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Waterworks Pub is Albany's number one Gay Local Pub and Dance Club, located at the start of Albany's gay village. Waterworks is the longest-running gay-oriented community bar in all of Albany. Our motto is Unity.

The Pub

Located on the first floor, The Pub offers the customer a hometown corner bar feel with pool table, dart boards, video games, table & booth seating, televisions & a projection TV, online jukebox, and a professional sound system with stage.

The Club

Located on the second floor, The Club is one of the hottest and busiest night-spots around. You'll experience our regular DJ Dave Barna as well as Guest DJs: Shawn Gillie, DJ Joey, and DJ Whitetrash. With a separate bar & smoking patio, pumping out more than 10,000 watts of pure unadulterated energy from our high-quality professional sound system, along with dozens of modern dance lights and a professional laser-light setup, Waterworks offers an experience that is seldom found in upstate New York.

Don't forget to check out our website for all of the latest events and weekly specials!

Upcoming Events

2024 Pride Kick-off Block Party & Bbq
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Waterworks Pub 76 Central Ave  AlbanyNY  12206
Rupaul's Kerri Colby Live - Capital Pride Diva Night At Waterworks Pub
11:00 PM to 4:00 AM at Waterworks Pub 76 Central Ave  AlbanyNY  12206
Rupaul's Honey Davenport Live! @ BIPOC* Pride Official After Party at Waterworks Pub
10:00 PM to 4:00 AM at Waterworks Pub 76 Central Ave  AlbanyNY  12206

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2 reviews from our community

They switched up the doorman The new one that's there is very rude likes to take people's IDs even though they're real and make you call the police. There's a cover fee even though the place hasn't been updated in a good 10:15 years. The drinks are overpriced and primarily attracts straight women and their straight boyfriends which creates nothing but problems.

Covid-19 first broke out here in Albany New York. This favorite my place to go to go dance get some cardio. Unfortunately I was very disappointed the night that I went you couldn't dance you had to order some food sit down in a bar and not move it made no sense to even have the bar open at that time I don't know how they're running the bar now since I haven't been since they came out with the vaccine. I'm just hoping they open up the second floor or even just the first floor allowing us to socialize. I am not gay I am straight but I love all the people there and they're very friendly and nice no matter who they are or what they choose to be I accept people who they are. I would like upcoming events if they're going to have any this summer. And you could definitely just email me. Please don't disappointment for the summer of covid-19 another year round

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