10 top gay bars to experience the thrill of RuPaul's Drag Race

You've heard the names. We're here to help you find out the best bars and clubs to witness the experience that is RuPaul's Drag Race, which debuts on VH1.

After all, drag is even more fun when watching it with your friends rather than alone on the couch with your pussy.

Now sashay away... and into these drag bar favorites.

Midnight Sun

San Francisco's Midnight Sun has TV screens on every wall for maximum entertainment and there's no cover charge for this Castro hot spot.

Midnight Sun

Video bar in the heart of Castro
4067 18th St. San Francisco

Faultline Bar

Arrive early. Faultline is popular for their two movie theater-sized screens, six large TV monitors, and the totally open patio experience.

Faultline Bar

Leather, rock and a whole lotta lovin
4216 Melrose Ave Los Angeles

Alibi

This Ft. Lauderdale hotspot is hosting a "What's The Tea" drag show at midnight with a "Sissy That Walk" contest.

Georgie's Alibi Monkey Bar

Video bar/cafe/sports bar
2266 Wilton Dr Fort Lauderdale

Club Ripples

The viewing party at this diverse Long Beach dance club is the All Star place to be.

Club Ripples

Something for everyone
5101 E Ocean Blvd Long Beach

Industry Bar

Hell's Kitchen in NYC has comedy kween Miz Cracker hosting the festivities with a drag show beginning at 9pm.

Industry Bar

Diva, Sherry Vine, Queen, and after work delights
355 West 52nd Street New York

Jacque's Cabaret

Busty and colorful, Boston's own Kris Knievil will host the Hall of Fame spectacular. Come early for your seats!

Jacque's Cabaret

Classic drag bar
79 Broadway Boston

Hamburger Mary's Chicago

The classy-kitschy Hamburger Mary's drag chain, this one in Chicago's Andersonville 'hood, will be serving hamburgers and All Star hilarity.

Hamburger Mary's Chicago

Campy Mary
5400 North Clark Street Chicago

Cruisin' 7th

Hang out at this popular Phoenix drag destination to catch Ru and her queens on the TV screens.

Cruisin' 7th

Local campy glitz
3702 N 7th St Phoenix

Nellie's Sports Bar

The Nation's Capital needs to have a sense of humor during these dark times. The dining room at this DC sports bar will be broadcasting the Race.

Nellie's Sports Bar

DC's gay sports bar and more
900 U St., N.W. Washington

JR's

Gather the friends, hunty. JR's, the oldest gay bar in Houston, is hosting an official Drag Race event.

JR's

Houston's most popular gay bar
808 Pacific St Houston
By Tony Taylor