There's a good-size dance floor with go-go dancersand also a large, breezy patio. Belmont Bay, it should be noted, is a popular municipal beach and is by no means a gay-exclusive stretch of sand, but especially on weekends, it enjoys an ardent gay and lesbian following - and it can be quite cruise-y, too although be warned that police patrol the area heavily at night. Get ready to stay all day. Their long list of events is listed on the website including weekly drag and burlesque shows and the hot-as-hell Latin Saturday nights where you the party is just like those we found in Mexico City or Bogota. There's much to see and do here, however, and a prominent GLBT community that convenes each May for one of the country's largest Pride Festivals. Of course, we gays have seen the potential of Long Beach long before this current boom, with quiet palm-lined streets, a seemingly endless beach and wealth of Art Deco buildings — which probably explains the well-established gay scene here. The Crest — A comfortable gay bar with a modern theme, pool table, small patio, and nightly drink specials.
Pictured here are a couple of neighborhood favorites, Deja Vu mid-century modern furnishings and Xcape old-school patio furniture, retro antiques, etc.
Tell us why! Welcoming to absolutely everyone, this was our favorite sunset spot in Long Beach and a fabulous way to start any night off! The Brit in Downtown.