You know that scene in Varsity Blues where the guys have been partying all night, and then stumble wearily into the sun? While it looks small on the outside, it has a rather impressive patio with a half-court basketball court for your Sunday happy hour adventures. If we're going to make a list like this, we have to talk about Woody's. Peter Schlesinger July 28, While the first floor boasts a stage for the occasional drag show, as well as an enormous bar, the second level has one of the best upstairs, wrap-around patios that this city has to offer — making it one of the best viewing areas for Dallas Pride. With every Tuesday comes a new, freshly queer variety show in the form of the Tuesday Tease, and every third Friday of the month serves as a tribute to all you gender-bending, burlesque enthusiasts with Mustache Envy and Panty Raid. Don't have an account yet?
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Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town. They're super invested in giving back, too: This old-school Western bar is a great, laid-back bar, righ, smack in the center of the Cedar Springs strip — making it a favorite for off-duty bronc busters and Lady Gaga. To quote my good friend Hutch, "Pekers has the best karaoke, hands down, run by a wannabe Bette Midler. The patio kicks ass, the upstairs bar has the stronger drinks, and the downstairs bar is prone to sing-a-longs. Typically this joint is plus, but Sundays are plus, with no cover for the legal drinkers before
Sure, there's a huge, leather eagle suspended from the ceiling, as well as an assortment of whips, chains and restraints — but this spot also boasts equal parts rainbows, denim and flannel. Tight jeans, cowboy boots and line dancing. Enjoy local beers, kombucha on tap, and organic juice cocktails in the parachute-shrouded back patio. Or sign in with a social account: S4 is a pretty all-inclusive gay bar, with an eclectic mix of patrons of all ages.