WELCOME TO THE BLAZING SADDLE!
Where It's ALWAYS A Double And NEVER A Cover!
Serving you since 1983!
If you’re looking for a friendly LGBTQ+ bar in Des Moines, then you’ve found it! The Blazing Saddle is the oldest gay bar in Des Moines and has been known as the Gay “Cheers” since we opened in 1983. The Saddle (as most people call it) is open 365 days a year without fail so you always have somewhere to go.
We offer Happy Hour every day and Trivia Night every Tuesday. We hold monthly charity events for non-profits. Latin Nites and various types of Drag Shows Wednesdays through Sundays! Our motto is “Always A Double, Never A Cover” so come on in and enjoy!!