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O.Henrys gay bar Asheville rainbow flag

Asheville's oldest gay bar

an alternative industrial bar

We're Asheville's Gay Bar & North Carolina's Oldest Gay Bar

237 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801 | (828) 254-1891 |

Open  4 pm to 2 am | Daily Drink Specials

Established in 1976, O.Henry’s is the oldest gay bar in North Carolina. O.Henry’s continues to be home to a friendly, fun staff and is welcoming to locals and travelers alike. The front has a comfortable lodge-like look with a feel good, neighborhood bar vibe. There’s always something happening at O.Henry’s. We have the best music, games, special events and daily drink specials in town.

O.Henry’s also houses a cool, industrial dance bar in the back called “The Underground,” which hosts the popular "Total Gold Dance Your Ass Off” parties the first Friday of every month. Other special events include hip jazz & blues music to unforgettable cabaret and burlesque style shows, to goth nights. The Underground is also available to rent for special occasions as it is not open every weekend.

O.Henry’s is a great neighborhood gay bar where you know you can always meet your old friends and make some new ones. Stay updated with us on Facebook.

The Underground is available again for rent

The Underground has a full bar and is available for dance parties, bridal parties, birthdays, wedding receptions, and so forth. Cost is $50 per hour with a minimum of 4 hours. This includes a bartender and doorperson. DJ is not included in the rental cost.

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Beach Portrait

(828) 254-1891 |

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