LGBTQ Salt Lake

We get it. When most people think of Salt Lake, a progressive queer scene probably isn’t the first… or second... or, um, even third thing that comes to mind. But almost any LGBTQ visitor who’s been here before, and nearly every LGBTQ local who calls the city home, will tell you, it’s an inclusive urban destination with tons of super gay stuff going on. In fact, Advocate magazine listed us as one of the Ten Queerest Cities in America. (Even gayer than L.A.!) No matter how you identify, what you look like, or who you love, you’re welcome here. We’re a peculiar bunch and we’ll always be proud of that. Just like we’ll always be proud to have you as our guest.

Gay Bars

Of course, you don’t make this list of 10 Queerest Cities in America without having a…

LGBTQ Festivals

It’s a well-known fact that gay people throw the best parties. Of course, this includes festivals, too! There are tons of queer festivals and other special events happening in Salt Lake all year round.


Utah Pride Week attracts upwards of 100,000 attendees who light up the downtown area…

LGBTQ Itineraries/Things to Do

Need some suggestions on where to go and what to do? We’ve got you covered! Check out these custom itineraries made specifically for queer travelers.

LGBTQ Resources

Salt Lake is a friendly city that serves as a bastion for progressiveness and pride. Here’s a list of local organizations dedicated specifically to the needs of the LGBTQ community.

Laziz Kitchen & Moudi Sbeity

Having immigrated to Salt Lake from Lebanon at age 18, Moudi Sbeity—co-owner of Laziz Kitchen, farmer’s market mainstay, muhammara master, and out-and-proud “hummus sexual”—is our most recent feature of Salt of the Earth: The People and Places of Salt Lake. Moudi went from making batches of hummus…

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Visit Salt Lake has been a proud member of IGLTA for over 6 years and believes wholeheartedly in promoting LGBTQ travel and advocacy.

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