Sacramento is celebrating gay pride the entire month of June with a whole lot of love. Be sure to frequent your favorite LGBT establishments in town. Show your love and support the whole month of June or follow up the 2015 Sacramento Pride Festival on Saturday, June 6th with a night out on the town and the best bars in town.
Badlands
2003 K St.
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 448-8790
www.sacbadlands.com

At Badlands, there’s dancing every night. Cut in wherever you feel most comfortable, be it feel good Mondays, $2 dollar Tuesdays – which is also karaoke night, Wednesday power hour, throwback Thursdays, Fridays are a drag, spectacular Saturdays, and Sunday beer bust. Let the lighted waterfall, mirror ball and light show get you in the mood to dance the night away. If you like, rent out any of the spaces for meetings or your own special celebrations for just for you and your best buds. Mark your calendar for Badlands 2nd Annual Big Gay Prom With ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Star Trixie Mattel Saturday, June 13 at 10:00 p.m.

Faces
2000 K St.
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 448-7798
www.faces.net

Karaoke & mash up Monday start out the week with no cover at Faces, followed by Latin nights on Tuesdays, and a new and live band every Wednesday. Karaoke makes an encore appearance on Thursday with drink specials and no cover all night. Saturdays are for country dancing and drag shows, so don those sequins and mind strict “dress to impress” themes. Sundays are a great day to relax by swimming in the club’s heated pool.

Mercantile Saloon (The Merc)
1928 L St.
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 447-0792
www.yelp.com

Patrons describe this more laid back saloon as ‘a Sacramento institution.’ With a more relaxed environment, the drinks are more than reasonable and folks are friendly and interesting. There is free wi-fi and the noise isn’t too loud. The food is good with philly burgers, chicken salad, and even fish and chips. Come here dressed casual and ready for good conversation.

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The Bolt
2560 Boxwood St.
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 649-8420
www.sacbolt.com

Liberate yourself from cover charges and the costs of parking all together while experiencing a club attitude for real cowboys sporting leather. The calendar is full of fun, with free barbeque on Sundays, hot dogs on Mondays, tacos on Tuesdays, and pizza on Wednesdays. Play free darts on Thursdays during cigar night while enjoying a nice bourbon or scotch.

The Depot Video Bar
2001 K St.
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 441-6823
www.thedepot.net

A neighborhood bar that is always a house party, The Depot Video Bar has different rooms to hang out in, complete with a pool and many TV screens, plus a bars bursting with lively conversation and characters. Play free pool on Mondays, bar trivia on Wednesdays, thirsty Thursdays and fabulous gay Fridays. On the weekends, find $3 pitchers, and on Sundays enjoy a fun round of Bingo, too.

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