From: Sunday, September 22, 2024
To: Sunday, September 22, 2024
Leather Pride Festival Eagle Plaza San Francisco 2024
Celebrate the start of the San Francisco’s Folsom Fair and Leather Week with the official Leather Pride party at the end of the San Francisco Leather Walk.
- Stay close to the Eagle at the InterContinental San Francisco, with a great gym, stunning views and delicious breakfast and just a 5 minute ride away from the bar.
- Eagle Plaza, a project of the Leather and LGBTQ Cultural District of San Francisco is host to the official Leather Pride Party of San Francisco taking place in September.
- San Francisco’s Leather Pride Festival will take place at the end of the official San Francisco Leather Walk, which begins at 12 noon and ends at the Park a couple of hours later.
- The SF Eagle will host the event including the raising of the Leather Pride Flag and a big beer bust.
- Stay at the Hotel Via, Our readers have rated this hotel as “Fabulous” with spacious rooms offering amazing views of Bay bridge. The rooftop bar is a great place to kick start your weekend in San Francisco.
- Eagle Plaza is a public gathering space in San Francisco’s Western SoMa neighborhood that has been transforms from an underutilized street into a well-cared-for green, safe and clean shared pedestrian way for relaxing, gathering and celebrating Leather, LGBTQ and community inclusion. It is located on 398 12TH ST, San Francisco.
- The Eagle San Francisco – is a landmark low-slung saloon at 12th and Harrison. It is also s one of the oldest LGBTQ bars in San Francisco and the longest operating SoMa Leather LGBTQ space. The plaza, extends the Eagle patio from the side yard to the front by way of a barn door in the fence. “The big deck,” has a 235-customer capacity.
- In SoMa, South of Market Street you will find a vibrant stretch of waterfront on the bay, the culturally dynamic Yerba Buena Gardens complex, several stylish hotels, the heart of the city’s leather fetish scene, a few of the longest-running gay dance clubs in the country and some of the city’s trendiest restaurants and cafes.
- Folsom Street Fair is one of the biggest gay events in San Francisco and features the world famous Street Fair and legendary circuit parties.
Where to Stay?
- San Francisco is divided into several neighbourhoods. The Castro and Soma are home to the city’s bustling gay neighbourhoods.
- Soma is home to Folsom Street and most of the leather and fetish bars.
- Other popular neighbourhoods include Mission District. As the modern hub of San Francisco’s most vibrant district, Valencia Street is home to some of the city’s hottest destination eateries, funky independent shops, most crowded watering holes, and eye-popping murals.
- Stay close to all the tourist attractions in some of the best hotels in the city, in the downtown/union square district
The following hotels are close to the gay bars and the city’s top attractions:
Gay Map of San Francisco
We have divided the map into two areas, the Castro, San Francisco’s world famous gay district and SOMA, the are where the Folsom Street Fair takes place each September.
Map of Gay San Francisco (SOMA)
Map of Gay San Francisco (The Castro)
Recommended Hotels in San Francisco
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We have chosen hotels in San Francisco that keep you close to all the shops,restaurants & bars
5 Star, Luxury
Famed bars, an awe-inspiring crystal chandelier restaurant, a fitness area and a glass dome indoor pool are featured at this landmark Palace. Leather tufted headboards, 11-foot ceilings, pillow-top bedding set the stage for a luxurious night’s sleep. High-end luggage inspired desk, tables and the bathroom vanity. A 48-inch flat-screen satellite TV, marble bath & rain shower
4 Star, Readers Choice
This Central San Francisco hotel offers rooms with a 46-inch flat-screen smart TV. Free WiFi, an iPod docking station, a portable wireless Bluetooth speaker, and double-panned windows for quiet. A seating area, work desk, and an Illy espresso coffee machine, walk-in shower, bathrobes & premium toiletries. A state-of-the-art fitness centre & laundry services
4 Star, Great Value
Offering French-inspired architecture, The Marker San Francisco, provides guests with an ideal city centre. The guest rooms and suites at this upscale hotel boast amenities such as an LCD flat-screen TV with on-demand movies and an iHome alarm clock radio. All guest rooms feature ironing facilities, a hairdryer, a make-up mirror and boutique bath products.
3 Star, Location
This San Francisco hotel is located in Union Square, it offers an outdoor pool and rooms with an MP3 connection. It features a barbershop and a business center. Access to a fitness centre one block from the hotel and an on-site sauna. Each classically-designed room is equipped with a flat-screen cable TV and mini-refrigerator. Free coffee and tea are also provided
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Top Gay Neighbourhoods in San Francisco
San Francisco is a vibrant and inclusive city with a long history of LGBTQ+ activism and culture. Here are the most popular neighbourhoods, including gay hot spots and districts close to the city’s most popular attractions. It is worth noting that the best-rated hotels are close to Union Square
SoMa (South of Market) | Gay Hotspot
- Located to the east of the city, SoMa has an edgy and industrial feel, with a mix of gay bars, clubs, and art spaces.
- SoMa is also home to the world-famous Folsom Street Fair, held at the end of September each year.
- The neighbourhood is home to the stunning San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
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One of the world’s most famous gay districts since the 1960s, a focal point for LGBTQ+ culture.