Welcome to the City of Good Neighbors

Buffalo is a welcoming place from the moment you step foot here, with an energetic LGBTQ community and pride flags hanging from homes and businesses across the city year-round. The Queen City doesn’t just welcome LGBTQ+ individuals – we embrace them.

Our LGBTQ community has found a safe and vibrant home in our diverse city. Not only do we honor Pride month with a huge festival and activities throughout June, but we also believe in celebrating and supporting our LGBTQ community all year long with educational and nurturing gatherings, thrilling dance parties and other fun monthly events like Gay Bingo and Queer Dodgeball. From our many LGBTQ bars and LGBTQ-owned businesses to our rich history and thriving arts and music scene, read more below to discover how this progressive city with a small-town vibe is the perfect place for people of all identities.

Explore Buffalo's LGBTQ-Owned Businesses

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Aura Salt Cave

6429 Transit Road
E. Amherst, NY 14051
(716) 276-9120

2

Bam!

255 Great Arrow Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14207
(716) 939-2445

3

Daddy's Plants

1250 Niagara Street
Buffalo, NY 14213
(716) 248-1358

4

Grindhaus Cafe

160 Allen Street
Buffalo, NY 14201
(716) 725-6300

5

Paradise Wine

435 Rhode Island Street
Buffalo, NY 14213
(716) 954-3379

6

Public Espresso & Coffee

391 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 367-9971

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Public Espresso & Coffee - Shea's Seneca

2178 Seneca Street
Buffalo, NY 14210
(716) 367-9971

8

Remedy House

429 Rhode Island Street
Buffalo, NY 14213
(716) 250-7724

9

room

1400 Hertel Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14216
(716) 939-2692

10

The Merry Shelley

1122 Hertel Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14216
(716) 370-1215

11

The Pine Apple Company

65 Allen
Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 275-3648

12

Trend Up

95 Allen Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
(347) 962-6162

CHECK OUT BUFFALO'S LGBTQ+ EVENTS

Pride Night at the Roller Rink

10/01

Culture

The Canalside Roller Rink is excited to announce its line up of Themed Skate Nights! Pride Night will be on…

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Varsity Gay League Buffalo Queer + Dodgeball

09/22 - 10/27

LGBTQ

Join the 1000's of players who have already joined up with VGL! Varsity Gay League is an LGBTQAI+ focused organization…

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Varsity Gay League Buffalo Kickball

09/23 - 11/11

LGBTQ

$50-$70

Varsity Gay League formed the first LGBTQ+ Kickball League in 2010. Since then we played with 25000+ players in 18…

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Life's a Drag

09/24 - 12/24

Bars & Nightlife

$10-$20

Weekly show begins at 12, hosted by Keke, with resident DJ's Kyle and Charles.  Come and be impressed by the…

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Buffalo Gay Bingo

10/09 - 09/09

LGBTQ

$5-$25

…but you don’t have to be gay to play! Games are normally scheduled for the second Saturday of each month (except…

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Out for Business

10/20 - 11/18

LGBTQ

Join us in 2021 for our monthly LGBTQ+ professional networking event – Out for Business! From 5 - 7 p.m.…

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