Premier Gay-Friendly Asheville Hotel
You've come to the right spot! Asheville features a dynamic art scene, countless outdoor adventures, a lively downtown atmosphere, and many local events and attractions. Asheville is the perfect destination for LGBT travelers who want excitement and adventure in their vacation experience.
LGBT Asheville Hotel
When you're looking for a gay friendly Asheville hotel, look no further than Renaissance Asheville. As a premier gay friendly hotel, Renaissance Asheville offers LGBT travelers comfortable accommodations, a convenient downtown Asheville location, breathtaking mountain views, and many luxurious amenities, in our accepting and inviting hotel environment.
Gay Asheville Activities and Events
Known for its food and craft brew scene, downtown Asheville boasts with a variety of delicious restaurants and bars. As it is quickly becoming a favorite LGBT travel destination, the eclectic city of Asheville also features many bars, restaurants, and year-round events and activities for the LGBT community. Discover gay-friendly bars and activities in Asheville.
Exclusive Asheville LGBT Travel Package
We believe that all of our guests deserve an enjoyable stay with us, which is why we offer an exclusive special offer designed for our LGBT travelers. Enhance your visit to Asheville by making it a romantic getaway! 'Pride and Joy Couples Package' features an overnight stay in a King room, breakfast for two at Writers Bistro, a bottle of wine, and more!
Asheville's Top Gay Bars
O. Henry's/The Underground
Featuring two bars under one roof, O. Henry's is one of the oldest gay bars in North Carolina. O. Henry's hosts many special events and it's very own dance bar, The Underground.
Address: 237 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801
The Thirsty Monk
A wonderful local bar featuring a large selection of beers including microbrews on the second floor and Belgian beers downstairs.
Address: 92 Patton Street, Asheville, NC 28801
Smokey's After Dark Tavern
The low-key and casual environment of Smokey's makes it the perfect place to grab dinner and a drink or enjoy a friendly game of pool.
Address: 18 Broadway, Asheville, NC 28801
Known as one of the best dance clubs in Asheville, Scandals Nightclub is home to three unique venues. Scandals Nightclub hosts a variety of shows, performances, and parties throughout the year.
Address: 11 Grove St, Asheville, NC 28801
Annual Asheville LGBT Events
Blue Ridge Pride Festival
As one of the biggest annual LGBT events in Asheville, Pride weekend features a variety of live entertainment, over 120 vendors, a pride festival, pageant and more!
Blue Ridge Pride White Party
Blue Ridge Pride's White Party features hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction, dancing, and entertainment, while also raising awareness of the fight against HIV and AIDS. Fun Fact: The Renaissance Asheville hosted the Blue Ridge Pride White Party Soiree in 2014.
Annual Gay 5K
Blue Ridge Pride's Annual Gay 5K 'Pride in Motion' encourages runners to proudly wear their pride colors while running along the French Broad River.