premiere video bar & lounge

Servicing the Castro Over 40 Years


Located in the heart of the Castro, Midnight Sun has been the premier video bar for generations of bar patrons.



Opened February 12, 1971, Midnight Sun is the nation’s premiere video bar located in the heart of the Castro. The all new Midnight Sun, recently remodeled and upgraded with a street facing lounge and massive open windows, is the place to be when in the historic Castro district.

Boasting the best happy hour in the city with 2 for 1 drink specials daily until 9pm, the Sun is always filled with smiles and laughter. Every night Midnight Sun features revolving entertainment, don’t miss Mister Sister Mondays drag show or the Friday and Saturday night GoGo dancers.



(415) 861–4186



4067 18th Street
@ Castro Street
San Francisco, CA 94114



M–F 2p–2a
Sa-Su 1p–2a

  • M@M Munros at Midnight Sun Mondays - Rupaul's Drag Race RUviewing Party 9pm / Drag Show 10pm / No Cover 
  • 1 UP Tuesdays -  Get Your Life 2pm-2am $2 Beers / Gaming Stations / Board Games / No Cover 
  • Castro  Karaoke Wednesdays - Hosted by Bebe Sweetbriar $100 Cash prize sing-off last Wednesday monthly / No Cover
  • Bear Happy Hour Fridays - Castro's largest gathering of Bears weekly 2pm-9pm / 2 for 1 Drinks / No Cover
  • Sexy GoGo Studs - Friday and Saturday nights 8pm hot gogos dance on the bar / No Cover
  •  $2 well drinks Midnight until close all weekend, every weekend