Colorado Springs has so many things to see and do, including a variety of unique LGBTQ owned and friendly properties, boutique businesses and venues. Whether you’re looking for a night on the town or a bite to eat there are plenty of LGBTQ-friendly and owned businesses in the Pikes Peak region.
The Gallery Below – Owner and previous Brooklyn native Jonathan Bataille offers guests a compelling arts and culture experience in downtown Colorado Springs.
Club Q – Named Colorado Springs’ best gay club, Club Q offers late night entertainment from drag performances to GoGo auditions.
Willamette Market & Deli – For that next meal, Willamette Market delivers organic, sustainable and regional Colorado products that make eating here not only delicious but also socially responsible.
Buzzed Badger – Owners Shanyka Lock-Alcordo and Jemarie Alcordo are a same-sex military couple who offer quality beverages for that next morning pick-me-up.
Ladyfingers Letterpress – Find the perfect greeting card, stickers, and knick-knacks at this 100% Colorado made business.
Pens & Needles Custom Tattoo Company – Get inked at this LGBTQ owned business.
Eden Salon & Barber Shop – Debut a fresh cut or dye-job for a new look.
Picnic Basket – Arguably the best catering in Colorado. Enjoy fresh delicious food with artistic presentation.
Painting with a Twist – Garden of the Gods Rd. Location – Bring out your inner Picasso and drink wine while painting your very own masterpiece.
LGBTQ-Friendly Businesses and Lodging
The Zodiac Venue – Regularly a straight-bar, the Zodiac Venue is very LGBTQ friendly offering Burlesque events and drag shows.
Chiba Bar – Dance the night away at this cool and unique welcoming atmosphere.
Avenue Hotel Bed & Breakfast – The Avenue Hotel is an adult retreat nestled in the middle of historic Manitou Springs and is just steps away from the shops and galleries on Manitou Avenue. Receive $10 off with Purple Roofs discount.
Blue Skies Inn – Enjoy a quiet refuge from city life with year-round streams, garden courtyard, and views of Pikes Peak at this quaint village of Gothic revival architecture. Received $5 discount with Purple Roof.
Doubletree by Hilton – Stay at this newly renovated hotel just minutes from downtown and local attractions.
Quality Inn – Located near Garden of the Gods enjoy epic Pikes Peak views and accessibility to local attractions.