LGBTQ-friendly Businesses

PFLAG Niceville compiled a list of local LGBTQ-friendly businesses along the Emerald Coast. We sourced this information from posting a request on local LGBTQ Facebook groups.

For transparency, we asked respondents to include how they know a particular business is LGBTQ-friendly. We labeled each business with one of the following categories.

  • Owner/Manager Confirmed

  • Employee Confirmed

  • Customer Insight

Do you know of any LGBTQ-friendly businesses you support in Okaloosa county and surrounding counties? Please let us know! This includes all types of businesses -- from coffee shops to plumbers.

Expand a section below to view LGBTQ-friendly businesses!

Community Resources


Restaurants, Bars & Coffee

  • Red Lobster
    Fort Walton Beach, FL
    Reference: Employee Confirmed

  • Splash Bar
    Panama City Beach, FL
    Reference: Owner/Manager Confirmed

Retail & Entertainment

  • Dancing Canvas (makeup, face and body painting)
    Niceville, FL
    Reference: Owner/Manager Confirmed

  • GameMasters Guild
    Crestview, FL
    Reference: Owner/Manager Confirmed


  • ACE50 Media
    Crestview, FL
    Reference: Owner/Manager Confirmed

  • Best Price Tires and Brakes LLC
    Crestview, FL
    Reference: Customer Insight

  • Realtor - Damon Green
    Emerald Coast Region
    Reference: Owner/Manager Confirmed