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Gay Basel

Everything That's Queer in Basel, Bern, Zurich - and beyond

LGBTQ news, parties, culture, film, music, lifestyle, shopping, chats, hook-ups and more...
GayBasil Events Listings

See full, locally updated events listings at the GayBasil website:
Gays/Lesbians & Friends
Wednesday Night

Wednesdays, from 10pm-2am, at Bar Rouge, on the top floors of the Exhibition Tower, the tallest building in Basel. An evening with delicious finger foods, cocktails and a unique view, with music by their DJs. Admission free, but the number of places is limited.
Wie immer fängt das Season's Opening mit der Januarausgabe an

Monthly Saturday, 11pm, at Parterre One, Klybeckstrasse 1b. Dancing & amusement. with guest DJ + resident DJs playing uplifting Tech & Tribal House + Dance Tunes. See next date:
Life in plastic, it’s f*cking fantastic!
Zombie Barbie – Queer Halloween

November 2, 2019, 11pm-5am. The legendary queer Halloween party is back - with more Barbie and more Zombie than ever! DJs: POLABDUL + DJ ROIBER play 90s Pop Trash, Disco House 80s, Vengaboys to Kim-Petras-Boo-Ah! Barbie Trash Vibes + Horror Tunes. Performers: Jo DyKing genderfuck show, Renan (Brazil), and Gabriel Starobinski. Costume-wearers get entry discounts at the door.
Annual LGBT film festival
Queersicht 2019

November 7-13, 2019. Seven-day annual film festival sponsored by the Berner Filmförderung, Die Burgergemeinde, and Pro cinéma Berne. See their website for the film program and the six screening venues:
Harder is the official successor to La Messe at Borderline club
Harder #5

December 21, 2019, 11pm-8am. The most debauched queer/ sex-positive 20+ queer Basel party for everyone transcending gender/sexuality/age/nationality. Music, performances, dark/ unique ambiance/ electric crowd energy. Techno/ Techhouse/ Deephouse DJs TBA. Cruise areas. KINKYFLOOR.
Hosted by Heimat Basel
Show Me Love - Queer Christmas Edition

December 25, 2019, 11pm-5am. Christmas Eve trashy and popular retro alternative to the electronic events aimed at a queer and open-minded audience for an evening of dancing and good vibes and original 80s/ 90s pop songs that guarantee sing-alongs. DJs PUSSY GALORE + ROXY.
Ob homo, hetero, bi, … ob trans, frau, mann oder fluid... Hosted by Heimat Basel
Hoi! NYE 2020 - Tanznacht für Queers

December 31, 2019, 11pm-5am. Homo/hetero/bi ... trans/woman/man or fluid! Inclusion on the dance floor - with electro, deep-house + disco all night long! With Wareika live, B-Movie Diskomurder and the Heimat Basel all-stars. Für mehr "wir" und mehr "uns" in allen formen, farben und facetten.
Carnival in Basel
Basel Fasnacht 2020

March 2-5, 2020. Mon-Thu 3-day carnival party held the week after Ash Wednesday, mostly concentrated in the city center w/ vividly colored costumes, drummers, piccolo players in the streets Monday 4am Morgestraich main parade, Wednesday afternoon Gugge music concerts, enactments of medieval rituals: dance of death (Totentanz) and masquerade (Mummenschanz).