life
- The 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show
- DoubleTree By Hilton Philadelphia Center City
- Loews Philadelphia Hotel
- Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown
- Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel Philadelphia
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- The Rosenbach Museum And Library Presents Everything Is Going On Brilliantly: Oscar Wilde And Philadelphia, Open Through April 26
- The American Swedish Historical Museum Hosts Its Annual Pea Soup And Punsch Dinner, Saturday, January 31
- A Cast Of Locally Renowned Actors Pay Tribute To 400 Years Of Social Activism In Voices Of A People’s History Of The United States, January 29-31
- Our Guide To The Philadelphia Auto Show, Which Returns With Cool Cars, Special Events, Test Drives And More, January 31-February 8
- Major Coming Attraction: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art To Be The Only U.S. Stop For A Tremendous International Exhibition Of Monet, Renoir, Degas And More This Summer
- The Barnes Foundation Invites Guests To Enjoy Complimentary Admission For Its Free First Sunday Event, This Sunday, February 1
- The Academy of Natural Sciences’ Mega-Bad Movie Night Goes On The Road To Bryn Mawr With Free Beer And Popcorn, Thursday, January 29
- The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Hosts Local Performers For A Celebration Of Its Represent Exhibition, Tomorrow, January 28
- The Mural Arts Program Celebrates Valentine’s Day And Five Years Of Its Love Letter Project With A Special Tour And LGBT Wedding, Sunday, February 8
- The Academy Of Vocal Arts’ Young Professionals Committee Hosts A Preview Of La Bohème And French Party This Wednesday, January 28
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Philadelphia’s “Coming Out” block party
Sunday, October 12
A National Coming Out Day (NCOD) Festival that attracts over 30,000 people to the region.
A Kimpton Hotel near Rittenhouse Square
The hotel’s 230 guest rooms are each uniquely equipped with luxurious, stylish touches. Art Deco details reflect the building’s origins while custom furnishings, Frette linens and superb amenities celebrate contemporary luxury. Soft, neutral earth tones are enlivened by tasteful splashes of color and original artwork.View More
Mummers strut down Broad Street, leaving behind a trail of glitter, feathers and fun
January 1View More
An annual tradition, the Mummers Parade features 10,000 men and women dressed in colorfully lavish costumes as they twirl, sashay, pirouette and strut up one of the city’s main streets. An unforgettably wild ritual, the parade and subsequent performances are all family-friendly and fun for everyone.
Risque pool bar meets country elegance
Visiting New Hope in the summer time can prove delightful for many reasons — among them, the boys in swimsuits at The Raven. If you’re looking to take a dip to get out of the city heat or just relax in the sun, do it at the top gay resort around.View More
Head “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” to Bucks County
New Hope’s annual gay pride celebration is a a weekend full of activities and special events.View More
Dine Out, Fight AIDS
More than 150 restaurants in the region are giving back during the 24th annual Dining Out for Life benefiting those suffering from HIV and AIDS.View More
The world’s largest indoor flower show
February 28-March 8View More
The annual PHS Philadelphia Flower Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center is the world’s oldest and largest indoor flower show.
Stay right on Philadelphia’s Avenue of the Arts
Featuring a four-story glass atrium and a star-studded location on the Avenue of the Arts, this Center City hotel is a favorite for corporate and social events.View More
Contemporary décor, gracious hospitality and inviting luxury
The first skyscraper ever built in Philadelphia is now home to this 600-plus-room hotel. Located in the heart of the city with the iconic PSFS still illuminating the skyline, guests enjoy easy access to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Chinatown, the Avenue of the Arts and much more.View More
Conveniently located in the heart of Center City Philadelphia
Close to City Hall and the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the hotel features more than 10,000 square feet of meeting space, 11 meeting rooms and two stunning ballrooms.View More
Newly renovated for contemporary comfort in Rittenhouse Square
Following a multi-million dollar renovation, the Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel in Rittenhouse Square is now the Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel Philadelphia.View More