Amazing alternative gay bar, Cheer Up Charlies brings somethings special to Austin gay nightlife. The lesbian owners have succeeded in making a unique place, very welcoming and creative, hosting many different events, from live music to drag queen performances. You can come here both by day to enjoy a nice drink and conversation, or by night for the more energetic vibe. It drives a very diverse crowd from the LGBTQ community and their friends. Friendly and cute staff, they serve actually delicious cocktails. One of the best places to go out in Austin.