Austin gay bar Oilcan Harry’s gets into the business of same-sex weddings

Oilcan Harry's Austin venue gay bar Warehouse District flag 2015The next time you step into Oilcan Harry’s, the oldest gay bar in Austin, you’ll be able to order a whiskey sour and a wedding.

On the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 26 decision authorizing same-sex marriages across the country, Oilcan Harry’s — also known as OCH — is flinging open its doors as a venue for same-sex weddings and receptions. For now, the Fourth Street fixture is hosting weddings and receptions on Saturday afternoons and evenings, co-owner Larry Davis says.

Davis says that following OCH’s wedding and reception announcement this week, venue bookings are being made at a “very fast” clip.

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